Past Meetings

Date Event Type
Mon, Jun 3, 2024
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
June club meeting with Elizabeth Purdon – 7:30
We welcome guest speaker Elizabeth Purdon who will be speaking about her 14 trips to Baja. As always the public is welcome to join in....
Meeting
Mon, May 6, 2024
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting via Zoom: Somatic Movement and Clam gardens
Our May meeting will start at 7pm with a Somatic Movement class by our own Annelisa Pederson. At 7:30 we welcome Ala̱g̱a̱mił Nicole Norris, a Shellfish Aquaculture Specialist, on Clam Gardens. Nicole will speak on clam gardens, ancient intertidal features constructed by coastal First Nations of British Columbia and Native Americans of Washington State and Alaska, to enhance shellfish productivity and to feed the people. The public is welcome. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89100145932?pwd=4GyeiIdK1QwSBIFrbgrqym7wHshpb2.1 Meeting ID: 891 0014 5932
Meeting
Mon, Apr 8, 2024
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting via Zoom – Edge of the Human World: Kayaking in Antarctica
Join us with SKABC members Benjamin and Katya to screen the film they made of their Antarctic trip. Public welcome! Socialize in breakout rooms after the presentation. Here's a Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86054253245?pwd=3yCWaCZROF4qZjaqf9rpykVvFmb8j4.1 Meeting ID: 860 5425 3245 Passcode: 453575
Meeting
Mon, Mar 4, 2024
(7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
March club meeting via Zoom
Join us on Monday March 4th for a special presentation by Wayne Church, a volunteer with the Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue (RCMSAR). Public welcome! Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84485977966?pwd=kVeXDPswVzgggUaFIPpV1qKVyBtv8E.1 Meeting ID: 844 8597 7966 Passcode: 686401
Meeting
Mon, Feb 5, 2024
(7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
February Club Meeting via Zoom at 7pm
Those of us who spend time on the water may often wonder what nature once was before colonialism and industrialization and imagine what a future, wilder world could be. Join us for an opportunity to hear from bestselling, local author J.B. MacKinnon who will share his vision of the future of nature. A Zoom link is below -- public welcome! There will be breakout rooms at the end of the meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89383695876?pwd=utuC91FoxB1uAM2erX53hkM2sRbRwj.1 Meeting ID: 893 8369 5876 Passcode: 286187
Meeting
Mon, Jan 8, 2024
(7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
January Club Meeting via Zoom at 7pm
As we are in the depths of winter, please join us for a special presentation on cold water safety by Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht, aka Dr. Popsicle. Dr. Giesbrecht is a Professor of Thermophysiology in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, at the University of Manitoba. He studies human responses to exercise/work in extreme environments and has been the Director of the Laboratory for Exercise and Environmental Medicine since 1991. Public welcome! Following the presentation there will be an opportunity to socialize in breakout rooms. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81349594732?pwd=IsmW6kxVUr6ZjSs8E6qKi38dSrnj1N.1 Meeting ID: 813 4959 4732 Passcode: 873693
Meeting
Thu, Nov 30, 2023
(7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Special In-Person Kayak Movie Screening: Edge of the Human World: Kayaking in Antarctica
Join us with SKABC members Benjamin and Katya to screen the film they made of their Antarctic trip. Members log in to see trailer and sign up. Space is limited.
Meeting, Social
Mon, Nov 6, 2023
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Annual General Meeting with guest speaker Steve Best
Members please log in and register on the event listing to attend our AGM, election of club officers and Silver Paddle Awards. Guest speaker Steve Best's presentation is "Paddling North with Team FONZ"
Meeting
Sat, Oct 14, 2023
(10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Special Zoom presentation: Creating Delicious Dehydrated Meals for Camping
Join Us for an Exclusive Zoom Presentation by Chef Glenn McAllister on Creating Delicious Dehydrated Meals for Camping! Update: Resources from Chef Glenn McAllister's presentation...
Meeting
Mon, Oct 2, 2023
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting via Zoom
Our guest speaker Cam Dalinghaus will share the recent engagement work that he has been pursuing with First Nations along the coast. As the closest...
