July 9, 2022
Annual Seaward shutdown

Seaward will be closed for our annual summer shutdown starting July 28 through Sept 7 inclusive. We will be taking appts for those who wish to visit our showroom after Aug 8 but dates and times will be limited. Please leave a voice message or email for info: 1 800 595 9755 or info@seawardkayaks.com Our online store will

May 25, 2022
New arrivals from Riot and Boreal

Come see our new lineup of Ultralights from Riot and Boreal Designs. More on Facebook. Pura 120, Halo 130, Compass 140, Baltic 120 and Intrigue. In stock now at our Chemainus facility!

December 6, 2021
Part time Factory Worker

Part time, approx. 20 Hour week – worked between Monday to Friday 7am-3:30pm Starting Salary: $18/hr for no to little experience, increases with skill sets and experience. Start date: Asap Primary responsibilities: Our kayak production staff are involved in aspects of kayak & other fiberglass product manufacture, assembly, repair & delivery. Additional day to day activities will

July 5, 2021
Seaward shutdown Aug 2 - 6, 2021

Our annual shutdown is happening Aug 2-6. We will be back to work on Monday, Aug 9. Thanks to all our hard-working staff for pulling us through an exceptionally busy year during a pandemic and lately, intense temperatures. Thank you to our customers who patiently waited months at a time for the delivery of their Seaward

July 31, 2020
Annual Summer Shutdown

Seaward Kayaks will be closed for our Annual Summer Vacation, starting Friday July 31. We will be back to work for Monday Aug 10th. Thank you

July 26, 2019
Guide 17 review

Thank you, Brandon Torres, for your review of the new, Guide 17 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SF-HZzJUDJc

July 1, 2019
Annual Summer shut down

Seaward Kayaks will be closed for our Annual Summer Vacation, starting Saturday Aug 3rd until Sunday Aug 11th. We will be back in for business on Monday Aug 14th. Thank you

September 15, 2018
Marg Rees Loving her new Guide 17

Trust. I believe I gave my Guide 17 a good test this summer, 2018. I went 677 nautical miles (1255 km) in a 58 day circumnavigation of Vancouver Island. I found I could trust this boat to be a solid performer. It was stable in challenging waters, sleek in the calm waters, and fun in the surf. I could almost

July 5, 2018
Annual summer shut down

Seaward Kayaks will be closed for our Annual Summer Vacation, starting Aug 5th until Aug 12th. We will be back in business on Monday Aug 13th. Thank you

June 14, 2018
The Guide 17, making waves

Just got back from 4 days of paddling the Guide17 in the Gulf Islands. Man, it is sweet! So much cargo space! It really swallowed my gear well. I also really enjoyed the deck pod - it's huge! I don't think I'll ever carry snacks in my PFD again. It paddles really well, was

August 16, 2017
New for 2018, the Guide 17

It's here!!! Seaward kayak will Guide you, introducing the new, Guide 17 Length- 17ft Width- 23” Depth to hull-(Front of cockpit) 13.5, (rear cockpit) 8.25 Cockpit- 31 X 16 (opening) Hull-Symmetrical, semi V, rockered. Seaward safe-hatch system, sea-dog day hatch. Sea-dog bow day hatch. Paddle park behind cockpit, safety grab loops forward and stern, painter/tow line, grab

July 18, 2017
Annual Summer Shut Down

Seaward Kayaks will be closed for our Annual Summer Vacation, starting Aug 5th until Aug 13th. We will be back in business on Monday Aug 14th. Thank you

March 22, 2017
The New, Guide 17, coming soon

Hold on all you guides and paddlers out there. The new Guide 17 is going in the water tomorrow for some serious testing. Stay tuned

March 21, 2017
Latest issue of Adventure kayak magazine

We're pleased to provide you exclusive and free access to the latest issue of Adventure Kayak magazine. https://www.rapidmedia.com/adventurekayak/categories/news/8493-issue-preview-spring-2017

January 18, 2017
Seaward Kayaks Is Off To The SEATTLE BOAT SHOW

We've loaded up the trailer with a Massive amount of seaward Kayaks and are headed off to the boat show in Seattle. Glenn and Doug will be there to answer all of your Seaward questions regarding our Kayaks. We'd love you to come on down should you be in the area and see our finely handcrafted North American built Kayaks

October 7, 2016
Why buy a Seaward Kayak

Each kayak the team at Seaward creates is a testimony to 28 years of Commitment by a team of long term people to the best performance, quality, features and value for your investment. Seaward produces kayaks using the best available materials and products from North America. It's all in the details, from the smallest items to all the parts involved

July 1, 2016
Summer Vacation Shut Down

Seaward Kayaks will be shutting down for it's annual vacation and seasonal clean up. Our produciton shop and offices will be closed on July 25th returning August 8th!! We hope everyone is enjoying the paddling season, and we might see you out on the water!!!

May 3, 2016
MEC Paddlefest Victoria, BC

We hope to see you there, at the MEC Paddlefest in Victoria, BC. Being held on Saturday, June 25th, at Willows Beach in Oak Bay, Victoria

February 27, 2016
Expedition 720, New custom Passat G3

Angelo Wilkie Page, Expedition 720, is preparing for his crossing from Alaska, to Russia. The whole team at Seaward Kayaks, is proud to have been a part in building his custom, Passat G3, being shipped out next week! Wishing Angelo a safe journey.

