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Group shot of HMCS Malahat’s Ship’s Company that participated in the Malahat Orca-Class Training Sail on the foc’sle of Orca-Class Training Vessel PCT Moose 62. Photo: Acting Sub-Lieutenant Carson Stoney.

HMCS Malahat crews Orca-Class Training Sail

Lt(N) Donald Den, HMCS Malahat PAO — HMCS Malahat conducted a self-directed Orca-Class Training Sail over the Victoria Day long weekend, with support from Patrol Craft Training Unit (PCTU). Over three days, 23 Malahat sailors of varying ranks took PCT Moose 62 to sea for training in navigation, seamanship, responses to shipboard emergencies and familiarization […]

Sailor 3rd Class Isabelle Maguet of HMCS Malahat keeps a close eye on the 135 boats at the start line of the 79th Swiftsure Yacht Race, including the Royal Canadian Navy training vessel Goldcrest, centre, off Clover Point on May 25. Photo: Lieutenant (Navy) Donald Den.

HMCS Malahat on station for windy start to 79th Swiftsure Yacht Race

Lt(N) Donald Den, HMCS Malahat PAO  —  For hundreds of boaters and spectators, the end of May marked the Swiftsure International Yacht Race. In its 79th year, Swiftsure is the largest sailing race on the west coast of North America and draws hundreds of participants and boats to Victoria. About 135 boats were entered in the […]

HMCS Malahat on parade: (L-R): Sailor 3rd Class (S3) Cooper Vasey, S3 Malcolm Rorvik, and S3 Callum Leblanc of HMCS Malahat wave to the crowds from aboard one of Malahat’s Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats during the 124th Thrifty Foods Victoria Day Parade in downtown Victoria, May 20. Photo: Lt(N) Donald Den.

HMCS Malahat takes part in 124th Annual Victoria Day Parade

Lt(N) Donald Den, HMCS Malahat PAO  —  In between the marching contingent of Sea Cadets and vehicles from the 39 Service Battalion, members of HMCS Malahat waved down at the crowds from a trailered Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), being pulled along in a truck driven by Sailor 1st Class (S1) James Kilpatrick.  “It’s awesome being […]