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PNWORCA – March 2, 2019 – A great success

  Thanks to Rob, Veronica and and a whole list of volunteers that made this a great race day. Here is Rob’s report… Here are some of the accomplishments from the FCRCC winning paddlers from long course (the names we can quickly recognize) * Mike Berneman and partner, race winner in oc2 * Shane Martin 1st Surfski * Rob Magus 1st V1 * Carolyn Tse / Lori Stewart 1st women oc2 * Brad Morrison 1st oc1 60+ * Jaye Kerzner 1st women V1 60+ * Pam Watts Cornall  women oc1 50+ *  Raymond Wong FCRCC member winning paddlers from short […]

Spring into Outrigger with FCRCC’s Outrigger Intro Days

  Each session will comprise two 3 hour practices aimed at dragon boaters, flatwater paddlers and canoers wanting to expand their paddling repertoire. Experienced outrigger paddlers and coaches will take you through outrigger paddling technique, on water practices, canoe handling and care, and introduce you to Hawaiian culture.  Come down and give it a try. Mahalo! Location: FCRCC’s Burrard Compound Dates:  March Program: Sundays, March 17 & 24 Time:  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cost: $60 plus GST Registration:

Small boat coaching – basic fundamentals = start date is now Feb 26th

Start date postponed to Feb 26th.  Course extended to March 26th due to snow forecast. Small Boat Coaching – Basic Fundamentals This program is geared towards paddlers who have completed an FCRCC OC1 Orientation session, and are competent in our Surfrigger/C-Lion OC1s, with knowledge of rigging, equipment care, steering and balance.  The goal of this Small boat OC1 session is to build confidence and technical skills, while working out in an OC1, in a group environment.   Location: FCRCC Granville Island Dates:  Tuesdays, Feb  26, Mar 5,12, and 19th and 26th Time:  6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Cost: $70 plus GST Registration:

Huki orientations – new dates

OC1 Huki Orientations Before being allowed to take out a OC-1 Huki all FCRCC members must: – Complete a specific Huki Orientation. – Apply the “Huki Orientation” sticker on their membership card. Stickers can be picked up at the office during office hours once Huki Orientation is complete.   Location: FCRCC Dates:  Saturdays, Feb 23, Mar 30, Apr 27, May 25 Time:  9:15 am – 10:00 am Cost: FREE Registration:

Dueling Hearts Race – Postponed from February 18, 2019 to March 9, 2019

(Due to uncertain weather conditions, the Dueling Hearts Race has been moved to March 9, 2019.  At this time we are keeping the same schedule and those teams that reserved boats have had their reservation moved to the new date.   We are hoping that all those currently registered will be able to switch dates however, if you require a refund or no longer wish to have a boat reserved, please contact  Sorry for the inconvenience. )   Dueling  Hearts Race – Moved to March 9, 2019 Dueling Hearts is a relay race for all human powered watercrafts with either […]

PNWORCA FCRCC RACE – March 2, 2019

    PNWORCA FCRCC RACE – March 2, 2019   THEME:  OLD SCHOOL Pull out your old jersey and wear your vintage clothes to the FCRCC PNWORCA race!   There will be a 5 kilometer short course and a 12 kilometer long course.  All craft will start at the same time for both the short and the long course but OC1s and V1s will have a slightly different start line.   Date:  Saturday, March 2, 2019 Race start time:  11:00 am Registration opens at 9:30 am Fees:  U26 $10 Canadian,  regular race fee is $20.00 Canadian CORA insurance fee is […]

Repair of Hukis – January 19th to 25th

HUKI REPAIRS Jan 19-26th   Hukis will be out of service starting on Saturday, January 19th at 4:00 pm. They will be going in for repair and will be returned to service by Saturday January 26th at 12:00 noon.  (IF some boats are ready sooner, we will return them to the shed as soon as possible.) Sorry for the interruption to training, however, this is the consequence of boat damage. We are fixing the bow damage and dings to the boats as a means to prevent further, more serious damage. Thank you to members who are filling out the boat […]

FCRCC Marathon Canoe Clinics – FCRCC members only

  These clinics are intended for anyone interested in learning the basics of paddling in a marathon canoe. You will learn the basic strokes necessary to propel and control the canoe allowing you to confidently paddle a marathon canoe on calm water.   Participating in 2 of the 4 clinics over two consecutive weekends will definitely help you improve your skill level!  These clinics are for FCRCC members only. Location: FCRCC Dates:  Feb 2, Clinics 1 & 2 Feb 10, Clinics 3 & 4 Times:  Clinics 1 & 3, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Clinics 2 & 4, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Cost: FCRCC […]