January 29, 2016
Expedition 720 Degrees

Angelo's aim is to be the first person to complete both a longitudinal and latitudinal circumnavigation of the globe using only human power. Be sure to follow him upon his journey. We wish Angelo the greatest success and are proud to be a part of this amazing trip!! http://www.expedition720degrees.com and

January 27, 2016
The Paddle to the Arctic

On July 1st, 2016 two young families will attempt to paddle the length of Canada’s largest and longest river, the mighty Mackenzie. Named Deh Cho, or “Big River,” by the Dene people, the free-flowing Mackenzie stretches 1750 kilometers from Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean and is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. A paddle journey

December 22, 2015
Christmas Greetings and Holiday Closure

Wishing everyone the best of the Holiday Season. May your Holdiays be merry and bright!! Seaward Kayaks will be closed for business December 23, 2015 thru January 4, 2016.

December 2, 2015
Seaward Kayaks Would Like to Thank Sam Schoch Of Phoenix Arizona For Sharing His Youtube Videos Of Him And His Seaward Kayaks Quest

Thanks Sam for sharing your terrific Youtube videos of the trips around the desert lakes in Arizona. They are terrific! Check them out here: "Kayaking and Canyoneering on Apache Lake In A Seaward Kayaks Quest". "Canyon Lake In A Seaward Kayaks Quest" "Saguaro Lake Paddle " You can follow Sams

October 6, 2015
At Seaward, each and every customer, matters

At Seaward Kayaks, we aim to offer outstanding customer service. Thank you to Wade Allemand, for helping sum up our service standards. "Good morning Jacquie, Thanks for checking in. Yes, I spoke with Steve yesterday on the phone. He is taking care of it. I just wanted to say how incredibly impressed I am with your

June 9, 2015
The Seaward Mantra avaialble now

The "New" for 2015, Seaward Mantra makes its maiden voyage and debut with Dave Luther, from Duncan. Congratulations Dave, looking great.

Mantra dimensions as follows: 13ft 6" long. Cockpit 18" wide X 36" long. Depth front of cockpit 14".

April 16, 2015
Seaward Kayaks Mantra....New for 2015

Almost ready! Based on our very succesful Halo The new 13.5 ft Mantra in fiberglass! We will keep you posted. Seaward Kayaks Mantra new for 2015

March 13, 2015
One very happy Customer

Welcom Ed, to the Seaward Family, and thanks for your kind words. Another Happy Customer! Compliments to everyone at Seaward Kayaks! Just yesterday, March 11, 2015 I picked up my new Passat at the Day and Ross terminal near Windsor, Ontario. The guys at the terminal couldn't have been more helpful with the unwrapping and loading of my new

February 13, 2015
The New Passat G3 XLC

Ready set....Here it is! The new Passat G3 XLC series! Finally a G3 with a rear cockpit that measures 37.5 inches long by 18 inches wide! This is a gain of 6.5 inches in length and 2 inches in width! Coming next week the Tyee XLC

January 31, 2015
New for 2015! The new Passat G3 and Tyee XLC

Introducing the new Passat G3 and Tyee XLC series for 2015. Due to demand the design team at Seaward have come up with a new series of XLC kayaks for the paddler requiring a larger cockpit. The standard cockpit in the rear of the G3 and the new Tyee XLC has increased from 32.25 inches X 16 inches to

September 11, 2014
Seaward Kayaks reviews from Paddling.net

Looking for Seaward Kayaks reviews from paddlers. Check out this section on Paddling.net. http://www.paddling.net/Reviews/showKayaks.html?manf=149

July 18, 2014
Recreational Kayaks VS. Touring Kayaks by Kelly McDowell

Most kayakers think of themselves as a recreational kayaker and, unless you are racing, this is true. The unfortunate part about this statement is, kayak manufactures have misled boaters with the separation of the two categories which are Recreational Kayaks and Touring Kayaks. This has become unsafe. I am writing this in hopes of spreading the word about why you

June 16, 2014
Seaward Reorganizes to focus on Core Competency

For those in the know... Seaward Kayaks sold their thermoform division to Kayak Distribution back in September of 2013. As part of the deal, Seaward was contracted by KD to continue manufacturing the Seaward brand of thermo's for the first part of the 2014 season. This commitment has been successfully fulfilled. Seaward is now free to focus

February 14, 2014
Shipping Kayaks

To those uninitiated in all things kayak manufacturing, it may not be obvious, but shipping kayaks is one of the toughest challenges we face in this business. Kayaks are relatively big, certainly long and susceptible to damage. And gas is expensive! Seaward ships our kayaks all over the world. We send them as far as Australia, Asia,

January 30, 2014
Dragons Den a Success

A Big thanks to everyone for the fantastic response we had to our appearance on the Dragons' Den last night! We've had a busy day here! And thanks to all the members of the Seaward team who put so much effort into building a top quality Canadian product! And way to go

January 10, 2014
Dragons Den Update

Big News friends! Seaward Kayaks pitch to the Dragons will be airing on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014, at 8:00 PM (8:30 in NFLD) on CBC Television! We're excited and hope you are too - please share away and spread the word! Updates to follow!

November 5, 2013
Stayed tuned

Rumor has it that Seaward Kayaks will be airing on the Dragons Den this coming January. What exciting news. To keep informed of this, please follow us on our Facebook page, where we will be sure to post once we know for sure!!

September 10, 2013
Seaward Builds to Last!

