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This map created by the SKGABC outlines the water classifications in various locations on the BC coast. – Covers from Strait of Georgia (South Vancouver Island) to Hecate Strait (Haida Gwaii).
Government of Canada—Canadian Hydrographic Service Publications
- Canadian Tides and Currents Table
- Chart 1 Symbols, Abbreviations and Terms Used on Chart
- Pacific Coastal Sailing Directories
- Nautical Charts
Reports and Studies:
SKGABC participates in studies that involve the Tourism industry in BC, safety on our coast (i.e. Lighthouse de-staffing) and the ecology of our coastal environment.
Find reports from such studies and initiatives here.
Tsunamis and earthquakes are a real threat on our coast. This PDF covers Emergency Service's tsunami notification system and provides resources for guides to stay up to date with any relevant tsunami information.
This checklist for guides includes all equipment items both required and suggested by the SKGABC. This is a helpful tool to make sure you don’t forget anything.
This document covers important emergency phone numbers and local radio channels for all major areas of the BC coast. (*This list is not a substitute for your own research and emergency preparations.)
This document provides a quick overview of SKGABC’s client to guide ratios, water classification definitions, operating procedures and required safety equipment.