Membership Benefits

BENEFITS: ACCOMMODATIONS

FAIRMONT VANCOUVER AIRPORT

The Fairmont Vancouver Airport is the only soundproofed, luxury hotel and spa conveniently located within Vancouver’s International Airport(YVR). Special rates available for SFI and SFI CTAG members, quote your membership. Long term parking packages and special parking rates are available for SFI member guests.

PACIFIC GATEWAY HOTEL AT VANCOUVER AIRPORT

The Pacific Gateway Hotel is a waterfront property with mountain and river views, indoor and outdoor event space, and unique dining options featuring local produce and sustainable food. It is located on the banks of the Fraser River, overlooking our 158-slip marina on one side and the Coast Mountains on the other. Refer to your SFI membership when booking a room for preferred rates as available.

BENEFITS: SERVICES

ICBA

ICBA provides the SFI and its members with access to policies uniquely suited and priced for the sport fishing sector. As well as saving money your participation in a policy program with ICBA will result in a contribution to the SFI. Please see this note to SFI members from Angelo Venetsanos, Freedom 55 and ICBA Benefits

COAST UNDERWRITERS

CTAG members take note! Coast Underwriters have written a vessel and liability insurance program available only to CTAG certified members. A competitive rating that rewards best practices and standards of CTAG and includes unique, purpose specific options suitable for CTAG guides and sport fishing operations. Please contact your local or preferred insurance broker for a quotation under this program. Ask your broker to get details and application for the CTAG policy at Coast Underwriters.

Baseline Processing

Custom payment solutions for the sport fishing and marine industries, collaboratively designed with SFI members and contributing funds back into the SFI. Baseline has everything you need: preferred SFI rates, virtual & physical terminals, online payments and integrations. Find out what it means to work one-on-one with Tyler, your long term partner in payments. Tight lines!

go2HR

go2HR is the BC tourism human resource association that provides a wide range of tools and resources on recruitment, retention and training of tourism employees. Visit go2hr.ca and you’ll find details including:

A free tourism-only job board that attracts more than 40,000 job seekers each month.

Industry health & safety resources, i.e. Certificate of Recognition (COR) program.

FEDEX

As a member of the SFI, you are eligible for member discounts on select FedEx shipping services. Whether you are shipping within Canada, to the US or around the world, you can count on FedEx do deliver peace of mind and reliability. Sign up now for valuable discounts and savings!

BENEFITS: MARINE AND TACKLE RETAIL

ISLANDER REELS

Use your SFI CTAG Membership identification to confirm your status as a professional guide – easy access to guide rates available at tackle stores that carry Islander reels.

SHERWOOD MARINE CENTRE

At Sherwood Marine Center we strive to exceed our customer’s expectations, and we look forward to helping SFI members make your boat all you need it to be!

BENEFITS: RETAIL

MUSTANG SURVIVAL

With over 50 years of innovation at our Mustang Waterlife Studio, our fishing gear is engineered for performance and protection across a variety of on-water uses. CTAG-certified individuals are eligible to order discounted Mustang Survival products direct from local retailers.