In the Wind Archive

Welcome to back issues of “In the Wind”, for Jericho members

Links to previous issues are below:

Edition DateLink to Edition
September 4, 2019Click to View
August 28, 2019Click to View
August 21, 2019Click to View
August 14, 2019Click to View
August 7, 2019Click to View
July 31, 2019Click to View
July 24, 2019Click to View
July 17, 2019Click to View
July 10, 2019Click to View
June 26, 2019Click to View
June 12, 2019Click to View
June 05, 2019Click to View
May 29, 2019Click to View
May 22, 2019Click to View
May 15, 2019Click to View
May 08, 2019Click to View
May 01, 2019Click to View
April 28, 2019Click to View
March 27, 2019Click to View
March 14, 2019Click to View
February 27, 2019Click to View
February 21, 2019Click to View
January 30, 2019Click to View
January 23, 2019Click to View
December 12, 2018Click to View
November 01, 2018Click to View
October 17, 2018Click to View
October 11, 2018Click to View
September 26, 2018Click to View
September 19, 2018Click to View
September 12, 2018Click to View
September 05, 2018Click to View
August 29, 2018Click to View
August 22, 2018Click to View
August 15, 2018Click to View
August 08, 2018Click to View
August 01, 2018Click to View
July 25, 2018Click to View
July 18, 2018Click to View
July 11, 2018Click to View
July 04, 2018Click to View
June 27, 2018Click to View
June 20, 2018Click to View
June 13, 2018Click to View
June 06, 2018Click to View
May 30, 2018Click to View
May 23, 2018Click to View
May 16, 2018Click to View
May 09, 2018Click to View
May 02, 2018Click to View
April 18, 2018Click to View
March 15, 2018Click to View
March 07, 2018Click to View
March 01, 2018Click to View
February 22, 2018Click to View
February 14, 2018Click to View
January 24, 2018Click to View
January 15, 2018Click to View
December 13, 2017Click to View
November 16, 2017Click to View
October 19, 2017Click to View
October 03, 2017Click to View
September 27, 2017Click to View
September 20, 2017Click to View
September 13, 2017Click to View
September 06, 2017Click to View
August 30, 2017Click to View
August 16, 2017Click to View
August 09, 2017Click to View
August 02, 2017Click to View
July 26, 2017Click to View
July 19, 2017Click to View
July 12, 2017Click to View
July 05, 2017Click to View
June 28, 2017Click to View
June 14, 2017Click to View
June 07, 2017Click to View
May 31, 2017Click to View
May 24, 2017Click to View
May 10, 2017Click to View
May 03, 2017Click to View
April 26, 2017Click to View
March 08, 2017Click to View
February 16, 2017Click to View
January 16, 2017Click to View
December 01, 2016Click to View
November 09, 2016Click to View
November 01, 2016Click to View
October 20, 2016Click to View
September 29, 2016Click to View
September 14, 2016Click to View
September 07, 2016Click to View
August 24, 2016Click to View
August 17, 2016Click to View
August 10, 2016Click to View
July 27, 2016Click to View
July 20, 2016Click to View
July 13, 2016Click to View
June 29, 2016Click to View
June 15, 2016Click to View
June 09, 2016Click to View
June 01, 2016Click to View
May 18, 2016Click to View
May 11, 2016Click to View
May 04, 2016Click to View
April 27, 2016Click to View
April 08, 2016Click to View
April 01, 2016Click to View
March 09, 2016Click to View
January 19, 2016Click to View
December 09, 2015Click to View
November 13, 2015Click to View
November 06, 2015Click to View
October 23, 2015Click to View
September 23, 2015Click to View
September 09, 2015Click to View
August 26, 2015Click to View
August 19, 2015Click to View
August 12, 2015Click to View
August 05, 2015Click to View
July 28, 2015Click to View
July 21, 2015Click to View
July 15, 2015Click to View
July 08, 2015Click to View
June 24, 2015Click to View
June 17, 2015Click to View
June 10, 2015Click to View
June 03, 2015Click to View
May 27, 2015Click to View
May 20, 2015Click to View
May 13, 2015Click to View
May 6, 2015Click to View
April 29, 2015Click to View
April 22, 2015Click to View
April 15, 2015Click to View
April 10, 2015Click to View
March 11, 2015Click to View
February 19, 2015Click to View
January 15, 2015Click to View
December 11, 2014Click to View
November 19, 2014Click to View
October 16, 2014Click to View
October 10, 2014Click to View
September 24, 2014Click to View
September 17, 2014Click to View
September 04, 2014Click to View
August 27, 2014Click to View
August 20, 2014Click to View
August 13, 2014Click to View
August 06, 2014Click to View
July 30, 2014Click to View
July 16, 2014Click to View
July 09, 2014Click to View
July 03, 2014Click to View
June 25, 2014Click to View
June 18, 2014Click to View
June 11, 2014Click to View
June 04, 2014Click to View
May 28, 2014Click to View
May 21, 2014Click to View
May 14, 2014Click to View
May 7, 2014Click to View
April 16, 2014Click to View
April 03, 2014Click to View
March 03, 2014Click to View
February 13, 2014Click to View
January 16, 2014Click to View
December 12, 2013Click to View
November 14, 2013Click to View
October 17, 2013Click to View
October 3, 2013Click to View
September 18, 2013Click to View
September 05, 2013Click to View
August 21, 2013Click to View
August 14, 2013Click to View
August 07, 2013Click to View
July 31, 2013Click to View
July 24, 2013Click to View
July 17, 2013Click to View
July 10, 2013Click to View
July 03, 2013Click to View
June 26, 2013Click to View
June 19, 2013Click to View
June 12, 2013Click to View
June 08, 2013Click to View
May 29, 2013Click to View
May 22, 2013Click to View
May 15, 2013Click to View
May 08, 2013Click to View
May 01, 2013Click to View
April 24, 2013Click to View
