Author Archives: Jericho Sailing Centre

About Jericho Sailing Centre

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

Charitable Giving? Consider Donating to the Disabled Sailing Association Accessible Floating Dock Project

The Disabled Sailing Association of BC, in partnership with the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation and Jericho Sailing Centre, are embarking on a joint initiative to renew the aging Jericho pier and build a new, accessible … Continue reading

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2019 Vancouver Boat Show – Volunteers Wanted

The 2019 Vancouver Boat Show will take place from February 6–10, at BC Place Stadium. The JSCA will have an informational display at the show and is looking for JSCA member volunteers to crew our booth. It’s a great way … Continue reading

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Frank Wolf – Stories from an Adventurer – Nov 21 @7pm

You won’t want to miss Frank’s presentation of his expedition ‘Maskwa Nanook’, an 1800 km, 44 day journey by canoe from Saskatchewan to Nunavut at the Jericho Sailing Centre on Wednesday November 21 at 7pm. Hosted by the Jericho Paddling … Continue reading

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Safety Notice: Caution Slickery Ramps

Algae grows very quickly on objects in the inter tidal zone and the Jericho Sailing Centre ramps are no exception. Predominantly higher water levels and far fewer resources at this time of year (and through the winter) make it a … Continue reading

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Be Safe: Cold Water Recreation Requires Extra knowledge

Here are some things they must know about cold water ocean recreation: Appropriate Attire – Dress for Cold Water Immersion The water temperature is well below the level where it is safe to recreate without a proper (no shorties) wetsuit or … Continue reading

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Winter Launch Log Season

Members who launch from the Jericho Sailing Centre at this time of year are encouraged to stop in at the Jericho office and fill out the Winter Launch Log which outlines your float plan to let people here know you … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage Andy

The Jericho Sailing Centre Association joins many in the Vancouver sailing community mourning the loss of our dear friend, Laser Fleet Captain, Programmes Committee Chair, race committee chair and all round good fellow, Andy Hunt, who passed away, surrounded by … Continue reading

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JSCA 2019 Annual Fleet Planning Meeting – November 27

Racers, whatever your class, the annual Fleet Planning Meeting is where we lay out the first draft of the 2019 JSCA Event Schedule. Over this past year the Jericho Sailing Centre Association was involved in 81 on water event days … Continue reading

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November 11 Remember the Jericho Beach Air Station

  The bells that now toll here are wind whipped stainless halyards ringing a forest of anodized aluminum sailing dinghy masts; but it wasn’t always that way. Department of National Defence Building 13, now known as the Jericho Sailing Centre, … Continue reading

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1918-2018 Remembrance Day Paddle in Jerry’s Cove

Each year, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month our good neighbours at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club hold a Remembrance Day Service on the water in Jerry’s Cove between the Jericho Sailing Centre and … Continue reading

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Jericho Crews at F18 Worlds

After a hasty trailer conversion to turn a single into a triple, three boats from Jericho migrated south across the continent to take part in the 2018 F18 Worlds in Sarasota, Florida. Nedim Alca, John Cunning, Aaron Butler, Mark Jones … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting Next Tuesday October 23

Jericho Sailing Centre Association Notice of Annual General Meeting Tuesday, October 23 at 1900H   The Jericho Sailing Centre Association’s 45th Annual General Meeting will be held Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 1900H in the English Bay Room of the Jericho Sailing … Continue reading

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