UBC SAILING CLUB / Tsunami News October 21st, 2014 UBC Sailing Annual General Meeting (AGM), October 29th 6PM, NW Room at Jericho Sailing Center Executive Committee for 2015! - Positions available! Windsurfing Derigging Party & Windsurfing Gear Swap, November 2nd 10:00am
UBC SAILING AGM
UBC Sailing Annual General Meeting, 6PM Wed October 29th 2014, NW Room at Jericho Sailing Center
Please join us for the UBC Sailing Club's Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Wednesday, October 29th at 1800h in the Northwest room at the Jericho Sailing Centre (1300 Discovery Street, Vancouver). Pizza will be served! We will review the events from the past year, as well as elect members for our Executive Committee for the 2014-15 season. We highly encourage you to attend the AGM to learn more about the operations of our club. We also hope that you will run for one of our elected positions on our Executive Committee. Voting will take place to nominate the 2015 Executive committee, and both accomplishments from the 2014 year and major goals and direction for the future of the club will be presented.
Ever Thought of Joining the UBC Sailing Executive Committee? We Have Openings!
The executive committee is a close-knit group of volunteers who help run every aspect of the club, from lessons to boat repairs, to website design, key card system, social events, Sailing team events, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, budget management and daily runnings of the club. We are currently looking to fill the following positions for the 2015 year: Vice-Commodore: Support the Commodore in running the club. Powerboat Officer: Responsible for ensuring powerboats are in working condition. Powerboat/motor repair skills and/or a vehicle with towing hitch would be very useful, but not required. JSCA Representative: Attends both UBC Sailing and JSCA meetings to liason between the clubs Social Chair: Help organize and orchestrate the main yearly party and many other fun club events! Sailing Team Representative & President: Responsible for representing the sailing team throughout the winter and summer months. President should ideally be a member of the sailing team. Vanguard Bosun: Responsible for ensuring the Vanguard fleet is operable through the summer months, including plenty of hands-on boat repair (e.g. fiberglassing). Laser Bosun: Same as the Vanguard Bosun, but for the Laser fleet. Multihull Bosun: Same as the Vanguard Bosun, but for the Multihull fleet (Nacras, Hobies). Skiff Bosun: Same as the Vanguard Bosun, but for the Skiff fleet (RS500, RS800). Windsurfing Social Coordinator: Responsible for organizing Windsurfing social events.
The following is a list of positions are also open to apply for, however there are already 1 or more members running for these positions currently. Successful applicants for all positions will be chosen by vote at the UBC AGM on Oct 29th, 6PM at Jericho Sailing Center: Commodore, Treasurer, Registrar, IT/Cards, IT/Registration, IT/Website, Head Instructor, Windsurfing Coordinator, Safety Officer, Secretary, Facilities, Social Outreach Chair, Social Outreach Assistant, Merchandise, Social Assistant, Keats Organizer, Sailing Team Representative, Monohull Fleet Captain, Monohull (FJ) Bosun, High Performance (RS500,RS800,Hobie,Nacra) Fleet Captain, Windsurfing Fleet Captain, Windsurfing Bosun, Kayaking Fleet Captain, and Kayaking First Officer.
If you have any questions about any of the positions, please don't hesitate to ask the relevant current executive members. Their email addresses can be found at http://ubcsailing.org/exec.html.
If you would like to apply for a position, please email the commodore at
with the position(s) you are interested in. Her email address can be found at the above link also. Thank you!
Windsurfing Derigging Party & Windsurfing Gear Swap, November 2nd 10:00AM & 2:00PM
Come out to the windsurfing derigging party Nov.2 and get those final volunteer hours or just come for a fun windsurfing themed day! We'll be meeting at 10:00AM by the L1/L2 sails, derig and do some general clean up of the windsurfing gear.
At 1:00PM we'll have a BBQ, so bring your own meat and something to share! It will be a great chance for all the windsurfing members to mingle, talk windsurfing and plan fun events for next year!
At 2:00PM there is the windsurfing swap so you can stick around to meet the windsurfing community outside Jericho and check out the swap for any good deals!
Please RSVP at
if you can come to the derigging party. If it's stormy or really windy we'll postpone. So it's important you RSVP so I know you're planning on coming. See you there!