April 11, 2013Click to View
March 16, 2013Click to View
February, 20, 2013Click to View
January 31, 2013Click to View
January 16, 2013Click to View
November 16, 2012Click to View
October 18, 2012Click to View
October 04, 2012Click to View
September 19, 2012Click to View
September 12, 2012Click to View
September 05, 2012Click to View
August 29, 2012Click to View
August 16, 2012Click to View
August 08, 2012Click to View
July 27, 2012Click to View
July 11, 2012Click to View
June 13, 2012Click to View
June 07, 2012Click to View
May 30, 2012Click to View
May 23, 2012Click to View
May 16, 2012Click to View
May 09, 2012Click to View
May 02, 2012Click to View
April 25, 2012Click to View
April 13, 2012Click to View
March 16, 2012Click to View
January 26, 2012Click to View
December 14, 2011Click to View
November 23, 2011Click to View
November 10, 2011Click to View
October 28, 2011Click to View
October 17, 2011Click to View
September 15, 2011Click to View
August 31, 2011Click to View
August 10, 2011Click to View
July 27, 2011Click to View
July 20, 2011Click to View
July 13, 2011Click to View
July 06, 2011Click to View
June 29, 2011Click to View
June 22, 2011Click to View
June 15, 2011Click to View
May 31, 2011Click to View
May 26, 2011Click to View
May 11, 2011Click to View
May 04, 2011Click to View
April 27, 2011Click to View
April 23, 2011Click to View
April 20, 2011Click to View
April 13, 2011Click to View
April 04, 2011Click to View
March 21, 2011Click to View
March 01, 2011Click to View
January 28, 2011Click to View
December 15, 2010Click to View
November 12, 2010Click to View
November 05, 2010Click to View
October 15, 2010Click to View
September 24, 2010Click to View
September 1, 2010Click to View
August 18, 2010Click to View
August 05, 2010Click to View
July 28, 2010Click to View
July 20, 2010Click to View
July 13, 2010Click to View
July 08, 2010Click to View
June 23, 2010Click to View
June 09, 2010Click to View
June 02, 2010Click to View
May 26, 2010Click to View
May 16, 2010Click to View
May 06, 2010Click to View
April 20, 2010Click to View
April 01, 2010Click to View
March 5, 2010Click to View
February 11, 2010Click to View
December 10, 2009Click to View
November 5, 2009Click to View
October 23, 2009Click to View
October 16, 2009Click to View
September 24, 2009Click to View
September 18, 2009Click to View
September 11, 2009Click to View
September 03, 2009Click to View
August 19, 2009Click to View
August 12, 2009Click to View
August 07, 2009Click to View
July 31, 2009Click to View
July 21, 2009Click to View
July 15, 2009Click to View
July 04, 2009Click to View
June 24, 2009Click to View
June 17, 2009Click to View
June 09, 2009Click to View
May 27, 2009Click to View
May 20, 2009Click to View
May 06, 2009Click to View
April 29, 2009Click to View
April 22, 2009Click to View
April 15, 2009Click to View
April 03, 2009Click to View
March 14, 2009Click to View
February 20, 2009Click to View
January 30, 2009Click to View
January 23, 2009Click to View
December 12, 2008Click to View
November 14, 2008Click to View
November 08, 2008Click to View
October 30, 2008Click to View
October 24, 2008Click to View
October 17, 2008Click to View
October 09, 2008Click to View
September 4, 2008Click to View
August 21, 2008Click to View
August 14, 2008Click to View
August 07, 2008Click to View
July 17, 2008Click to View
July 10, 2008Click to View
July 03, 2008Click to View
June 26, 2008Click to View
June 19, 2008Click to View
June 12, 2008Click to View
June 05, 2008Click to View
May 29, 2008Click to View
May 22, 2008Click to View
May 15, 2008Click to View
May 08, 2008Click to View
May 01, 2008Click to View
April 25, 2008Click to View
April 18, 2008Click to View
April 11, 2008Click to View
April 04, 2008Click to View
March 28, 2008Click to View
March 14, 2008Click to View
March 06, 2008Click to View
February 28, 2008Click to View
February 14, 2008Click to View
January 24, 2008Click to View
December 14, 2007Click to View
November 30, 2007Click to View
November 23, 2007Click to View
November 16, 2007Click to View
November 09, 2007Click to View
November 02, 2007Click to View
October 25, 2007Click to View
October 19, 2007Click to View
October 12, 2007Click to View
October 04, 2007Click to View
September 27, 2007Click to View
September 20, 2007Click to View
September 13, 2007Click to View
September 06, 2007Click to View
August 30, 2007Click to View
August 23, 2007Click to View
August 16, 2007Click to View
August 09, 2007Click to View
August 02, 2007Click to View
July 26, 2007Click to View
July 19, 2007Click to View
July 12, 2007Click to View
July 05, 2007Click to View
June 28, 2007Click to View
June 21, 2007Click to View
June 14, 2007Click to View
June 07, 2007Click to View
May 31, 2007Click to View
May 17, 2007Click to View
May 03, 2007Click to View
April 26, 2007Click to View
April 19, 2007Click to View
April 12, 2007Click to View
April 05, 2007Click to View
March 29, 2007Click to View
March 15, 2007Click to View
March 08, 2007Click to View
March 01, 2007Click to View
February 15, 2007Click to View
February 01, 2007Click to View
January 19, 2007Click to View
December 18, 2006Click to View
December 1, 2006Click to View
November 18, 2006Click to View
November 01, 2006Click to View
October 19, 2006Click to View
October 12, 2006Click to View
October 05, 2006Click to View
September 28, 2006Click to View
September 21, 2006Click to View
September 14, 2006Click to View
September 08, 2006Click to View
September 01, 2006Click to View
August 24, 2006Click to View
Current Conditions
6.0
kt
23
kt
max

