Three kayaks stolen from paddling club

NANAIMO – The kayaks were lifted from the rowing club's fenced compound at Long Lake.

Nanaimo Mounties are investigating the theft of three kayaks from Nanaimo Canoe and Kayak Club.

According to police, the boats were taken form the club’s fenced compound next to Long Lake at the end of Victoria Road sometime between Friday and Monday.

The fence was cut open to get at the kayaks, which are described as Dagger brand beginner-level models. One kayak is orange, another purple and the third is black with blue and yellow stripes.

Anyone with information about this theft, please call the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, text 274637 with keyword Nanaimo, or submit tips online at