06 January 2014

8th Boom to Manatee Lookout

Written by BCAnoe!

Its time to get the season started with the “8th Annual Boom to Manatee Lookout Canoe Race” sponsored by, Belize Global Travel Services Ltd., Joseph & Taylor Ltd, Bear Mountain Boats in Canada and Architectural Accents Ltd. The race is scheduled for Saturday, 10th January and marks the first race for the season.

The race is for MEMBERS ONLY and those wishing to participate who haven't submitted their membership application can do so before the race. Also, canoes that have not been registered, you will be able to get this done before the race as well.  All canoes must have on a BCAnoe Racing number. Avoid the rush come early, Race starts 10 sharp, no delays!

The race will have an entry fee of $50 per team and all paddlers will receive a free BBQ at Manatee Lookout. The first 45 paddlers to sign up will also receive a memorable race t-shirt. Rules will follow the standards set by BCAnoe including the wearing of Life Jackets. Categories will include Male, Female, Mixed, Masters, Juniors under 18, Intramural (student secondary and tertiary levels) and Pleasure Craft.  Cash prizes and trophies along with a medal will be awarded to the 1st place team of each category. 2nd place teams gets a cash prize and a medal, 3rd place teams get a medal only.

Intramural Paddlers: Please bring along your School ID or letter from your school confirming your enrollment. Officials will ask for this.

Junior Paddlers: If you have and ID bring it, you may need to prove your age if there are doubts about your age.

See you all on Saturday, and remember your life jackets!

Race Registration form is available here:




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.