Remembrance Day

Winter Is Coming!  SI’s and NOR’s

Winter Is Coming! SI’s and NOR’s

Polar Bear Series / Racing / Remembrance Day / VRC

That’s right! The Polar Bear Series and the Remembrance Day Race are right around the corner. Notice of Race for the Polar Bear Series is available now. Get your Sailing Instructions for the Polar Bear Series while you’re at it. The Remembrance Day race is a separate event from the Polar Bear Series, so please register (for free) by going to the Remembrance Day Race page. You can also ... Read More »

VRC Racing Awards & Volunteer Appreciation Dinner – October 15th

Ken & Barbie / Polar Bear Series / Racing / Remembrance Day / SHAG / Summer Regatta / VARC / VRC

VRC’s Racing Awards & Volunteer Appreciation Dinner is coming up October 15th @ 1800hrs. Tickets are just $20. Call the office at (604) 687-3400 to purchase your tickets today!   Read More »

Racing Photos Available on the VRC Yachting Flickr Feed

Racing Photos Available on the VRC Yachting Flickr Feed

Ken & Barbie / Polar Bear Series / Racing / Remembrance Day / SHAG / VRC

That’s right, there’s plenty of photos of all the racing action available on our Flickr Photostream.  Photos are uploaded after every race (well usually a few days after), so check back often to see the great photos taken by Ian Cameron (Corra Jane) and Melissa Alfreds (from aboard the committee boat). If you have photos of your own that you’d like to share, please contact Fleet ... Read More »

Remembrance Day Race – 2014

Remembrance Day Race – 2014

Racing / Remembrance Day / VRC

Yes, we remembered. Those who have fallen, that we may enjoy the life we have, are indeed remembered in the best way we know how, by going right out there and doing things that they have made possible. In our case, it’s yacht racing. At 11 AM we on the committee boat blew the horn several times to let the fleet know that the two minutes of silence was starting. Yes, we remembered. And we are... Read More »

Remembrance Day Results!

Remembrance Day Results!

Racing / Remembrance Day / VRC

What a fantastic day on English Bay.  Beautiful sunshine and strong winds greeted sailors participating in the VRC Remembrance Day Pursuit Race.  Twenty Two boats ranging from the 22′ Desiderata up to the 50′ Surfrider made it out to the start area.  At 11:00 the fleet observed two minutes of silence in remembrance for the men and women who have served, and continue to serve our countr... Read More »

Remembrance Day Starting Sequence Posted

Remembrance Day Starting Sequence Posted

Racing / Remembrance Day / VRC

Registration is now closed and the starting sequence for the Remembrance Day Pursuit Race has now been posted. Download the starting sequence here: See you on the water tomorrow! Read More »

Remembrance Day Pursuit Race

Remembrance Day Pursuit Race

Racing / Remembrance Day / VRC

The Remembrance Day Pursuit Race has long been a tradition in Vancouver. Originally hosted by FCYC and now by VRC, this event starts with 2 minutes of silence at 11:00 a.m. in remembrance for the men and women who have served, and continue to serve our country during times of war, conflict and peace. Please read the Notice of Race and register today! Shane Alfreds VRC Fleet Captain Read More »