May 26, 2019 Tsunami News

MEC 10% OFF on May 30, 2019

Club night will take place at the MEC Vancouver store location at 130 West Broadway and will run for 2 hours between 7:00 – 9:00pm.
Receive 10% off all regular priced items purchased that evening – including bikes and boats! 


Make sure to add you name to that list before Monday:

Important Information
– Items that have been purchased before the event cannot be returned and re-purchased at the discounted rate. There are no exceptions to this rule.
– All items must be and purchased through our cash registers that evening.
– All participants must be members of Mountain Equipment Co-op in order to make a purchase. Lifetime memberships can be purchased during the event for $5.00.

The discount also does not extend to the following items:
– Clearance Items
– All Blundstone, Birkenstock, and Glerups products
– Items that are already included in a packaged discount

When: May 30, 2019 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: MEC Vancouver, 130 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC


Try Sailing on June 2, 2019

Interested in trying out sailing?
Come down to Jericho Sailing Centre on Sunday, June 2nd for UBC Sailing Club’s first Try Sailing event of the summer!!

When: June 2, 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery St, Vancouver, BC V6R 4L9

Our seasoned members will be taking out guests for an exciting afternoon cruise around Jericho beach, all while showing guests the ropes on how to sail!
Come join us for an afternoon of sailing!

Register here:

This is a free event. No experience necessary. 
Life jackets will be provided.

We are looking for volunteers to take guests on the water!
Sign up here:


Monohull Work Party June 2, 2019

Monohull Work Party! It is time for a fleet tune up!

Come on out for volunteer hours, learn to fix boats, and meet fellow sailors.
Stay for try sailing, then the BBQ – a full day in store!

No RSVP needed. Just show up. 

When: June 2, 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (or sooner if the work is done).
Where: By the boats, Jericho Sailing Centre

Please email if you have any questions, or leave a message on UBC Sailing Club Facebook group.


First BBQ of the Season June 2, 2019

Join us for the first BBQ of the season!

The club is providing meat and veggie burgers with all the trimmings: lettuce, tomato, onions….

Eat, drink (non alcoholic), be merry! Regale fun tall tales to the newbies! Make new friends and buddy connections. Continue partying at the Galley patio if you want to buy beer afterwards.

Feel free to bring any of your favorite food to share.

When: June 2, 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Picnic Table at Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery St, Vancouver, BC V6R 4L9

Another fun opportunity to earn volunteer hours. Sign up here:


Kayak Instructional Trip June 22/23

Interested in learning kayak instruction skills while going on a fun trip?
Join us on the upcoming Kayak Instructional Trip on June 22 and 23rd (Saturday and Sunday) ! 
Destinations to be determined.
There will be 2 workshops in the week prior to the trip.

If interested, please fill out the form below.
Space limited to 4 UBC Sailing Club members with intermediate experience only.


Summer Sailing Race

Join us for some sailing race this summer!! 

Add your name to the list if you’re planning to attend.
This will also help you to find a sailing partner.


Upcoming Advance Sailing Lessons

As we kick off the new season on the water, the club is offering a series of advance sailing lessons! 
Do not miss this great opportunity to improve your sailing skills and try out the high performance sailing boats!

Advanced I
– Thu May 30 (6 PM – 9 PM), Sat June 1, Sun June 2, Sun June 9 (10 AM – 5 PM)

Advanced II
– Thu July 18 (6 PM – 9 PM), Sat July 20, Sun July 21 (10 AM – 5 PM)

Advanced III 
– 1 to 1 instruction. 
– Contact Pierre at if you are interested.

Cat I
– Thu May 23 (6 PM – 9 PM), Sat May 24, Sun May 25 (10 AM – 5 PM)
– Thu June 20 (6 PM – 9 PM), Sat June 22, Sun June 23 (10 AM – 5 PM)

Cat II
– June 6th (Thu), June 8th, 9th, 23rd (Sat/Sun/Sun)
– July 18th (Thu), July 20th, 21st, 28th (Sat/Sun/Sun)

– 1 to 1 instruction.
– Contact Pierre at if you are interested.