Event List

June 2018

Date Event Type
Fri, Jun 22, 2018 - Sun, Jul 1, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Bunsby Group Islands (2C/3C)
Experience the spectacular rugged north-west Vancouver Island coastline from the the Bunsby group of islands. Adjacent to the Checleset Bay Ecological Reserve, located on the...
Trip
Sun, Jun 24, 2018 - Tue, Jul 3, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Bunsby Group Islands (2C/3C) – CANCELLED
THIS TRIP HAS BEEN CANCELLED When: Sunday, June 24, 2018 overnight at Fair Harbour, followed by 8 nights on the water until return to Fair...
Trip
Tue, Jun 26, 2018
(6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Club night at Skyview Outdoors
The sales rep from Globalstar Systems who we know as SPOT will be doing a presentation on the SAR system and introducing their new 2-Way...
uncategorized
Wed, Jun 27, 2018
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Wed, Jun 27, 2018
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Executive meeting
Club executive meeting -- location TBA.
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July 2018

Date Event Type
Sun, Jul 1, 2018 - Sat, Jul 7, 2018
(All Day)
Clayoquot Sound (2C/3C)
Paddle Clayoquat Sound starting from Tofino Harbour.  This trip can have a range experiences from protected waters to open ocean including some surf beaches. A wetsuit or drysuit will be...
Trip
Sat, Jul 7, 2018 - Sun, Jul 8, 2018
(All Day)
Beginners Course
The Beginner Course will give you the basic skills and knowledge to go on trips in sheltered waters or to join competently led trips in places such as Indian Arm and the Gulf Islands.
Training Course
Mon, Jul 9, 2018
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
BBQ at Locarno Beach
In lieu of a monthly meeting, let's meet at Locarno Beach for an informal BBQ. Look for the yellow SKABC banner by a picnic table....
Public, Social
Wed, Jul 11, 2018 - Sat, Jul 21, 2018
(All Day)
Nuchatlitz and Nootka (3D)
Paddle Nuchatlitz and Nootka starting from Little Esperanza.  This trip can have a range experiences from protected waters to open ocean including some surf beaches. A wetsuit or drysuit...
Trip
Fri, Jul 13, 2018 - Sun, Jul 15, 2018
(All Day)
Currents course
To paddle safely in currents one requires basic knowledge of currents such as when and where they form as well as developing skills such as ferrying across currents and crossing eddy lines to manoeuvre in and around them.
Training Course
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
(8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Indian Arm Archaeology (2C)
Sign up for a kayak day tour to several important archaeological sites in the Southern Indian Arm area. Participants will learn how to identify sites...
Trip
Sun, Jul 29, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Boundary Bay Crossing (3C)
Paddle across Boundary Bay from Crescent Beach, a beachside community, within South Surrey. We'll plan a crossing that will serve as as a training run...
Trip

August 2018

Date Event Type
Sat, Aug 4, 2018 - Sun, Aug 5, 2018
(10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Thornbrough Point or Bain Creek: An Overnight on Howe Sound (2A/3A)
Explore lower Howe Sound camping at a site identified and improved by SKABC volunteers. This is a single overnight with a potluck dinner and breakfast at one of the BC Marine Trails sites.
Trip
Sun, Aug 12, 2018 - Thu, Aug 23, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Central Coast (3B/3C)
The Central Coast, BC is a Paddler’s Paradise. Kayakers can explore the central coast’s inlets, coves and beautiful sandy beaches. En route, watch for sea...
Trip
Wed, Aug 15, 2018 - Sat, Aug 18, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Jedediah Island Marine Provincial Park (3D)
Jedediah Island, located between Lasqueti and Texada islands in the Strait of Georgia off central Vancouver Island, has long been a popular destination for kayakers....
Trip

September 2018

Date Event Type
Tue, Sep 4, 2018 - Thu, Sep 13, 2018
(All Day)
Quatsino Sound (3C)
Quatsino Sound is a complex of coastal inlets, bays and islands. It is the northernmost of the five sounds that pierce the north west coast...
Trip
Sun, Sep 9, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Anvil Island from Porteau Cove (3C)
Anvil Island is the third-largest of the islands in Howe Sound and the northernmost of the major islands there. Afternoon inflow winds can be challenging...
Trip
Mon, Sep 10, 2018
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club Meeting
Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Meeting
Sun, Sep 16, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Fraser River, Hope to Chilliwack, BC (3C)
The mighty Fraser River is a Canadian Heritage River and one of the longest (1375 km) in Canada. Though there are few rapids, the most...
Trip
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 - Sun, Sep 23, 2018
(All Day)
Quadra Island (2B-C/3C)
Come discover the beauty and fun of Quadra Island. We'll have the Discovery Islands Lodge to ourselves and we'll have a fantastic time! There will...
Trip
Fri, Sep 21, 2018 - Sun, Sep 23, 2018
(All Day)
Thormanby Islands (2B)
Trip now Full Thormanby Island, one of the Sunshine Coast's best kept secrets, is noted for its sandy beaches and pristine shoreline. Low tide exposes...
Trip

October 2018

Date Event Type
Mon, Oct 1, 2018
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club Meeting
Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Meeting
Sat, Oct 13, 2018 - Sun, Oct 14, 2018
(All Day)
Howe Sd Fall Site Inspections
Our opportunity to visit each of the 6 sites by boat or possibly by kayak to see how well they have held up to many...
Stewardship/ Environment
Fri, Oct 26, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Harrison River Day Trip (1C/2C)
Join us for this all-day, always fun, event. This is an easy (but fairly long) float from Harrison Hot Springs down the river to Kilby Regional...
Trip

November 2018

Date Event Type
Mon, Nov 5, 2018
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club Meeting
Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Meeting