Progressing from the Level 2 program, this course will focus on how to prepare for a surf ski race in the open water. A paddler must be comfortable with paddling and able to remount in rough water to join this course as we will be paddling outside False Creek to English Bay area.

This advanced course will cover

  • How to ride on swells and waves confidently
  • Reading water, wind, tide
  • Downwind (pending on logistics such as number of cars with roof racks)
  • Advanced paddling technique
  • Beach launch & landing

Class capacity

8 – with a maximum of 6 club boats being reserved

Class time

Sundays, 1:00 to 2:30pm

Number of classes

10 sessions

Dates and practice times

July 31 to October 23 (No session from Aug 28 to Sept 11)


English Bay


$ 315.00 (GST included)


Andrew Sugianto


Must have at least a General membership of the FCRCC club.
Click here for more information or join now to become a member today.
Have completed Adult Surfski – Level 2 or comfortable with paddling in open water.
Car with roof racks (optional)


Paddlers are required to provide their own PFD.
Club boats will be available for participants to use or they may bring their own boat.

Registration links