28 November 2012

Boom to Manatee 2008 Press Release

Written by BCAnoe!

The Belize Canoe Association presents the "1st Annual Boom to Manatee Lookout Canoe Race". The race is scheduled for Saturday 19th January and marks the first race for the 2008 season. All teams should attend the signing in and announcements on the riverside by Market Tavern at 9:00 am and the race is scheduled to begin at 10:00 sharp. The race is expected to last about 2 hours and will be followed at 1:00pm by a fixed course "Family Fun Race" at Manatee Lookout Bar & Restaurant. Canoes, paddles and life jackets will be provided for the Family Fun Race and all comers are encouraged to participate.

The main race will have an entry fee of $100 per team and all paddlers will receive a free BBQ at Manatee Lookout. The first 15 boats to sign up will also receive a free T-shirt. Rules will follow the standards set by "The La Ruta Maya River Challenge" committee and those used by the BCA including the wearing of Life Jackets. Categories will include Grand Champions, Male, Female, Mixed, Masters, Juniors under 16 and Pleasure Craft. Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded to each category. Trophies will also be awarded to the winners of the Family Fun Race.

BCA wishes to thank the main sponsors of this race, Belize Aggregates, SeaSports Belize and Architectural Accents and all other persons who have helped in making this race a reality. We urge you all to attend the first warm up race for the La Ruta Maya and look forward to a fun filled day.


Jeremy Wilken

 11th January 2008

News Flash

Canoe Registration

The Coast Guard will be assisting BCAnoe with canoe registration and life jackets / PFD inspection. This is to ensure that your life jackets and / or PFDs are serviceable. This will be done at the time of registration of your canoe. Only inspected life jackets and/or PFD that have been tagged will be able to be worn during our events.


Articles and Race Rules

At the Members Meeting held on November 24, 2012. Those present decided to accepted the Articles of Association and the 2013 Race Rules as was presented!.  Both are available on the site.