Updated Club Bylaws

The club is (finally) starting — we have a couple of new members currently giving C-1s a try, and doing quite well. In the next month, the Masters members will be attending the US Nationals in Oklahoma City.  Upon our return, we will pursue the establishment of our 501c3 status as an official non-profit corporation.  …

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2018 Nationals – Plans and Preparation

The few members of VOCC are ready to go to the 2018 Nationals in August. The races will be in Oklahoma City again, making it the third time in the past 5 years that the regatta has been hosted there. VOCC will be driving out and has reserved an AirBNB in a nice part of …

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American Canoe Association — PAC Membership

The Ventura Olympic Canoe Club is (again) a member of the American Canoe Association and a registered Paddle America Club member.  What does this mean, you ask?  It means VOCC is a club that other members of the ACA can join and more importantly, we can now get insurance and other benefits for the club.  …

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Club Update 2017 – What’s Next?

A short update from Drew here.  It has been awhile since the status of the club organization has been shared, but here’s what’s been going on and what’s coming up for anyone who might be curious. By the way, we’ve had a few inquiries lately, too, so that’s good! Boats have been donated to the …

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Nationals 2017 Results

Suppose we should have posted this earlier, here are the results from the 2017 Nationals in Florida.   BIG thanks to the Washington Canoe Club for getting us in some more team boat races this year! Senior Division:  C-4 Men’s 1000m: 3rd place C-2 Men’s 200m: 5th and 6th place Master’s Division: C-1 1000m: 2nd and …

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Training Plans – What to Do Differently?

Ventura Olympic Canoe Club

The Ventura Olympic Canoe Club has always prided itself on being innovative and willing to try new things in terms of training and equipment; we’re not afraid to experiment.  In fact, it’s pretty much a guarantee that what we did for a training program last year will not be the same in the coming year, even …

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Inventory: July, 2017

The re-birth of the club got a good boost this year with donations of boats from Dana Outrigger Canoe Club and Bob “Gomes” Hahn.  DOCC purchased a trailer from Hawaii Canoe and Kayak that had several old boats on it and they donated three of them to VOCC; two Van Dusen “Hawks” and a Van …

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Preparations for the 2017 Nationals

2017 US Nationals

The Sprint Canoe and Kayak National Championships will be held in Clermont, Florida, hosted by the South Florida Canoe and Kayak Club.  This will be the first time the Nationals have been held in Florida, much less at this venue.  Details about the Nationals may be found at the 2017 Sprint Nationals site. The Ventura …

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