Paddlefest Boat Demos

  • Date
    Saturday, 15 June, 2019
  • Time
    From 10:00 am to 02:30 pm PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Vancouver
  • Address
    Jericho Sailing Centre
    1300 Discovery Street
    Vancouver, BC


Kayaks, canoes, paddleboards - we've got it all, and we want to help you get out on the water. Along with the support from our festival partners, we'll be supporting active lifestyles through free 30 minute demos all day.

Note that all demo boats are on a first come first served basis, so if there is a specific boat you are interested in demoing, be sure to arrive early!

List of Boats Available


  • Seaward Passat G3 K-2
  • Seaward Tyee
  • Seaward Mantra
  • P & H Cetus LV
  • P & H Scorpio MKII HV CX with Skeg
  • P & H Scorpio MKII MV CX with Skeg


  • NRS Thrive 10'8'' Inflatable
  • NRS Escape 12'6''
  • Level Six, 10'6'' Cruising
  • Level Six, 11'2'' Cruising
  • Level Six, 11'6'' Cruising
  • Level Six, 11'6'' Touring
  • Level Size 12'6'' Touring
  • Get on a SUP at our Plastic in our Ocean, SUP Relay Race - Register here
  • SUP demos will be available @ Pacific Boarder booth


  • Nova Craft Prospector TuffStuff/Aluminum Canoe 16'



Tides will be low during the festival, which means there is a higher chance of exposure to sharp rocks and barnacles. We recommend wearing good water shoes or neoprene booties.