That little Cosma came home this evening. It washed up on a beach about a km away two years ago. It must have been shortly after it was stolen. It had the cockpit cover on the entire time.. It has been sitting abandoned on a rocky beach for two years as the

June 18, 2013
The End of an Era

Well, it's the an of an era here at Seaward Kayaks today. One of our longest serving staff members, Bill Murphy, is retiring after 19 years of service. Bill took great pride in his work, he specialised in outside seams, and we have him to thank for all those beautiful coloured seams on our kayaks.

April 27, 2013
Outside Magazine 'Gear Of The Year Award' for Halo SR130 rec kayak!

Outside Magazine gave Seaward Kayaks a coveted 'Gear Of The Year' Award for its Halo SR130 rec kayak! We knew we were on to a winner with our new rec series but recognition like this is fantastic! A big thanks to Outside Magazine. Outside's Summer Buyers' Guide hits news stands

April 5, 2013
3 Seaward Kayaks finish the 300 mile WaterTribe's Everglades Challenge in 8 days or less.

We are fortunate at Seaward to have extremely talented and committed paddlers use our kayaks for expeditions and extreme races. The Water Tribe's Everglades Challenge is no exception. A grueling 300 mile event requiring seamanship and advanced navigation skills. Here is Brad Lockhart’s description: ‘I am pleased to inform

March 29, 2013
True To Tradition

True to Tradition: Seaward Kayaks has designed and handcrafted our kayaks right here in North America for over twenty five years. Despite many changes in the industry since then our primary focus has stayed the same: build the strongest and safest kayaks available. The big buzz in the paddlesports industry today is light weight

December 20, 2012
Nigel Foster's winter maintenance tips

A look at gel-coat repairs Inspect the gel-coat on your kayak for signs of wear and tear. The gel-coat is the colored shiny waterproof layer on the outside that protects the more porous fiberglass underneath. When it wears through or chips, the glass fibers exposed will gradually soak up water leading to

December 20, 2012
Andrew Woodford - Professional Instructor and Guide

Andrew Woodford Doug asked me to write a quick blurb about who I am and where I like to paddle. I said sure, I’ll get that back to you quickly. The proverbial “quickly” turned into an interesting run down the rabbit hole and the question, what path should I follow..

November 8, 2012
Congratulations to Jay Raichura On Winning The Seaward Kayaks Photo Contest!

Seaward Kayaks would like to congratulate Jay Raichura on winning the Seaward Kayaks Photo Contest. He edged out the competition in this great photo: Jay's honing his skills in prep for more challenging waters.... Port Browning, Pender Island.

October 5, 2012
Without A Shadow Of Doubt...

"Dear Seaward Kayaks, Just a quick note of thanks letting you know how much appreciation I have for both the kayak I purchased from you eight years ago (a true work of art), and for your kind, stellar service...both of which are remarkable beyond belief. I've been a professional Registered Maine

September 18, 2012
Lost Creek Adventures Reviews Seaward Boats

Lost Creek Adventures decided to try out Seaward in its lineup this year, specifically the Cosma and Chinook thermoform single sea kayaks for rentals, and the Passage for our day tripping tandem. We also got the fiberglass G3 tandem sea kayaks for our longer overnight camping trips. We decided to try Seaward this year due to the obvious care and

July 26, 2012
Seaward Kayaks Stands Strong In Proudly Producing The Finest Hand Crafted Kayaks In North America

For a quarter century of working hand in hand with tour operators and retail outlets, we at Seaward kayaks have produced and will continue to produce our complete line of kayaks right here in North America. Our Manufacturing facility and Head office are located in Chemainus, British Columbia, located on Vancouver Island. We pride ourselves in offering the kayaking

May 16, 2012
Seaward Kayaks Are A Legend In Victoria Harbour

Brad of Kelp Reef Adventures in Victoria B.C. has unleashed his Nigrl Foster Seaward Legend in Victoria harbour. Heres the video to prove it. Watch as Brad of Kelp Reef Adventures makes himself a legend doing eskimo rolls Victoria's Harbour in beautiful B.C.

"Click here to watch Brad in action"

April 3, 2012
Ever Wanted To Own Your Own Kayak Fleet???? Financing Is Now Available At Seaward Kayaks!!!

You've always dreamt of owning a Seaward Kayak. Now you can whether you are an Outfitter that needs a fleet or a family that wants to get out on the water, Seaward has the leasing program suited for your pocketbook! ...Read More... Fleet Financing Seaward Kayaks has pioneered a revolutionary new leasing system that provides a 100% financing

April 2, 2012
Seaward's Cosma Revealed In Blog

Curious about the "Cosma"? Here's a blog review that we found online that may be of interest to everyone that is thinking of purchasing this kayak!!!!!! From the "Lazy Rando Blog"... ... I have spent many months sea kayaking and touring, but almost all of my experience has been down in the warm waters of the

December 21, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Wishes You the Absolute Best Of The Holiday Season

Seaward Kayaks wishes you the absolute best of the Holiday Season and a very Happy and Successful New Year in 2012 and Beyond! We will be closed for the Holidays beginning Friday December 23rd until Monday January 2nd 2012. We will be back to work on Tuesday January 3rd.

November 21, 2011
Check Out Brad From Kelp Reef Adventures In Victoria BC On You Tube Rolling His Seaward Kayaks Legend in Victoria Harbour

Check Out the latest Youtube video from our good friends at Kelp Reef Adventures in Victoria BC Canada. "Brad Rolling His Seaward Kayaks Nigel Foster Legend In Victoria Harbour" Brad is paddling and rolling his Seaward Kayaks Nigel Foster Legend in Victoria Harbour. He has some finny friends folowing him around the harbour!

