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  • 23 Jun 2022 6:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Thanks to all 209 of you for trying sailing and ice cream with us! We hope this event *wet* your appetite for sailing Continue the fun! Here’s to summer and the sublime events, hot off the press, that are headed your way
  • 11 May 2022 4:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Join the UBCSC this Saturday, May 14, for the Spring Fling Regatta ⛵️followed by a BBQ and Spring General Meeting RSVP for the regatta and BBQ ! Stay fresh


  • 1 May 2022 9:49 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    The Spring General Meeting is taking place on May 14th at 5pm. This event allows you to take a peek behind the scenes of the club and learn our aspirations for it. As a member-run, not-for-profit club, we value your feedback! We will be firing up the grill, so let us know your protein preference when your RSVP. The BBQ is free for members and $5 for guests. Sign up to volunteer on the master work hour spreadsheet. Looking forward to seeing you there!

  • 7 Apr 2022 9:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Lessons for sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, and stand-up paddle boarding are now available..and filling up quickly! We are excited for summer, too

    Beginner to intermediate classes from now through to August are open for registration using the lessons calendar. Start increasing your skills and meeting your new *crew* today!

  • 15 Mar 2022 7:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    It’s the freaking Catalina Mixer! The 2022 season is officially open! Join us for opening night on March 26 at 6pm in the Jericho Sailing Centre rugby room to mingle, sign up for membership, ask questions, and soak in the sunset. Food and entertainment provided - please RSVP.

    If you are interested in throwing a beach bash under your creative direction or helping out, email president@ubcsailing.org or sign up here. This is the last chance to complete your volunteer hours from last season and have your work deposit refunded.

    Looking forward to a stellar season on the water and seeing you at the MMXXII Catalina Mixer, where there may even be an actual Catalina..⛵️

  • 12 Feb 2022 3:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In This Newsletter:

    • Summer Season 2022
    • Work Hour Opportunities
      • Clubs' Day @ UBC - Volunteer Opportunity
      • Workbox Wednesday's
      • Social Coordinators
    • Job Openings 
      • UBC Sailing Club Instructors
      • ASA Instructors and Office Coordinator 
    • Member Information
      • Suggestion Box
      • Merchandise
      • Office Hours

      Summer Season 2022

      Welcome back to our returning members and welcome aboard to those joining us this season! The UBCSC is now accepting membership registration for both non-students and students. We are excited to dust off our wetsuits and hit the waves again. Lesson sign-up for beginner sailing is now live and already filling up! Stay tuned on our website and social media for more lessons as they become available, along with trips and events..

      Calling All Hype Masters

      Speaking of social events...If you are enthusiastic about the watersports community, excel in coordination, and envision creative hangouts at the club then we want to hear from you! A flair for photography is also desirable to capture the stoke you have generated. Email us with examples of events, experience, and why you believe you would be the right fit for social events coordinator. Past gatherings have included BBQ's, hangar parties, and the Keats trip - but the world is your oyster!

      Clubs' Day @ UBC - Volunteer Opportunity

      Help others find your sport and get a jump on having your work deposit refunded. Volunteer to lead our booth set-up, schedule shifts, and assist in member recruitment. The event will take place at the UBC campus on Feb 16 beginning at 10:30am. Email us to organize this event or volunteer here. Everyone is invited to attend!  

        Workbox Wednesday's

        Do you need some more work hours before the 2022 season begins? Join Meryem on Wednesday evenings, from 5-8pm, to help out with a variety of upkeep and maintenance tasks. Work events will be held on the following dates: February 16th and March 2nd, 9th, and 16th. Please email volunteer@ubcsailing.org if interested or for inquiries.

          UBCSC Instructors

          Do what you love! Join our team of passionate and dedicated instructors in imparting your knowledge to students. Find out information under the "Instructors" tab on our website. Email your resume and motivation to hello@ubcsailing.org with the subject "Instructor Application."  

            Job Openings with the ASABC

            The Adaptive Sailing Association of BC, also based at the Jericho Sailing Centre, is currently hiring for two positions: Sailing Instructor and Program Office Coordinator. For details on job description, qualifications, and responsibilities view Sailing Instructor or DSA Office Coordinator. Send resumes to eric@disabilityfoundation.org.

            Suggestion Box 

            As a member-run club, we are always looking to hear from existing and prospective members with ways to improve your experience! Let us know your thoughts here

              Merch!

              Grab your sailing swag on sale now, while available. Wetsuits have been re-stocked and are required from Oct 1 - Jun 1. Find helpful tips on what to wear for different occasions as well as the notorious club hat. 

              Office Hours

              Virtual office hours have been scheduled for the next few months. Feel free to join if you have any club-related questions, things to discuss, or just to say hi! The office hours schedule and links to join can be found here.

              See you on the surf!  

              Best Regards,

              UBC Sailing Club

            • 29 Sep 2021 5:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


              Say “what’s up” to the UBCSC Member WhatsApp group! This is a great place to coordinate sailing outings with fellow members and find mentorship opportunities. Link is available here. You can also find WhatsApp groups dedicated to windsurfing and skiff sailing. The sailing group is open to members of all levels, so hit us up.

            • 23 Sep 2021 7:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

              Cast your votes for next season's executive team at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) coming up on Oct 2. If you are interested in running for a position on the committee, fill in this form and email hello@ubcsailing.org with a photo and blurb on your motivation for running. More information about roles can be found in the linked form. Voting will take place online from Oct 1 @ 7:30am until Oct 2 @ 7:30pm. Don’t forget to RSVP - Hope to hear from you soon!

            • 11 Sep 2021 4:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


              UBCSC models Sasha, Leisl, Nina, and Karen sporting the latest fashion in sailing attire. Wetsuits are back right in time for the chillier Autumn days ahead, as well as hats that turn heads, and shirts that get pats on the back. Cop your UBCSC merch on our website: ubcsailing.org/merchandise (link in bio) and register for an office hour under “contact” to arrange a pick-up time. 

            • 10 Sep 2021 7:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


              Come to the club this Saturday, Sep 11, to help out on the High Performance fleet. Meet other members while improving the boats and earning work hours!

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            Like most of Vancouver, the Jericho Sailing Centre is located on unceded, traditional and ancestral territory of the Coast Salish Peoples,
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