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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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Find out about certification and how to become a member.

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Current News

Letter from the President - Jordie Allen-Newman

November 6, 2019

"After 24 years of continuous and active kayak guiding and instructing and having benefited so greatly from the SKGABC both personally and professionally, it is an honor to give back to the guiding community in my new role."

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Spotlight on Guides: Amy Benskin, Level Three Guide and Guide Trainer

September 19, 2019

"Everyone, including myself, was glad to have waited til the storm had passed. I discuss that story with my students, reiterating that ... employers should always support your judgement to say no, despite outcomes or expectations."  Learn more from the woman whose favourite camp meal to make is coffee!

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Upcoming Exams / Courses

Level 1 Course - SKILS - Ucluelet - March

March 25 - 29, 2020 - Ucluelet

Level 1 Course - SKILS - Ucluelet - April

April 10 - 14, 2020 - Ucluelet

AOG Course - SKILS - Ucluelet - April

April 25 - May 3, 2020 - Ucluelet / Clayoquot

Level Two Exam - Quadra - June 20-21, 2020

June 20 - 21, 2020 - Quadra