Meeting
Mon, Sep 11, 2023
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
September Club Meeting via Zoom
Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89050785397?pwd=K0JBMXhkNm9qTWEyYmJuM3B6Q3grUT09 Meeting ID: 890 5078 5397 Passcode: 642269
Meeting
Mon, Jun 5, 2023
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
June Club Meeting featuring Justine Curgenven
Featured guest speaker Justine Curgenven -- topic "Haida Gwaii - Twice Around". Tune in at 7pm for two short presentations -- first Kathryn Anderson of Ocean Legacy, about education on recovering, clean-up and remanufacturing of ocean plastic. Then we'll hear from Karina regarding BCMT's Coastal Caretakers program. Club news and Justine's presentation start at 7:30. After the meeting, chat with other club members in breakout rooms. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83069231794?pwd=UjhxVEZwUndTVWRMWTdOd0xJNEpSZz09 Meeting ID: 830 6923 1794 Passcode: 548663
Meeting, Public
Mon, May 1, 2023
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
May Club Meeting - Kayak Fishing with JF Marleau
Join us for a presentation by JF Marleau on kayak fishing. The presentation will focus on kayak fishing sustenance on expeditions and proper kayak fishing for food and sport. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87834086796?pwd=Z0FIMGNCd1BsOCtpSHExNnBpQWorQT09 Meeting ID: 878 3408 6796 Passcode: 859679
Meeting, Public
Mon, Apr 3, 2023
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
April Club Meeting
For April we welcome Cameron Fenton of Coast Wilderness Medicine for An Introduction to Wilderness First Aid and Cam Dalinghaus with BC Marine Trails. Public welcome! Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87424769869?pwd=VkN0ajZiWUVpUlJtcHVUaE9CMC9mQT09 Meeting ID: 874 2476 9869 Passcode: 404317
Meeting, Public
Mon, Mar 6, 2023
(7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
March club meeting - Janie Wray
For March we welcome guest speaker Janie Wray who will present on Orca and Humpback Whale behavior. Tune in at 7pm for the third part of Kayak Communication 101 with Bob Salo. The main presentation will follow, and at the end of the meeting there will be time for socializing in breakout rooms. Public welcome - here's a Zoom link: Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86340033409?pwd=b0NwTXVFTGxnbDRoQ2ptZFpxNDNrZz09
Meeting, Public
Thu, Feb 16, 2023
(7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Cross-Club Presentation
Special Cross-Club Presentation - hosted by BC Marine Trails Guest Presenter - James Manke.  Follow the link below to sign up for the meeting and...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Feb 6, 2023
(7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
February club meeting - Susan Conrad
Our Safety Talk is the 2nd part of a three-part series with Bob Salo: Kayak Communication 101.His talk will cover: - Whistle and paddle signals...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Jan 9, 2023
(7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
January club meeting
Please join Kelly Kiss, ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Guide, with Salish Sea Nature Connections, on January 9th over to introduce you to forest therapy. Learn...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Nov 7, 2022
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Annual General Meeting via Zoom with Guest Speaker Steve Best.
Join us for our election of the club Executive at our AGM. Log in and sign up by November 6 and you'll receive a personal Zoom link so you can attend the meeting and vote.