Our restaurant and deck are open to the public. Come enjoy the best ocean side views around.

Find Out More
  • The City of Vancouver Emergency Operations Centre by way of the Jericho Lands Planning Team has asked us to disseminate the following critical message. Stay Home, Stay Put Around the world the Covid-19 pandemic is showing no signs of slowing down and hundreds are dying each day, we cannot let the same thing happen in Vancouver. Now that Covid-19 is circulating within our community, we need everyone to be committed to reducing the spread – for your family, friends, colleagues, and health care workers on the front lines. Everyone needs to Stay Home, Stay Put so we can flatten the curve. Here are five things you need to do at all times: 1.      Maintain physical distancing of at least 2 metres outside your home 2.      Avoid any gatherings of people on private property, at work or in parks 3.      Work from home if possible. ·       Any business or non-profit that is not delivering an essential service for residents or operations of the city must ensure 2m distancing for customers or staff ·       If 2m distancing is not possible, you must close. 4.      Avoid non-essential travel ·       Unless shopping for groceries or medical needs, or exercising alone or with members of your household 5.      Stay home if you are sick or showing symptoms These steps will allow us to keep ourselves, our neighbours and colleagues, and our loved ones safe – and we will be in a much stronger position to recover and rebuild when this pandemic is over. For the latest information and resources for individuals and businesses please visit vancouver.ca/covid19.

