Volunteers Needed for Main Event at Imagine UBC Sep 3, 2019

On the first day of classes, campus is transformed and the entire UBC community comes together to welcome you to your new academic community and celebrate the start of the school year.
Come and join the club on the Imagine UBC event this year on Sep 3, 2019! 

5-10 volunteers are needed. 
Min. 2 hrs of commitment for each volunteer. 
Special Request: one experienced volunteer available for full event to take the lead (5 hrs).

Sign up here!
http://bit.ly/2yPx71j

Date: September 3, 2019 (Tuesday)
Time: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM (incl set up and take down as actual event is 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM)
Location: All along Main Mall – from Agronomy Road to Agricultural Road
RSVP: Sign up at http://bit.ly/2yPx71j
Contact: Jessica at recruitment@ubcsailing.org

Volunteers Needed for UBC Graduate Student Fair Aug 29, 2019

Earn work hours and meet new friends by volunteering at the Graduate Student Campus Resources and Student Activity Fair on August 29, 2019! 

It is an annual event to welcome new graduate students to UBC.
2-3 volunteers are needed. 

Sign up here!
http://bit.ly/2YXhhfA

Date: August 29, 2019 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM (set-up at 11:00 AM and dismantle at 1:30 PM)
Location: Grass meridian on Main Mall between the Belkin Art Gallery and Buchanan Buildings (from Crescent Road to Memorial Road; tables are assigned for individual setup)
RSVP: Sign up at http://bit.ly/2YXhhfA
Contact: Jessica at recruitment@ubcsailing.org

Windsurfing Work Party Aug 17, 2019

Join us on the upcoming work party to upgrade the home of windsurfing and SUP boards!

The plan is to upgrade the L1/L2 boards cages and possibly put a roof on it.  
Need 5 volunteers that are willing to do some woodwork, painting, and clean-up.
Meet Arash at 10am in fix-it-room, or if someone is late, meet at windsurfing L1/L2 cages by Windsure at the east side of the club.

Sign up here!
http://bit.ly/31ynEaT

When: August 17, 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Fixing Room or by the boards, Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery St, Vancouver, BC V6R 4L9
RSVP: Sign up at http://bit.ly/31ynEaT
Contact: Arash at windsurfingbosun@ubcsailing.org

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):
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_POF4MURe3IoRNIf1gh4r3L8sHuO0RFMiUZlxCVv0ItMysg/viewform

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) ***

General Registration Day on March 30th, 2019

Students and Non-students are invited to register for their UBC Sailing Club membership for 2019-2020 Season.
Community memberships are limited and very competitive. Therefore, we strongly encourage non-students to arrive early to secure your spot.
Student memberships are unlimited.

Contact registrar@ubcsailing.org with any concerns about registration or check out our website https://ubcsailing.org/

When: March 30th, 2019 (Saturday)
Time: Registration begins at 10:00 AM
Where: Burrard Banquet Room (North West + North East Rooms), Jericho Sailing Centre

Come volunteer with us on Saturday morning to earn some work hours. Sign up here.

Returning Members’ Night on March 29th, 2019

This is the night to renew you UBC Sailing Club membership, party with your sailing friends and make new ones, as we kick off a new season on the water!

Sign up in the Burrard Banquet Room (NW+NE Rooms), then go next door to the Surf and Turf Room for social.
Fine beers and tasty pizza will be on sale at the party. Pizza and beer for $4 each.

When: March 29th, 2019 (Friday)*
Time: 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Where: Burrard Banquet Room (North West + North East Rooms), Jericho Sailing Centre
* If you want to maintain your membership for next year, you must register by this date!

If you are a student, please bring your valid student ID with you. 
If you are a returning member, please bring your Jericho card with you.

Contact Tim at registrar@ubcsailing.org for any concerns about registration.
Contact Audrey at social@ubcsailing.org for any questions about helping out at the event!

If you would like to earn work hours while you make new friends and help out the club, please sign-up here.

Job Posting: 2019 UBC Sailing Club Instructors

Working for the UBC Sailing Club is a highly rewarding position, giving you access to our fleet as well as being part of our vibrant sailing community. We are looking for energetic, passionate sailors, who enjoy teaching their skills to beginners and intermediate students. We are looking for multiple instructors so feel free to apply at any time or contact us about working the following season (April 1st – November 1st each year). You do not need to be a UBC student to apply for this position.
 

Scope

The position requires you to work independently most of the time. You report directly to the Head Instructor and the Lessons Coordinator. Duties to include:
  • Lesson planning and implementation
    • Reading all relevant materials for your class
    • Finding relevant resources (video’s, documents) for your students.
  • Contacting your class the week before the start of the lesson.
  • Preparing your motor boat and materials so that you are ready to start on time.
  • Assessing student abilities and wind conditions and adjusting classes if needed.
  • Giving regular, positive and useful feedback to students.
  • Updating and staying in contact with the head instructor about your availability.
  • Dealing with emergency situations.

Terms

Contract: April 1 – November 1, 2019 (returning teachers in good standing are always welcome the following year).
Compensation: $18-$22/hour depending on experience and years active as an instructor.
 
Please note: ​Classes usually run on weekends (9:30am to 5:00pm) and after normal work hours (5:30pm-9:30pm Monday through Friday) throughout the summer.
Being an instructor for the club is meant to be a supplement to other work or school as we do not offer full time hours.

