Contact Information



 Chris Maier
Chris Maier
Vice Commodore
Ben Sproule
Rear Commodore
Steph LeBlanc
John Palle
Bob Gauthier
Fleet Captain
Graham Heath
House & Grounds
Dana Govang
Fern Beattie


Past Commodore David Mitchell  
Entertainment Cass Jutting Email
Member-at-Large George Godwin Email
Training Officer Adam Checketts Email
Small Boats Officer Bill White Email
Junior Advisor Jen Harvey Email
Foreshore Bill Brekelmans Email
Environment Officer Ray Stacey Email
Communications Officer Ray Weisgerber Email
Squadron Appointments    
Bar Supervisor Ray Weisgerber Email
Galley Suzie Wright Email
BC Marine Parks Forever Rep Pauline Haines Email
Council of BC Yacht Clubs rep Pauline Haines Email
PHRF Handicapper Jack Stacey  
PHRF Rep Graham Heath  
Racing Graham Heath Email
Reciprocal Coordinator Judi Dennett Email
Historian/Archivist Lesley Quin  
BC Sailing Rep Kerry Blaauw Email
Disabled Sailing Rep Kris Thannhauser  
Class Captains    
Cruising Marc Dumais Email
Racing Graham Heath Email
Foreshore Committee    
Marina Repairs Derk Van Hees  
Marina Repairs Alan Reece  
Haulout Coordinator Jack Dennett Email
Dinghy Coordinator Barry White  
Dinghy Coordinator Brian Rach  
Electrical Monitor Andrew Ludington  
Moorage/Renewals Bill Brekelmans Email
Moorage/Neglected Boats Dana Govang  
Stores Dave Gasser  


Honorary Members

RAdm A. Macdonald - Commander, Maritime Forces Pacific
Cmdre J.B. Zwick - Commander, Pacific Fleet
Capt(N) B. Costello - Chief of Staff, MARPAC
Capt(N) M. Drews- Commander, Naval Personnel Training Group
Capt(N) J. Boyd- Base Commander, CFB Esquimalt
Capt(N) E. Hooper – Commanding Officer, FMF Cape Breton
Cdr J. Elbourne - Commandant Naval Fleet School Pacific
Cdr G. Walker – Queens Harbour Master, Esquimalt
Her Worship Barb Desjardins – Mayor of Esquimalt
Mr. S. Bingham – Director Esquimalt Graving Dock
Honorary Life Member
Paul Ulibarri – CYA Race Management Committee Chairman
Life Members

Dick Burton
Paul Jensen
Bruce McCallum
Jack Stacey
Betty Tyre
James Tyre

Mailing Address

Canadian Forces Sailing Association

1001 Maple Bank Road
Victoria, BC V9A 4M2

  • Squadron Office: 250-385-8873 (answering machine)
  • Squadron Lounge: 250-385-2646
  • Foreshore: 250-385-2467
  • Fax: 250-385-1873
  • Disabled Sailing Association: 250-477-6314

Emergency Contacts

Police – Fire – Ambulance – Emergency 911

Marine Emergency

  • VHF Channel 16 (when you call *16 that takes you to Vancouver CG Radio who will then relay all of the info to JRCC.  You can call JRCC direct with #727 or #SAR.)
  • Cellular Telephone (Star 16): *16

Victoria Rescue Coordination Centre

  • Victoria area calls: 250-413-8933
  • Toll free: 1-800-567-5111
  • You can call JRCC direct with #727 or #SAR

Vessel Assistance and Towing

  • C-Tow Victoria/Sidney: 250-217-5396

 Coast Guard

  • General Information: 250-480-2600
  • Marine Communications & Traffic Services
    • Toll Free 1-800-661-9202
    • Victoria Area Shift Supervisor: 250-363-6333
  • Marine Weather
    • VHF Ch 1, 2 or 3
    • Local Recorded: 250-363-6717
    • Continuous Marine Broadcast: 250-363-6880
    • Live Talk: 1-900-565-5555 ($2.99/min)
  • Fisheries Conservation & Protection: 250-363-3252

Marine Pollution Reporting

  • Pacific Region: 1-800-889-8852 (24 hours)

CFB Esquimalt

  • Base Operator: 250-363-2000
  • Base Security/Military Police: 250-363-4418
  • CFB Esquimalt Base Fire Department (non-emergency): 250-363-2224
  • MARPAC Operations Centre: 250-363-2425
  • Base CE Trouble Desk (Buildings and Services) 250-363-2009
  • QHM Vessel Traffic Esquimalt/Port Security:
    • 250-363-5310
    • VHF Channel 10
  • QHM Operations Officer: 250-363-2160

Canada Customs

  • CANPASS: 1-888-226-7277
  • CANPASS Victoria: 250-363-0222
  • Ships Clearance: 250-363-3393

US Coast Guard 13th District

  • Group Port Angeles
    • Emergencies Only
      • VHF 16
      • 360-457-4404
      • Cell *24 (*CG) (not accessible by all cell phones)
      • Non-emergencies: (360) 417-5840
  • Group Seattle
    • Emergencies
      • VHF 16
      • 206-220-7001‎
      • 1-800-982-8813
      • VHF *24 (*CG) (not accessible by all cell phones)
      • Non-emergencies: 206-587-0307

Poison Control Centre 1-800-567-8911

Esquimalt Contact Info

  • Police (Non-emergency): 250-995-7654
  • Fire (Non-emergency): 250-414-7126