October 31, 2011
Doug Godkin Of Seaward Kayaks Had A Stupendous Time With O-Sea-D Aquatics At The Calusa Blueway Festival In Florida

Doug got blown away at the "Calusa Blueway Festival November 3rd-6th" with O-Sea-D Aquatic Adventures The fantastic folks at O-Sea-D Aquatic Adventures had invited Doug Godkin of Seaward Kayaks to the "Calusa Blueway Festival" . It was a terrific event. Doug made a lot of friends and took a bunch of

October 30, 2011
Seaward Has New Blogging Rights

Not to brag too much. We found this blog by a customer that visited the factory a couple of weeks ago. "Click here to see the Blog"

October 29, 2011
This "VISION" Statement Just In From Jack Rosen Of Island Escapades On Saltspring Island

Jack Rosen of "Island Escapades"offers a testimonial of his "Vision". "In 2011 I completed my second trip from Salt Spring Island to Alaska. I took a different Seaward Kayak this year and was totally impressed with my new boat. My client had a Seaward Tyee which performed extremely well and I took

October 14, 2011
Nigel Foster Is Featured On Iceland77's New Web Page -Circumnavigating Iceland

See Nigels circumnavigation of Iceland here " In 1977 Nigel Foster and Geoff Hunter set off to circumnavigate Iceland by sea kayak. It had never been attempted before. " Read Nigels blog of his experience here " Circumnavigation of Iceland "

September 30, 2011
And The Winner of a Custom Seaward Kayak IS...

Drum roll please....1st prize in the "Clayoquot Biosphere Trust"(CBT) USS kayak raffle goes to Alexandra Meier! Alexandra - you have won a custom made kayak from Seaward Kayaks Canada! Seaward Kayaks looks forward to hearing from you Alexandra and which custom kayak you will choose. Congratulations. A lifetime of happy paddling is waiting for

September 14, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Is On Facebook

Like Seaward Kayaks Here - "Seaward Kayaks Facebook page" It would be terrific to have you like us on Facebook. We are looking for new friends to bounce ideas off of. We'd like to continue communicating with our new and old patrons and develope some dialogue towards attaining the perfect kayak and kayaking experiences for and with you.

August 11, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Passat Wins The Yukon 1000 Again In 2011

Seaward Kayaks would like to congratulate Team "Who Knows" Simon Coward and Adam Harmer for placing first in the Yukon 1,000 in A Seaward Kayaks Passat. They finished the race in 6 days 8:50:00. The Yukon 1000 is 1000 Miles or 1600 Km long.It normally takes 7 to 12 days of 18 hours solid paddling. It began

July 30, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Congratulates John Bergen for Winning The Ultraman Event Held in Peachland July 28 – August 2, 2011 and Jen Segger For Being the Womans First Place Finisher

Seaward Kayaks was at the Ultraman event with a quiver of kayaks for the Ultraman event. Congratulations to John Bergan who placed first with a time of 23:48:29 to finish the event beating the the rest of the field by 2.5 hours. Jen Segger finished in a time of 26:59:29 and was third overall. For the rest of the

July 29, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Welcomes Think Outside Adventure As Our Newest Dealership In Saskatoon Saskatchewan

Seaward Kayaks welcomes John and his crew at Think Outside Adventures in Saskatoon Sakatchewan. Tyson Desmerais the production manager for Seaward Kayaks had a great time at the demo days that was held last week. He dropped off a number of Seaward Kayaks for everyone in the area to try and buy. We wish Steve Zdunich and his crew the

July 19, 2011
Guess Who Won SeaKayaker Magazines Readers Choice Award ?

We make Extraordinary handcrafted kayaks for extraordinary people and the people have spoken.Seaward Kayaks would like to thank all the wonderful and informed folks that voted for us in the SeaKayaker Magazines Readers Choice Awards. Seaward Kayaks has the honor of claiming the Seaward Kayaks Passat as SeaKayaker Magazines Readers Choice Award for having the best tandem kayak in

July 13, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Is Making A Splash At Outdoor Addictions in Campbell River

Saturday JULY 16 11am-4pm (Tyee Spit, follow the old highway 19 south through town to Spit Road and follow signage to Tyee Spit) Note: Seaward Kayaks will bring a fleet of kayaks of all varieties and price ranges. Ph: 250-286-1184 Fax: 250-286-1194 Store Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9:00am to 6:00pm

June 21, 2011
From The Sales Desk: Why Choose a Seaward Kayak?

As we travel from coast to coast and meet paddlers from various backgrounds and skill sets, we are continually asked, “why choose a Seaward Kayak?”. When we look across the beaches during symposiums and have the ability to see what other manufactures have to offer, it makes our explanation very easy. We truly believe that when a customer

June 18, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Roadshow On Now!!! We're making a Splash From Coast to Coast: Halifax, Toronto, Wisconsin, Seattle, Victoria,and Vancouver Are all On Our Hit List In June

Seaward Kayaks is on the road and making a splash coast to coast with a boat load of kayaks for our dealers and a full Seaward Kayaks Demo Fleet for you to try on for size. Come and see why we are the kayak industry's premier choice for professional handcrafted performance kayaks. Whether you are looking for a

June 17, 2011
Glenn Lush of Seaward Kayaks Is In Wisconsin This Weekend Demo-iing Kayaks At The Inland Sea Kayak Symposium Where They Are Raffling Off A Seaward Kayaks Chilco X3

