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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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Find out about certification and how to become a member.

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Current News

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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Non-motorized vessel operators to require license

April 1, 2018

As of November 1, 2019, operators of independent non-motorized watercraft such as kayaks, canoes, and rowboats will be required to carry a valid operator license on marine waterways.  

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Upcoming Exams / Courses

AOG Course - SKILS - Ucluelet - September

September 15 - 23, 2018 - Ucluelet-Tofino

AOG Upgrade - Island Escapades - Salt Spring Island - September

September 24 - 29, 2018 - Salt Spring Island and Clayoquot Sound

Level Three Exam - Tofino - September 2018

September 29 - October 1, 2018 - Tofino

Level 1 Course - SKILS - Ucluelet - October

October 4 - 8, 2018 - Ucluelet