Jericho Rescue: A Case for
Christopher W. Stairs
Located along the south banks of English Bay, Vancouver, far from the city’s urban core, it can be easy for non-mariners to overlook the Jericho Sailing Centre Association (JSCA) and its longstanding influence across the Lower Mainland’s extended boating community. But to do so would also be to overlook an enduring model of inclusiveness and collaboration within western Canada’s network of maritime search and rescue (SAR) responders. Protecting the recreational users of English Bay waters for close to 40 years, Jericho Rescue prides itself on contributing an essential safety net for water enthusiasts. Especially now, given recent nation-wide reductions in federally funded Canadian Coast Guard services, Vancouverites can still have peace of mind when boating or participating in other on-water activities. read more…….