Requirements

Previous teaching experience:​ ​Any teaching experience is welcome, sailing teaching experience a plus.
Pleasure Craft Operators Card: ​You will be operating a motor boat in your classes so this is required.
VHF Restricted Operators Certificate:​ ​Required.​ This certification can be obtained through the club safety
executive if you do not have one.
Valid first aid certificate: ​Required​. Minimum certification required is Emergency First Aid w/ CPR. (Standard
First Aid w/ CPR & AED is recommended)
Sailing experience: ​You will be teaching students on ​Flying Junior​, ​Laser​, and ​Vanguard 15 ​vessels. You do
not need to have completed your sailors training through UBC, external certifications and experience are
welcome. Racing experience is definitely welcome! We will assess your qualifications based on your previous
experience as well as ‘on the water’ time to verify your skills.

Location

Our club operates out of the Jericho Sailing Centre at 1300 Discovery St, Vancouver, BC.
 

Contact

TO APPLY, please e-mail Christoph Hofmeister at headinstructor@ubcsailing.org

2018-2019 Exec Positions

The sailing club needs you! The club is run by the “exec”, a dedicated group of volunteers. They form a Executive/Steering committee and help run every aspect of the club, from lessons to boat repairs, to website design, key card system, social events, the sailing team, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking and budget management.

We are looking for candidates for several positions on the exec for 2018/19.

  • Unless otherwise indicated, positions are open to student and general (non-student) members.
  • Members may hold multiple positions.
  • If you would like to apply for a position, please email the Commodore at commodore@ubcsailing.org with the position(s) you are interested in. 
  • All nominations should be sent to Commodore no later than 24 hours before the election via email.
  • Elections for all exec positions will be held at the Annual General Meeting on Thursday October 4th, 7:00 pm in the NE/NW Rooms at Jericho Sailing Centre.

See below for a list of the positions on the exec for  2018/19 and the current candidate.

Executive Committee Positions and Candidates

(Current UBC Students Only)

Commodore

 Shiraz El Adam

Vice Commodore

 Corey Ouellet

Treasure

 Madison Stevens, Kaartik Saravanan

 

Steering Committee Positions and Candidates

Registrar

Tim Jaschek 

Recruitment Coordinator

 Jessica Faddegon

Safety

 Othman Zeroual

Lessons Coordinator

 Aaron Lee

Monohull Fleet Captain

Chee Chan

FJ Bosun

 Erez Büyükyilmas

Laser Bosun

Tom Lee

Vanguard Bosun

Scott Elgert

High Performance Fleet Captain

 

Pierre Beugnot

Skiff Bosun

 Amy Ngai

Multihull Bosun (F18)

  Severin Vaillancourt

Multihull Bosun (Hobie)

 Federico Leone

Windsurfing Fleet Captain

Marcelo Chilinque

Windsurfing Lessons Coordinator

Yifei Zhang

Windsurfing Bosun

Arash Ghanbarzehie

Kayaking Fleet Captain

Alberto Contreras

Kayaking First Officer

Tony Seebregts

Social Coordinator

 Audrey Beugnot

Social Assistants (3)

Judy Reiman, Yuchen Xu, Peter Chen

Secretary

Ella Li

Merchandise

 Emilie Desrochers

Facilities

 Micki-Lee Smith

Power Boat Bosun

 Mihir Melwani,

Othman Zeroual

IT(Cards)

Adebola Ige

IT(Website)

Dan LaFreniere

 

 

 

Job Posting: 2018 UBC Sailing Club Instructors

Working for the UBC Sailing Club is a highly rewarding position, giving you access to our fleet as well as being part of our vibrant sailing community. We are looking for energetic, passionate sailors, who enjoy teaching their skills to beginners and intermediate students. We are looking for multiple instructors so feel free to apply at any time or contact us about working the following season (April 1st – November 1st each year). You do not need to be a UBC student to apply for this position.
 

Scope

The position requires you to work independently most of the time. You report directly to the Head Instructor and the Lessons Coordinator. Duties to include:
  • Lesson planning and implementation
    • Reading all relevant materials for your class
    • Finding relevant resources (video’s, documents) for your students.
  • Contacting your class the week before the start of the lesson.
  • Preparing your motor boat and materials so that you are ready to start on time.
  • Assessing student abilities and wind conditions and adjusting classes if needed.
  • Giving regular, positive and useful feedback to students.
  • Updating and staying in contact with the head instructor about your availability.
  • Dealing with emergency situations.

 

Terms

Contract: April 1 – November 1, 2018 (returning teachers in good standing are always welcome the following
year).
Compensation: $18-$22/hour depending on experience and years active as an instructor.
Please note: Classes usually run on weekends (9:30am to 5:00pm) and after normal work hours (5:30pm-9:30pm Monday through Friday) throughout the summer. Being an instructor for the club is meant to be a supplement to other work or school as we are not able to offer full time hours.
 

Requirements

Previous teaching experience: Any teaching experience is welcome, sailing teaching experience a plus.
Pleasure Craft Operators Card: You will be operating a motor boat in your classes so this is required.
VHF Restricted Operators Certificate: Required. This certification can be obtained through the club safety executive if you do not have one.
Valid first aid certificate: Required. Minimum certification required is Emergency First Aid w/ CPR. (Standard First Aid w/ CPR & AED is recommended)
Sailing experience: You will be teaching students on Flying Junior, Laser, and Vanguard 15 vessels. You do not need to have completed your sailors training through UBC, external certifications and experience are welcome. Racing experience is definitely welcome! We will assess your qualifications based on your previous experience as well as ‘on the water’ time to verify your skills.
 

Location

Our club operates out of the Jericho Sailing Centre at 1300 Discovery St, Vancouver, BC.
 

Contact

TO APPLY, please e-mail Christoph Hofmeister at headinstructor@ubcsailing.org