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FCRCC on Canada Day

This Canada Day, the club invited the public to swing by, meet some members, and take a spin in a dragon boat with some of our established paddlers.  Thanks to some terrific FCRCC volunteers, there were over 200 new paddlers introduced to the sport of Dragon boating.  There were smiles all around. Meanwhile, on another location on Granville Island, the FCRCC  with local partners promoted the club’s environmental philosophy of working to help preserve the False Creek waterways through education and concerted garbage clean-up efforts.    

Dragon boat – Race Ready

    Introduction To Dragon Boat – RACE READY If you’ve ever wanted to paddle in a dragon boat and have that race experience but lack confidence in your paddling abilities, the FCRCC INTRODUCTION TO DRAGON BOAT – RACE READY Corporate Program welcomes you!!   This 4-week program will get you RACE READY for a local Event/Festival.  This program is offered 1x/week for approximately 1.5 hours and provide the opportunity to experience the thrill of preparing for a dragon boat race with like-minded individuals in a safe and supervised environment.  The dragon boat race experience is often a great way to […]

Around Bowen Island OC6 and small boat race – July 27, 2019

    Hosted by False Creek Racing Canoe Club, this race starts and finishes in Snug Cove. About half way around Bowen Island, Tunstall bay, will be used as a beach change out point. A buoy will be place outside the bay. Padders are to organize rides to and from Tunstall bay. The race has 2 legs, a 15km leg and a 18km leg but crews can change out here or do the full race as iron. The direction of the race will be made in the morning based on the wind to try to get the best surfing. The […]

OC6 Novice paddling 2019 starts in May!!

  If you’ve never paddled in an outrigger, or lack confidence in your paddling abilities, the False Creek Racing Canoe Club Novice Program welcomes you to learn basics of paddling technique, boat safety and outrigger culture! 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. It is a lot of fun! Once you have completed the novice session, we encourage you to advance into one of the FCRCC […]