Archives: Events

71 posts

SUBJECT: FCRCC Knockout Regatta – Postponed until further notice

When: May 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SUBJECT: FCRCC Knockout Regatta – Postponed until further notice Hello Racers, The FCRCC Knockout Regatta has been a favourite season opener race for many of us over the past 8 years. While we had remained hopeful that we would be able to bring more concrete plans on the immediate future of this race, we are unable to do so due to the uncertainties driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is with heavy hearts that we announce the postponement of our event for this year until further notice. For those teams who are registered and have paid for this year’s regatta,[…]

POSTPONED Dragon boat steering course – March 8, 2020

When: March 8, 2020 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Dragon Boat Canada Steersperson Accreditation – March 8, 2020   This course will ensure your steersperson has the skills required to confidently steer races. This 5 hour course features: low instructor : participant ratio in-class theory and on-water application highly skilled, experienced and knowledgeable facilitators. Skills taught, practiced and tested will include: crew commands and vocabulary forward and reverse steering left and right turns arriving and departing docks race situations. Volunteer paddlers will be utilized whenever possible to ensure maximum experience at the helm. This course is conducted by organizations and instructors that have been certified by Dragon Boat Canada.[…]

March Madness Outrigger Regatta – postponed

When: March 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am – March 22, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Where: Burrard Compound

Race Description It’s the 12th annual March Madness. This two day event will be taking place, rain or shine or both, on Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22, 2020!   If you’ve raced with us last year, you’ll be familiar with our course. If this is your first time, we know you’ll have a fun race. This 5 km OC6 race takes place in beautiful English Bay and involves four ama side buoy turns. We’ve chosen to keep this course so spectators can watch as much of the race as possible from the shore. Course: See course map. Open and[…]

Intermediate OC6 Steering course – Cheryl Scribe

When: April 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

INTERMEDIATE OC-6 STEERING COURSE – CHERYL SCRIBE Back by popular demand! This course will involve a lot of water time which will maximize the participant’s learning opportunity. Instruction will happen both from 5 seat and the coach boat, which will provide participants a good opportunity to gain feedback and to take their skills to the next level. A round table discussion will be held over the lunch break. Participants must have a minimum of 1 year of racing OC-6 in the steering position.  CHERYL SCRIBE – Cheryl Skribe has been paddling and steering for 30  years. A big part of[…]


When: March 7, 2020 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

PNWORCA #5 March 7, 2020 – 11 am On site registration starts at 0930. Pre Registration: Adults:  $20 Juniors:  $5.00

FCRCC Drummer’s Clinic – March 15, 2020

When: March 15, 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

    CALLING all drummer’s, steers and coaches.!!!! Do you want to take your team to the next level, have them win more races or be more consistent and competitive in their current division? Having a competent drummer will help your team do just that. Susan Mott; 4 x Canadian National Team Drummer, FCRCC Premier Drummer and women’s steers has taken her experience both on the National and International racing stage and put together a Drummer’s Clinic. Susan is a multinational and world champion. She has won gold and medal’d in every distance that she has drummed on both the Canadian National[…]

Dragon Boat Canada – Coaching Community Dragon Boat

When: January 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

DBC Coaching Community Dragon Boat   The course is intended for anyone interested in entry level coaching. Some of the material covered in the course includes; safety, ethics in coaching, coach-athlete communication, basic dragon boat technique, basic physiological requirements of dragon boat racing, race planning, practice planning, etc…   Certification candidates will be required to successfully complete a written assignment and hold a small craft operator’s license before they are fully certified.   Location: FCRCC Date(s): January 11, 2020 February 23, 2020 March 14, 2020 Time:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm Cost: $200 plus GST Registration:  

Huki orientation – Winter/Spring 2020 – Cancelled until further notice

When: January 4, 2020 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am

2020 Winter/Spring Huki Orientation 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. Day: Saturdays (Jan 4,18, Feb 15, Mar 7,21, Apr 4,18, May 9,30) Time: 9:15 am – 10:00 am Cost: FREE – FCRCC members only  

Vancouver Aquatic Centre Indoor Huli Clinic – February 1, 2020

When: February 1, 2020 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: Vancouver Aquatic Centre, 1050 Beach Avenue, Vancouver

A great way to start the New Year is to spend an evening practicing a warm water Huli recovery with teammates and fellow paddlers.  Sign up now to practice the OC6/OC1 huli recovery in coached sessions.  It’s always a great idea to learn and practice this skill under supervised and safe conditions so you are prepared if the real thing happens.  This is a once in a year event so don’t miss out on this opportunity.  Come alone or with your teammates! Date:  February 1, 2020 Time:  9:30 pm to 11:30 pm Cost:  $25.00 for FCRCC members and $40.00 for[…]