August 15, 2015
2015 Fall Exams:
Level Two and Three Exams Dates Posted!
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!
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.
March 26, 2013
Electronic Guide Logs
Submit your logs using an easy electronic spreadsheet!
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
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!
- 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!
HOST: Sealegs Kayaking Adventures
MEETING PLACE: Transfer Beach, Ladysmith
REGISTRATION & INQUIRES: Sue Glenn (250 714 2256) (contact Sue)
IF YOU ARE A LEVEL 3 GUIDE NEEDING TO LEAD A SESSION
PLEASE LET US KNOW ASAP!
COST: $ 55 per member
Includes: Friday Dinner/Saturday Breakfast/Saturday Dinner/Sunday Breakfast
WE NEED TO KNOW AHEAD OF TIME IF YOU WILL BE ATTENDING DINNER
REGISTRATION: Contact Sue to register for the exchange. You can also register on site. Memberships can be paid at the registration desk.
EQUIPMENT: Contact Sue if you will need a kayak and safety equipment.
ACCOMMODATIONS: An area to camp will be available in the upper section on the park. Facilities at Transfer Beach include toilets and cold water only. Showers are available in town at the Frank Jameson Community Centre. There are also numerous B&B’s in the area. Check out the ACCOMMODATION list for more details.
FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2006: Friday’s schedule of events includes a CPR C RECERT with Slipstream Wilderness First Aid and THE MARINE RADIO COURSE with Marti Tilley.
CPR C RECERT
LOCATION: TRANSFER BEACH
TIME: 12:00 – 6:00 pm
REGISTER by APRIL 21
MARINE RADIO COURSE (VHF)
In Module 1, you will be taught the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases.
Module 2 covers Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (DSC/GMDSS).
COST: MODULE 1 & 2 - $55 MODULE 2 - $35
LOCATIONS: TRANSFER BEACH
TIME: MODULE 1 - 9:00 – 5:00 pm MODULE 2 – 8:30 – 12:30 pm
See the Exchange Schedule
See the Exchange Accommodations