you are interested in renting a kayak in NE Florida to use for one of our
events, we suggest that you contact the following businesses as early as
possible about details for rentals -- many will deliver to the race site
on race day, and pick up following the race:
Adventures, (in Jacksonville) is pleased
to be part of Performance Multisports events, and wants to extend to
everyone a warm welcome to the First Coast, our paddling playground.
And good luck in the races. We can provide canoes and kayaks
for your next race -- or for a leisurely kayak tour. We will meet you
at the race site to drop off and pick up the boats around the race. Since teams are
composed of 2, 3, or 4 members, we have several options that are
available, depending on how the team approaches the paddling portion
of the race. Click here for details.
Call (904) 393-9030 in Jacksonville, FL.|
-- 888-30-KAYAK -- Amelia Island, FL -- just north of the St Johns
River in Talbot Island State Park|
Escapes -- (904)
568-0284 -- right inside Hanna Park, Atlantic Beach,
(904) 725-5000 -- A limited number of kayaks or canoes are
available for rental. The participant would need to reserve and
prepay for the boats. Army Navy Outdoors may be able to drop them off and would
also be there to take them back after the race!! The cost would
be $50.00 for the day, including the drop-off and pickup.|
Creek Xpeditions & Outfitters -- in
St. Marys, GA - (912) 882-0911 -- an outfitter that can provide kayaks
and gear for the race. They have an extensive selection of sea kayaks
and sea kayak tandems, many of which are very suitable for racing.
They are at 111 Osborne St., St. Marys, GA 31558 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. |
|If you are in the Military
-- contact MWR at (904)
270-5228 -- next door to Hanna Park in Naval Station Mayport
Adventures -- (904)
249-6200 or (888) 333-2480 -- in Jacksonville Beach, FL|
Wet Sports -- (904)
646-9887 -- On Southside Boulevard in Jacksonville. Talk with Andy
|Ponte Vedra Water Sports -- (904) 285-1676 -- Ponte Vedra
|Aqua East Surf Shop -- (904) 246-2550 -- Neptune Beach, FL |
Purchasing a kayak or canoe? Contact
Pete or Aaron at Army-Navy Outdoors in Jacksonville, FL.
Call (904) 725-5000 for information. They can suggest products that would
be suited for adventure races. Pete suggests the following Dagger
kayak models for the race: Cortez, Magellan, Charleston, and
Savannah. You can view these boats at the site for Dagger kayaks at http://www.dagger.com.
Then click on your BACK button to return here.
NOTE: You may want to consider
renting kayaks or canoes in your home area and practicing with them prior