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]

FYI: Greenland Rolling Workshop by Ravenwoods at Crescent Beach

A Greenland rolling workshop is being offered by Gerhardt Raven (Ravenwoods.org) at Crescent Beach in Surrey on Sunday Oct 26. Ravenwoods has run three workshops this fall for Nanaimo Paddlers [more]

Video: Running the Chute at Bowron Lakes

Thank you Mike Mattinson for sending in this neat video from your trip: [more]

SKABC and the new Marine Trail in Howe Sound

As representatives to the BC Marine Trails initiative, interested SKABC members are continuing to survey information, land, and sea to retain and establish accesses, day use sites and campsites in [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]


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.