About Us

GA Checkpoint is Vancouver’s largest dealer of Yamaha powersports and marine products. We’ve been serving our loyal customers since 1974 and we’re proud to be have been named as a Yamaha Five Star Dealer since 2003 – the longest running Five Star Dealer in BC.

Gordon Aulenback: Owner Photo

Gordon Aulenback


Gord became a motorcycle enthusiast back when Yamaha was first starting to get popular in Canada.  An avid cross-country and motocross racer, he used…

Brendan Keys: Photo

Brendan Keys

General Manager

Brendan started in the marine business in 1989 after emigrating from Dublin Ireland. After 9 years in the marine retail sales he moved on…

Ed Wagstaff Photo

Ed Wagstaff

Abbotsford Store Manager

Contact Ed at: [email protected] or (604) 854-3440

Pat Hazard Photo

Pat Hazard

Service Manager - Port Coquitlam

In 1981 Pat moved to Vancouver from a small town in Quebec to work at G.A. Checkpoint as a mechanic. He is now the…

Mac Siwocha Photo

Mac Siwocha

Motorsports Sales - Port Coquitlam

Contact Mac at: [email protected] or (604) 461-3434

Charlie Smith Photo

Charlie Smith

Marine Sales - Port Coquitlam

Marine Sales- Port Moody Team Contact Charlie at: [email protected] or (604) 461-3434

Krysta Keys Photo

Krysta Keys

Motorsports Parts & Accessories. - Port Coquitlam

Krysta started working for the company in 2010 in the parts & accessories department. Prior to coming to Checkpoint she had worked for Yamaha…

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Bonnie Wunderlich

Motorsports Parts & Accessories. - Port Coquitlam

Bonnie joined G.A. Checkpoint in 2008 and originally assisted Pat in the Service Department. She is now in the parts and accessories and doing…

Matt Photo

Matt Jung

Parts & Accessories - Abbotsford Store

Parts & Accessories - Abbotsford Team Contact Matt at: [email protected] or (604) 854- 3440

JP Beaudreault: Motorsports Technician Port Moody Store Photo

JP Beaudreault

Motorsports Technician Port Coquitlam

JP has been with the company since 1996. When he is off work he rides his customized Road Star 1600 or his downhill mountain…

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Gary Hausknecht

Marine Technician Port Coquitlam

Gary has been with G.A. Checkpoint since 1980. He initially started as a motorsports technician but shortly after fully devoted his his talent to…

Jamie Westfall: Marine / Motorsports Technician Port Moody Store Photo

Jamie Westfall

Marine/ Motorsports Technician Port Coquitlam

Jamie started with us in 2001 as a motorsports technician, and now works in the marine division. Jamie enjoys Hot Rod Magazines and riding…

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