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Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC

The Standard in Sea Kayaking Professionals

The Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC is a non-profit society which upholds high standards for professional sea kayak guides and operators in BC. Through ongoing professional development and certification, the Alliance strives to ensure safe practices on an industry-wide basis.

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Members Area

Access to guide logs, newsletter archive, and more.

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Become a Member

Find out about certification and how to become a member.

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Current News

Paddle Canada certification now Accepted

November 2, 2016

Paddle Canada Transfer process: Paddle Canada certification can now be used to satisfy SKGABC course/examination prerequisites, and vice versa!

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SKGABC new pro-deal

November 2, 2016

Until November 30th only: 40% off TRAK kayaks!

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Current Events

Fall 2017 Exchange

October 20 - 22, 2017

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SKGABC Trainers and Examiners gathering

November 4, 2017

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Upcoming Exams / Courses


September 16 - 24, 2017 - Ucluelet-Clayoquot Sound

SKGABC Level Two Exam

September 30 - October 1, 2017 -

SKGABC Level 1 Guide course

October 5 - 9, 2017 - Ucluelet

SKGABC Level Three Exam

October 27 - 29, 2017 -