Meeting, Public
Mon, Oct 24, 2022
(7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Special Presentation from Beau Miles
Our October guest speaker Beau Miles had to postpone -- he's available Oct. 24 for a special presentation over Zoom. Public welcome! Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81341214012?pwd=aFlxcFJKZHpxT1pablhDZ2VESXpaQT09 Meeting ID: 813 4121 4012 Passcode: 507754
Meeting, Public
Mon, Oct 3, 2022
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting via Zoom
Guest speaker Beau Miles is a Youtuber, dad, ex-academic, author of The Backyard Adventurer and has a PhD in expeditionary learning. (Wonderful filmmaker seen in two of our Paddling Film Festivals). Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86965676225?pwd=QUs2SGpGVWNCM1VGWEJHaWdvcTRPZz09 Meeting ID: 869 6567 6225 Passcode: 892878
Meeting, Public
Mon, Sep 12, 2022
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting via Zoom
In Sepember we welcome guest speaker Sydney Dixon, Pacific Wild's Marine Specialist who is presenting on Canada's marine ecosystems including a virtual tour in the proposed protected area of the Great Bear Rainforest. Public welcome! Join Zoom Meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83926858821?pwd=YytNL3VOYnZFdDgyYkVRbE5XUFJyQT09 Meeting ID: 839 2685 8821 Passcode: 777900 One tap mobile +17806660144,,83926858821#,,,,*777900# Canada +12042727920,,83926858821#,,,,*777900# Canada
Meeting, Public
Mon, Jun 6, 2022
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting via Zoom
In June we welcome Courtney Smaha and Sophie Cheshire who are assisting Ruth Simons, Lead of the Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative Society responsible for the Átl’ka7tsem/Howe Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Learn about the Átl’ka7tsem/Howe Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and how it came to be. They will also speak to the special features of the area and what it means to be a UNESCO designated site, the objectives, programs and partnerships. They'll also talk about collaboration and ways to support the biosphere. Tune in early at 7pm to join a discussion with club President George Prevost about good group participation in kayaking. Breakout rooms will be available. Public welcome. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87657673816?pwd=R3pBVjJwekd3dWRRRithOE1mbG02Zz09 Meeting ID: 876 5767 3816 Passcode: 641469
Meeting, Public
Mon, May 2, 2022
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
Club meeting
Your chance to learn what you can easily catch by beach foraging in BC. Wildcraft Guide Robin Kort will discuss how to find and sustainably harvest seaweed, crab, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, clams, barnacles, sea snails, oysters, geoduck, mussels and how to best cook and preserve them. See the BC coast through the eyes of a chef and take that knowledge on your next kayak or hiking trip. Public welcome to our monthly club meetings — here's a Zoom link: Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83590465942?pwd=ZEpkT08rcXRVOHFJR3JUdVpiMFBlUT09 Meeting ID: 835 9046 5942 Passcode: 506139
Meeting, Public
Mon, Apr 4, 2022
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting
Details including location and guest speaker info will be posted when available. Public welcome!
Meeting, Public
Mon, Mar 7, 2022
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting
Details including location and guest speaker info will be posted when available. Public welcome!
Meeting, Public
Mon, Feb 7, 2022
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting
Details including location and guest speaker info will be posted when available. Public welcome!
Meeting, Public
Mon, Jan 10, 2022
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club meeting via Zoom featuring Ross MacDonald's "Marine Weather 101"
Tune in early at 7pm for a Safety talk by Bob Salo. The topic is "Emergency! - What Happens Now". At 7:30 pm, we welcome...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Nov 1, 2021
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Annual General Meeting
Election of club officers and guest speakers Steve Best and Mike McHolm. Members -- see the event listing to register.
Meeting, Public
Mon, Oct 4, 2021
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Monthly Club Meeting via Zoom
Our guest speaker will be Dan Lewis of Clayoquot Action. He started paddling in Vancouver in 1978, and helped found the club which eventually morphed into SKABC.
Meeting, Public
Mon, Sep 13, 2021
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Monthly Club Meeting via Zoom
Join us for our first Fall club meeting — a Zoom link is below. Our guest speaker will be Leif Sverre, Director of Island Expeditions presenting about paddling in Belize.
Meeting, Public
Mon, Aug 9, 2021
(5:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club picnic at Locarno Beach
Load up your vehicle with your picnic basket, favourite sun hat, beverage, food, utensils, beach chair, and join us for a club social at Locarno Beach.
Meeting, Public, Social
Mon, Jul 5, 2021
(5:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club picnic At Locarno Beach
Load up your vehicle with your picnic basket, favourite sun hat, beverage, food, utensils, beach chair, and join us for a club social at Locarno Beach on July 5.
Meeting, Social
Mon, Jun 7, 2021
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
June club meeting
Join us for an evening on the Salish Sea with two guest speakers Norm Hann and John Kimantas.
