GASP! Gulf Area Sea Paddlers

Gulf of Mexico Coastal Area Clubs

Not necessarily sea kayaking clubs, here's a list of clubs to put you in touch with other paddlers, events, instruction, etc.


c/o Kent Hamblen
244 Fern Creek Drive
Bessemer, AL 35023


Florida Sea Kayaking Association

Mosquito Lagoon Paddlers, Inc.
Edgewater, Florida
Mariam Mohsenin, President

Coconut Kayakers
P.O. Box 3646
Tequesta, Florida 33469

Tampa Bay Sea Kayakers
765 24 Av. N
St. Petersburg, Florida 33704

Seminole Canoe and Kayak Club
c/o David Rolke
4619 Ortega Farms Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32210

Space Coast Paddlers
P.O. Box 360193
Melbourne, FL 32936 193

Florida Canoe and Kayak Association
c/o Butch Horn
P.O. Box 20892
West Palm Beach, FL 33416

West Florida Canoe Club
Charles Mink
P.O. Box 17203
Pensacola, FL 32522

For Venice, Sarasota, Bradenten area
Contact Ian Douglas for trips or other local info on sea kayaking
Regional VP for Florida Sea Kayak Associate
email address:

Central Florida Paddlemasters
2460 Ave E. S.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33880
"We paddle everywhere within a 3 hour drive from Winter Haven, FL area. We have 1 trip per month. Please contact Sonny at the above address."

Silent Otters Paddle Club
High Springs, Florida (Northwest of Gainesville)
Home waterway: Santa Fe River
Contact: Gerry Trouba, President; 904-454-1082

South Florida Paddlers
President Donald Waugh email address:


University of New Orleans Canoe and Kayak Club
New Orleans, Louisiana
Contact Dr. Ralph E. Thayer at or fax 504-286-6272

Bayou Haystackers Paddling Club
Club President - Mimi Clifton
P.O. Box 8705
Mandeville, LA 70470

Pelican Paddlers
c/o David Booth
5524 Alexander Lane
Lake Charles, LA 70605


Bad Weather Kayak Club
Diamonhead, Mississippi
Contact Jay E. Latham, Club President -


Austin Paddling Club

Big Thicket Voyagers
Southeast Texas Paddling Club

Galveston Bay Foundation
17324-A Highway 3,
Webster, Texas 77598
An organization whose mission is to preserve and enhance Galveston Bay through education, conservation, research and advocacy by conducting activities such as paddling trips to Armand Bayou or the swamps in the Wallisville area.

Houston Canoe Club
P.O. Box 925516
Houston, Texas 77292-5516
Hot Line (713)467-8857

Houston Association of Sea Kayakers (HASK)

Texas Sea Touring Kayak Club
P.O. Box 27281
Houston, Texas 77227

P.A.C.K - Paddling Angers in Canoes and Kayaks
Houston area saltwater kayak fishing club.

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