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Paradise Coast Paddlers Club was founded in 2005. It is based on safety and fun. All levels of paddlers are welcome. Our club is for anyone and everyone with an interest in the outdoors. You don’t need to be an experienced paddler. We have trips and events for paddlers of all skill levels.

** PFD'S MUST BE WORN (properly)** SUP's - PFD & or LEASH MUST BE WORN (properly)**

We cover the following facets of paddling:

Beginner/ Recreational Kayaking-Mike Devlin** fun paddle-approx 5 miles max - PFD MUST BE WORN (properly)- SUP LEASH or PFD MUST BE WORN(properly)

Sea Kayaking- Deborah Woods ** must have sea kayak or surf ski- must be 16' or longer- must self rescue-must have all safety equipment- skirt-trip distance 15 +miles @ a fast pace even if the weather turns bad - PFD MUST BE WORN (properly)

Traditional Skills and Greenland Paddling-Mike Devlin** must have Greenland style kayak & Greenland stick- must be experienced self rescue-must have all safety equipment- skirt-trip distance 15 +miles @ a fast pace even if the weather turns bad - PFD MUST BE WORN (properly)

Surf Ski-Chris Boland** Surf Ski & wing paddle - PFD MUST BE WORN (properly)

Kayak Fishing-Jay Rose** PFD MUST BE WORN (properly)

Kayak Camping-Lisa Hare-MUST BE PREPARED FOR ALL TYPES OF CONDITIONS -- TRIP WILL BE RATED BEGINNER OR EZ ETC- PFD MUST BE WORN (properly)

Meeting Info & suggestions - Chris Barbay

Trip Assistance & Coordinator-Tom Long** If there is trip you would like to suggest >> please schedule it or ask Tom for help--LEASH or PFD MUST BE WORN(properly)

All events are separated into three levels;

Beginner-Intermediate-Advanced

REMEMBER: RESPECT THE WATER - KNOW YOUR ABILITIES
PADDLE @ YOUR OWN RISK
BE SAFE HAVE FUN !

Mike Devlin, Co-founder-President - Chris Boland Co-founder** Win Turner VP**Treasurer, Craig Martin** Secretary, Diane Anderson**Meeting Organizer Chris Barbay**Trip Coordinator, Tom Long

Upcoming events (5)

The weird, wild, wonderful inhabitants of the Big Cypress

North Collier Government Center

Speaker - The Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Inhabitants of Big Cypress, Ranger Ben. Meetings are regularly scheduled on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm, in the North Collier Govt Center at Orange Blossom Drive, just off Airport Rd and across the parking lot from the Main Branch of the Collier County Library. Come to the left (south) corner of the Govt Center. As always, after the meeting most of us have an after-the-meeting,-meeting at South Street City Oven and Grill at the Corner of Pine Ridge and Goodlette Rd 1410 Pine Ridge Rd Naples Fl WE CAN THROW A MEETING - BE THERE!!!!!!

First Sunday Paddle - Isles of Capri

Capri Fish House

9:30 am--- Capri Fish House Launch This is a great paddle for everyone, first-timers to expert! Come one, come all This is a FUN DAY. Rentals available on site. Bring water & sunscreen; wear a hat & water-type clothing and shoes. Paddling begins at 9:30, so come early enough to unload or acquire your rental. Hope to see you there. Paddle as much or little as you wish. The route we usually paddle is approx. 5 miles, but some paddlers may choose a longer return route. PLEASE Park your vehicle across the street and not on the Fish House lot. THEN WE EAT ! Michael D. Devlin Paradise Coast Paddlers Club - President http://www.meetup.com/Naples-Marco-Island-Paradise-Coast-Paddlers-Club/ Diana Nyad Xtreme Dream Team - Kayaker Kayak Tours with Mike Devlin - Owner WeAr yOuR dAmNeD P.F.D.!! REMEMBER: RESPECT THE WATER - KNOW YOUR ABILITIES PADDLE @ YOUR OWN RISK BE SAFE HAVE FUN !

BEACH BASH !!! Canceled until further notice due tor Covid 19

The Beach @ 10th Ave. S . Naples

Bring a chair - bring a snack if you wish - bring your favorite libation- bring a kayak if you wish- Watch the sunset (mandatory) - if it rains it will quit- either way we usually end up at a restaurant - unless you just wanted to watch the stars and that's ok too--A great chance to meet people if it's your first time! Get there early-- leave late -- it doesn't matter HAVE FUN! this is the only time you don't have to wear a pfd--unless you get on the water - of course Mike Devlin, Paradise Coast Paddlers Club, President/Co-Founder Friends of Paradise Coast ,President /Co-Founder Diana Nyad Dream Team member/Kayaker, Paradise Coast Kayak Tours with Mike Devlin, Owner

Facebook and Meetup INFO

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The club utilizes the Meetup calendar and our Facebook Page. • Post your trips on FB and we will post them on the Meetup Calendar for you ! • Post Trip Reports on our FB page. People love to read about where you paddled and what you experienced ! • Post your photos on the FB page also - nothing can be easier !! • Post Paddle Trip suggestions on the FB page ! There are brief instructions on the FB page--Even I can do it :) https://www.facebook.com/groups/paradisecoastpaddlersclub/ Mike Devlin President, Paradise Coast Paddlers Club Kayak Member- Diana Nyad XTREME DREAM TEAM Owner - Kayak Tours with Mike Devlin REMEMBER: RESPECT THE WATER - KNOW YOUR ABILITIES PADDLE @ YOUR OWN RISK BE SAFE HAVE FUN !

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