For more info on steers assessment and training contact Dan.
FLCC policy requires all regular steers to undergo an on-water and online assessment.
All FLCC steers will be required to complete an online quiz. The quiz will cover:
- basic commands & vocabulary
- what needs to be in the boat
- pre-departure checks
- freshet rules
- minimum number of paddlers
- non-swimmer & anxious swimmer check, buddy system
- use of throw bag
- FLCC pull-out spots and 911 procedures
- location and use of dock exit ladders
- changing seats
- dealing with wake
- knowledge of freshet resources, ie. Avadepth
- awareness of hazards
Click to view the Skills to be covered in dragonboat steering assessment or view the checklist
Click here to access the quiz or complete the form below:
Interested in learning to steer a dragonboat? The steersperson is responsible for boat and crew safety and plays a crucial part in the success of a team.
Fort Langley Canoe Club Dragonboat Steering Manual
The Fort Langley Canoe Club Dragonboat Steering Manual is a work in progress. If you find content that needs updating or changing please contact Joyce
Speak to an executive member, coach or steersperson to get started.
Other Important resources:
Transport Canada’s Safe Boating Guide
False Creek Racing Canoe Club’s Steering Accreditation Info
FLCC “How to Become a Steersperson”
FLCC “Steersperson Responsibilities”
FLCC Dragonboat Steering Accreditation