Tag Archives: Photo and video links

Pool session recap and video

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

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Bowron Lakes Kayaking Video (YouTube)

Thanks Mike Mattinson for this producing this inspirational video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zqYCG7Tg70

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Video: Running the Chute at Bowron Lakes

Thank you Mike Mattinson for sending in this neat video from your trip:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82XdxO6QCvE

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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 forest and out for a paddle. Photos are below. … Continue reading

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No Enbridge Pipeline Flotilla — more photos, report, poem

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

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Report and Photos: Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

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

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Wildlife photos from Thursday paddle to Burrard Inlet

Thank you Gail Newell for these amazing photos and writeup.  Burrard Inlet September 2013 with SKABC)

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Video from Northern Vancouver Island Kayak Trip

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

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Camp Fircom, Gambier Island Welcomes SKABC

Trip report posted here: http://www.joanboxall.com/gambier-islands-camp-fircom/

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More pics from an enthusiastic kayak group! Broken Group June 16-22, 2013

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!

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Deer Group Trip video

Here’s a video from the SKABC Deer Group Trip courtesy of Mike Mattinson. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDETr2d8SHo&feature=relmfu

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Video from Special Fall Instructors Session at Skookumchuck

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  

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Recap of 2012 Beginner Kayaking Course

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

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Photos of Gray Whale spotted on SKABC White Rock Trip May 26

Thank you for giving me the most incredible first day with the club possible.

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SKABC trip report on video — Southern Gulf Islands

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

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Spring Fling 2012 at Deep Cove

Thank you to all who coordinated and participated. Photos by Mike Mattinson.

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Body Boat Blade video trailer link

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!

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September Deer Group Trip Video

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

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Spring Fling Video on YouTube

Mike Mattinson put together a neat Spring Fling Video () from our May 2011 Paddle and BBQ!

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SKABC Surf Course video posted

Mike Mattinson’s Tofino Surf course video is here!

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