Meeting, Public
Mon, May 3, 2021
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Virtual Club Meeting
Our guest speakers are Bill Atherholt of Fishing For Plastic and Vanessa Isnardy of WildSafe BC. Tune in starting at 7:15 pm - meeting starts at 7:30. Public welcome!
Meeting, Public
Mon, Apr 5, 2021
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Virtual Club Meeting
Debbie from SISKA will present the kayak friendly website they created, and then there will likely be some discussion about how to contribute to their database. We'll also see a video from Thom Kline and hear about plans for an upcoming film night.
Meeting, Public
Mon, Mar 1, 2021
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Virtual Club Meeting
Our guest speaker is Ross Dixon of the Raincoast Conservation Foundation. Breakout rooms and chat will be available. Public welcome!
Meeting, Public
Mon, Feb 8, 2021
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Virtual Club Meeting with JF Marleu
For our February club meeting we welcome JF Marleu who will be presenting on exploring Antarctica by kayak.
Meeting, Public
Mon, Jan 11, 2021
(7:00 PM - 8:30 PM)
Virtual Club Meeting: The Return of Giants – presentation on Humpback Whales
This virtual club meeting will feature the knowledgeable and entertaining Jackie Hildering from the Marine Education and Research Society. Tune in at 6:45 to join chats and breakout rooms with other members.
Meeting
Mon, Dec 7, 2020
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Virtual Club Meeting
This virtual club meeting will feature Allan Edwin's slideshow of member trips and guest speaker Elizabeth Purdon: "Paddling with Freya Hoffmeister"
Join starting 7:20 pm using this link: https://zoom.us/j/93023239872?pwd=KzIyN0JJM2NRQ29kSjZ1KzROWjgwZz09 Public welcome!
Meeting
Mon, Nov 2, 2020
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Virtual Annual General Meeting
All members are encouraged to attend the Association’s Annual General Meeting. Featured guest speaker is Steve Best. WHEN: Monday November 2, 2020 7:30 pm through...
Meeting
Mon, Oct 5, 2020
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
October Club Meeting - date TBD
A Zoom format is being investigated for an October club meeting -- stay tuned.
Meeting, Public
Mon, Sep 14, 2020
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
September Club Meeting Outdoors - Postponed
****Meeting postponed due to poor air quality.*** Rick Davies will run a session on Followership. We have good solid training on Leadership and this evening...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Jun 1, 2020
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
June Meeting - cancelled
Due to the pandemic, club meetings at Sunrise Hall are postponed until further notice.
Meeting, Public
Mon, May 4, 2020
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
May Meeting - cancelled
Update April 20: this meeting has been cancelled due to Covid 19 restrictions on gatherings. Scheduled guest speaker: Rick Davies's session on Followership. We have...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Apr 6, 2020
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Cancelled - April Club Meeting
The scheduled guest speaker was Ross Dixon from the Raincoast Conservation. Please check back for the status of upcoming meetings as we follow precautions necessary...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Mar 2, 2020
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
The coast and the people of the sea: Intertidal archaeology for sea kayakers
Guest speaker and SKABC member Brian Pegg from Kwantlen Polytechnic University will take the club on a tour of different types of archaeological sites that...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Feb 3, 2020
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
February Club Meeting: Bowron Paddle Round by Thom Harvey Kline
Thom Harvey Kline, a 14 year SKABC member, has been involved with visual arts and architecture for most of his life. Last year Thom created...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Jan 6, 2020
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
January Club Meeting - guest speaker Danielle Turner, Video Producer, Film Editor and Sound Artist
For our first meeting of the year, we welcome guest speaker Danielle Turner, Video Producer, Film Editor and Sound Artist. Danielle will present on cameras...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Nov 4, 2019
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Annual General Meeting: Guest speaker Chris Harris "BC's Best Kept Wilderness Secret - The Chilcotin Ark"
At our Annual General Meeting we'll elect next year's officers and give out awards to volunteers. Following the club business, there will be a guest...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Oct 7, 2019
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Martin Ryer: Evolution as a Paddler and Photographer. Come early for a knot tying workshop at 7pm
Guest Speaker Martin Ryer will reflect on his evolution as a paddler and photographer. It will also encompass elements related to his involvement with BC...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Sep 9, 2019
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
September Club Meeting: Gwaii Haanas
Guest Speaker: Steve Best will share his adventure in Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve. Steve and his friends travelled the east side of South Moresby...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Jun 3, 2019
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
June Club Meeting: CSI (Coastal Scene Investigation) - Using Clues from Intertidal Diversity Studies to Solve Ecotoxicological Puzzles in Howe Sound
Guest Speaker: Dr. Shannon Bard is a researcher, environmental consultant and fellow kayaker. She has been studying the environmental state of Howe Sound, before and...
