Yearly Archives: 2018

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Winter rules and Night Paddling

Winter Paddling  – Winter rules come into effect on October 15th Winter rules are in effect from October 15th to April 15th. ALL PADDLERS MUST WEAR PFDs during bothdaylight and evening hours. Paddlers venturing West of the Burrard Street Bridge must stay within 50 m of shore at all times. There is no paddling when the temperature is below 0’C (including wind-chill) or when there is ice on Alder Bay. Personal risks of slips and falls because of ice on ramps and docks, risks of damage to equipment due to ice sheets on roadways, walkways, and ramps, and equipment damage because of extended […]

OC1 Huki Orientation continues

Essential orientation for the new FCRCC Huki OC1s continues Jackie has added new dates to the doodle for members to use to book their orientation of the FCRCC Huki’s.  You must attend one of these orientations to use a new boat.  The orientation will be about 30 minutes.  You will be asked to sign that you have attended on our up to date membership list, in order for the office to know who has completed an in person orientation.  Here is the link: New Orientation dates include:  July 26th at 6pm and Saturday July 28th at 9:15 am. As […]

FCRCC Women’s Regatta 2018 Results

It was another great day for dragon boating at the FCRCC Women’s Regatta on May 26th.  Congratulations to all the racers and the FCRCC Premier team for a great, well organized event.  Here are the results:   FCRCC Women’s Regatta 2018-Results

FCRCC Anniversary Pub Night – April 22, 2018

The more you know about the False Creek Racing Canoe Club, the more proud you are to wear its name.  The FCRCC started back in 1985 with the first Dragon boat team in North America.  We officially received our Society status in 1988 so that is our excuse for have a 30th Anniversary party.  The pub night will include a video session which will overview some of the magic moments of the origin and the continued success of the club.  Here is what we would love to see: Previous club members and hard working Executive members to come back for […]

FCRCC Novice OC6 is back again for the season

This is a co-ed program open to adults of all ages, and is coached by experienced FCRCC outrigger paddlers. Through this program, you will learn outrigger paddling technique (no paddling experience necessary), develop paddling fitness and be introduced to Hawaiian culture. Practices are held Mondays and Wednesday from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, leaving from the FCRCC Burrard site.  Practices are twice each week for 4 weeks. Warning, the more practices you attend, the more quickly you will become addicted to outrigger paddling! For full details see Outrigger Programs – Novice To register, use this link:

FCRCC March Madness Race Results 2018

FCRCC March Madness took place on March 24th and 25th.  Another great turnout for a well established race.  Here are the results for the two days   2018 MM Saturday Heat Results 2018 MM Sunday Heat Results 2018 MM Divisions Results for CORA   Pictures:

OC2 Tempest Orientation

You must attend these orientations in order to be allowed to go out in the OC2. The only other way to have access is if someone wants to be a Rep for a specific OC program, to orientate their group, they would be taking on the responsibility of conveying all the information. Any damage due to ” ignorance of policy or procedure from their paddlers would be their responsibility.If anyone was taking on this role, so they would be noted as such and get a signature.

FCRCC Senior C is recruiting – your chance to race in CCWC in Hungary, July 2018!

SENIOR C DRAGON BOAT TEAM IS RECRUITING We are a competitive Dragon Boat Team racing in the Women, Open and Mixed Divisions in local, national and international regattas.  We are racing at the Club Crew World Champs in Hungary, July 2018. Our Team is located on Granville Island. Practices are Sunday 9:30am and Thursday 7:30pm. Our head coach is Kamini Jain, 2 time Olympic kayaker, past Canada Premier Dragon Boart Team Member and Coach and current Canada Senior C Coach. THIS TEAM IS FOR YOU BECAUSE: You want to take your competition and paddling to higher level You have the […]