  • April is the first full month of Spring. When blossoms bloom with earnest, the sun tries a little harder, Pacific breeze rakes the new season in across English Bay into Vancouver and many members of the Jericho Sailing Centre community grab their paddles or unravel their sails for that first launch of the year. Except for this April. While an epically bad Covid-19 global pandemic rages through Metro Vancouver, April 2020 will be very different. China, Italy, Iran, the US; we’ve seen how bad this can be. For our neighbours down south the month of April is predicted to be a rudderless disaster. Federal, Provincial and City health officials are asking Canadians to stay home as much as possible to slow the spread of Covid-19. Virus forecasters tell us this “beast”, as it’s known in the healthcare community, will rise like a viral tsunami over the first half of April, crest around the middle of the month and recede over the last half through May. Unfortunately, this is the best case scenario. According to the science, if we all lean into this and pull together really hard we might yet salvage a sea drenched summer on those friendly waves of English Bay. On the front line of this battle are many users of the Jericho Sailing Centre involved in Metro Vancouver’s health care community. They are just like you. They get it. Your passion for the ocean, for Vancouver’s spring and the ocean loving notion that the Jericho Sailing Centre is an essential service. This April these people would much rather be, like you, out on the waves of Burrard Inlet; or at home safe with their families but there is a war raging and we desperately need them to be where they are. They are scared. They risk their lives for all of us, putting community over self to fight this Covid-19 global pandemic disaster. They have a simple request of us. You know what it is. We have an important role to play in the war against this historic Covid-19 global pandemic. ALL Jericho Sailing Centre users are being asked not to use the facilities at all during April, 2020. We cannot keep it free from the Covid-19 virus, we cannot keep it safe for you or the people you come in contact with. Stay away. We cannot contribute to overwhelming our healthcare system. We understand how tough that will be for some. We’ve always thought of Vancouver’s Ocean Community Centre as an essential service too. It is, normally. During a pandemic, it is not. We cannot let this beast win, we all have to do our part. Show our fellow sailors, paddlers and rowers in Metro Vancouver’s healthcare system, and all the people who risk their safety working in essential services, that you support them and are doing your part by not visiting the Jericho Sailing Centre in April. Please put community over self during this community health crisis. 2020 Jericho Sailing Cente Schedule All scheduled events for April and May have been canceled and June is in jeopardy. We will re-calibrate our summer event schedule once we have a better picture. 2020 JSCA Fees The due date for 2020 JSCA fees was extended 3 weeks ago to April 30 due to COVID-19. Many JSCA members have been economically disadvantaged by this public health crisis. Anyone who needs more time can contact us via return email. Leaving C-19 in our Wake We will strive to re-open the Jericho Sailing Centre as soon as health officials say it is safe to do so. Please stay tuned for updates via this newsletter. The next scheduled “in the wind” is April 15.

  • Dear JSCA Members; I hope this letter finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy during these difficult and daunting times. We are facing truly extraordinary circumstances as a city, country, and global community. I marvel at the measures we see being taken worldwide in an attempt to contend with and curtail the international outbreak of Covid-19. I can think of no comparable episode that comes close in my five decades of lived experience. I’m writing, today, to share with all of you an important decision the JSCA Board Executive was required to make this week. As of 1700H April 3, 2020, we have elected to close our facility and compound to all traffic, both member and public, until further notice. There will be no admittance into either the yard or building. We will inform our membership as soon as we feel it is safe and appropriate to resume operations. This decision was not made lightly. And we understand how it may pose inconvenience, frustration, and disappointment for our members.  But in light of current medical updates, and in following the good lead of comparable organizations, we felt it was the most responsible and civically-minded measure we could take as a recreational society boasting some 3,000+ members. All Vancouver Community Centres have now closed their doors and during this crisis the JSCA is obligated to pursue health and safety policies that mirror Vancouver Park Board and City mandates. We have also listened closely to the advice and key messaging of federal, provincial, medical, and emergency response authorities and understand that the best possible course of action for all Vancouverites, at this time, is to exercise social-distancing and to remain at home whenever at all practicable. Given our longstanding relationship with all branches of Vancouver’s Emergency Response network, and our own visible role as Jericho Rescue, we feel it is essential for us to support the medical and emergency response community in this emergency health campaign. We also have Jericho members who are medical professionals; they are encouraging us to do the same. Again, I want to reiterate my deepest regrets for having to take this action. But our collective good conscience really cannot allow us to do otherwise. We are all hoping for a speedy end to this current crisis. And we optimistically look forward to the possibility that we may be back out on the water before the end of this Spring. Until then, please be safe, be healthy, and take care. Yours respectfully, Chris Stairs Board ChairJericho Sailing Centre Association Ammended Notice – Craft removal opportunities April 4th and 5th We have received a tremendous amount of feedback, most of it supportive, from JSCA members regarding the decision to close the Jericho Sailing Centre to deter the spread of Covid-19. However, we have been made aware that people should have been given more of an opportunity to remove their craft for storage elsewhere. For this we apologize and offer this solution.  We will have staff onsite this weekend April 4 & 5 between 1100H-1500H to allow members to access their craft and locker equipment for removal. We ask that everyone strictly adhere to the Covid-19 public health guidelines for the safety of all. The 2019 membership key will still open the front entrance gate for any member who would like to remove their craft for storage elsewhere.  If you need to make some other arrangement please contact me via return email. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this public health crisis. We look forward to seeing everyone on the water again as soon as we have left this in our wake. Fair winds, Mike Cotter, General ManagerJericho Sailing Centre Association mike@jsca.bc.ca

