Event List

July 2018

Date Event Type
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
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
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
(9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Big Brothers and Big Sisters Kayak and Pizza Event
SKABC is proud to support Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Vancouver once again with a FREE event for young people and their Big Brothers and...
Social
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
Thu, Aug 2, 2018 - Tue, Aug 7, 2018
(All Day)
Go with the flow (Southern Gulf Islands circumnavigate Valdez Island)
This trip is all about reading the current tables, doing the necessary calculations and paddling through a pass with a favourable turn. This will necessitate...
Trip
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
Mon, Aug 13, 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, Aug 15, 2018 - Sat, Aug 18, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Jedediah Island (3D) – TRIP FULL
Jedediah Island Marine Provincial Park, located between Lasqueti and Texada islands in the Strait of Georgia off central Vancouver Island, has long been a popular...
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 FULL
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
Fri, Sep 28, 2018 - Sun, Sep 30, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Safe Surf Launching and Landing Course
This course will give you the basic skills and knowledge to land and launch safely on surf beaches and increase your confidence in rough water. This is not a course on surfing.
Training Course

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
Sat, Oct 27, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Harrison River Day Trip (1C/2C)Correction to Saturday Oct 27
My apologies for initially setting this on the wrong date. Join us for this all-day, always fun, event. This is an easy (but fairly long)...
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