Energizer Paddle - Cadboro Bay to Gonzales Bay Paddle


A SISKA Energizer paddle from Cadboro Bay to Gonzales Bay Launching from Cadboro Bay, paddling south to Gonzales Bay

Skill Level:
This paddle is rated as an Energizer Paddle because of its distance and open water crossings and possible current. To understand this designation better, please read SISKA's Paddle Guidelines
Paddlers taking part in this paddle are required to have PC Level 1 or equivalent experience. For information about PC Levels click here.
The total distance of this paddle is estimated to be approximately 10.20nm.

Saturday, November 26th, 2022. Meet at the launchsite by 09:30am to be on the water by 10:00am

We will launch at Cadboro Bay. Need directions to the launchsite? Click here.

This paddle will be led by Bj Porter For more information about this paddle email Bj Porter

Our leader will introduce the Plan and make sure everyone is comfortable with the requirements and any concerns that you may have. Please stay off the water until we are all ready. The leader may choose to enlist helpers and establish communications protocol. If you have VHF radio please bring it with you.
Plan A:
Launching from Gyro Beach (Cadboro Bay) and paddling south to Gonzales Bay, staying close to shore. Lunch at Gonzales Bay.
Plan B:
If the sea is flat and the group is interested in extending the paddle a little further, we might paddle out to the Chain Islands.

To view a plot for this paddle click here

To sign up for this paddle please email Bj Porter
The maximum number of paddlers for this paddle has been set to 13. There is room for 5 paddler(s).

Always dress for the possibility of immersion and please bring a drybag containing a spare change of clothes.
Please bring a lunch / snacks and sufficient beverage to keep you hydrated, as well as a themos of something warm.
All participants are expected to have read, and to comply with SISKA's Policies and Procedures
All paddlers must have submitted proof of vaccination in order to take part in this paddle.