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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) ***

[Work Hour] July 13, 2019 Try Sailing Volunteer [Expired]

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
https://forms.gle/MCRi9W324FDr8HZj8

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

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We are looking for volunteers to take guests on the water!
Sign up here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_yf5f3uWcDuFKHfSpnFoyYcbjPKmdYCtpqSPeDEe8q0/edit#gid=1047467642

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
https://forms.gle/MCRi9W324FDr8HZj8

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

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We are looking for volunteers to take guests on the water!
Sign up here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_yf5f3uWcDuFKHfSpnFoyYcbjPKmdYCtpqSPeDEe8q0/edit#gid=1047467642

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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) ***

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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.

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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.
 https://bit.ly/2Htp3IK

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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! 

This is for CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE UBC SAILING CLUB ONLY

Make sure to add you name to that list before Monday:
http://bit.ly/2YDm62E

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

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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: https://forms.gle/rwfzsjMGNZAzBmhe7

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

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We are looking for volunteers to take guests on the water!
Sign up here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_yf5f3uWcDuFKHfSpnFoyYcbjPKmdYCtpqSPeDEe8q0/edit?usp=sharing

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

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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

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Another fun opportunity to earn volunteer hours. Sign up here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10zDW1K3bJXsVN4zGypTda29Z8_L4VJ_G7AiqafMT1HI/edit?usp=sharing

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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.
https://forms.gle/7JR73u6zpJZxpdKy8
Space limited to 4 UBC Sailing Club members with intermediate experience only.

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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.
 https://bit.ly/2Htp3IK

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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 multihull@ubcsailing.org 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)

Cat III
– 1 to 1 instruction.
– Contact Pierre at multihull@ubcsailing.org if you are interested.

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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 Annual General Meeting

Please join us for the UBC Sailing Club’s Annual General Meeting (AGM)! 

Date: Thursday, October 4th, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: Jericho Sailing Centre NE/NW Room

This year’s AGM will be held on Thursday, October 4th at 7:00 PM at the Jericho Sailing Centre (1300 Discovery Street, Vancouver). During the AGM, we will:

  • Review the events from the past year
  • Present the accomplishments from the 2018 year
  • Present major goals and direction for the future of the club
  • Vote to elect members for our Executive/Steering Committee for the 2018-19 season

We highly encourage you to attend the AGM to learn more about the operations of our club. We also hope that you will run for one or more of our elected positions on our Executive/Steering Committee. 

Free Pizza provided and attendee will receive 1 work hour.

Email commodore@ubcsailing.org if you have any questions about the the AGM.

September 30, 2018 Tsunami News

Annual General Meeting

Please join us for the UBC Sailing Club’s Annual General Meeting (AGM)! 

This year’s AGM will be held on Thursday, October 4th at 7:00 PM at the Jericho Sailing Centre (1300 Discovery Street, Vancouver). During the AGM, we will:

  • Review the events from the past year
  • Present the accomplishments from the 2018 year
  • Present major goals and direction for the future of the club
  • Vote to elect members for our Executive/Steering Committee for the 2018-19 season

We highly encourage you to attend the AGM to learn more about the operations of our club. We also hope that you will run for one or more of our elected positions on our Executive/Steering Committee. 

Free Pizza provided and attendee will receive 1 work hour.

Email commodore@ubcsailing.org if you have any questions about the the AGM.
A detailed agenda will be sent out closer to the AGM.
 
Date: Thursday, October 4th, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: Jericho Sailing Centre NE/NW Room

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Exec Positions Available

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.

You can find the Exec positions and current candidate here:
https://ubcsailing.org/index.php/2018/09/09/2018-2019-exec-positions/

 

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