Latitude 48 Competitive Program

March 1st to August 31st

Our competitive outrigger team is for paddlers wanting to take the next step in their training and racing.  This program asks for a high level of dedication from the athletes and offers a supportive atmosphere that encourages strong work ethic, good sportsmanship and the value of growing together as a team reaching towards common goals.

Coaches: James Hill, Jim Pearson and Melanie Conard.

Tuesday @ 7pm and Sunday @ 8:30am

Thursday sessions

@ 5:30 for the Senior Masters and

@ 7pm for Open paddlers

Paddlers also have access to club OC1s for additional personal training.

Racing: The competitive team will compete in local and regional races through the late fall, spring and summer.  Each year one major goal race is identified by the paddlers as the training goal.  Past goal races have included races in California, Hawaii and New Zealand.

Cost $355 for 6 month season

Register for Competitive program

Not sure which program is right for you?  We’d love to hear from you!  Just send us an email. We’ll answer any questions and  help you figure it out!


Latitude 48 Meridian Program

March 1st to August 31st

Newer to paddling or wanting to train and compete but not quite ready for the competitive team commitment?  This program is for you. The Meridian Program is for athletes looking to maintain fitness, improve their outrigger stroke technique and learn boat skills in a, fun, supportive environment.  

Coaches: James Hill and Sam Lu.

Spring/Summer Schedule: Thursdays @ 7pm and Saturdays @ 9:30am

Racing: The spring and summer season is packed with racing opportunities.

Racing Targets:  Already on the schedule are Crazy 8’s in Nanaimo, March Madness in Vancouver and some local sprint races.  The full racing schedule will be determined as the season unfolds and paddlers in the program set their sights on a common Goal Race for the summer.  

Cost $275 for 6 month season

Register for Meridian program