Key People

Steering Committee

Our club is volunteer-run.  As outlined in our club constitution and bylawsthe Steering Committee, with the help of the other key members below, dedicate their time to fulfill the club's mission of sharing the joy of watersports as a community.

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President: Emilie

Vice-President & Commodore: Nina

Treasurer: Julian

President, Vice-President and Treasurer are UBC students, elected for a one-year term at the club AGM in October. The Commodore is a Steering Committee member responsible for the operation of the Club, for instance coordinating with our head instructor to plan lessons and their logistics, or with fleet captain and bosuns to ensure our equipment remains in good shape and up to date.

Rear Commodore &
Sailing Instructor: 
Mauricio S.

Rear Commodore: Karen

Rear Commodore &
Head Instructor: Jean-Baptiste

Rear Commodore &
Sailing Instructor: Mauricio V.

Rear Commodores are appointed by the President, Vice-President and Treasurer to support them in running the Club. For example in the past year, this has included setting up this new website and membership platform, sourcing merchandise such as wetsuits, or helping through subcommittees, for instance to establish a mentoring program or plan how a fleet renewal can best serve our members for the years to come.

Our Head Instructor is responsible for organizing and maintaining the training programs offered through our group lessons, as well as recruiting, training, coordinating and monitoring instructors who deliver these lessons. They arrange proficiency exams as requested, and occasionally conduct instruction themselves.


They are why our club can function smoothly: addressing/redirecting emailed requests, helping people with their membership or lesson registration process, informing our members through our newsletter and forum, advertising our club so that more people can share the joy of being on the water... They do it all!

Head of Communications &
Lessons Coordinator: Jess


Our instructors help you acquire the skills and knowledge to safely operate our equipment, and take good care of it. They are watersports enthusiasts and love sharing the fun and joy on our equipment. They may push you out of your comfort zone, only because that's where learning happens. Enjoy!

Sailing Instructor: Ilan

Sailing Instructor: Kyle

Sailing Instructor: Marco

Sailing & Kayaking Instructor: Megan

Kayaking Instructor: Alberto 

Kayaking Instructor: Declan

Kayaking Instructor: Lucy 

Windsurfing Instructor: Guy

Windsurfing Instructor: Lenka

Windsurfing Instructor: Linda

Windsurfing Instructor: Natasha

SUP Instructor: Florian

Fleet Captains and Bosuns

Our fleet captains, with the help of bosuns, are responsible for the good working order of our fleet. They arrange maintenance as needed, offering work hours to members who contribute their time to repair our equipment and maximize its availability for enjoyment on the water. They coordinate with the Commodore and Treasurer to ensure we have the required parts for that purpose, and inform the steering committee about the general condition of our fleet, and about our members' needs and wishes for equipment.

Monohull Fleet Captain: Tom

Monohull Bosun: Scott

High-Performance Fleet Captain: Raul

High-Performance Bosun: Aaron

High-Performance Bosun: Gabbie

SUP & Windsurfing Fleet Captain: Take

SUP & Windsurfing Bosun: Lucas

Kayaking Fleet Captain: Kevin


Sailing - Windsurfing - Kayaking - Paddle boarding

Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery St., Vancouver BC V6R 4K5
Like most of Vancouver, the Jericho Sailing Centre is located on unceded, traditional and ancestral territory of the Coast Salish Peoples,
including the territories of xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) - What does that mean?

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