  • Dear members, The situation regarding COVID-19 is changing rapidly. When we closed the Centre to public access a few days ago we instituted daily office hours for members to pick up a key should they need one. Since then the City of Vancouver and the Province of British Columbia have each issued a state of emergency and have asked people to self-isolate at home as much as possible. We re-evaluated how daily office hours put you and our employees at risk, and we’ve decided to terminate office hours effective today, until further notice. Showers and change rooms will now also remain locked. The JSCA is not an essential service. We are strongly encouraging all members to do what they can to limit the spread of COVID-19 by self-isolating at home, maintaining appropriate social distance when they do venture out (when only absolutely necessary), and by practicing diligent hand washing technique. Coming down to the Centre and touching common surfaces such as the doors and gates as well as any shared equipment only increases one’s potential exposure. Furthermore, all events, meetings and room bookings scheduled during April are cancelled until further notice. We will be sending out additional updates as the situation develops. We look forward to re-opening the Jericho Sailing Centre as soon as it is safe to do so. Feel free to direct questions or concerns by email to info@jsca.bc.ca. Stay safe. Stay healthy. JSCA

  • To our members and to the public, We take the health, safety and welfare of our members, staff and of the general public who interact with our facility very seriously. In an effort to help contain the spread of COVID-19 we’ve closed the Jericho Sailing Centre until further notice. While we won’t be engaging with members or the public face-to-face, administrative staff will be working remotely to continue the business of the Centre. Support staff will be on site in a limited capacity and important surfaces will continue to be cleaned on a regular basis. Our gates will remain closed to the public. Members with keys will be able to access their craft, the locker area, the ramp gates, washrooms and showers. The Lounge and the Galley will remain closed to members and the public. There will be a staff member onsite daily between the hours of 1000 hrs – 1200 hrs effective Thursday March 19th. If you require a member key please contact us via email: info@jsca.bc.ca to set an appointment between 10 am and noon. Once onsite, please call the office and a staff member will come out to the front gate to pass you a key. Note that you must present your valid JSCA membership card in order to attain a member key.  We encourage all users of our facility to self-isolate at home during this time. If you do come down to use your craft we ask that you do so only if you are healthy, and we ask that you maintain appropriate social distance at all times. The launch gates must be locked behind you as you bring your craft in and out of the compound. Similarly, the doors to the building and the compound must also be closed behind you as you come and go. Membership dues and storage fees can be paid online with a credit card using the link sent by email earlier this year or by mail with a cheque. We will not be accepting payment in person. To ease potential financial difficulties brought on by anti-Corona virus measures, the deadline for payment of membership and storage dues has been extended to April 30th 2020. All programs and room bookings scheduled for March are officially cancelled including the Annual Spring Cleanup March 28th. An announcement regarding programs in April will be forthcoming in the following weeks. While staff will not be available to interact with you face-to-face. Email and phone messages will be checked and followed-up with on a regular basis. Thanks very much for your understanding. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email us at info@jsca.bc.ca. Regards, JSCA