SKGABC News

  • January 7, 2017
    2017 Spring Exchange:
    Hosted by Gabriola Sea Kayaking on Gabriola Island, BC! More...

  • July 6, 2016
    2016 Fall Exchange:
    Hosted by PIKA on Pender Island, BC! More...

  • June 2, 2016
    2016 Fall Exams:
    Level Two and Three Exams Dates Posted! More...

  • February 1, 2016
    2016 Spring Exams:
    Level Two and Three Exams Dates Posted! More...

  • January 7, 2016
    2016 Spring Exchange:
    Hosted by Terracentric and Footprint Nature Exploration in Lund, BC! More...

  • August 14, 2015
    2015 Fall Exchange - Skookumchuck:
    September 24-26, 2015 - Current, skill sessions, socializing!
    More...

  • March 3, 2015
    2015 Spring Exchange:
    April 17-19, 2015 - Sooke! Skill sessions, seminars, socializing!
    More...

  • March 17, 2014
    2014 Spring Exchange:
    May 9-11, 2014 - Salt Spring Island. Skill sessions, seminars, socializing!
    More...

  • March 17, 2014
    On-Going Training Policy Update:
    The SKGABC has evolved the On-Going Training policy to give options to more members! More...

  • Dec 22, 2013
    Northern Gateway Pipeline: SKGABC working to safeguard the BC coastline and sea kayaking industry.
    More...

  • Oct 25, 2013
    2013 Annual General Meeting: Nov 9, 2013 - Nanaimo, BC.
    More...

  • May 15, 2013
    Toquaht Bay Closure
    Alternative launch sites available at village of Macoah. More...

  • March 26, 2013
    Electronic Guide Logs
    Submit your logs using an easy electronic spreadsheet! More...

  • August, 2012
    Wolf Advisory: Vargas / Flores Island Park - Clayoquot Sound Due to wolf activity on Vargas and Flores Island this summer, BC Parks has issued a Wolf Advisory More...

  • June 1, 2012
    Tsunami Debris Reporting Environment Canada - Tsunami Debris Sighting and Reporting Information
    More...

  • May 25, 2012
    Online Resource Sheets Printable equipment list, emergency contact list, earthquake and tsunami notification, operating standards summary and more!
    More...

  • May 23, 2012
    Pacific Coast - Marine Weather Guide Environment Canada Marine Weather Guide for the BC Coast updated and online!
    More...

  • February 14, 2012
    Updated - Water Classification Maps: Outlining water classfications within British Columbia
    More...

  • February 14, 2012
    New Pro-Deal: Killarney Kayaks joins the SKGABC Pro-Deal Program! Deals for members from companies like: Aquabound, Brooks, Broform, Delta, Level Six, Nimbus, North Water, Ortlieb, and Seaward! Members Area

  • Technical Guides Manual
    The SKGABC has produced a manual for guides of every level. For more information Click Here

 

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Certified Guides

The guides listed on these pages received their SKGABC certification on the date indicated. At the time of certification, all requirements for the indicated certification level were met. Your guide will be able to provide a current SKGABC certification card indicating their current status.




SKGABC Certified Level One Guides

Name Certification Date
 
Gillian AllanApril 20,2004
 
Don BarrieApril 27,1998
 
David BookJuly 28,2006
 
Ken BueckertOctober 21,2011
 
Richard ChamberlayneMay 22,2003
 
Marnie ChonkaMay 01,2004
 
James CowanApril 10,2003
 
Ron DavidsonMay 20,2010
 
Clayton DerouinJanuary 01,2013
 
Laura DesjarlaisApril 27,2016
 
Stephen FordSeptember 16,2012
 
Carolyn FordSeptember 16,2012
 
Scott FriesenMay 11,2009
 
Ben GoodmanOctober 04,1998
 
Sean GregoireApril 01,2011
 
Sheena GrindlayApril 05,2004
 
Kate HamiltonSeptember 01,2011
 
Kyle HorvathOctober 12,2015
 
Herb KatzFebruary 22,2007
 
Debbie KatzFebruary 22,2007
 
Roger LagasseAugust 04,2004
 
Sonja LuckJanuary 01,2014
 
Sophia LynnJune 09,2013
 
Wendy McRaeApril 30,2005
 
Sarah NicholsonJune 12,2005
 
Alexandra PatchettMay 31,2015
 
Doug PeersApril 10,2003
 
Leslie PeersApril 10,2003
 
Charlotte PhilpJune 29,2005
 
Richard PhilpotApril 02,2009
 
Richard PowleyJanuary 20,2016
 
Richard RömerSeptember 01,2014
 
Josh ReadshawApril 07,2017
 
Darryl Robinson-KeysDecember 01,2011
 
Ian RossApril 05,1995
 
Jim RuleJanuary 21,2011
 
Jean SchoenfelderMay 25,2003
 
Jacob SchwedaJuly 30,2009
 
Chenoah ShineJune 08,2014
 
Rose SiroisMay 23,2004
 
Rita SlaninaJune 11,2010
 
Barry SwitnickiMay 25,2016
 
Stephanie TarltonJanuary 21,2012
 
Doug TaylorMarch 21,2009
 
Rudie Van LieshoutJuly 09,2010
 
Ellen VisserApril 30,2006
 
Colin WatsonApril 20,2011
 
Einar WestlundJanuary 01,2013
 
Robert WheatleyJune 01,2014
 
Rena WhitehouseJune 13,2004
 
Janet WillinghamApril 30,2005
 
Wilbur WongApril 05,2013

Please note; only individuals who have requested to be included are listed.
Members who wish to be listed, please contact us


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