Menu Close

FGPC Expeditions

Embark on the Ultimate Dragon Boat Adventure

Join FGPC Expeditions for an Unforgettable Journey to Barcelona, Spain in May 2024

Are you ready to paddle against the stunning cityscape of Barcelona, Spain? FGPC, Victoria’s premier multi-sport paddling club, presents FGPC Expeditions – an inclusive opportunity for dragon boat enthusiasts and their loved ones to experience paddling unique adventures.

This is an opportunity for paddlers and companions to spend a week (May 2024) surrounded by breathtaking coastal landscapes and the vibrant energy of one of Spain’s most iconic cities, Barcelona. Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or just starting out, join us as we explore the heart of Spain while indulging in our passion for dragon boating.

Why Choose FGPC Expeditions

1. Unparalleled Dragon Boat Excursions: Immerse yourself in the sport of community dragon boating like never before. Paddle alongside 20 (and more) passionate paddlers who’ve committed to shared weekly training from September 2023 through to May 2024, when the program leaves for Spain. 

2. Barcelona’s Cultural Delights: This expedition promises unforgettable experiences both on and off the boat. Indulge in the blend of history, art, and culinary wonders that Barcelona has to offer. Dive into the vibrant cultural foundations of Spain, including local Gaudi architecture and delicious Spanish cuisine. 

3. Professional Guidance: Experienced and knowledgeable guides will be with you every step of the way, ensuring a seamless and enriching journey. From providing paddling instruction by FGPC coaches, drummers and steers people to organizing Spanish sightseeing opportunities curated by local guides, we’ll take care of the details so you can focus on creating great memories.

4. Accommodations and Exclusive Events: Experience comfortable and convenient accommodations in Barcelona – a short walk from the training and race site, with good hotels as home bases after paddling and exploring. Plus, enjoy social events and gatherings that foster friendships among paddlers and traveling companions. Breakfasts and lunches are included in the week package, as well as a group dinner during the week. 

5. Save the dates: 13-thru-19 May 2024! Mark your calendars and start counting down the days. The journey begins in September 2023, with a blend of once-weekly on-water and/or dryland training through the winter months leading to our departure in May 2024, included in the Expedition program fees. Spots may be capped at group limits of 24 participants plus traveling companions. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore Barcelona with the FGPC family of paddlers, coaches and support staff. Whether you’re seeking new paddling experiences, cultural immersion, or simply the joy of exploring unique destinations with like-minded individuals, FGPC’s staff and coaches are ready to go. Book your spot today and let the adventure begin.

We are currently accepting submissions to our waiting list. Please complete the form below.