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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 committed to upholding 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

DFO and Parks Canada to host session on Orca Recovery Strategy

September 14, 2018

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Working in New Zealand: Perspective from Finn Steiner, L2 Guide

June 9, 2018

SKGABC Level Two Guide Finn Steiner offered to share his personal experiences working as a kayak guide in New Zealand, and graciously agreed to have it posted on the website for the interest of other guides.  YMMV!

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Current Events

Level Three Jamboree

October 26, 2018

Registration now OPEN!

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SKGABC Fall 2018 Guides Exchange - October, Tofino

October 26 - 28, 2018

Tofino.  Surf.  Tidal Rapids.  Ancient Rainforest.   Learn, mentor, unwind.


Join us, this October as Tofino Sea Kayaking hosts the 2018 SKGABC Fall Guides Exchange!

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Upcoming Exams / Courses

Level Three Exam - Tofino - September 2018

September 29 - October 1, 2018 - Tofino

Level 1 Course - SKILS - Ucluelet - October

October 4 - 8, 2018 - Ucluelet

Level Two Exam - Quadra - early October 2018

October 6 - 7, 2018 - Quadra Island