Members Area

Returning Members 2023

This year we are encouraging returning members to renew their membership by eTransfer. You can still renew by cheque, as well! No credit card, though.

Contact the membership officer when requesting “Member on Leave” or “Member Emeritus” for discount codes before submitting the online renewal form.

Don’t delay, renew today!

Here is the membership fee structure.

Note that the JSCA membership fees are NOT included in your Viking membership payment. Once you renew your Viking membership, please visit the JSCA office to pay the JSCA membership fee, sign their waiver, and update your membership card.

Submit your Viking membership form, then

pay by eTransfer (preferred option):

  • Send an Interac eTransfer to
  • Use the following security question: ‘Name of the clubroom?’ (the answer is Asgard)
  • Type ‘Membership for [your name]’ in the ‘Message’ text field

pay by cheque:

  • Make cheques payable to the “Viking Sailing Club”
  • Send to Mark Murray, 610 – 63 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, V5Y 0G8

Have a safe and wonderful 2023 sailing year! 

Jonathan Verrett, Membership Officer

Ahoy New Members

Welcome  to the Members Area of the Viking Sailing Club website. You will find a variety of useful information to being a member of the club.

You might also like to check out the events calendar on the public part of our website for a listing of upcoming sailing and social events.

Club room lock combination: AHOY / 2469

JUNE 4th, 2022 will become WAKE / 9253

Note: Please remember to change the access code on the key box after closing.

Member News

Meet The Members Night 2023

Greetings, fellow Vikings!

After two long years of virtual meetings, we are thrilled to extend our invitation to you for the Vikings Meet the Members night. Let’s raise a toast to a fantastic sailing season ahead!

This event presents an incredible opportunity to connect with other members of the Vikings community and gain insight into the Club, the executive’s roles, responsibilities, and plans for 2023.

We invite you to join us on Friday, March 31, at 1800 in the Surf & Turf room on the second floor of the Jericho Sailing Club. Complimentary appetizers will be served, and beverages will be available for purchase. Pay parking is now in effect down at Jericho and we recommend that you consider using a rideshare or Uber if you plan to indulge in alcoholic beverages.

Here are the event details:
 Friday, March 31, 2023
Time: 1800 – 2100
Location: Jericho Sailing Club, 1300 Discovery St

Please share this invitation with anyone interested in joining the Vikings Sailing Club!

We are looking forward to seeing you there

2022 Viking Sailing Club Sailpast

Ahoy there Vikings! 

After a two-year pandemic, are you ready to test our courage and fearless Viking mettle? If so, you are in luck; the highlight of the sailing calendar, 2022 Viking Sailpast, is approaching!
We encourage all members to join us to celebrate the 2022 Viking Sailing Club Sailpast on Saturday, June 4th, between 10:30 and 17:00

Sailpast Itinerary

1030: Arrive at the beach and find your crew.
1100: Vice-Commodore safety message.
1130:  Set Sail, water cannons at the beach ready.
Noon: Sail past Tyra, starboard tack only salute the Commodore, and collect a shot of champagne from Commodore’s tray
1210: Sail past Tyra, starboard tack only and fire your water pistols, buckets, water pumps, and anything that fires water at the Vikings on the boat (and at any other Vikings in the Sail past fleet)! Also, try to collect more shots of champagne from Tyra at the same time!
1300: Back on shore to put boats away.
1400: Retire back to the hanger for cocktail hour (Please bring cash, coins preferable).
1430: Lunch
1700: Party on at The Galley

  • We’ve booked the hanger to have a long communal table in front of the club room. Rain or shine, we’ll enjoy our club lunch
  • Lunch fee: $18 per person (early bird discount) / $20 on the day.
  • If you’d like to join us for lunch on the day, please confirm your attendance as soon as possible by registering your name, number of your group, and food preference by updating the sheet here no later than May 30th


  •    Carnivores: Grilled barbecue salmon
  •    Lacto vegetarian: Eggplant/mushroom dish (Or similar)


  •    Assortment of crisp, warm, green vegetables
  •    Crunchy, baked potatoes
  •    Seasonal vegetables / Salad
  •    A delicious selection of desserts


  • You don’t need to find crew beforehand – choose a boat, and fellow Vikings will sign up too.
  • Friends and family are all welcome to join us for lunch!! The more, the merrier.
  • We need volunteers to help us with setting up, music, registration, handling the bar, BBQ and clean up – please give back to the club and indicate what volunteering you can help with when you send in the sign-up form.
  • If you plan to consume alcohol, we recommend carshare, having a designated driver or using public transport after leaving the event.
  • Please advise if you can drive our fellow Vikings to major transit lines and the number of available seats.



  • Please attend the mandatory safety message at 11:00 am.
  • Although sail past is one of the most colourful highlights of the year, especially after we had to skip it for the last two years, please remember: safety is the utmost priority. Please refrain from damaging any vessel and ensure the safety of your crew at all times.
  • Only seniors in training and above are allowed to take the helm.
  • Tasers (maximum of 3 people/boat) / Lasers (maximum of 2 people/boat) / Quest (maximum of 4 people)
  • Catamaran is not allowed.
  • Vikings Sailing Club doesn’t endorse drinking and driving. If you choose to exceed recommended standard drink quantities, please support taxi and car shares to return safely home.

Please let me know if you have any questions via

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Sertan Gun

Meet the Vikings Virtual Meeting – 2022

Ahoy Vikings!

We invite you to a Virtual Meet the Vikings night to celebrate the beginning of a beautiful sailing season, connect with Vikings members and learn more about the Club and the 2022 season.

This year, we are excited to have five-time Olympian Canadian Sailor Nikola Girke join us to share her experiences and answer our questions. Nikola is amongst a few elite athletes who have transitioned from one sport to another and has achieved a top 10 in the world across three different sports disciplines. She represented Canada in sailing in the 470s, windsurfing and mixed-multihull races.

Please share this invite with others who may be interested in joining the Vikings Sailing Club!

You can join the meeting by scanning the QR code or entering the zoom meeting link below on the 31st.

Event Details:
Thursday, March 31, 2022
Time: 1930 – 2030

How to join the meeting: 

On your computer:

On your Mobile/Tablet:

  •    Option 1) Click here to join 
  •    Option 2) Launch your camera, scan the QR code and click the that appears on your screen.

Meeting Agenda:

  • 1930: Welcome, Club Overview and updates on upcoming Training, Racing  and Club Cruises
  • 1940: Nikola Girke Introduction and Q&A session
  • 2010: Updates on Beach Fleet & Facilities
  • 2015: Q&A
  • 2030: Wrap Up

Please reach out to Sertan Gun at or 778 758 1001 if you have any questions.

We look forward to seeing you soon!