Welcome to the 19th Annual Brotchie Reach Outrigger Races!

Saturday, May 4, 2019 – OC6

Sunday, May 5, 2019 – Small Boats – REGISTRATION for the small boat race opens at FGPC at 9 am on Sunday 5 May (upper deck at 2940 Jutland Road, Victoria). The small boat race is scheduled to leave the start line at FGPC at 10 am on Sunday 5 May. 

Location: Fairway Gorge Paddling Club, 2940 Jutland Road, Victoria BC.

The Brotchie Reach races take place at the Fairway Gorge Paddling Club (FGPC) on the Selkirk waterfront in Victoria. The OC6 Brotchie Reach race (Saturday 4 May) is a 13.5 km race from FGPC through Victoria’s inner and outer harbours, around navigational buoy V21 to the Brotchie Ledge marker and back, although the race course may be adapted to suit conditions.

The race schedule has been distributed to all rostered teams. Based on registered boats and crews, the following schedule has been set:

Mens crews: 10 am start (standard and ultralights)
Womens crews: 11.30 am start (standard boats only)
Mixed crews: 1 pm start (standard boats only)

The Brotchie Small Boat Races (Sunday 5 May) will run approximately 13.5km along the same course as the OC6 boats. The small boat course may be altered on race day, depending on conditions.

Race Schedule: first races start at 10am. As registrations, rosters and waivers are completed in advance, check-in opens at 9.30am. The first steers meeting (for the men’s heat) will be held at 9.45am and then 15 minutes before the start of the women’s and mixed heats.

Please note: Individual Electronic Waivers must be on file for each paddler, along with CORA 2019 paddler memberships.

If necessary, COPY and forward the CORA link to your team mates: https://www.canadianoutrigger.com/membership/faqs/

Event Cancellation/Refund Policy

There will be 25% administrative fee for all withdrawals. The final date to withdraw a team from the event is February 20, 2019. There will be no refunds of any type after this date, including if the event is cancelled due to safety reasons.

Registration and Payment

  1. Complete the form and Click on the “Buy Now” button below to pay your registration fee by credit card.
  2. Paid up crews will receive a roster form closer to the event date. All paddlers are required to complete a FGPC online waiver before competing in any of these events. Once the waiver is completed, the paddler will not be required to complete an additional waiver for subsequent events.