July 10, 2019 Tsunami News

Try Sailing July 13, 2019 (SAT)

Interested in trying out sailing?

Come down to Jericho Sailing Centre on Saturday July 13 for UBC Sailing Club’s Try Sailing event!!

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.

When: July 13, 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery St, Vancouver, BC V6R 4L9

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


2019 Keats Sailing Trip Sign Up

Keats Trip Sign Ups are now OPEN!!

To those that don’t know, this is the annual trip where we take a majority of the fleet and sail to Keats Island and camp for a few days during the BC day long weekend.

Sign up here (Sign-up Deadline is July 15th):

About Keats Trip 2019: 
When: Saturday, August 3rd to Monday, August 5th
Where: Sail from Jericho beach to Keats Island opposite the town of Gibsons in Howe Sound; Camping at Plumper Cove Provincial Park on Keats Island
How: Water taxi, sailing vessels, potentially kayaks, potentially powerboats
Cost: TBD (incl. boats, food, camping and transportation costs, about $100 per person)

The trip will be semi first-come first-served, with exceptions made to ensure there are enough sailors with the required experience to sail each of the fleets there and back. After the signup deadline on July 15th, a confirmation email will be sent out on July 16th. Payment will be required by midnight on July 20th or your spot will be given away. The trip planning meeting will be held on a TBD date and time and is mandatory for trip attendees.

Important Dates
*** Sign-up Deadline is July 15th ***
*** Confirmation email will be sent out Monday, July 16th ***
*** Payment deadline will be July 20th ***
*** MANDATORY meeting TBD ***
*** MANDATORY Work Party July 28 (SUN) ***


Monohull Keats Work Party July 28, 2019

There will be a monohull work party on Sunday, July 28. This work party will be focused on the Vanguard fleet, as it will be the opportunity to fix up the boats before the Keats trip weekend.

Anyone who is going to be taking a Vanguard to Keats must attend this work party and work on their own boat. 

When: July 28, 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (or longer if Vanguards need more repair)
Where: By the boats, Jericho Sailing Centre

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


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.