VRC Series Race 04 – 2016

Well done to everyone who raced in Race 4 on Saturday. It was a character-building slog and the foggy conditions were a little surreal at times. Enjoy the photos! Congratulations to our winners: Long Course Ski Female: Claudia Tarr Long Course Ski Male: Andrew Watts Long Course Ski Double Male: Shaun Austin & Justin Wenke Long Course OC2 Mixed: Jeremy Burton & Natalie Kwan Long Course OC1 Female: Francesca […]

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Fit, competitive and love the ocean? We Want You!

Hong Kong’s oldest sport’s club VRC (Victoria Recreational Club), one of the premier paddle clubs in Asia, is looking for strong and committed women to paddle on our Dragon Boat and Outrigger Canoe Teams. Dragon Boating is an ancient traditional team sport with fun sprint races. Outrigger canoeing is an exciting Polynesian ocean sport. Races can be 7-24+ km, with an annual race […]

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VRC Series Race 03 – 2016

Well done to everyone who raced. It was good to see some new faces and to start building the distance on the Long Course – all the way out to Murray House in Stanley. Thank you to Scott Deveril and Rebecca Dempster for their photos!           Congratulations to our winners: Long Course Ski Female: Clare Baldwin Long […]

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VRC Series Race 02 and a lot of Valentine Dates…

Well done to all those who competed in today’s VRC Race Series “Valentine’s Day” His & Hers Race 2. Racers raced in 2-person teams under the categories: “The Whole Catastrophe – married, mortgage, kids”, “Double Income No Kids”, “Hot Date”, while Mark picked the “Blind Dates”. A big thank you also to those who volunteered in registration, support boats, and in sorting […]

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Race Series 2016 kicked off under extreme conditions…

The Race Series 2016 kicked off under extreme weather conditions with wind gusts up to 50 knots and temperatures below 7 degrees Celsius. 42 determined paddlers still decided to get out there to race an epic event on an altered race course between the VRC clubhouse and the Ocean Park marker. Beside a lot of hulies and a few rescues, […]

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The 17th Deep Water Bay Regatta 2016

Dear Paddlers and Friends, we herewith officially acknowledge that the 17th Deep Water Bay Dragon Boat Regatta in Hong Kong will be held on the 17th of April 2016. The ONLINE REGISTRATION is open now and we would like to ask all Teams to register via this process. All steps and registration details are explained on the registration page.

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VRC Men strike double gold at the ATIR Race 2015

Wind, check! Big water, check! VRC Victories, check! VRC and the ATIR 2015 delivered! Well done to all enlisted VRC crews and especially the Unlimited and Standard Men crews who both closed the ATIR 2015 with shinny and well deserved gold medals. The VRC Unlimited Men competed in a brand new lightweight Malolo canoe from Puakea Designs and kept it from start to […]

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Last VRC Series of the Year – Congratulations !

All, Congratulations to all who raced in the last race of the 2015 VRC Race Series on Saturday. Thank yous To those who volunteered and helped with registration, race timing, support boats, photography, catering, tunes, and iPad magic – Alice, Imei, Irina, Sarah, Icy, Tatjana, Lee W, Wavey, John Mac, Sylvie, Ed P, Bao Anh, Alice, Sarah Carter, Alena, Bruce, […]

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VRC men compete at the Aberdeen small boat races

The VRC men competed in the Aberdeen small boat races held in the sweltering heat last Sunday. Making it out of one of the toughest heats of the day, the VRC just missed out on a place in the Gold cup final, eventually placing second in the Silver cup final. Both the men and the women will be competing in […]

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Rookie graduation & 80 entrants for VRC Series

Rookies graduate and the VRC Race Series has almost 80 entrants! Today saw the rookie class of 2015 graduate with our annual “Rookie Rumble” – a single lap around Middle Island. We were also pleased to welcome crews from some of the other outrigger clubs around Hong Kong. At the same time, the VRC Race Series saw some of its […]

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