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Surfski – Intermediate – July 26 to August 16, 2020

Surfski – Intermediate Date:  July 26, August 2, 9 and 16 Time:  12:15 to 1:45 pm Location: Alder Bay Fee:  $140 plus GST Membership:  Must be a full member of the FCRCC club To register:  Click here Coach:  Andrew Sugianto Take your Surfski skills up a level.  Learn to surf on your surfski, do a workout under the guidance of an experienced coach, Andrew Sugianto

Surfski – Introduction – July 26 to August 16, 2020

Introduction to Surfski – This is the year to try something different and access the FCRCC club surfskis.  Expand your paddling horizons!   The goal at the end of sessions is to have paddlers confident in taking the surfski out in the Creek themselves. Please note these session run for 1.5 hours Maximum for session: 5 x 4 sessions. (The club has 5 Surfskis) WHAT: 4 session program for those wanting to try a new club boat. The 4 sessions will cover: Removing the boats from East Shed and returning boats with COVID Club Protocol How to enter and exit from dock, […]

Next OC1 orientation – July 11, 2020

Summer OC-1 Orientations All paddlers using the OC-1 and other club equipment must be individual members of the False Creek Racing Canoe Club and must undergo a formal orientation to the club equipment. They must have club photo id to participate. The main purpose of the orientation is for safety reasons to ensure the paddler can recover from a huli and to ensure the proper care and usage of the boats. The orientation to the C-Lion is for any member who has not received any previous and recorded orientation on this solo.   To obtain your link to the Registration system […]

Free one hour coached OC1 paddle session

The Free one hour coached OC1 paddle session will be held the following day after your OC1 orientation and huli recovery.  Participants should have their C-lion on the dock and rigged by 1 pm.  The following will take place: Register at:  click here Coach to check for correct rigging Review of putting the boat in the water Boat entry from dock Review of basic paddling technique How to maneuver the solo boat Practice within Alder Bay Returning boats to shed Paddlers should bring their pfd, paddle and a change of clothes in the event of a huli Paddlers are reminded […]

NEW: V-1 Technique sessions

V-1 Technique Sessions Dates:  July 14, 21, 28 and August 4th Time:  6:30 pm to 7:30pm Fee:  $140.00 plus GST Coach:  Kamini Jain Membership:  Must be a full member of the FCRCC club If you have been in a V-1 at least five times or more, these sessions are for you.  Come and learn tips and tricks to successful V-1 paddling with three time world champion medalist, Kamini Jain.  Kamini is eager to pass along to you, the fundamentals she has developed, with the help of other coaches, trial and error and hard work through her 12 years of V-1 […]

Club 5 km time trial – July 4, 2020 – race results are in!

Club Time Trial – July 4, 2020 A great day to race.  It was terrific that the Flatwater program was also out in force and joined the first summer club time trials.  Results are in!   Club results:  July 4th Club Time Trial Results Flatwater club results:  Flatwater Time Controls 5K – Sat July 4  

Introduction to Marathon Canoes- session full – watch for future sessions

This 4 week session will orient paddlers to the club marathon canoes.  This includes the different club marathon canoe designs how to rig the canoe entry and exit techniques stability Manoeverability Steering Dates:  Thursdays:  July 9, 16, 23 and 30th Time:  6 pm to 7 pm Meet at Alder bay.  Bring your own PFD and mask Coaches:  Daphne Brockington and Barb Willson Fee:  $100 plus GST Register:   click here  

Club 5km time trial – July 4th – including race results

Club Wide 5K Time Trials Summer Series Club time trials are now being set for our summer –  lets get back on the water! ‘HEAT 1: 8a – 9a (Arrive at 7:30a to get your club boat) HEAT 2: 10a – 11a (Arrive at 9:30a to get your club boat) HEAT 3: 12p – 12:30p (Arrive at 11:30a to get your boats set up) Flatwater HEAT 4: Flatwater HEAT 5: Flatwater Each heat will have time to rig and a short warm up paddle, so long as you are back 10 mins before the gun goes off at 8am to be able […]