Jericho Outrigger Canoe Club|
with the help of your fellow CORA canoe clubs, hosts the
2011 Canadian Iron Championships
On Saturday, August 13th, 2011, Outrigger teams will take off from Jericho Beach,
around Passage Island and back, for the title of Canadian Iron Champions.
On Sunday, August 14th, 2011 - before the Smallboats race, we will have our first Mom/Dad - Keiki OC2 race.
Start/Finish at the Jericho Sailing Centre|
1300 Discovery St, Vancouver BC ( See map.)
$150.00Cdn/US per crew (includes lunch, draw prizes and post race entertainment|
- IF you register by August 5th. After August 5th, registration is $180 per crew.
Junior crews: $120.00 Cdn/US per crew before August 5th, $150.00 after August 5th.
Race Registration and Waiver
Email registration forms, or any questions/comments to Canadians Race Registration|
OR mail to:
Jericho Outrigger Canoe Club
1300 Discovery Street
Vancouver BC V6R 4L9
On-site Registration: Sat., August 13th 8:00am - 11:00am at the Jericho Sailing Centre
7:30am - 12:30pm: Registration|
9:30am - Short Course/Novice/Junior Race
11:30am - Women's Open Race
2:00pm - Men's/Mixed Open Race (30 minutes after the last women's crew)
Steerspersons meetings 30 minutes before race start times.
4:00pm - Beer Garden (hosted by VOS), lunch and entertainment (ongoing)
|Tides:||Low tide: 12:20pm, 0.9 m./3.0 ft.|
High tide: 7:14pm, 4.4 m./14.4 ft.
|Safety:||6 functioning PFD's per boat, 2 small bailers and a bucket. This race can be in big water - spray skirts are highly recommended. We don't have any spare spray skirts so if you are bringing your own boats, bring the skirts!|
|Boats:||Other than for the short course race, we likely won't have any spare OC6's available for this race. If you need to borrow a boat, we suggest that you post a message on the CORA Message Board.|
Long Course - Women/Men/Mixed|
Teams will line up off of the Jericho pier for the start of the race. Paddle north to Point Atkinson lighthouse. Turn northwest towards Passage Island, go around the island and head back to the Jericho pier for the finish. The distance is approximately 24 kilometers/15 miles.
Red line indicates short course, green line indicates open course. Note: Race courses are dependent on weather and conditions. Changes may have to be made.
|Lunch, Entertainment & Awards:||Stick around post race as the fun will begin on site as soon as the racing is over. The food and entertainment promise to be great! Free for paddlers, $5 for kids and $10 for adults. Draw prizes include Kinesys sunscreen gift pack, Molokai - Oahu Through The Years (books), One Paddle, Two Paddles - Nappy Napoleon Dvds and more!|
Accommodations are available nearby at:
Jericho Beach Hostel (604)224-3208, email:email@example.com
2011 OC1/2/Surfski/SUP Championship Challenge - Sunday, August 14|
Canadian National Small Boat Race
|Location:||Start/Finish at the Jericho Sailing Centre|
|Registration:||Sunday, August 14, 8:30 am at the Jericho Sailing Centre|
|NEW!!||Moms/Dads - Keiki OC2 race|
Distance will be 2-4 km., depending on the level of interest and number of available canoes. If we have lots of paddlers but not enough canoes, we will race 2 km. and do another heat. We'll have a few cut down paddles available and do our best to gather up as many OC2's as needed. If you have an OC2 you can loan for this event, please let us know.
|Race Times:||Moms/Dads - Keiki Short Course OC2 race: 9:30|
Long Course Mass Start: 11:00am
The race starts at the Jericho pier, facing east. Paddle east to a marker between the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club and the Kitsilano Yacht Club. Turn at the marker, paddle west to the bell can and back to the Jericho pier. Distance is approximately 13k.|
Note: Race courses are dependent on weather and conditions. Changes may have to be made.
Awards, including draw prizes, 15 minutes after the last paddlers come in. Draw prizes include Kinesys sunscreen gift pack, Molokai - Oahu Through The Years (books), One Paddle, Two Paddles - Nappy Napoleon Dvds and more!
|Registration Fees:||Short course: $5 Moms/Dads - Kids: No charge|
Long course: $10.00 per paddler
If you need to borrow a boat, we suggest that you post a message on the CORA Message Board.
|Tides:||Low tide: 12:55pm, 1.1 meters/3.6 feet|
High Tide: 7:40pm, 4.4 meters/14.4 feet
Email JOCC for more info.