June 16th-19th Inland Sea Kayak Symposium In Wisconsin For the 20th year or so, the Inland Sea Society is hosting the Inland Sea Kayak Symposium at Thompson's West End in Washburn, Wisconsin. Offering kayaking tours throughout the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior, on water instruction, seminars, and entertainment, the Symposium promises a weekend of education, camaraderie

June 16, 2011
Doug Godkin Of Seaward Kayaks Is Making A Splash This Weekend In Victoria At The Mountain Equipment Co-op Paddlefest

Saturday,June 18th 10:00am to 4:00pm Mountain Equipment Co-Op Demo Day Willow's Beach, Oak Bay Victoria MEC Paddlefest is an urban celebration of all things paddlesport related. Whether you’re a beginner who’s never been in a boat, or an expert paddler looking to fine-tune your skills, there are plenty of learning opportunities both on water, and on land.

May 19, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Will Be At The Northwest Paddling Festival June 25 and 26 In Seattle

The Northwest Paddling Festival is an inaugural event in the Seattle area to sea kayaking and stand-up paddling. The Festival will be held in West Seattle on the shores of Elliott Bay at Jack Block Park and Seacrest Marina. The Northwest Paddling Festival will showcase on-water demonstrations, on-water instruction, races, classroom lectures and live music. The location has a

May 18, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Will Be Having Demo Days With Mountain Equipment Co-op In June

Come make a splash with Seaward Kayaks at the MEC Paddlefests in Toronto and Victoria. These annual celebrations of canoeing and kayaking are a great way to get the whole family out for a day by the water. They include workshops on the water, or on dry land, for paddling enthusiasts of all skill levels. Toronto June 11

May 18, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Are Proud Sponsers and Will Be in Attendance at the Inland Sea Kayak Symposium In Wisconsin JUNE 16-19, 2011

Seaward Kayaks Are Proud Sponsers and Will Be in Attendance at the Inland Sea Kayak Symposium at Thompson's West End in Washburn, Wisconsin, JUNE 16-19, 2011. The Symposium are raffling off a Seaward Kayaks Chilco X3 for the event. For the 20th year or so, the Inland Sea Society is hosting the Inland Sea Kayak Symposium at Thompson's West

May 12, 2011
Our Next Demo Day Is Saturday May 14th In Penticton With Peach City Runners And Adventure Sports

Seaward Kayaks are happy to be joining up with Peach City Runners & Adventure Sports for a Demo Day Saturday May 14th from 10 AM ti 4PM. Peach City Runners & Adventure Sports is a specialty shop and source for all your kayaking, walking, running, triathlon, Nordic ski, climbing, and outdoor needs including apparel, equipment and community races & events.

May 11, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Demo Day Sunday May 15th in Kelowna with Inner Space Watersports

We will be in Kelowna with Inner Space Watersports on Sunday May 15th at Kin Beach From 10 Am until 4PM with the full fleet of Seaward and Nigel Foster Kayaks. Come on out and try them all! Check out Inner Space Watersports here "Inner Space watersports"

May 7, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Is Excited To Welcome Vince And His Crew From O-Sea D Aquatic Adventures As A New Seaward Kayaks Dealership In Florida

Seaward Kayaks Is Excited To Welcome Vince And His Crew From O-Sea D Aquatic Adventures As A New Seaward Kayaks Dealership In Florida. Welcome aboard O-Sea D Aquatic Adventures. Here's a little quip from O-Sea D,s Website: For starters, let’s get one thing straight: if you’re looking for one of those average, run-of-the-mill, “touristy” kayaking attractions, you should

April 29, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Is Bringing Their Seaward and Nigel Foster Line of Kayaks To Demo Day At Portland Kayak Company

Seaward Kayaks and Nigel Foster Kayaks Demo Day At Portland Kayak Company: Saturday April 30, 10:00 - 4:00. Glenn will be demo-ing the Seaward Kayak line of boats along with Seawards line of Nigel Foster Kayaks. Come on along and don't miss out. Spring Demo Days: The demo day will be held at Sellwood Riverfront Park (east bank of the

March 17, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Salutes Coast and Kayak Magazine's (formerly Wavelength Magazine) 20th Anniversary

Seaward Kayaks would like to congatulate Wavelength Wavelength Magazine's 20th anniversary. We's also like to announce that Wavelength Magazine released it's Spring 2011 edition online and in print, and it's cause for celebration. First and foremost, it's a chance to mark 20 years of publishing Wavelength Magazine. Plus it's a chance to unveil the name that will

March 5, 2011
Seaward kayaks Would Like To Thank All The Wonderful Folks That Showed Up at Cowichan Bay Out Fitters For The Demo Day Paddle This Past Weekend

Seaward Kayaks would like to thank Hugh at Cowichan Bay Outfitters for the the great Demo paddle day this past Saturday at Coeichan Bay. A great time was had by all in attendance by all reports. All the best Hugh.

