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The following schedule is tentative and subject to change without notice.

Upcoming events

    • May 07, 2018
    • May 24, 2018
    • 6 sessions
    • Burrard Civic Marina and English Bay



    Tiddly Cove Yacht Club (TCYC) wants to introduce people to sailboat racing.

    Open to everyone interested in getting started racing; new crew, new sailors and new racers (space permitting.) 

    We want people with boats, crew and mentors.  When registering let us know whether you are Skipper with a boat, crew or mentor. 

    We will need someone (with a boat) to act / volunteer as a race committee boat May 8 and May 15.

     

    Please register at TCYCmentorship@gmail.com


    Schedule:


    Starts May 7, 2018

    Week 1 - May 7, 6:00 pm- classroom session (location: Burrard Civic Marina)

    Week 1 - May 8, 6:00 pm - race day with a mentor aboard (location: English Bay)

    Week 2 - May 14 - classroom session

    Week 2 - May 15 - race day with mentor aboard

    Week 3 - May 22 - classroom session

    Week 3 - May 24 - race day with mentor aboard (Possibly participate in KYC Thursday Evening Race)

    (Maybe Week 4 - classroom session)

    (Maybe Week 4 - race day with mentor aboard)


    Topics covered:


    Racing rules

    (It is suggested to have a 2017 - 2020 rule book or buy one before the classes begin.  You can download them for free or if you prefer paperback Marine stores will have them.)
    (Paul Elvstrom Explains the Racing Rules of Sailing - 2017)

    •   Sportsmanship
    •   Avoid collisions (Rule 14)
    •   Starboard / Port
    •   Windward / Leeward
    •   Overtaking
    •   At the Marks
    •   Self policing / protest 
    •   Breaking a rule / exoneration

    Identifying wind direction

    Crew, getting crew and crew positions


    The race

    •    Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions
    •    Start
    •    Weather leg
    •    Weather\upwind mark
    •    Downwind leg
    •    Leeward mark
    •    Finish
    •   Shorten course
    •   Change of course

    Chart of English Bay showing prevailing winds / Currents


    Upwind sail trim

    •    Tell tales
    •    Sail shape / sail controls

    Spinnaker flying

    •   Set
    •   Gybe
    •   Douse


    Clear air

    Shifts - tacking / gybing

    Light / heavy wind sailing

    On the water - Short races

    • Starts
    • Windward marks
    • Leeward Marks
    • Finish

    Feel free to contact me with any questions TCYCmentorship@gmail.com

    See you May 7


Past events

April 16, 2018 EXTREMELY IMPORTANT Member Meeting
March 22, 2018 Tiddly Cove Yacht Club Social Meeting, Thursday March 22,2018
February 22, 2018 Member Meeting
January 18, 2018 Tiddly Cove Yacht Club Social Meeting, Thursday January 18, 2018
December 01, 2017 2017 TCYC Christmas Party & Awards Night
November 16, 2017 TCYC Annual General Meeting 2017
September 21, 2017 September 2017 Member's Meeting
June 23, 2017 2017 Alder Bay Raft Up
April 20, 2017 April Member's meeting
March 16, 2017 TCYC Members Meeting and Social, Thursday March 16, 2017
March 04, 2017 North U Rules & Tactics Seminar
February 16, 2017 Tiddly Cove Yacht Club Social Meeting, Thursday February 16, 2017
January 20, 2017 Tiddly Cove Social Activity, Vancouver Boat Show, January 20, 2017
December 08, 2016 2016 TCYC Christmas Party & Awards Night
November 17, 2016 TCYC Annual General Meeting 2016
October 20, 2016 Tiddly Cove Meeting, Thursday October 20, 2016
June 24, 2016 2016 Alder Bay Raft Up
April 20, 2016 Tiddly Cove Meeting, Wednesday April 20, 2016
March 11, 2016 Tiddly Cove Meeting, Thursday March 17, 2016
February 17, 2016 Tiddly Cove Meeting, WEDNESDAY, February 17, 2016
January 21, 2016 TCYC Social Night
December 03, 2015 TCYC Christmas Party & Awards Night
November 19, 2015 TCYC Annual General Meeeting
November 05, 2015 TCYC Executive Meeting
October 15, 2015 TCYC Social Night
June 26, 2015 Alder Bay Raft Up
April 16, 2015 TCYC Club Meeting
April 14, 2015 TCYC Executive Meeting
March 19, 2015 TCYC Social Night
February 28, 2015 TCYC Sponsors Club Judge Certification
February 19, 2015 TCYC Club Meeting
February 05, 2015 TCYC Executive Meeting
January 15, 2015 TCYC Social Night
January 13, 2015 TCYC Executive Meeting
December 04, 2014 TCYC Christmas Party & Awards Night
November 20, 2014 TCYC Annual General Meeeting
November 10, 2014 TCYC Executive Meeting
October 16, 2014 TCYC Social Night
October 07, 2014 TCYC Executive Meeting
September 18, 2014 TCYC Club Meeting
September 09, 2014 TCYC Executive Meeting
August 12, 2014 Scramble Volunteers & Executive Meeting
July 08, 2014 TCYC Scramble Organization Meeting
June 27, 2014 Alder Bay Raft Up
June 10, 2014 TCYC Executive Meeting
May 05, 2014 TCYC Executive Meeting
April 17, 2014 TCYC Club Meeting
April 08, 2014 TCYC Executive Meeting
March 20, 2014 TCYC Social Night
March 20, 2014 TCYC Executive Meeting
February 20, 2014 TCYC Club Meeting
February 11, 2014 TCYC Executive Meeting
January 16, 2014 TCYC Social Night
January 14, 2014 TCYC Executive Meeting
December 05, 2013 TCYC Christmas Party & Awards Night
November 21, 2013 TCYC Annual General Meeeting
November 13, 2013 TCYC Executive Meeting
October 17, 2013 TCYC Club Night
September 19, 2013 TCYC Club Night
August 06, 2013 TCYC English Bay Scramble Orginizational Meeting
July 29, 2013 TCYC English Bay Scramble Orginizational Meeting
July 16, 2013 TCYC Executive Meeting
June 28, 2013 Alder Bay Raft Up
June 11, 2013 TCYC Executive Meeting
May 13, 2013 TCYC Executive Meeting
April 18, 2013 TCYC Club Night
April 15, 2013 Executive Meeting
April 09, 2013 Executive Meeting
March 21, 2013 TCYC Club Night
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