Hidden Coast Paddling Adventure

Registration

Registration for the Hidden Coast Paddling Adventure 2019
Yankeetown/Inglis, Florida

Your event fee of $125 will be required at the end of this registration

Please check the brochure below to see all you get for only $125

Your choice of guided paddles and land events from the list below, food, entertainment, choose 1 of 4 digital magazine subscriptions, T-Shirt, discount semi-private tent camping, Guided Fishing Trip, Early Bird Overnight Primitive Camping Trip to a Spoil Island and a chance to be a part of this great event.

Check our full color 16 page brochure

Please note that each guided trip is for one registrant only

Please read the Waiver and Release of Liability Here

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If you need a kayak, please contact Aardvarks Florida Kayak Company @ 352-795-5650 for rentals and PLEASE state that you are with the 2019 Hidden Coast Paddling Adventure – Pick up and delivery is not provided. You must have your own vehicle.

The guided paddle trips below are set up for different skill levels which are designated on the Detail page for each Paddle

Beginner: New to paddling and may need tips and or instructions about paddling strokes, safety procedures, and entering/exiting kayaks. Comfortable on short trips of 1 to 3 miles on protected waters, when wind does not exceed 5 mph.

Novice: Paddlers acquainted with basic paddle strokes and can manage kayak handling independently in winds not exceeding 10 mph on protected waters. Comfortable with trip distances up to 6 miles.

Intermediate: Paddlers with experience in basic strokes and some experience on different venues, including some open water. Comfortable on trip distances of 6 to 10 miles, winds not exceeding 15 mph.

Advanced: Seasoned paddlers who possess skills and experience to paddle most all venues and conditions. Experienced in self-rescues. Should be comfortable paddling more than 10 miles in a day.

PLEASE READ ALL DETAILS BEFORE CHOOSING A PADDLE OR LAND EVENT
All Land Events must have a minimum of 5 registrants or they may be subject to cancellation

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23rd, 2019
Pick one guided trip from the Wednesday trip below. Choose No Spoil Island Camping Trip if this is not for you. These choices are for an individual registered kayaker only.
Wednesday
October 23rd, 2019
11:00 AM
Spoil Island Primitive Overnight Camping Trip 1 SPACES LEFT Details

No Spoil Island Camping Trip 

 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24th, 2019
Pick one guided trip from the Wednesday trip below. Choose None if you don't intend to paddle These choices are for an individual registered kayaker only.
Thursday
October 24th, 2019
1:00 PM
Upper Withlacoochee Paddle  0 SPACES LEFT  Details
Shuttled

Felburn Park/Dam Paddle  0 SPACES LEFT  Details

Three Sisters Springs Paddle  0 SPACES LEFT  Details

None Thursday

 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25th, 2019
Pick one guided trip from the Friday morning trips below. Choose none if you don't intend to paddle or attend. These choices are for an individual registered kayaker only.
Friday Morning
October 25th, 2019
8:00 AM
Kayak Skills Class   0 SPACES LEFT  Details

WGP Birding Tour Hike   8 SPACES LEFT  Details

Bennetts Creek Loop   0 SPACES LEFT  Details

8:30 AM Bird Creek Loop  1 SPACES LEFT  Details

Johns Creek Paddle  1 SPACES LEFT  Details

9:00 AM Covas Creek to Vassey Creek Paddle  1 SPACES LEFT  Details

East Pass Paddle 4 SPACES LEFT  Details

Chambers Island Circumnavigation 0 SPACES LEFT  Details

Pontoon Boat River Cruise 7 SPACES LEFT  Details

  None Friday AM

Pick one guided trip from the Friday afternoon trips below. Choose none if you don't intend to paddle or attend.
Friday Afternoon
October 25th, 2019
12:30 PM
Intro to Kayak Fishing Pt. 1 Workshop (Land Portion) 59 SPACES LEFT  Details
PLEASE READ  ABOVE DETAILS BEFORE CHOOSING THIS TRIP

1:00 PM Lake Rousseau Paddle   1 SPACES LEFT  Details

Withlacoochee River Paddle   1 SPACES LEFT  Details

Felburn Park/Dam Paddle   0 SPACES LEFT  Details

Three Sisters Springs Paddle   0 SPACES LEFT  Details

Waccasassa River Trail Paddle   2 SPACES LEFT  Details

Pontoon Boat River Cruise    4 SPACES LEFT  Details

Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve Nature Hike    1 SPACES LEFT  Details

