The Freshet, #61

March, 2015

Election Results

Commodore:  Cheryl Macintosh                      Dragonboat Coordinator:  Denise Crook
Vice-Commodore:  John Spencer                   Kayak/Sprint Coordinator:  Grant Rawstron
Secretary:  Cec Welk                                       Outrigger Coordinator:  Gralin Doubleday
Treasurer:  Sue Tuttle                                      Voyageur Coordinator:  Debbie Scott
Member-at-Large:  Diane Shrimpton                Safety Officer:  Bob Anderson (appointment)

Thanks to the 100+ members who took the time to attend the AGM and to those who helped plan and execute the meeting.

Ka-Ching . . . . . just a friendly reminder that the $80 club fee is due before you paddle for 2015.

Annual River Run Regatta
April 11th & 12th

 It's that time again and the Club needs your help to make this annual event a success.  If you can help please fill out this volunteer form or contact Cheryl

You don't have to be an OC paddler to help so lend a hand at FLCC's premier OC regatta!!!

Western Canoe Gear Up For Spring Sale

This is a month long special FOR CLUB/ TEAM MEMBERS ONLY.

Short story: 10% off all gear and 5-7% off boats (except Outriggers and Hobies) 

What it isFor the month of March individual club or team members will receive a 10% discount off all gear and 7% off instock boats (except Outriggers and Hobies) purchased at our store.

For any boats not in stock (ie: that we have to build ) members will receive a 5% discount. This is a great opportunity to get that new boat, pfd, paddle or accessory item you've been wanting.

Be advised that group purchases are exempt from this special. This is because all team purchases get special ‘‘outfitter/club’’ pricing, which is discounted further. 

Feel free to call for quotes on these packages.  Click here for printable coupon . . . 


Fitness for Paddlers

Township of Langley Classes in the Riverside Room just for paddlers.  Starts in April.  Call 604-882-0408 or to register.  Info here . . . 

Known Water Hazards 

Caution:  Marked on the chart below are the locations of dead-heads and similar hazards identified in the Bedford Channel.  Hazards may move.  Others may exist.  If you locate other hazards, or notice that this chart is no longer accurate, please advise your club safety officer asap.

The RCABC Paddle Conference will be held on April 17th-19th, 2015 at Camp Kawkawa in Hope, BC.

There will again be a variety of workshops and presentations, catered food by the camp, and wonderful door prizes for the AGM and IAGM meetings.
Early bird registration will be open until March 31st midnight and final registration will end on March 9th midnight (check our website for the on-line registration process).  Please note that registration fees are only available for full weekend participation (although of course you are not obliged to be there the entire weekend). More info . . .