Pacific Reach Paddling Club...

… is located on the beautiful waterfront of Vancouver, BC, Westcoast Canada. Our training grounds are around the scenic waters of Kitsilano Beach, Spanish Banks, English Bay, Stanley Park, Granville Island, False Creek, Science World.  Our exclusive home base is located at Kitsilano Yacht Club, along the Kits Beach Seawall and Kits swimming pool.


Pacific Reach was founded in 2001 by Carmen, Rob Varnel with the vision to establish Competitive Race Crews within a vibrant Social Club.  To date our Paddling Club is comprised of high performance Outrigger paddlers, Sprint racers and recreational Members. We focus on fitness and training on the water in various paddling disciplines: Outrigger, SUP, Marathon Canoe, Surfski.


Our Programs and coaching accommodates Students, Men, Women, Co-ed Crews and Masters Teams.


We foster and promote the Sport of Paddling in the Vancouver Community and wherever we travel to race.   Our Club activities are in line with the mandates set by the Canadian Outrigger Racing Association, Dragon Boat Canada, and Kitsilano Yacht Club.


Over the years, many Sprint and long distance races have brought our travels to:

Calgary, Whistler, Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, Victoria, Nanaimo, Comox, Gibsons, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Bellingham, Seattle, Sacramento, Newport, Catalina, Portland, New York, Maui, Oahu, Molokai, Kona, Rio De Janeiro Brazil, Australia, London England, Samoa.

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