The walks always start at 1400hrs and last between 1.25 and 2 hours and are graded as to difficulty (a one booter is dead easy, a four booter is the most difficult we attempt) so you can decide if the walk is suitable for you.
Friends, relatives and dogs are more than welcome to accompany members on these walks.
Although the Sunday walks will show up on the Event Calendar, we communicate the details by email shortly before the scheduled walk.
Members - If you wish to be included on the email list, go to your “Profile Page”, scroll down to “Club Interests” and put a check mark in the “Walking” selection. (Don’t forget to save your changes)
If you think that you might want to join one of the walks, or want to find out a bit more about them, please contact Adrian Kershaw
So, join the walking group for a chance to keep up with old friends, make new ones and get some exercise in the bargain!
Monthly Ladies Luncheon.
Volunteer work Party
Great news! Jon Preston, member of the club since 2003, is willing to teach bridge at SNSYC. Jon became a Bridge Life Master in 1986, and in 2016 completed the Better Bridge Course Certificate approved by the American Contract Bridge League. He has taught in local clubs and on cruise ships.
The beginner course that Jon will teach is a long-standing course developed by Audrey Grant. There are eight lessons, each about 75 minutes, or 90 minutes with a break. There is an accompanying soft-cover book. Jon has a couple of copies and can order more, but the books are not important for the first two lessons. They are not available in bookstores, but Jon buys the books online and they will cost about $15.
Jon has offered to teach the course for $40 for members ($60 for non-members). The usual charge for the course is $80.
If you miss classes 1 or 2 you can catch up. It is NOT possible to catch up if you miss any classes from 3 onwards.
You can attend either on Wednesdays or Saturdays.
Register at the club bar.
Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club Racing
Spring Long Distance #2
SNSYC has an active, year-round racing program that offers both distance and round-the-buoys racing. In the winter we race on Sundays and in warmer months we race on Wednesday evenings as well as some Sundays. In addition, we also organize the overnight Patos Island Race in the Spring, the Challenging Racing and Social Happenings (CRASH) Regatta in late Summer and participate in similar races and regattas organized by other clubs as part of the Vancouver Island Racing Series (VIRS).
The Cotswolds Way
Last summer six members – Dianne and Peter Salmon, Barry and Maggie McNish and Rob and Elizabeth Powers – organized a hiking trip along the Cotswolds Way in England.
You’ll hear how they organized it, what gear they took with them, where they stayed, and, of course, how many pubs they went into! The photographs are delightful and they all have some good stories to tell.
Chef Rico will be providing an English themed buffet starting at 1800 ($30 including taxes and gratuity) and the talk will begin at 1915.
If you intend to come for the buffet it’s critical that you phone 250-656-4600 and let the staff know that you’ll be there – that way Chef Rico will know how much food to prepare!
SNSYC Blackline Patos Island Race
Spring Long Distance #3
The Incas and the Galapagos Islands
Presented by an engaging speaker
More information is coming for this presentation, Please check back soon!
Each Speakers' Series event is preceded by a special buffet prepared by our Chef and his staff and is served at 18:00.
The dishes Chef prepares are often inspired by the topic of the talk. In the past we’ve dined in style on French, Mexican, Russian, British, and Thai cuisines, just to mention a few.
Contact the staff at the club to book seats for the Buffet.
Starting at 19:15, we are treated to an illustrated talk by SNSYC members or presenters from the wider community.
The presentations deal with such things as sailing exploits, travelling on foot and by bicycle in foreign lands, cruising on ships and canal boats, environmental issues and much more.
Come join us as we start the new cruising season with our Easter Rendezvous
Telegraph Harbour Marina, Thetis Island
April 19 - April 22, 2019
--- Registration is now closed ---
Support for this event has been very successful - Thank You to all Members!
Further information will follow to those registered.
For other information, Please contact the Cruise host
Jack & Jill Easter Cruise
SNSYC Executive Monthly Meeting
Ladies Monthly Luncheon
Volunteer Work Party
Spring Long Distance #4
Spring Long Distance #5
SNSYC Opening Day and Sail Past
My Tai Pursuit
Come join our Victoria Day Rendezvous
Members' Open House
Round The Buoys #1
Cruise - Start June Park Rendezvous - Winter Cove Marine Park
Round The Buoys #2
Ladies Luncheon Tea put on by the Entertainment committee
Long Flotilla Cruise - Queens Sound
Join us on our flotilla to Queens Sound and rendezvous with
the Broughton's flotilla group at Echo Bay on Canada Day.
2019-06-07 to 2019-07-09
June 7 Depart Sidney
June 8 Gorge Harbour
June 11 Forward Harbour
June 14 Port Hardy
June 15 Fury Cove
June 16 Hakai Institute
June 17-21 Kildidt Sound, Spitfire Island, Queens Sound
June 22 Shearwater
June 23 Codville Lagoon
June 24 Sea Otter Inlet
June 27 Blunden Harbour
June 29 Joe Cove
June 30 Echo Bay for CANADA DAY!
July 4 Campbell River
July 6 Comox
July 9 Home
Queens Sound Itinerary
For further information please email: Cruise Host
Round The Buoys #3
Long Flotilla Cruise - Broughton Archipelago
Join us on our cruise to the Broughton's this summer!
Click on the link below to see the initial itinerary for the Broughton Cruise departing late June from Sidney:
Broughton Draft Itinerary
Round The Buoys #4
Round The Buoys #5
Round The Buoys #6
Round The Buoys #7
Round The Buoys #8
BBQ and Games
Summer Informal Cruise - Gulf Islands
2019-07-26 to 2019-08-04
Come join in our famous Informal Cruise around the Gulf Islands.
Informal Cruise Itinerary and Chart
Summer Fun #1
Summer Fun #2
Summer Fun #3
Single Handed Race
SNSYC Crash Regatta
Rum Race #1
SNSYC Special General Meeting
Cruise - Start Thanksgiving Rendezvous - Maple Bay Marina
Rum Race #2
SS - TBA
Rum Race #3
Rum Race #4
Great Pumpkin Pursuit
Fall Long Distance #1
Fall Long Distance #2
Fall Long Distance #3
Fall Long Distance #4
Fall Long Distance #5
Fall Long Distance #6
Rudolf's Revenge Invitational
New Year's Eve Dinner
Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club is non-profit organization.
PO Box 2521, Sidney, BC V8L 4B9