Jericho Sailing Centre, Vancouver

The Jericho Sailing Centre on Jericho Beach on the southern shores of Vancouver is full of hundreds of boats - owned or ones for rent. There are many companies and clubs offering lessons and activities for beach goers to explore the ocean beyond the Centre. CREDIT: Venture Vancouver, SOURCE: www.venturevancouver.com

Kayak lessons and rentals are a few of the activities avaliable to visitors to the Jericho Sailing Centre on the shores of Vancouver.

STATS

Type:

Water Sport

Season:

All Seasons

Weather:

Rain, Overcast, Windy, Clear, Sunny, Calm

Time:

3 hours

Cost:

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What to bring:

Camera, Questions, Sense of Curiosity, Waterproof Clothing

Walking along the southern shore of Vancouver amidst the beautiful beaches and expansive waterfront homes, this concrete structure is an oddity - its function however is vital to the residents and visitors of the city, providing lessons, rentals and storage for a wide range of watercraft and sports creating a sense of community in the area. The Jericho Sailing Centre is a large building offering lessons for kayaking, sailing, windsurfing and more. The clubs and group activities avaliable at the Centre has made it a hub for people throughout the year enjoying the ocean waters at its door, offering an oceanside community for a wide range of ages and skill levels.

On the most westerly shores of Vancouver's Jericho beach is the Jericho Sailing Centre, a large concrete building surrounded by an enormous chain link fence. This relatively unassuming building is one of the beach's most interesting. Within its chained interior are hundreds of watercraft - everything from kayaks to large schooners used as teaching tools or privately owned by nearby citizens who take to the water throughout the year to experience English Bay's sights, sounds and water.

The Sailing Centre offers experienced teachers in a variety of boating backgrounds. It is common to see large and small boats or dozens of kayaks loaded with beginners, experts and instructors learning to navigate the shores of Vancouver or gaining certification for annual passes.

The Centre is less of a club and more geared towards community as it strives to create a foundation for residents, visitors and nearby students to learn the fundamentals of a variety of boat types and sizes as well as a myriad of sports.

The numerous instructed courses or for experienced persons, rentals is a new element to the activities offered in the Vancouver Region. Taking advantage of both land and water (as well as air), the Jericho Sailing Centre - located on Jericho Beach is a perfect place to enjoy some of the city's most unique experiences that caters to individuals, groups and families.

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Jericho Sailing Centre, located on the western edge of Jericho Beach in Vancouver, British Columbia is full of equipment and friendly instructors teaching people the basics of a variety of types of boating - from sailing to kayaking.


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The rental building is found on the western edge of Jericho Beach near the Pier


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