Meeting, Public
Mon, May 6, 2019
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
May Club Meeting: Trip Expo
[contact-form][contact-field label="Name" type="name" required="true" /][contact-field label="Email" type="email" required="true" /][contact-field label="Website" type="url" /][contact-field label="Message" type="textarea" /][/contact-form] Trip Expo: Club members will be on hand to answer...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Apr 1, 2019
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
April Club Meeting: BC Parks
Guest speaker: Elyse Curley from BC Parks on current state and future plans for our parks. Doors open at 7:00, meeting starts at 7:30. Public...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Mar 4, 2019
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
March Club Meeting: Digital Tools for Sea Kayaking
Guest speaker: Randy Chatterjee, our past president, will share his knowledge of all things digital to help kayakers plan their trip, be safe and have...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Feb 4, 2019
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
February Club Meeting: Mushroom Foraging
Guest speaker: Duane Sept (Suzie's husband and author of Common Mushrooms of the Northwest: Alaska, Western Canada and the Northwestern United States ). Doors open...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Jan 7, 2019
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
January club meeting
Topic for our first meeting of the year: "This Amazing Coast". SKABC member Harald Riffel will share pictures and stories from a 5 month, 4,000...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Nov 5, 2018
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Annual General Meeting
Join us for our Annual General Meeting. Club business will be brief and awards will be presented. Guest Speaker Steve Best - Presentation on his solo paddle to the Dixon Entrance this year. The route: north from Prince Rupert to the Alaska border, and around the Dundas Group. Doors pen at 7pm, meeting starts at 7:30. Light refreshments will be served.
Meeting, Public
Mon, Oct 1, 2018
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club Meeting
We will be showing the film Green Paddle Down by SKABC member Thom Kline. Introduction by Brian Pegg. About the film:  “In April 2018 , five...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Sep 10, 2018
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Club Meeting
Guest speaker: Graham Sorenson-BC Projects Coordinator-Birds Canada. Graham will speak about the birds we see when we're paddling. Catch up with everyone after the summer....
Meeting, Public
Mon, Jun 4, 2018
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
June Club Meeting
Our guest speaker is Constable Jamie Gibson of the VPD Marine Unit. He will discuss current theft trends and preventative measures, safety issues, the Canada...
Meeting
Mon, May 7, 2018
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
May Club Meeting
Guest speaker Steve Best will talk about the Howe Sound Stewardship program. More details to follow. Doors open at 7pm. Meeting starts at 7:30. Public...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Apr 9, 2018
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
April Club Meeting featuring Josh Askew from Waterflow
At this meeting we will meet Josh Askew of Waterflow Paddling. Josh was one of our generous sponsors for the film fest. He will facilitate...
Meeting, Public
Sat, Apr 7, 2018
(11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Spring Forum of BC Marine Trails Network Association
The 2018 Spring Forum of BC Marine Trails Network Assn will be held at Sunrise Community Hall on 7 April. Yes, in Vancouver, for a...
