A Growing Movement

dragon-logoWelcome to Abreast In A Boat

We are a group of women from Vancouver, Canada and the surrounding metropolitan area, who have had a breast cancer diagnosis. We are a living symbol of hope and a vivid demonstration that there is life after diagnosis. Through the strenuous demands of dragon boat paddling we have learned that we can push the limits of our physical endurance and have fun doing it.

Donate to AIAB

Abreast In A Boat Society uses its donations to fund the dragon boat crews, and to provide education in the fight against breast cancer.

Our Sponsors

Become a Sponsor

Abreast In A Boat relies on the kindness and generosity of individual and corporate donors and sponsors to help us to continue paddling. Your contribution will make a difference in our community and in the lives of all breast cancer survivors.   Read More +

Our Supporters

Our supporters are our heroes. They provide a shoulder to cry on, a helping hand, a friendship, a simple kindness, a reminder of love and hope. They have been with us each step of the way, a quiet, behind-the-scenes cheering squad. We wish to publicly acknowledge their contribution to our journey with our deep and abiding gratitude.

Events & Regatta Calendar

Be sure to stay updated when we will be in the next regatta and event! Check out our upcoming regatta and events calendar here.


A Growing Movement

Abreast In A Boat is a registered charitable society whose mission is raise awareness about breast cancer and to demonstrate that those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer can lead full, active and healthy lives after diagnosis.  Learn More +


Join Abreast In A Boat

Are you a breast cancer survivor looking for a new adventure and an opportunity to discover your full potential? Then join fellow survivors in Abreast In A Boat (AIAB).  All breast cancer survivors are welcome! Read more +

We are getting close to the end of another season without paddling.  Something we never imagined… not in our wildest dreams! Who would have thought during these trying times we would come together virtually and socially distanced to “Adventure Around the World”?  BUT WE DID!!!! We walked, ran, cycled, gardened, paddled and swam around the […]

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