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About Us

The UVSRC made its debut appearance at the European International Submarine Race (eISR) in Gosport England in July 2018.  Since then, we have updated our design, grown our community, and recently returned from our third international competition in July of 2022! Below you can meet our Board of Directors and Engineering Leads that make this all possible, as well as browse our past projects. 

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The UVic Submarine Racing club is made up of students from across majors and backgrounds. A passion for marine engineering and a shared goal brings them together to work on complex problems as well as grow the community. Click here to meet the team that makes it all happen! 

Chinook IV is the most recent submarine from UVSRC and competed at the 2022 eISR where it achieved the top speed of the competition and came in the top 4 overall! 


Chinook II last competed at the 2019 ISR in Washington D.C. where it was placed in the top 5, and was awarded the "Best use of Technology award." 

Chinook was the UVSRC's debut submarine, competing at the eISR in 2018. Chinook placed in the top five, along with Three additional awards: Most Reliable Submarine, Best Presentation, and "best Engineering Report.

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