Welcome to Deep Bay Kayaking

Paddle Canada Course Schedule:

As of June 2022

Basic Course:

May 28th  at Spider Lake

June 25th  at Spider Lake

July 02nd  at Spider Lake

Level 1 Skills

June 4 & 5th

July 9th & 10th

Aug 13 and 14th

Level 2 Skills

Aug 19 to 26th Quadra Island

Click here to view all of our training courses.

George McFarlin

Owner, Deep Bay Kayaking

Kayak Training

We offer kayak training for everyone from beginners to advanced paddlers, from teenagers to seniors.  We can help you improve your confidence and enjoy your time on the water.

Paddles by George


You may question why would anyone want to try paddling a kayak with a wooden stick?  That’s what I thought too when I first saw people paddling a kayak using a skinny piece of wood…

The short answer is the shape of a Greenland paddle requires less force to push or pull the paddle through the water.  This leads to greater stroke efficiency and allows the paddler to travel further while expending less energy.


News & Events

Our Nuchatlitz trip

Our Nuchatlitz trip

A while ago Deep bay Kayaking took an trip to Nuchatlitz Provincial Park, and it was an amazing experience.

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Out-Fitting Your Kayak

Out-Fitting Your Kayak

Replacing or upgrading your old sagging deck lines and bungie cord, improving your hip and thigh pads, and moving your seat to actually FIT you, will greatly improve your comfort level while paddling. The yellow sea kayak below is an example of a kayak that has been...

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