Contact

Please feel free to email or call to ask any questions about the sport - how to get started, where to paddle, where to find gear and how to find partners. Contributions to the website such as articles, information on paddling spots, videos and images are most welcome. All content contributions will be appropriately credited. 

Email: visurfski@gmail.com Phone: 250-898-1088 Location: Vancouver Island

Our purpose is to facilitate growth of the sport of surfski paddling on Vancouver Island - Victoria, Duncan, Chemainus, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Lantzville, Parksville, Comox, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Ucluelet, Tofino and all surrounding islands and communities. 

Supporters

Surfski Resources

This list is a work in progress. Please let us know if you have any suggestions!

Great Surfski Articles
Weather Forecasts and Conditions
Good Surfski Links

Surfski.info - a look into the surfski racing world, tips, training, and lots of other good stuff

TC Surfski  - this is a US surfski retailer, but there is lots of good info on this site. The podcasts are great, as are the blogs, videos. Worth looking through!

Wesley Echols Surfski Racing  -  Based on the East Coast, but good gear and boat reviews, as well as a look into another surfski community.

Heading To Open Water  - an excelent article from Epic Kayaks about the progression to downwind and open water paddling. 

Events
Clubs and Organizations
Videos

Comox Valley Canoe Racing Club
 

Nanaimo Canoe and Kayak Club

Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club

Canadian Outrigger Racing Association.

You will need a member ship to race the local small boat events. 

Coaching