February 17, 2011
Factory 15% off MSRP On Non-current Build Seaward Kayaks' Nigel Foster Legend Kayaks. Only 4 Left At These Prices

The Legend handles beautifully in wild conditions and surfs with precision in following seas. The hull provides a comfortable degree of initial stability, while the chines offer substantial secondary stability that can be used to the paddler's advantage to confidently tilt or edge the Legend to enhance its turning performance. The clipper bow and secondary levels of buoyancy

February 14, 2011
The Seaward Kayaks Truck and Trailer Are Driving Cross Country With A Load Of Kayaks

We are happy to announce that Glenn is driving across the country with a load of Seaward Kayaks. Keep your eyes on the highways and byways for the Seaward truck and trailer. Glenn is hoping to do the trek in a timely fashion and making sure that he and the Kayaks arrive safely at their destinations. Glenn will also

February 5, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Is A Proud Sponsor Of The Pacific Rim Whale Festival

It is with great enthusiasm that we at Seaward Kayaks are proud to be sponsors of the Pacific Rim Whale Festival. Welcome to the 25th Annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival! Mark your calendars - the dates are confirmed... March 19-27, 2011 Every March, spring splashes into Canada with the Pacific Rim Whale Festival! Join the fun on

February 3, 2011
Black Rock Waterfront Resort In Uculet Will Be Featuring Seaward Kayaks Boats in Their Lobby

In the next couple of weeks Seaward Kayaks will be bringing a number of our kayaks to the Black Rock Waterfront Resort. We thank them for their consideration by displaying our kayaks in their lobby for all the world to see. Blackrock are also major sponsors of the Pacific Rim Whale Festival. Click the picture below to

January 20, 2011
Extra - Extra - Read All About It... The Amnik 14.5 Review From Sea Kayaker Magazine Is Out On The Newstands

That's right folks. You can Find the latest Amnik 14.5 TX review from Sea Kayaker magizine hot off the presses right here on our website. The Sea Kayaker Reviewers Are: JK: 5' 6", 150-pound male. Day paddle, calm. No cargo. GL: 5' 11", 165-pound male. Day trip, 5 to 12 knot wind, less than 1 foot chop.

January 14, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Has Added Our Dealers and Outfitters to Google Maps

It is now easier than ever to find Seaward Kayaks Dealers and Outfitters with Google Maps. You will find the Google Maps for our Dealers and Outfitters on the left hand side of the page. Just scroll down the page a little and look on the left hand side click on the image and there you are.

January 13, 2011
There's Something Golden About Creating Handcrafted Kayaks

There's got to be something golden being made at our facilities in Chemainus. Could it be our finely Handcrafted Kayaks and the attention to detail that we put into every kayak that we build? The proof is in the boat. Go to a dealer near you and find out for yourself.

January 12, 2011
Seaward Kayaks Have Added a New Day Hatch In The Ascente and Chilco Kayak Models

We have recently added X3 versions ( 3 hatches ) of our ever popular Ascente and Chilco Kayaks. The X3 versions will have a day hatch as a third bulkhead added to the two models as an option. Another great feature to an already proven line of kayaks!

January 3, 2011
Seaward Kayak Demo Fleet Sale 2011

We are happy to annouce that we have some quality hand built Seaward demo kayaks for sale at the factory in Chemainus. To take a look at what we have go to In-Stock Kayaks and see what great savings you will find.

Seaward Kayaks Nigel Foster Legend $3200.00 Compass installed

December 7, 2010
Colour Your Seaward Kayak

You can customize the look of your Seaward kayak, including the deck, hull, seam, hatches and combing with a variety of colours with this new application that we are developing. Use the Colour Your Kayak link "(Click Here);" to choose the colour combination you think best!

December 3, 2010
Bruce Fuoco Designs Kayaks for Physically Challenged With Seaward

Bruce Fuoco of Nanaimo B.C. Canada designs adaptive kayaks for physically challenged folks. Over the years he has designed a number of kayaks using Seaward boats. His latest designed kayak for us is a Seaward Kayaks Passage for one of our clients. For more information about Bruce try this link Bruce Fuoco Blogspot.

November 30, 2010
A Couple OF Fan Letters From Our Patrons !

We are very thankful to our Patrons that take a little time out to express their feelings about our kayaks. It is a wonderful feeling to know that we are handcrafting kayaks that make people feel great about the choice that they made when they bought their kayak from us. Here's just a couple of letters from our patron's that

November 28, 2010
Francis, From Assembly, Hard At Work

ANOTHER DAY AT THE BEACH..... We love a little humour at Seaward Kayaks; having said that we took this photo op of Francis without any gear on at the time of the photo. We do not recommend or condone going on the water without the proper safety gear. Be safe. Have fun.

November 10, 2010
Seaward Kayaks Make Impact In The Arctic At The George River Canoe Camp In Ungava Bay

November 10, 2010: George River Canoe Camp completes it’s first season with a new fleet of Seaward Kayaks. On the south eastern shore of Ungava Bay in Canada’s eastern arctic a new youth protection program was launched to get kids back out on the land. Kayaking is making a comeback in the arctic and the George River Canoe Camp

November 3, 2010
Kath and Brad of Kelp Reef Adventures Are Proud Owners of a New Nigel Foster Legend

Watch Kelp Reef Adventures Latest Videos. Brad and Kath at Kelp Reef Adventures have some wonderful footage of Seaward Kayaks Chinooks in action in both the Gulf Islands as well as the Broken Islands Group. You can Check out more video footage of Kelp Reef Adventures by ... "clicking here dyner69" to get all the videos to date with

October 7, 2010
Tyson Desmarais is Seaward Kayaks New Production Manager

Seaward Kayaks is proud to announce That Tyson Desmarais will be stepping up as our new Production Manager. Tyson was "born and raised" at Seaward kayaks and has worked in all departments of our factory since our Summerland days. He has always been our "go to guy" for problem solving and knows our kayak models inside and

