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<em>Goldcrest</em> scores moral victory in Yacht Race

Goldcrest scores moral victory in Yacht Race

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer  —  The team of eight Naval Fleet School (Pacific) members finished 16th out of the 31 boats in the Clallam Bay race aboard the Sail Training Vessel (STV) Goldcrest. Thirteen boats failed to finish due to challenging conditions. They placed 7th in their division, crossing the finish line at the entrance […]

CFB Esquimalt members gather for a photo with Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman and Kevin Bieksa during a ship visit on Jan. 20 as part of Hockey Day in Canada activities. Photo: Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada

Hockey dreams coming true

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — Playing hockey with a childhood goaltending idol was a moment to remember for Petty Officer First Class (PO1) Randy Collens of Naval Fleet School (Pacific). The goaltender with the CFB Esquimalt men’s and senior men’s Tritons hockey teams met Bill Ranford as they shared goaltending duties in this year’s Hockey Day […]

Naval Fleet School (Pacific) Conducts Demolition Training

Naval Fleet School (Pacific) Conducts Demolition Training

Kateryna Bandura, Editor — This past week, regular and reserve force boatswains from the west coast got to detonate explosives at the site of a former leper colony. Eleven students participated in demolition training on the Bentinck Island range June 27-30, under the watchful eye of highly trained instructors. The Rank Qualification Sailor Third Class (RQS3) […]