The Chesapeake Paddlers Association, Inc., offers trips, classes, workshops and other activities promoting enjoyment of safe sea kayaking within the Chesapeake Bay region. Volunteer-led, we organize our activities through the CPA MeetUp, and provide a discussion venue for paddlers through our Forum and Facebook pages. For more information about the Club, look here.
Reminder, all CPA trips require a waiver. Download the PDF file here.
This interactive map has been updated to include the newest launch sites and paddle-in campsites. It now covers 836 launch sites and 63 paddle-in campsites. Check it out in the Resources section of this website, or at https://drive.google.com/open?id=1C1JvTxuAxMkqAWgToMDkV7FtRIw&usp=sharing
Did you know you can find launch locations, weather, tides, water temperatures, and handouts from SK101 and other classes on the CPA website? No need to look in all the various corners of the world wide web, your most-used paddle-related information resources are all here.
A recent incident at SK102 highlighted that CPA did not have a procedure for reporting accidents or incidents that may occur on CPA trips or at CPA events.
PIRATES OF BALTIMORE The POB has new pirate co-captains, Jean Wunder, Suzanne Farace, and Bob Shakeshaft. This news is great for POB, which has been leaderless since Ed Cogswell stepped down. Please thank Jean, Suzanne, and Bob when you see them, or better yet, join them on a Pirates of…