Author Archives: Jericho Sailing Centre

About Jericho Sailing Centre

Vancouver’s low cost ocean community centre for small naturally powered water craft.

UPDATE: Maiden Voyage to Vancouver

Last week, we informed readers about Jericho Rescue Team member, Theresa Riedl’s, once in a lifetime voyage from Honolulu to Vancouver on the 58′ sailing yacht “Maiden”. (see story below).     Maiden’s current position is as follows: Day 7 … Continue reading

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Hippie Alert! Vancouver Folk Music Festival @ Jericho Beach Park July 19-21

  Parking at the Jericho Sailing Centre this weekend will be as rare as deodorant on a hippie. If you don’t dock your land yacht in the usual stall before 1300H Friday, or 0900H on Saturday and/or Sunday, you may as … Continue reading

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Bailiff Auction THIS Saturday July 20 @ Noon

The annual auction of bailiffed and donated boats goes this Saturday, July 20 @ Noon. View lots online now or in person from 1000H-1200H Saturday. https://jsca.bc.ca/events/2019-bailiff-auction/

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Jericho Affiliate Club Sign-up Season

One of the best ways to enjoy recreational ocean access on Vancouver’s largest playground is to join one of the community based clubs based out of the Jericho Sailing Centre. These low cost, not for profit, volunteer driven organizations provide … Continue reading

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English Bay Safety Seminar July 15

Not long after the invention of the first boat, thought to be about 900,000 years ago, came the first concept of water safety. Experience can be a stern master and as human beings evolved at the helm they learned valuable … Continue reading

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Jericho Wavechaser Paddling Race Series Next One Thursday, July 4 @ 1900H

The Jericho WaveChaser Paddle Series continues on Thursday, July 4. Tune in to https://www.facebook.com/jerichopaddlerseries/ for series details as they emerge. 

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Jericho Folk Club Fraser Union – July 2

Fraser Union is Barry Truter, Kathy Griffin, Roger Holdstock, and Henk Piket. The band first formed in 1983 and has been evolving ever since, but they still perform and record songs that have meaning to them and their audiences. Their … Continue reading

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This Monday @ Jericho Sailing Centre: Canada Day, eh!

What better way to celebrate your Canada Day weekend than a salt water session at the Jericho Sailing Centre, eh?

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Weekly Sail Racing @ Jericho: Sunday Racing This Sunday June 30 @ 1230H

Sunday Racing  Every non-regatta Sunday from now – September 1First start 1230HSUNDAY RACING this Canada Day weekend Sunday!     Tuesday Nite Racing  Every Tuesday evening from now – September 4   First start 1815H        For Jericho … Continue reading

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Port of Vancouver Safe Boating Guide

The waters off Jericho may be Vancouver’s largest playground but they are also part of Canada’s busiest port. Recreational vessels must give way to commercial traffic. No vessels are permitted within 50 metres of ships at anchor. Know where the … Continue reading

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Summer School is in Session @ Jericho Sailing Centre

The Jericho Sailing Centre is Vancouver’s ocean community centre for a wide range of ocean recreation programs. Situated on the south shore of English Bay in Point Grey, our affiliated professional schools have adult classes for kayaking, windsurfing, dinghy sailing, … Continue reading

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Video Clip: Foiling Windsurfer

Climb on board a foiling windsurfer over English Bay with Friedrich Buxbaum Foiling Windsurfer

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