October 6, 2010
Corpus Christi Halloween Paddlefest at Port Aransas

Our Corpus Christi Kayak Club (about 100 members) will host a repeat performance of last year's successful Corpus Christi Paddlefest at IB Magee Beach Park at Port Aransas. We will invite kayakers from 18 other Gulf kayak clubs to join us for the 3 days. We can drive, camp and kayak right from the beach. We had over

July 16, 2010
Seaward Kayaks is proud to be the kayak sponsor for the 2010 Ultraman Canada Championships

3-day, 512.6 kilometer (318.6 mile) Individual Ultra-endurance Event Ultraman Canada covers part of the Okanagan/Similkameen regions of British Columbia, Canada. Entry is limited to 30 solo participants and 5 relay teams (made up of either 2 or 3 people) and is by invitation only. The event started in Canada in 1993, following the format of the original

July 16, 2010
Demo Day at Peach City Runners in Penticton

We will be hosted by Peach City Runners for a demo day on Friday June 30th from 11:00 am til 4 pm on the beach in Penticton. Contact Peach City Runners at 250-490-3334 or by email info@peachcityrunners.com for more information

May 22, 2010
The Winning Name for the Seaward Name the 14.5' Kayak IS...

After much deliberation and debate a winning name for the new 14.5' Kayak has been chosen. Seaward Kayaks is pleased to announce that the name for the newest addition to the Thermo form line of kayaks is... The Amnik. The winning name was submitted by Sheri Ashfield from Chiliwack BC. Way to go Sheri and thank you

April 9, 2010
Hot Off The Press: Here's A Quick Peek At Seaward Kayaks 14.5' Kayak

Here's the latest photo of the new 14'5 Kayak. We'd like to thank all the wonderful folks that entered our Name the New Seaward Kayaks 14.5" Kayak Contest. We have had many fantastic and some very whimsical names for the new boat. Please be advised that we will be posting the name of the winner sometime in

March 25, 2010
Hayden Peters of Portland Oregon Shares Tale of His Solo Trip In A Seaward Kayaks Quest From Astoria to Brookings

Hello to the good people of Seaward, I would like to thank all of you at Seaward for making spectacular boats! Give yourselves a big hearty pat on the back for me. I used one of your Quest models for a solo trip down the the Oregon coast from Astoria to Brookings this summer and it performed wonderfully. (see youtube

March 2, 2010
Rob Pinkerton of Take 5 Magazine Interviews The Inukshuk Team at the Seaward Factory

Glenn Lush and the Inukshuk Expedition Team of Nigel Foster, David Thoms and Charlie Hunter have arrived at the Seaward Kayak Factory In Chemainus. While at the shop they were interviewed by Rob Pinkerton of Take Five magazine. Read the whole article here: Take 5 Magazine article

February 22, 2010
Seaward Kayaks New 14.5' Boat Has a Face Now We Just Need A Name

The New 14.5' Kayak is almost all there. The finishing touches are just hours away. The kayak will be water tested and away we go. Production here we come. Exciting times at Seaward. Don't forget to enter the name the Kayak Contest and Put a Name to That Face!

February 19, 2010
Seaward Kayaks Chilco Seen On Front Cover Of Adventure Kayak Magazine 10th Anniversary Cover Page

Seaward Kayaks Is on the cover of Adventure Kayak Magazine's front cover. Seaward kayaks would like to thank Russ Schroeder at Rapidmag.com for allowing us to share the latest online issue of Adventure Kayak for a limited time. Why don't you go to: Adventure Kayak Magazine article and read their Free Online 10th Anniversary Magazine. Available for a

January 19, 2010
Seaward Kayaks Glen Lush Welcomes His Inukshuk Expedition Team Members at the Seaward Kayaks Factory

Seaward Kayaks Glen Lush welcomes his Inukshuk Expedition team Members at the Seaward Kayaks Factory Four men will be the first to kayak a demanding route through the Northwest Passage in one season; this journey is a 100% man-powered 2500 mile paddle over 85 Days. The aim of this expedition is to contribute to the state of knowledge

December 22, 2009
Seaward Kayaks Has Joined Facebook

Seaward Kayaks is pleased to announce that we are now on Facebook. We would be delighted to have our Seaward friends join us on Facebook. We would be honored to have our friends share their Seaward Kayak pictures with us and the rest of the Facebook community.

December 3, 2009
Seaward Kayaks

Seaward Kayaks "QUEST" is on the Front Page of Canoe and Kayak's December Magazine. We feel very pleased and quite fortunate to have Canoe and Kayak Magazine choose a shot with one of our Quest Kayaks on the cover. Wow! On the Cover: Sea Kayak Guide - Cory Denton at Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska.Photo by Robert Zuleski.

November 30, 2009
Seaward Kayaks New Thermoform Repair Kit Now Available to Order Online

Seaward Kayaks ABS Repair Kit is Now available for our ThermoFormed kayaks. The kit includes glue, cloth material, stir stick and rubber gloves. A structural adhesive designed for general purpose bonding of a wide variety of materials. Forms a tough, durable bond. Fast curing product with gelling of mixed adhesive in 5/6 minutes and fixturing in

November 17, 2009
Seaward Kayaks are NOW in Production in AUSTRALIA

We are excited to announce Seaward Kayaks has started production in Australia and the folks from Down Under are now enjoying the bliss of paddling a Seaward Kayak. Seaward sent one of our key production staff members, Tyson Desmerais, To the plant to help facilitate the production process with the good folks at Jervis Bay Kayak. Tyson had

October 28, 2009
A Trip of a Lifetime

About a year ago I bought my Pink Legend from Seaward in preparation for an upcoming expedition. I completed that expedition this summer, paddling 1279 Nautical Miles from Galiano Is BC to Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay Alaska. It was absolutely a trip of a life time and I couldn't have been more grateful for my kayak. I became

September 30, 2009
Seaward Kayaks would like to welcome Nick Longo to the team

Seaward Kayaks welcome Nick Longo as a sales and marketing representative. Nick will be assisting Glenn Lush in the sales department. Nick will also be working on marketing Seaward Kayaks. We look forward to his contributions to the team. Welcome aboard Nick!