Meeting, Public, uncategorized
Mon, Mar 5, 2018
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Klee Wyck Journal
The Klee Wyck Journal, was released in October 2017.  Lou Mckee and husband  David are ocean kayakers who, after many years, claimed a favorite wilderness beach on the...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Feb 5, 2018
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
February meeting: Disappearing Sea Stars & Cedar Beach Ocean Lodge
Guest speaker: Andy Lamb - local author of several books on BC coast sea life and co-owner of Cedar Beach Ocean Lodge In the summer...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Jan 8, 2018
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
The Ocean is Calling Me. This is my journey
As we start the new year, come hear the inspirational story of Susan Conrad's solo journey from Anacortes, WA to Juneau, AK. "In spring 2010,...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Nov 6, 2017
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
November AGM. Speaker: Rick Davies. Extending Your Years into a Lifetime of Kayaking: Tips for young and old to make those back-bending moves easier for loading kayaks, on the water and in camp.
On the agenda for the AGM will be elections of new club officers, last year's minutes and brief reports. Rick Davies' presentation will follow. Held...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Oct 2, 2017
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
October Meeting: Commercial Guided Kayak Tours - Member Experiences
Have you ever wondered about signing up for a commercial guided kayak trip?  or been looking for tour recommendations? Members will share photos, costs, tips...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Sep 11, 2017
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
September Meeting: From Middens to Rock Art - Archeological Sites on our Coastline - Note: Meeting is 2nd Monday in September
Guest Speaker: Brian Pegg is an archaeologist teaching at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.  He has been working in archaeology in British Columbia, Ontario, and the NW...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Jun 5, 2017
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
June Meeting: Favourite Kayaking Trips
Members will share information about one of their favourite Kayak trip destinations - why go, things to know, logistics to consider and resources to help...
Meeting, Public
Mon, May 1, 2017
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
May Meeting: Moresby, Haida Gwaii - A 3 Week Solo Trip
Guest speaker: Steve Best, SKABC Member Haida Gwaii is called “The Edge of the World,” and the west coast of Haida Gwaii is the edge...
Meeting, Public
Sat, Apr 8, 2017
(11:00 AM - 4:15 PM)
BC Marine Trails Network Association Spring Forum
All are welcome at the BC Marine Trails Spring Forum. Breakout groups will discuss topics such as deciding on a Code of Conduct for paddlers...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Apr 3, 2017
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Fueling Your Body while Kayaking with Delicious, Healthy Food
Guest speaker: Kathy Romses is a registered dietitian, SKABC member and on the program committee. Learn about how to keep your energy up during your...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Mar 6, 2017
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
March Meeting: Proactive Thinking: The Key to Safety on the Water
Guest Speaker: Rick Davies is a 30 year member of SKABC and with his wife Jaquie Bunse, co-authored “Sixty-Five Sunsets,” A West Coast Journey from...
Meeting, Public
Mon, Feb 6, 2017
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
February Meeting: Cold Water Immersion
NOTE: The date and location of this meeting has changed from our usual schedule and location. The meeting will take place MONDAY, February 6 at...
Meeting, Public
Sun, Jan 15, 2017
(12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
SKABC Trip planning meeting & lunch
Trip leading is very rewarding. It is great to share your adventures with other paddlers and to be able to do it at a time...
Meeting
Tue, Jan 3, 2017
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
January Meeting: Wildlife Identification, Safety & Etiquette
Guest speaker: Tom Saare, Assistant Instructor - Fish, Wildlife & Recreation Program, BC Institute of Technology Tom will share tips and guidelines on how to enjoy...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Nov 1, 2016
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
November meeting: The Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue (RCMSAR)
Annual General Meeting. Club Elections and Reports followed by guest speaker Paul DeGrace. Guest speaker: Paul DeGrace: Search and Rescue Crew Member and Media Liasion...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Oct 4, 2016
(7:00 PM - 9:15 PM)
October Meeting: Kayaking in Belize - Self Guided or Professional Guided?
Island Expeditions Co. of BC has specialized in adventure kayak trips in Belize since 1987. The owner, Denver, will share his knowledge and perspective on...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Sep 6, 2016
(7:00 PM - 9:15 PM)
September Meeting: Water's Edge - Paddling Our Scenic Shores
Larry Pynn describes his 10-day solo kayak trip from Sunset Marina to White Rock that resulted in an eight-part series on the Metro Vancouver oceanfront....
