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Canada Summer Games Trials are complete! ⛵ Congratulations to the following sailors that qualified to represent BC:   29er Female: Grace Poole & Jessica Hirschbold 29er Male: Colin Gilley & Matt Young Radial Female: Victoria Coady Laser Male: Tim Mendham   Spring Dinghy Champs at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club saw some very breezy conditions on Saturday with gusts to 30 knots. It was second of 2 Trials Regattas for Canada Summer...

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POSITION TITLE: Sailing Instructor EMPLOYER: Adaptive Sailing Association of BC PRIMARY WORK LOCATION: Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery Street, Vancouver BC     CONTACT NAME AND TITLE: Eric Molendyk, Program Manager SEND RESUMES TO: eric@disabilityfoundation.org EMPLOYER’S MAILING ADDRESS: Suite 110- 2285 Clark Vancouver, BC V5N 3G8 WEBSITE ADDRESS: https://asabc.org/; disabilityfoundation.org   Full job description here.   JOB DESCRIPTION: The Adaptive Sailing Association of BC is recruiting sailing instructors for the 2022 summer season. Based at Jericho Sailing Centre, our...

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BC Sailors competed at the US Sailing ODP regatta at the Alimitos Bay Yacht Club.  This event was the Canadian qualifier for the World Youth Sailing Championships in The Hague, The Netherlands July 8-15 2022. Congratulations to BC Sailors who won the Canadian spot at this regatta: Kite Foil (Foiling Kiteboard) Nathan Pearce 29er Male Colin Gilley & Matt Young 29er Female  Claire Ramsey & Natasha...

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We are honoured to announce the 2021 BC Sailing Awards Recipients! Full Announcement Here!   Female Youth Sailor of the Year: Jessica Hirschbold & Grace Poole have dominated the 29er fleet at competitions across Canada throughout 2021. This dynamic duo came first overall in the 29er at the 2021 (CORK) Canadian Olympic Training Regatta Kingston. Grace and Jessica attended their first European Championship and represented Team Canada at the 2021 Youth...

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We are honoured to share the announce that Isabella Bertold has launched her Next Gen Legacy Fund!   "I am incredibly grateful for the individuals that help me work towards my goals. Coaches, training partners, and donors. Yes, it is me that puts in the work, but I am fortunate enough to be in an environment that nurtures my talent. As I continue working towards my goals,...

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3 Athletes from BC attended their first Youth Sailing World Championship in Al Mussanah, Oman; from December 11th-18th, 2021.   13 young Canadian sailors gave it their all at the 2021 Youth Sailing World Championships, held in Oman. The event was attended by a total of 433 sailors between the ages of 12 and 19.   Grace Poole and Jessica Hirschbold, winners of 2021 CORK in both the female...

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Protest Day - January 22nd, 2022 BC Sailing is hosting a Protest Day seminar for Club Judge applicants and new or less experienced Club Judges in order to provide them with protest hearing experience by way of mock protests. Hosts: Mike Turner, Tom Sitar, Dave Cramb & Rick Hatch Date: January 22nd, 2022 Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM PST Free 14 Spots available! Registration Link Here...

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2021 BC Sailing Annual Summit Wrap up & Slides   BC Sailing would like to thank all of our Summit Hosts for a job well done!   Summit Hosts: Erik van der Pol, Chris Maier, Ian Lloyd, David Sutcliffe, Graeme Clendenan, Andrew McBride, Jim Innes, Mike Turner, Paul Evenden, Tom Sitar, Dave Cramb, Andrea Wooles, John Gourlay.    Session Slides: Season Review & 2022 Dinghy Racing in BC Session Session Slides: Race Management...

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VRC is going to once again host a “Rookie Racing Seminar/Meet and Greet”. This is geared towards both encouraging new people who are interested in sailing to come out on the water and helping boats find crew for winter racing. As always everyone is welcome. More information here! Join us on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8189237219   ...

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