September 30, 2009
Seaward Kayaks at the 26th Annual West Coast Kayak Symposium 2009 at Port Townsend

Wow, what a weekend at this year's 26th Annual West Coast Kayak Symposium in Port Townsend Washington. It was the perfect weekend weatherwise for kayakers to come out and enjoy the benefits of the 2009 Symposium. Folks from all across the western United States and Canada came out to have fun and learn about kayaking and try out some

September 27, 2009
Seaward Kayaks Host Wavelength Magazine's Kayak Winner Draw on the beach at Sea Kayak Symposium in Port Townsend

Seaward Kayaks would like to congratulate Mitch Homma from Encinitas California for being drawn the winner at Wavelenth Magazines Kayak Draw from our spot on the beach at Port Townsend this past weekend. The kayak draw video from the 2009 Kayak Symposium at Port Townsend is now posted. You can view it on You Tube at: Wavelength Kayak

August 20, 2009
Seaward's Passat takes 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the Yukon 1000

The overall winners of the Yukon 1000 Canoe and Kayak race were paddling a Seaward Passat. As were 2nd and 3rd. The Yukon 1000 is a 1000 mile, 1600 Km race from Whitehorse, Yukon, to the Alaska Pipeline Bridge North and West of Fairbanks Alaska. See http://yukon1000.com for more information. The winners took just 6 days and 2 hours to

August 19, 2009
Seaward Kayaks expands into Australia

We are excited to announce Seaward Kayaks will be expanding into Australia and in the next 45 days the people from Down Under will be enjoying the bliss of paddling a Seaward Kayak. Jervis Bay Kayak Company will be our distributor and they are an authorized National Training Provider for Australian Canoeing offering a range of Programs from Basic Skills

August 18, 2009
Keep up to date on Seaward Kayak Testimonials

Keep up to date on the Seaward Kayaks Testimonials listed under each individual model. Feel free to add your own testimonial at any time, or just enjoy readiing the ones listed by Seaward owners. "We were shuttled by an amazing young man named Heron who is a Seaward Outfitter. During our trip we heard of an amazing

August 15, 2009
The Passat G3 Wins The Yukon 1000

"The passat g3 took joint first and second in the first running of the Yukon 1000 the longest canoe/ kayak race in the world , completing 1000 miles in just over six days and all six of us where still able to walk afterwards." Darren

July 29, 2009
Adventure Kayak Review

The Chinook TX reviewed in Adventure Kayak Magazine's Summer/Fall Issue, 2009. Check it out under the Chinook TX section of our website.

June 12, 2009
Check out the New Passage TX Double Online

The Passage Tx, Seaward’s newest Thermoform double, is a speedy, lightweight tandem with a stable hull, comfortable for new and experienced paddlers. We have developed the cockpits to accommodate paddlers of all sizes. The outstanding comfort of the Passage is excellent for an afternoon cruise or a multi-day trip. The Passage Tx is not only incredibly stable -

April 4, 2009
Seaward's newest double, the Passage TX, is now in production

The Passage Tx, Seaward’s newest Thermoform double, is a speedy, lightweight tandem with a stable hull, comfortable for new and experienced paddlers. We have developed the cockpits to accommodate paddlers of all sizes. The outstanding comfort of the Passage is excellent for an afternoon cruise or a multi-day trip. The Passage Tx is not only incredibly stable -

March 20, 2009
Upcoming Events

April 16- Victoria Floating Boatshow. April 17-19 - Canadian Dream Home, Garden, Sport and RV Show in Bathurst New Brunswick. June 27 – Paddlefest at Gyro Park in Cadboro Bay BC, hosted by Mountain Equipment Coop (MEC) Victoria – more info. to be posted soon at http://www.mec.ca/ July 5 - Paddlefest at Jericho Beach in Vancouver

January 27, 2009
Glenn Lush joins the Seaward Kayaks Team

Glenn Lush has re-joined the Seaward Kayak sales team and brings with him years of kayaking experience! Welcome back Glenn. Feel free to call and welcome Glenn back.

October 18, 2008
Passat G3 Voted Best Tandem by SeaKayaker Magazine Readers!

It's True.....SeaKayaker Magazine readers pointed right at our Passat G3 as the “Best Tandem Kayak” on the market. The quality construction and paddling ease create experiences you won’t forget. This model is incredibly popular with couples looking for stability and safety while sharing the seas. Adventure racers love it too because of its "fastest in class" rating and massive

November 30, 1999

We had a terrific 2010 and thank all of our Patrons and Dealers for their support. We are looking forward to serving you to our best capacity in 2011. We are back to finely handcrafting more kayaks for you and we are in full production right now. If you are wanting a new kayak or fleet of kayaks please place

November 30, 1999
Summer Vacation Shut Down

Seaward Kayaks manufacturing and offices, will be closed for our annual vacation, starting on July 25th, returning August 8th. We hope you are all enjoying your summer paddling, and we might even see you out on the water!!!