Keith Major looked poised to continue the surf-ski domination of the Okanagan Small Boat Race Series in the last race of the season, held on Skaha Lake Sept. 25. Leading for two thirds of the 11.2 km race, a momentary lapse saw three outrigger canoes pass him coming into the finish. “I was doing great, […]
Ever since a freak windstorm in Penticton several years ago, the Duel in the Desert outrigger canoe race has had a reputation as a beautiful race site, with potentially challenging, if not downright exhilarating conditions on Skaha lake. This year’s conditions on saturday for the 6 person canoes presented another challenge, heat and no wind. […]
How Hard Was It? The paddlers of the 2010 Length of the Lake enjoyed winds from the right direction!There was surfing on multiple legs and every boat that started the 100 km race also finished it.Huge kudos to those who ironed the distance. Here are the results:
Penticton Racing Canoe Club (PRCC) sent a mixed crew to the Jericho Outrigger race in Vancouver this past weekend. The event was hosted out of the Jericho Sailing Club on English Bay, near UBC. The crew, consisting of Lynn Redmond, Bryn White, Launa Maundrell, Don Mulhall, Brad Lee and steered by Ron Pronger placed 2nd […]
Thanks everybody for joining us in Penticton for some great racing. Our prediction was bang on with near-perfect FLAT conditions (if you think flat is perfect…..) for both the big and small boat days. We had 26 crews participating on saturday, and 66 paddlers on the water for sunday!