General News

BCC 2017 Year End Awards Dinner – December 2nd

Sorry — No more tickets. No Tickets at door. Saturday December 2, 2017 Ukrainian Cultural Centre 13512 – 108 Ave. Surrey BC 6:00 PM; Doors - 7:00 PM; Dinner - 9:00 PM Dance Want a vegetarian option?  Send an email to:  aprilwatson@telus.n... More

Cheakamus – Saturday September 9, 2017

Per usual I dumped, unusually it was below Fergies (Sea Wolf ). So ipso facto I write the report ill stop the Latin. Carey send out a last minute call for the Cheakamus. Alain and Anne answered the call as did I and Beranrd who wanted to bring Jen! ... More

Club Presentation: 23 days on the Colorado River by Ken Murray

At our next General Club Meeting on Wednesday, September 13th at 7:45pm, Ken Murray will talk about his trip down the Colorado River in the spring of 2015: 23 days to go from Lees Ferry to Pierce Ferry through the Grand Canyon. Although there's some ... More

September Trips

Summer may be winding down, but there are still many trips to be had - some still need Trip Leaders! Pick a trip this September and enjoy at day on the water. More

Looking for more canoeists to join the grand opening flotilla

We are going to participate in the grand opening of the Salish Sea Marine Trail on Sep 16. Any more club members willing to join us? Please contact Suzanna at Our plan is to leave our car in Horseshoe Bay and walk the canoe onto the ... More

Newcastle Island Family Campout – Aug 11-13th, 2017

We were greeted by the sun as we left home Friday morning. Meeting up at the passenger drop off at Horseshoe Bay were two tandem, one solo and two kayaks, paddlers Rebecca, Ramsay and young Nicola, Suzanna and John, Karey Parsa and Bryan. We were right ... More

Rescue near Hope, Alaska

The video has several lessons. Upstream end of the boat, legs up, pulling someone straight up? And an act of  heroism. A video every river runner should watch several times. More

Cheakamus River – August 12, 2017

Well, it happened. I was the first to fall out of my boat, so here’s my take on the day. This is actually two trip reports, one very serious, and the other, a more light- hearted version. The first part of the trip was great. The river level was a ... More

Make Your Own Canoe Paddle

The Vancouver Wooden Boat Festival has an opportunity to make your own canoe paddle for free in one day on Aug 26, 2017.  All tools provided and the participants get to keep the paddle.   The blank is provided as well as all the tools. You will carve ... More

Mark Alexander Funeral – August 9th at 4pm

Mark Alexander's funeral will be held on August 9th, 2017 at the UBC golf course beginning at 4pm. More