Welcome to the Sea Kayak Association of BC

October 7 Club Meeting: Demystifying the Weather with Meaghan Hennessy

The Marine Forecast is an essential tool for staying safe while sea kayaking on the west coast, yet this tool is often under used as it can be confusing and [more]

Thormanby Trip Report Link Sept 5-7, 2014

Joan Boxall: SKABC member, blogger, poet, and travel writer, had some fun on a (horse)-racy Thormanby Islands trip. Read all about it on her [more]

Sept. 2 Meeting: Guest Speaker James Manke

Our September meeting features James Manke, showing his adrenaline raising film on the very first full decent down the Grand Canyon with a fully loaded sea kayak and Greenland paddle [more]

Deer Group Trip Report - June 22-28, 2014

The trip started off very badly for me. I had just bought a new Greenland paddle, a high-tech blade made out of armalide. Armalide is a semi-mythical material, like mithril, [more]

Anvil Island Trip Report - Sunday August 17, 2014

Seven people signed up for the trip but three people cancelled two days before the trip. The remaining participants, Maureen Benzon, Heather Kirk and Earl Elliott and myself met at [more]

Gambier Island logging meetings

Hi everyone, The popular kayak landing at Douglas Bay, on the South East side of Gambier Island in the Howe Sound is in jeopardy as the Ministry of Forests is [more]

Trip Report - Broken Islands Group May 25-30, 2014

Our six-person group – Graham, Geoff, Ted, Cathy, Joan and John – rendezvoused in the Port Alberni Tim Hortons at 11:30 am on the morning of Sunday, May 25. From [more]

Watch for trash collection bags on the beach this season

A letter was sent to SKABC asking for our help collecting trash from beaches in remote areas -- it is below. Here's a link to their website: http://www.livingoceans.org/initiatives/clear-the-coast Help Living Oceans [more]

Relaunch of Mt. Fairweather Baidarka at Belcarra

A few of us joined the Belcarra South Preservation Society and George Dyson to relaunch the Mt. Fairweather on June 8. George and a team carried the abandoned baidarka out of the [more]


Welcome! We are a Vancouver-based club of independent kayakers who love the adventure of exploring our coastline by kayak. We offer club members training, trips, education and events. You can find out about the culture and history of the club by looking around the website. Ready to sign up? Find out about Membership.