Day of the LongBoat

Registration Opens August 1st!

Come join us for this historic event down at the Jericho Sailing Club where you can compete against 3000 other students in either the competitive or just for fun category. This event includes a festival of games, DJ, and prizes!…

Highlights from Day of the LongBoat 2017

Highlights from Day of the LongBoat 2017

Can I get a  Buoy Ya! for Day of the LongBoat?

Buoy Ya!

The 30th anniversary of Day of the LongBoat has come to an end. We had an amazing time and we’re pretty sure all of you did too.

The Ultimate Guide to Day of the Longboat

One of UBC Recreation’s biggest events of the year and a staple of the UBC experience is coming up and we couldn’t be more excited! This document will give you all the ins, outs, and know-hows of the Day of …

History of Day of the LongBoat

30 years ago, the staff of UBC Recreation Intramurals (then called UBC Intramural Sports) had a vision of an incredible new event that transformed into actuality of one of the most historic events to take place at UBC. The vision …

Day of the Longboat Schedule Now Available

The schedule for all races have been posted.
Your teams first race can be found on your team page.
For Competitive Teams, please note the advancement notes on your specific heat.
The comprehensive schedule of heats for 2016 can …

Celebrate Your Paddle!

Celebrate Your Paddle!


Make your Day of the Longboat even more memorable! Come to our Photobooth and Celebrate Your Paddle! 

Find your photo online & tag your friends for a chance to win a prize package from Blueprint!


  • UBC Recreation staff

UPDATE! Day of the Longboat Registration REOPENED

A limited number of spots have been opened for Day of the Longboat! Registration is first come first served and available only at the SRC Front Desk.

  • Open: NOW
  • Closed: 5pm, September 23
  • Team Type: Just for Fun
  • Clinic Times:

Day of the Longboat – Registration Reopened One Day Only!

Day of the Longboat – Registration Reopened One Day Only!

This is a UBC signature event taking place on the shores of Jericho Beach with over 3,000 people paddling through the ocean. It is the largest voyageur canoe race in the world and the biggest UBC Recreation event. A limited …

Photo Cred: Bronwyn Davies

Want to hear what students say about Day of the Longboat?

Here are some testimonials of what students have to say about Day of the Longboat!



Gather your team of 8-10 and register today. The registration closes on September 19th at 5 pm. Hurry and register now for UBC