On a sunny Monday morning on the long weekend, 6 of us joined Peter Kearney’s rescue practice at Ambleside beach. Keeners Nancy and Brad paddled across from Locarno, while the rest of us arrived by car. Peter first ran through … Continue reading
On March 20th, eight participants and four instructors met on a Friday night at Lord Byng pool in Kitsilano to practice skills. We practiced very first time wet exits, assisted rescues, bow rescues and rolling. Although we had only one … Continue reading
Thanks Mike Mattinson for this producing this inspirational video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zqYCG7Tg70
Thank you Mike Mattinson for sending in this neat video from your trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82XdxO6QCvE
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 forest and out for a paddle. Photos are below. … Continue reading
After a day of deluge and high winds, Saturday the 16th cleared to offer a lovely fall afternoon. Fourteen SKABC members launched from Vanier Park to paddle up False Creek to attend the No-Enbridge Rally. Upon arriving at Science World, … Continue reading
Report by Linda Rushlow, SKABC Conservation Officer: I want to take this time to thank wholeheartedly the SKABC members that attended the Shoreline Cleanup in the Widgeon Creek Estuary on September 28th. The weather was predicted to be foul and … Continue reading
Thank you Gail Newell for these amazing photos and writeup. Burrard Inlet September 2013 with SKABC)
A huge thank you to Mike M. Tim B. and Maureen B. for putting together this amazing video! What a trip! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAm8zaTjroc&feature=youtu.be
Trip report posted here: http://www.joanboxall.com/gambier-islands-camp-fircom/
Linda’s inspiring photos….paddling, cooking and hiking the Broken Group! Monique’s Sunset….Sous Chefs….and the very symbolic L&R Summer Solstice poem! Pics and video provided by the enthusiastic paddlers Majbritt and Mike! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.461615140595843.1073741843.100002420846421&type=1&l=3aa7421929 http://youtu.be/joCYweOH1fQ Thank you all!
Here’s a video from the SKABC Deer Group Trip courtesy of Mike Mattinson. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDETr2d8SHo&feature=relmfu
Thank you Mike Mattinson for this video from the Fall Special Instructors Session with Body Boat Blade. Amazing! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdN77dZvEJs
Thank you SKABC members Cathy Mills and Claudio Peng for this great write-up with photos! Beginner Kayak Course Report (PDF) The next beginner course is offered July 28 and 29. Members log in and see the Event Calendar for details and … Continue reading
Thank you for giving me the most incredible first day with the club possible.
Just got back from a 4 day trip in the Southern Gulf Islands and thought you might like to see how the trip went! http://vimeo.com/42922469 Mike Mattinson
Thank you to all who coordinated and participated. Photos by Mike Mattinson.
At our April 3 meeting, we had Leon Somme and Shawna Franklin of Body Boat Blade presented parts of their new Rescue Film. The trailer for the film is available on Vimeo. Thanks Leon and Shawna!
Mike Mattinson took a solo trip to the Deer Group of Islands and posted this amazing video: http://www.spotadventures.com/trip/view/?trip_id=280023
Mike Mattinson put together a neat Spring Fling Video () from our May 2011 Paddle and BBQ!