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Welcome to the RVYC Paddlers' Page


New Paddlers are Always Welcome

Please contact Anne Daley

250-598-2871 or [email protected]">email 


Paddle Wednesday mornings

Paddlers Annual Dinner: Thursday, November 14, 2019



Paddling Links


Easykayaker non-endurance kayak trips on the BC coast
Mountain Equipment Coop outdoor equipment store,  1450 Government Street
Ocean River Sports paddle sports store, 1824 Store Street
Pacifica Paddlesports 789 Saunders Lane, Brentwood Bay
Sea Kayaker Magazine
Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC (SKGABC) non-profit society for professional development and certification of sea kayak guides
Seaward Kayaks, Chemainus sea kayak bulider, 3107 Henry Road, Chemainus
SISKA - South Island Sea Kayak Association

non-profit organization dedicated to sea kayaking on Vancouver Island, particularly in Greater Victoria



Paddlers Library

You can get the key to the Paddlers' Library from the bar or the office. Please sign out any books that you borrow. We subscribe monthly to the Sea Kayaker and Wave Length magazines which are kept in a binder in the Chart Room for all to read.


Title # copies Author/Editor Donated by Comments

New DVD 
University of Sea Kayaking, Volume 4, ABC's of the Surf Zone

New DVD University of Sea Kayaking, Volume 5, Bracing Clinic "The Art of Staying Upright" 1
Lost in Mongolia 1 Angus, Colin Peter Vivian Rafting the world's last unchallenged river
Sea Kayaker Deep Trouble 1 Broze,  Matt & Gronseth, George Purchased
Easy Kayaking Basics 1 Buckland, Gary & Grey, Paul Karen Ledger A Paddling Handbook for the Pacific Northwest
Voyage of the Summer Sun 1 Cody, Robin Fran Primrose Canoeing the Columbia River
Still Cruising-Australia to Asia, Africa and America 1 Copeland, Liza Fran Primrose A family travels the world
Sea Kayaking - A Manual for Long-Distance Touring 1 Dowd, John Derek Austin
Complete Folding Kayaker 1 Diaz, Ralph Andrew Madden
Southern Exposure 1 Duff, Chris Fran Primrose A solo sea kayaking journey around NZ's South Island
Canoeing a Continent 1 Finkelstein, Max Fran Primrose On the trail of Alexander Mackenzie
Around One More Point 1 Gazetas, Mary Purchased A journal of paddling adventures on the BC coast
The Last Great Sea 1 Glavin, Terry Peter Vivian The Human and Natural History of North Pacific Ocean
RVYC Paddlers 200502007 DVD (2nd Edition) 1 Hayden, Tini purchased Photos of Outings and Gatherings set to music
Castaway-A Story of Survival 1 Irvine, Lucy Fran Primrose
Kabaloona in the Yellow Kayak 2 Jason, Victoria Peter Vivian, Fran Primrose One woman's journey through the Northwest Passage
Deep Water Passage 1 Linnea, Ann Fran Primrose A spiritual journey at midlife on Lake Superior
Sea Kayaking Rough Waters 1 Matthews, Alex purchased Learn to paddle more safely and with more confidence
Kayak Routes of the Pacific Northwest Coast 1 McGee, Peter Derek Austin From Northern Oregon to BC's North Coast
The Complete Guide to Canoeing 1 Monk, Carl & Knap, Jerome Peter Vivian
Into the Great Solitude - An Arctic Journey 1 Perkins, Robert Fran Primrose
The Hidden Coast 2 Rogers, Joel W. Peter Vivian, Linda  Sipos Kayak Explorations from Alaska to Mexico
Island Paddling 1 Snowden, Mary Ann Andrew Madden A paddler's guide to the Gulf Islands and Barkley Sound
Paddle to the Amazon 1 Starkell, Don Fran Primrose The Ultimate 12,000-Mile Canoe Adventure
Paddle to the Arctic 2 Starkell, Don Peter Vivian, Fran Primrose
The Coastal Kayaker 1 Washburne, Randel Andrew Madden Kayak camping on the Alaska and BC Coast
Sea Kayaking-The Ultimate Guide 1 Whiting, Ken & Matthews, Alex purchased Learn to safely & comfortablyenjoy sea kayaking