About PRCC

The Penticton Racing Canoe Club is dedicated to increasing accessibility and achieving excellence in paddle sports at all levels of ability and participation

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Penticton Racing Canoe Club hosts two major race events per year: Duel in the Desert – an early season six-man and small boat race, and the Length of the Lake 100 km Ultra-Paddle race – one of the longest single day races in North America.

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PRCC’s Juniors used to be purely Outrigger paddlers. However we have started expanding our program including SUP, surf-ski, and C-1.

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Club Update April 2022: Duel in the Desert May 7 & 8 , 2022

Paddling season has started even though high winds and snow have cancelled a couple of practices it is still great to get back on the water. Everyone is getting excited about hosting Duel in the Desert, the first CORA Cup Race of the season on May 7 and 8, 2022.   This will be the first […]

Club Update January 2022

PRCC is looking forward to a fun filled paddling season in 2022.  Plans are moving forward to host the first CORA Cup race of the year on May 7& 8, 2022.  At this time, we do not have staff to run a Junior Program in 2022.  We have not scheduled an Introduction to Outrigger Paddling […]

Don Mulhall – Recipient of CORA’s Hugh Town Memorial Builder Award for 2021

“The purpose of the Hugh Town Memorial Builder Award is to recognize volunteers who have made significant and exemplary contributions to the Outrigger Canoe Racing Discipline of Canadian Outrigger Racing Association (“CORA”) within Canada in the Builder Category. Don Mulhall has a 25-year legacy of selfless volunteer effort to paddle sports in general and outrigger […]

2022 Duel In the Desert – CORA Cup Race

Welcome to Penticton Racing Canoe Club’s Annual Duel in the Desert, May 7 & 8, 2022. Held on Skaha Lake this race features a a short course race and 15-18 km. OC-6 races on Saturday.  Sunday is small boat racing over an approximate 11 km. course.  More details to come.