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Job Summary:  The West Vancouver Yacht Club is a private yacht club dedicated to the development and encouragement of seamanship and sportsmanship, providing shore andmarine facilities for the use of Club Members. The Club has a history as one of the top yacht clubs in the Pacific Northwest, and its team is dedicated to delivering the highest value for its members and the communities in which it works, while exhibiting...

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Position: Sailing Director Location: West Vancouver Yacht Club, West Vancouver, BC Canada   Are you passionate about sailing and fostering a love for the sport in others? West Vancouver Yacht Club (WVYC) is seeking a dynamic and experienced Sailing Director to lead our sailing programs and initiatives. Located in the picturesque setting of West Vancouver, WVYC is a vibrant community of sailing enthusiasts dedicated to promoting the sport...

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The West Vancouver Yacht Club (WVYC) held its annual 2-weekend Regatta this month (Opti weekend 1 and Double-handed/ILCA weekend 2), hosting over 240 sailors from BC, Alberta, and Washington.   Both weekends were a success with every fleet completing 8-10 races. Weekend 1 had light to moderate conditions. Weekend two brought intermediate conditions with waves which both challenged racers as well as created opportunities to excel. The...

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The West Vancouver Yacht Club (WVYC) proudly and successfully hosted the 2023 Canadian Opti National Championships, bringing over 90 skilled sailors from across Canada representing their provinces and 14 yacht clubs.   This event highlighted Canada's largest one-design fleet, nurturing young racers aged up to 15. Beyond competition, it forged lifelong friendships and shaped Team Canada representation (Opti Class) for 2024 global regattas. The week featured exciting fleet...

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West Vancouver Sailor competes in Vilamoura, Portugal!   Andre Deseau of the West Vancouver Yacht Club puts in the work at the 2022 ILCA 4 Youth World Championship in Vilamoura, Portugal. Deseau finished Race 5 in 58th and Race 6 in 57th.   Event Website: https://2022ilca4youth.ilca-worlds.org/ Photo Credit: @vilamourasailing  ...

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2021 Pumpkin Bowl Regatta 22nd Annual Pumpkin Bowl Regatta October 16-17 & 23-24 2021! WVYC is excited to host this post-pandemic regatta in our “new normal” format–running over two weekends to provide the optimal racing experience for all fleets. The Optis will run the weekend of October 16-17 and the Lasers and Double-Handed will race the following weekend, October 23-24. Event Page Here Registration Link Here  ...

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