• 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!

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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

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

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

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

  • 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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SKGABC Logo Usage

Use of the SKGABC logo is available to members for use on brochures, website and other promotional materials.

This document explains how the SKGABC logo may be used to let clients know that you are a member of The Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC, a non-profit society which upholds high standards for professional sea kayak guides and operators in BC.

Permission to use the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC logo must be received from the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC Executive.

Obtaining Permission
Please contact the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC Executive for permission to use the SKGABC logo. Please include a description of your company, and details of the proposed use of the SKGABC logo.

Electronic files of the SKGABC logo are available on the SKGABC website at This page is password protected. Upon receiving permission from the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance Executive to use the logo, you will be given the password. SKGABC logos are available in low resolution versions appropriate for websites, as well as high resolution version appropriate for print.

Usage Guidelines
The Sea Kayak Guides Alliance has developed logo usage guidelines in order to protect the integrity of its logo and identity. Unless otherwise authorized, the SKGABC logo may only be used by members of the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC. If you do not maintain your membership, you must immediately discontinue use of the SKGABC logo.

  1. You may use the SKGABC logo on your business cards, letterhead, resume, website, and marketing materials, to indicate that you are a member of the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance.
  2. Your name, trade name, or company name must appear on any materials where the SKGABC logo is used.
  3. The SKGABC logo may not be included in your business name, domain name, product or service name, logo, design, slogan, or other trademarks.
  4. You may use the SKGABC logo only as provided by the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance. Except for size and color, which are subject to the restrictions in these guidelines, the SKGABC logo may not be altered, including proportions, animation or distortion.

Minimum Spacing Requirements
Logo Spacing

The SKGABC logo must stand-alone. A minimum amount of space must be left between the logo and any other object such as type, other logos, photography, borders, edges and so on. The minimum amount of space required is half of the height of the logo. The minimum height requirement is 1 inch (2.54cm).
Minimum Size Requirements
Minimum Size

A minimum size requirement exists to ensure that the integrity of the elements of the SKGABC logo are maintained. The minimum size requirement of the SKGABC is 1 inch (2.54cm) in diameter.
Correct Orientation of SKGABC LogoIncorrect Orientation of SKGABC logo Orientation<

The logo should always be placed so that the text is right side up. Do not rotate the logo onto its side or upside down.
Correct Resizing of SKGABC logoIncorrect Resizing of SKGABC logo Resizing

When resizing the logo, be sure to maintain its original dimensions. In other words, please ensure the circular SKGABC logo does not appear as an oval.

The SKGABC logo may be used as indicated (black on white background); alternately the logo is available in red on a white background. The color code for SKGABC red is specified as follows:

Hex Code:
cc0000 RGB: Red 204, Green 0, Blue 0 CMYK: 13%, 100%, 100%, 4%

Please contact the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance if you have questions about using the logo.

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