Club Events

Seminar - Aeronautical/Maritime Search & Rescue

Wednesday 02 March 2022, 7pm - 9pm

The presentation will give an introduction of the Canadian Search and Rescue (SAR) network, exploring a simulated maritime SAR incident, reviewing resources and locations, emergency distress beacons, statistical information, and how you can be a safer paddler on your next remote adventure.

Markie Simon is a 15-year veteran of the Canadian Coast Guard. She is an accomplished navigation officer having served aboard a number of Canadian Coast Guard vessels, navigating the Arctic, Great Lakes, and East Coast of Canada. Currently she is working at the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Trenton, Ontario as a Maritime Search and Rescue Coordinator. The JRCC Trenton team is available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day to assist with Maritime and Air Search and Rescue Incidents.

Details for joining the meeting are listed listed here for club members. For security reasons and to help ensure that we do not exceed the capacity of our Zoom account, please do not share the login details with people who are not members of the RA Canoe Camping Club.

Non-club members can get the joining instructions by contacting Mark at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The details will be sent starting about 3-4 weeks before the seminar up until the day before the seminar.

Basic level guidelines on Zoom are on the club website at