About the SKGABC


Hosts: Dan Lewis, Bonny Glambeck, Tracy Eeftink
Meeting place: Lodge at Island West Resort, bottom of Bay Street, Ucluelet, BC
Reservations and inquiries: (250) 726-2868

If you need to lead a session for your certification please call us and let us know what you would like to do and when.

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  • August 15, 2015
    2015 Fall Exams:
    Level Two and Three Exams Dates Posted! More...

  • August 14, 2015
    2015 Fall Exchange - Skookumchuck:
    September 24-26, 2015 - Current, skill sessions, socializing!

  • March 3, 2015
    2015 Spring Exchange:
    April 17-19, 2015 - Sooke! Skill sessions, seminars, socializing!

  • March 17, 2014
    2014 Spring Exchange:
    May 9-11, 2014 - Salt Spring Island. Skill sessions, seminars, socializing!

  • March 17, 2014
    On-Going Training Policy Update:
    The SKGABC has evolved the On-Going Training policy to give options to more members! More...

  • Dec 22, 2013
    Northern Gateway Pipeline: SKGABC working to safeguard the BC coastline and sea kayaking industry.

  • Oct 25, 2013
    2013 Annual General Meeting: Nov 9, 2013 - Nanaimo, BC.

  • May 15, 2013
    Toquaht Bay Closure
    Alternative launch sites available at village of Macoah. More...

  • March 26, 2013
    Electronic Guide Logs
    Submit your logs using an easy electronic spreadsheet! More...

  • August, 2012
    Wolf Advisory: Vargas / Flores Island Park - Clayoquot Sound Due to wolf activity on Vargas and Flores Island this summer, BC Parks has issued a Wolf Advisory More...

  • June 1, 2012
    Tsunami Debris Reporting Environment Canada - Tsunami Debris Sighting and Reporting Information

  • May 25, 2012
    Online Resource Sheets Printable equipment list, emergency contact list, earthquake and tsunami notification, operating standards summary and more!

  • May 23, 2012
    Pacific Coast - Marine Weather Guide Environment Canada Marine Weather Guide for the BC Coast updated and online!

  • February 14, 2012
    Updated - Water Classification Maps: Outlining water classfications within British Columbia

  • February 14, 2012
    New Pro-Deal: Killarney Kayaks joins the SKGABC Pro-Deal Program! Deals for members from companies like: Aquabound, Brooks, Broform, Delta, Level Six, Nimbus, North Water, Ortlieb, and Seaward! Members Area

  • Technical Guides Manual
    The SKGABC has produced a manual for guides of every level. For more information Click Here


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If you have a question about the SKGABC, please contact us!


SKGABC Fall 2005 Guides Alliance
September 30, 2005 October 1, 2005


September 30, 2005 Friday evening:

6:30 pm. Welcome
7:00 pm Presentation: Bob Hansen , Pacific Rim National Park, - Wolves

September 31, 2005

Saturday morning:
Choose between 3 sessions am and pm

  • Low tide interpretive session with naturalist.
  • Advanced paddle to George Fraser Islands, helmets and wetsuits required
  • Navigation

Saturday afternoon:

  • Strokes session – preparation for surfing session
  • Navigation
  • Rescues

Saturday evening after dinner

  • weather forecasting


  • Surfing at Long Beach.

This agenda is subject to change, as we confirm presentations, a final agenda will be available at the exchange registration.

Memberships can be paid at the registration desk. Cost of the exchange is $75.00 per person.

Accommodations are available in the Lodge at $25 per night per person. Contact Tracy at 250-726-2868 or majestic@island.net to reserve a room at the lodge.

Camping at Island West Resort (250) 726-7515

Motel reservations at Little Beach Motel (250) 726-4202 www.littlebeachresort.com






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The Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of B.C. operates in the traditional territories of the Coast Salish, Kwakwaka'wakw,
Nuu-chah-nulth, Oweekeno, Nuxalk, Heiltsuk, Haisla, Tsimshian, Haida, Nisga’a, and Tlingit First Nations.