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Sailing companion:  Accompany Silver fleet sailors. Be an experienced racer with good knowledge of Racing Rules of Sailing.  Experience with the Martin 16 if possible. Please download and read the Mobility Cup Sailing Companion Guidelines. All week during Silver Fleet racing times (See schedule)
Safety boat driver/helper   Ability to do some quick boat adjustments/repairs on the water. PCOC card for driver. Canadian Power Squadron Boat Rescue training would be an asset. All week during racing times
Spectator boat:   take volunteers, family members & members of the press out to watch the racing Power or sailboat with sufficient cockpit space for 4 people or more, as well as PFDs for all onboard. All week during racing times
Transfer volunteer:  help sailors with their life jackets & assist them in getting in & out of the boats.   Prior knowledge of doing transfers with hydraulic lifts is an asset, however some on-site training will be provided.   All week during racing times
Wheelchair valet: move wheelchairs off the docks during racing & bring them back afterwards. No previous experience required. Training will be provided as needed. All week during racing times
Boat rigging/derigging    Familiarity with basic dinghy rigging. All week prior to & after racing 
Yard help: Container unloading and loading, mast stepping, launch/haul out. Ability to climb in & out of containers and use a drill and crowbar. Experience launching/prepping sailboats.  Weekends prior to and after the regatta
Meals:  Picking up food from suppliers, setting up tables with food & cleanup, bussing tables, helping competitors with meals.  Just a nice smile! All week during meal times & social events
Parking monitor:  Keeping order in the club parking lot.  No previous experience required! All week, mostly mornings when sailors & volunteers arrive for the day.
Clean-up crew:   Helping to keep the buildings and grounds clean. No previous experience required! All week, mostly at the end of each day. 

Northern Yacht Club

27 Seaview Dr.
North Sydney, NS
B2A 3N5



06 Dec 2022 North Sydney, CA


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UV index 0 - Low
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