Membership to Oarlock and Sail (OLAS) is a yearly fee of $75 + ($5 admin fee). As a member you can learn or hone your skills building and repairing wooden boats.
You will automatically receive an email to notify you that your membership is up, and there will be a link called “plan management” where you can make any changes. If you run into any problems please contact us and we will help you out.
PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE SUSPENDED OSBUG MEMBERSHIP SIGNUP. PLEASE CHECK WITH US AT THE SHOP.
YOU HAVE TO BE AN OLAS MEMBER BEFORE
YOU CAN JOIN OSBUG
Members of Oarlock and Sail may also join the ‘Oarlock and Sail Boat Users Group’, or OSBUG. Members of OSBUG are able to use the Club’s boats, unsupervised, for short outings around False Creek and English Bay.
YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO SAIL OR
ROW IN ORDER TO USE OUR BOATS.
WE DO NOT OFFER SAILING LESSONS.
JERICHO SAILING CLUB DOES.
The cost for joining OSBUG is $75 + ($5 admin fee) per year. This fee helps cover the cost of insurance.
Currently available boats are the Vogler (rowboat), Ragna (row / sailboat), Enke (row / sailboat), and Button Swan (rowboat, or sailboat for experienced crew of two).
Sign up for Membership
(please note there is a $5 fee for signing up online)
Click the button below to get started.
For OSBUG members, in order to take our boats out you have to complete the following steps:
- Pleasure Craft Operator Card to completely understand the rules of water safety, It can be taken on line at www.boat-ed.com/canada
- sign a waiver for insurance purposes at the float house workshop
- get the combination for access to the dock
- orientation of where the sign-out sheet, life jackets, sails and oars are stored
- there is a Google calendar on our site where you can reserve a boat so everyone knows when the boats are out or reserved. Send an email for an invite to google calendar.
Other benefits are:
- workshops for members
- field trips for members
- participation in Wooden Boat Festivals
- Annual members “dock barbecue”
- Invitation to “Heritage Harbour Classic” sailing race