Our Friends

Our Friends

Here is a list of some of our friends website and our favorite kayaking pages.  Enjoy!

Kayaking Links:

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WindPaddle Sails (www.windpaddle.com) We are Official Distributor for WindPaddle Sails. The WindPaddle is a self-launching, free-standing sail for kayaks, canoes, sit-on-tops, paddle boards, and other small watercraft. With the lowest center of gravity of any kayak/canoe sail available, the WindPaddle is the safest sail you can buy!

Wavelength Magazine(www.wavelenghtmagazine.com) A terrific B.C. based kayaking magazine with a lot of great articles, meal ideas, adventure stories, reviews, and more.

Coastal Waters Recreation (www.coastalwatersrec.com)  Coastal waters recreation provides quality recreational marine maps, for boaters and paddlers as well as some great information and tips, so that you may better enjoy the beauty of BC and Baja coastlines.

North Road Sports (www.northroadsports.com) Newly opened on Gabriola for all of your outfitting needs.

Our Friends:

Gabriola Cycle and Kayak (www.gck.ca) Gabriola Cycle and Kayak continue to offer a wide variety of cycling expeditions all over the world: Mexico, Spain, Alps, France, Hawaii, and Canada

Green Coast Kayaking (www.gckayaking.com) offers tours in the amazing Haida Gwaii / Queen Charlotte Islands. Considered to be among the world’s top paddling destinations, Gwaii Haanas is an irreplaceable and awe-inspiring oasis of raw wilderness situated at the southern tip of Haida Gwaii / Queen Charlotte Islands.

Gabriola Sea Kayaking (www.kayaktoursbc.com) Explore Vancouver Island’s rich marine environment, wildlife, rugged coastline, fjords and the white sandy beaches of: Kyuquot, Broken Group Islands, Broughton Archipelago, and Clayoquot Sound.

Archipelago Ventures – Mothership Kayaking in Haida Gwaii. (www.tourhaidagwaii.com) Ryan, one of our guides, spends part of the summer as skipper on the M.V. Island Bay running Mother-Ship Kayak Tours in the amazing Gwaii Haanas National Park on Haida Gwaii.  Check it out!

Jim’s Kayaking (www.jimskayaking.com) Kayak rentals and tours of Gabriola Island.

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Columbia River Kayaking (www.columbiariverkayaking.com) Our good friends in Washington State offer amazing tours and lesions on the stunning Columbia River.
 

Certifications:

Sea Kayak Guide’s Alliance of BC (www.skgabc.com) The Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC is a non-profit society which upholds high standards for professional sea kayak guides and operators in BC. Through ongoing professional development and certification, the Alliance strives to ensure safe practices on an industry-wide basis.

British Canoe and Kayak Union (www.bcu.org.uk) The British Canoe Union (BCU) is the lead body for canoeing and kayaking in the UK.

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Driving Down?

If you are driving your US or Canadian vehicle to Mexico, make sure to purchase Mexican auto insurance! US and Canadian auto insurance does not cover your vehicle while driving in Mexico. Before you drive across the border into Mexico, it is necessary to purchase a Mexican auto insurance policy for the duration of your Mexican road trip. The easiest way to acquire quality Mexican auto insurance, is to purchase your policy online from Adventure Mexican Insurance Services, http://www.mexadventure.com     

Adventure Mexican Insurance has been selling Mexican insurance through the internet since 2001, and they have a solid reputation for providing quality Mexican insurance, at great prices, and with excellent customer service. Buy online in minutes, or call their office at 800-485-4075.

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