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Welcome to The LowCountry Paddlers
since 1987... making the most of our beautiful coast

Lowcountry Paddlers is a
Paddle America Club (PAC)
Affiliate of the 
American Canoe Association ( ACA)

Lowcountry Paddlers recognizes and endorses the
Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission
for their locally organized
paddling events and numerous
educational opportunities. 
Check them out!

 **New 5th Edition**

Kayak Charleston
by Ralph Earhart
Places to paddle within one hour of Charleston

HomePaddling Safety Tips

Safety is the first concern of Lowcountry Paddlers. Our members are also required to join the American Canoe Association, insurance provider for official club trips.

Leslie Maple

Safety Director: Leslie Maple

A Personal Flotation Device (PFD) is always required

A whistle is also required!

Important Safe Boating Links

 Regulations: US Coast Guard Boating Safety Resource Center Regulations
 Laws: State Boating Laws
 Hunting & Fishing: Rules & Regulations by SC Department of Natural Resources July 2011 - August 2012
 Safety: Hypothermia

ACA_Safety_Checklist__PRINTABLE_PDF        ACA Online Paddlesports Safety Course