Meeting, Public
Tue, Aug 2, 2016
(6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
CANCELLED: Summer Picnic, Tuesday, August 2
CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN Join fellow SKABC members for a picnic at the beach. Bring a dish to share (salad, appy or dessert), your mess kit,...
Meeting
Tue, Jul 5, 2016
(6:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
BBQ and Shoot the Breeze
During the lazy, long days of summer, it's time to be outside as much as possible! SKABC will have a BBQ set up for you...
Meeting, Public, Social
Tue, Jun 7, 2016
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Silly Things I Have Done in a Kayak...
Join John Kimantis, editor and publisher of the Wild Coast magazine and operations manager at the BC marine Trails Network Association (BCMTNA) for his reflections...
Meeting, Public
Tue, May 3, 2016
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
BC: Canada's Paddling Crossroads
Local paddler and author Sanford Osler will give an illustrated talk  covering his favourite stories about BC’s paddling community. The talk is based on his...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Apr 5, 2016
(7:00 PM - 9:15 PM)
Where Will You Paddle this Season?
To start the night off Pacifica PaddleSports and Expedition Engineering will briefly talk about what they do. Each outfitter is quite different from the other,...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Mar 1, 2016
(7:00 PM)
Clayoquot - Sound of Freedom
Dan Lewis and Bonny Glambeck will present on paddling in Clayoquot, the area's ecology, some history of the 1993 protests, First Nations culture, and some...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Feb 2, 2016
(7:00 PM - 9:15 PM)
Haida Gwaii - Through the eyes of a solo kayaker
Steve Best, part-time scout for the BC Marine Trails Network, who does his best architectural work from his kayak …will recount his solo trip down...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Jan 5, 2016
(7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
January: Weather, Safety, and Personal Locator Beacons
Do you remember this song: I've looked at clouds from both sides now From up and down, and still somehow It's cloud illusions I recall...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Nov 3, 2015
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
Annual General Meeting
The SKABC Executive is announcing details of the Annual General Meeting which will be held Tuesday November 3. Doors open at 7pm. Meeting starts at...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Oct 6, 2015
(7:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
October Monthly Meeting - State of Howe Sound Health
Adjacent to downtown Vancouver, Howe Sound is one of North America's southernmost fjords. With waters up to 800ft deep, Howe Sound is home to more...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Sep 8, 2015
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
September Club Meeting
A few of our SKABC members will present on their kayaking adventures this summer: Rand Chatterjee will share his experience on attempting a solo circumnavigation...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Aug 4, 2015
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Aug. 4 BBQ at Locarno Beach
Updated Monday Aug 3: Following the club idea of “promoting fellowship” come and share a BBQ and stories of paddles past and planned at a...
Meeting, Public, Social
Tue, Jul 7, 2015
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
July 7 BBQ at Locarno Beach
Following the club idea of “promoting fellowship” come and share a BBQ and stories of paddles past and planned at a club BBQ at Locarno...
Meeting, Public, Social
Tue, Jun 2, 2015
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
Club Meeting June 2
Paddling the Horton River in the Arctic: The canoeists are Ted and Freda Mellenthin who live in Mission, BC. They are internationally known for all...
Meeting, Public
Tue, May 5, 2015
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
Club Meeting May 5
A representative from the Raincoast Conservation Foundation will talk about the organizations initiatives and how SKABC members may become involved. Please look at their website...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Apr 7, 2015
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
April 7 Club Meeting
Bob Salo, our Safety Officer, will be presenting a safety session on TOWING. Come prepared with questions. This is something we all need to know...
Meeting
Tue, Mar 3, 2015
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
Club Meeting Tuesday March 3
Spirit of the Coast. Guest Speaker Chris Cooper:  Travelling our beautiful BC coast by Great Canoe is known as the grandfathers' journey by coastal First Nations...
Meeting, Public
Tue, Feb 3, 2015
(7:30 PM - 9:30 PM)
Club Meeting
Ralph and Lannie Keller from the Discovery Islands Lodge on Quadra Island will be showing SKABC members and guests their beautiful and exciting part of...
Meeting, Public