BHSS Upcoming Drop-In Session

Tool Sharpening Talk and Demo

Date: Saturday, April 15th 2017

Time: 1:00-3:00pm

Location: Richmond Boatbuilders

Free Admission

Join expert Henk Suys and bring a dull tool to this session to learn some hands-on sharpening skills. Please feel free to invite friends and family to this demonstration, all are welcome.

Notice of the Annual General Meeting
Britannia Heritage Shipyard Society

Time and Date:
11 am, Saturday, March 25, 2017
Registration opens at 10:00 am.

Chinese Bunkhouse, Britannia Heritage Shipyard

5180 Westwater Drive Richmond BC, V7E 6P3

Please note:
As per the new BC Societies Act that came into effect November 28, 2016, proxies will not be accepted at the AGM for voting purposes. The Society is updating the constitution and bylaws, as per the requirement. Depending upon the outcome, once the new bylaws have been approved by the members, proxies may be accepted at future meetings.

AGM Agenda

  1. Meeting call to order
  2. Establish quorum
  3. Accept agenda
  4. Approval of minutes of previous AGM*
  5. Report from Chair Loren Slye
  6. Report from City of Richmond – Mike Redpath
  7. Financial statements
    1. Report from Treasurer – Rob Hayman
    2. 2017 Budget
  8. Appointment of the Auditor
  9. Insurance Review
  10. Governance update – Andy Hobbs
  11. Election of new Directors
    The following Directors are re-standing for election to the Board of Directors for a two-year term:
    • Carl Hibbert
    • Andy Hobbs
    • David Chinn
  12. Other business
  13. Meeting adjournment
  14. Regular Board Meeting to follow immediately.

    *Note: the previous year's AGM minutes are available at the members only page.
    (Need a username and password? Please email Beckie at

Once Upon a Christmas Time in Steveston

Saturday, December 3
11:00am - 4:30pm
Location: Seine Net Loft
Free Admission

Meet local artists and wooden boat enthusiasts for Christmas music, decorations, and festive cheer.  Purchase a special gift for someone on your holiday list at this free Christmas fair.

Please contact if you have any questions.

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On Tuesday, November 8th at 7 pm, join us in the Chinese Bunkhouse at Britannia Heritage Shipyard, in the historic Steveston Village, in Richmond BC for an exciting, sometimes scary and always humerous presentation with Rob O'Dea and Arnt Arntson. The topic is WHAT I DID ON MY SUMMER VACATION - THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF VANCOUVER ISLAND.

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