2:00 PM Barge Canal Bike Ride  0 SPACES LEFT  Details

  None Friday PM

 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26th, 2019
Pick one guided trip from the first block of Saturday options below OR one each from the following two blocks. Choose None if you need some time off. These choices are for an individual registered kayaker only.
Saturday Morning
October 26th, 2019
8:00 AM
Intro to Kayak Fishing Part 2 - Guided Trip  6 SPACES LEFT  Details
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM   
PLEASE READ  ABOVE DETAILS BEFORE CHOOSING THIS TRIP
Note: This trip automatically signs you up for Part 1 on Friday Afternoon If you cannot select this event, please go back to Friday Afternoon and make sure you selected Intro to Kayak Fishing Part I

Spoil Islands Circumnavigation   4 SPACES LEFT  Details

None of the Above 2

Note: if you choose either of the above options you cannot choose any other on Saturday (except for the Sunset Paddle) due to time constraints

Pick one guided trip from the Saturday morning trips below. Choose none if you don't intend to paddle or attend.
8:00 AM Lake Rousseau Paddle   4 SPACES LEFT  Details

Lower Withlacoochee Paddle   2 SPACES LEFT  Details

8:30 AM Felburn Park/Dam Paddle  5 SPACES LEFT  Details

9:00 AM Waccasassa River Trail Paddle   0 SPACES LEFT  Details

Bennetts Creek Loop   0 SPACES LEFT  Details

Pontoon Boat River Cruise   2 SPACES LEFT  Details

  None Saturday AM

Pick one guided trip from the Saturday afternoon trips below. Choose none if you don't intend to paddle or attend.
Saturday Afternoon
October 26th, 2019
1:00 PM
Covas Creek to Vassey Creek Paddle   1 SPACES LEFT  Details

Johns Creek Paddle   0 SPACES LEFT  Details

Bird Creek Loop   1 SPACES LEFT  Details

Pontoon Boat River Cruise   0 SPACES LEFT  Details

1:30 PM Crystal River Archeological State Park Tour    13 SPACES LEFT  Details

Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve Nature Hike   0 SPACES LEFT  Details

2:00 PM East Pass Paddle   0 SPACES LEFT  Details

Chambers Island Circumnavigation   0 SPACES LEFT  Details

None Saturday PM

5:00 PM Sunset Paddle  0 SPACES LEFT  Details

No Sunset Paddle

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED SELECTIONS

Please choose your 2019 HCPA T-shirt

Men
Small
Medium
Large
XLarge
XXLarge
I don't want a T-shirt
Women (V-Neck)
XSmall
Small
Medium
Large
XLarge
XXLarge
I don't want a T-shirt

Please state your preference for the Friday night dinner

Local Fare
Vegetarian
No Dinner

Please choose whether you wish to attend the Sunday Brunch

Yes
No

Comments-Questions?

PLEASE REVIEW ALL YOUR INFORMATION AND SELECTIONS BEFORE CONTINUING

To be fully registered, you must complete the payment process after verifying your data on the next page. After payment is made you must follow the PayPal prompts to return to this website if not returned automatically, where the payment will be recorded and you will be fully registered.

I understand that I will not be registered unless I complete the payment process Yes     No

NOTE: Great care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of these guides and maps, but weather, tides, and water conditions can change rapidly and create hazardous conditions. Maps are for general information only. Please use NOAA Charts for navigation. Route may change due to weather considerations. Users should have all proper water shoes, safety equipment and check conditions before departure. Participants are required to wear PFDs while on all water-based events.

PRIVACY POLICY: All personal information is for HCP Inc., HCPA  and it's affiliates use only, and will not be released to outside businesses or individuals.

CANCELLATION POLICY:  In the event the annual Hidden Coast Paddling Adventure must be canceled due to circumstances beyond the control of the organizers, for example, but not limited to, an approaching tropical storm, hurricane, or high winds; due to HCPA expenses incurred during its planning, there will be no refund of the registration fee. There will be no refunds for personal cancellations after 14 days before the HCPA.  Individual cancellations prior to that time period will be handled on a case by case basis.

THERE ARE INHERENT DANGERS IN ANY KAYAK PADDLING TRIP. THERE ARE SPECIAL HAZARDS IN THE CEDAR KEY AREA DUE TO SHIFTING TIDES, CHANGING WIND, WEATHER, AND CURRENTS, SHALLOW WATERS, AND TREACHEROUS BOTTOMS WITH SOFT MUD AND OYSTER BARS. IT IS UP TO THE REGISTRANT TO BE AWARE OF THESE DANGERS, TO  ACCEPT AND BE PREPARED FOR THE RISKS INVOLVED, AND TO BE CERTAIN THAT THE REGISTRANT HAS THE SKILLS NECESSARY TO SAFELY PADDLE IN SUCH WATERS.