Tuesday, March 14, 2017

2017 Paddling Events Florida & Nationwide, USA

ACA American Canoe Association:

WPA World Paddling Association:
http://worldpaddleassociation.com/  click on events

Florida Competitive Paddlers Association:

Paddle Guru: (premier listing of larger paddling races nationwide)


Sunday, March 12, 2017

Drone Video "Paddling the Chaz!"

Drone Video "Paddling the Chaz"

Incredible cinematography in this short surfski video

My friend and fellow paddler Paul Herman with Nature Coast Magazine told me he was going to launch his drone for a little bit and surprised me with this beautiful video with incredible audio that truly catches the beauty and feel of paddling the Chaz (Chassahowitska River) in a Surfski.

- Steve Hunter Tampa Bay, Florida USA

See the short surfski drone video at this link:
Enjoy the video from Florida Nature Coast & Creations Anew Films

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Paddling event promotional items and apparel

Thousands of custom apparel and promotional items & right here in Tampa Bay, Florida.

Who understands what paddlers need more than a fellow paddling competitor & event organizer.
Great promotional items, shirts, hats, paddles and awards for your finalists!

Steve Hunter
VP Sales and Business Development

Corporate Apparel and Promotions


Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Selecting the best canoe paddle

Selecting the right canoe paddle to fit your unique need.  From river to sea paddling to the wide variety of boats, this short helpful guide will get you into the right paddle to fit your unique personal needs.


Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Mantua Creek Race June 19th 2016 New Jersey

Mantua Creek Race
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Hoagie/beer party after race 
(included in $15 entry fee)

Route 45 Bridge
2001 Mantua Pike West Deptford, NJ 08051

Registration: 12:15 PM - 1:50 PM
Mass Start: 2 PM
The competition is intense, see video: 

10 miles deep water loop course 
(rudder friendly if you remain in the main channel)

Monday, May 30, 2016

Summer paddling events in Florida 2016

Summer paddling events in Florida 2016:

Saturday  & Sunday June 11th and 12th 
Ft Myers Florida
WPA Battle of the Blueways
 $10,000 in prize money will feature three distance races (7 mile, 2 mile, and outrigger)
sprints ($1,000) purse, a kids' and Special Olympic race

Saturday & Sunday June 11th and 12th
Sarasota Florida
Sunshine State Games

Saturday June 25th
Tallahassee Florida
Wascissa River Race
Florida Competitive Paddlers Association

Saturday July 16th
FCPA Mere Mortals
Live Oak Florida
Suwannee River State Park
Three distances: 3 mile, 6 mile and 12 mile

Friday July 24th to 26th
Pensacola Florida
Flora-Bama Gulf Coast Paddle Championship

Saturday August 20th
Destin Florida
Paddle at the Porch
$6,000 cash purse will be divided among the top three racers

*  September upcoming events:
Salt Springs Classic Port Richey Florida date TBA
Ocean Warrior Challenge 9/11 Jupiter Florida
St John Paddle Battle 9/24 Orange City Florida

Flora-Bama’s Gulf Coast Paddle Championship
Pensacola, FL
July 22-24, 2016

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Salt Springs Classic 2016

The popular New Port Richey Florida Salt Springs Classic kayak, Surfski, OC-1 and SUP race 2016 which has been held every year in April or May has been scheduled for the fall this year likely sometime in September.  Check back here for exact date TBA.  They are planning a newly designed course featuring the beautiful skinny water along the Park's coast line.

The race will starting in the park, running down the length of the Werner Boyce Salt Springs State Park coastline and finally returning to the starting point.  Long course 6 miles.  A 3 to 4 mile fun paddle and a race is also planned with prizes in all categories.

More information can be found at www.saltspringsalliance.com