Sunday, September 13, 2015

Congratulations to all the Racers!!

Race results are posted. Congratulations and thank you to all the race participants!! We appreciate your determination in the face of storms. Hooray for all of you!!! Some even said the weather was better without the sun's blazing heat. Thankfully, no lightning!!! You made it another successful Tybee Kayak Race and helped raise approximately $10,000 for the Tybee Island Marine Science Center!!!

Thank you to all our wonderful sponsors and volunteers, too!! Obviously, this is a team effort and could not happen without everyone's enthusiasm and dedication.

Please support our sponsors who are supporting us for the kayak races and the Marine Science Center.

Now, on to the next race in the Southeast Paddlesports Series - Saturday, September 26, Port Royal Paddle Battle. Start and finish at Parris Island Boat Landing, Port Royal, SC. Check-in opens at 8, race start is 10 a.m. Go to for more info. Proceeds benefit the Port Royal Sound Foundation.

Again, thanks to everyone. Hope to see you at next year's Tybee race, set for Sept. 17, 2016.

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Race Day less than a week away!!!

Race day is less than a week away! Racers who haven't signed up yet - now's the time. And please recruit your friends, too. It's going to be another fun year of good camaraderie and fun competition! And for a good cause - the Tybee Island Marine Science Center!!!

And thank you to all our wonderful sponsors!!! Please see our Sponsors page and check out all those businesses that are supporting us. Let's give them our support, too.

See you on Race Day!!!

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Three weeks to Race Day

Three weeks and it will finally be here!!!! Race Day!!! Lots of you have signed up. Thank you. I know there are lots more of you out there that still need to sign up. Lots of people inquiring, sponsors getting on board, racers in training - it's exciting. And the Tybee Island Marine Science Center is as busy as ever with late summer visitors and gearing up for school programs.

So join us for the races - it's fun and supports the Tybee Island Marine Science Center ( for more info).

Please let me know if you have questions.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

4th Annual Paddle Bender

4th Annual Paddle Bender, May 30, 2015 at Dreher Island State Park, Prosperity, South Carolina to benefit the Carolina Wildlife Center. This is a beautiful park and the race is coordinated by great folks. It will be LOTS of fun for a good cause. Go to for more info and to register!!!! This is another great SEP Series event

Sunday, April 19, 2015

SouthEast Paddlesports Series

Kayak Trader Challenge Paddle Race at Lake Lanier, GA on April 25 kicks off the SouthEast Paddlesports Series for 2015. We are proud to be part of the Series, too. Please support the Lake Lanier Race and all the SEP Series races. Go to for more info on the Series and to for more info on the Kayak Trader Challenge Paddle Race . It will be great fun - GO FOR IT!!!!!!

Monday, February 2, 2015

2015 race

Wow, it's already February 2015! Are you out there paddling and getting ready for the 2015 races at Tybee and all the other wonderful places the SEP Series supports?

The 17th Annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races to benefit the Tybee Island Marine Science Center will be September 12, 2015. Hope you'll put it on your calendar.

Coming soon: Updated information on race specifics for this year and online registration.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

12th Annual PaddleFest at Hunting Island State Park

The next race in the Southeast Paddlesport Series is on November 1, 2014 at Hunting Island State Park in South Carolina. What a beautiful setting for this great event!! And like the Tybee races, it's a fun challenge for a worthy cause.

The 12th Annual PaddleFest
Hunting Island State Park, South Carolina
Saturday, November 1, 2014
to benefit Friends of Hunting Island

·  Race will begin at 12:00 pm
·  Open to all levels of ability, many categories included
·  3 and 6 mile course options which take you into Fripp Inlet and past Russ Point and back in the 6 miler and just under the Pedestrian Bridge and back in the 3 miler
·  Awards will be given for both 3 mile and 6 mile overall winners and category winners.
·  Raffle prizes from sponsors to be given out after the event

·  All net proceeds will benefit Friends of Hunting Island  which is dedicated to helping the park enhance the unique natural wonders and educational opportunities that exist on the island and is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, non-profit organization.

Registration & more info at