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Key West 2015-11-02 1.4 km0.9 mi 0h:24m


Pair of brothers on Palmo Cove 2015-09-01 13.8 km8.5 mi 3h:40m 7 photos

Way deep in a finger creek near Six Mile Creek Somewhere on the south side of Palmo Cove Map

My brother Scott came to visit. After much food and drink, we wanted to paddle, but we had plenty of rain. Today was a pleasant surprise so we put in at Trout Creek and headed out to the cove and river. Along the way we saw and heard manatee and spotted two gators.

Trout Creek with Emily Herman 2015-08-16 7.6 km4.7 mi 2h:02m 4 photos


Deep Creek with Kayak St. Augustine 2015-07-25 5.7 km3.6 mi 1h:44m 6 photos


19 people, 18 boats and one missing scupper plug! What a great morning after the Friday rains. Water levels very high, lots of fish activity but the Bull of the Creek gator was nowhere to be found!. Shot 3 hour leisurely paddle.

Panama City Beach - Panama City 2015-07-15 21 km13 mi 2h:48m 1 photo


Full Moon over Jacksonville 2015-07-01 8.3 km5.2 mi 2h:10m 15 photos

A surprise in trash strewn McCoys Creek Map

10 paddlers trying a new spot to enjoy the full moon. We put in at the boat ramp next to River City and paddled across and around downtown, including two urban creeks, McCoy and Hogan. Urban creeks = drainage and trash collectors. I normally try to leave the areas I paddle cleaner than I found the. In this instance I opened not to as I would need a barge and protective gear.

Sunday on Six Mile Creek 2015-06-28 3.1 km1.9 mi 0h:50m 6 photos


A slow Sunday paddle with Mark and Brendan. Brendan spotted a manatee. We saw a large gator, at least 8 feet, and a smaller 3 footer. Finished up at Outback Crab Shack for some wings.

Presidential Paddle On The Wekiva River 2015-02-16 29.7 km18.5 mi 6h:31m 8 photos

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Wekiva state park to High Banks on the St.

Manatee Encounters of The Close kind 2014-11-07 13.8 km8.6 mi 4h:40m 35 photos

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This was a group kayak with the Florida kayak meetup before they close the spring's to paddlers. We saw many manatees and babies. Afterwards we possess out Snake Creek to find some dry land fir lunch. Weather was perfect and not a cloud in the sky. Meet some really great people and some other hurricane kayak fans too.

October Quest to the end of 6 mile 2014-10-19 10.8 km6.7 mi 3h:01m 2 photos

The end of Mill Creek as far as we could go End of the line? Map

There weather was perfect 60 degrees, and the water calm,so we packed a saw in the kayaks to see if we could paddle past the obstacles.

The tide was low and we were only able to get as far as a large downed tree on the back end off 6 mile..we did get out at a sandy launch way back there. We walked quite awhile in rather high ground that were think is part of Pointed Creek.

6 Mile Creek Side Tour 2014-08-10 9.5 km5.9 mi 2h:32m 5 photos

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Three brothers head out for a paddle on Six Mile Creek and get side tracked on a tributary,. We get rained on wet,and have a beer at Outback Crab Shack while watching a jet board demonstration.

Bio luminescence At Merritt Island 2014-07-25 6.6 km4.1 mi 2h:12m


Headed south to see what the glow was all about

Six Mile To The End 2014-07-06 9.9 km6.1 mi 2h:15m 18 photos

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Took my brother in law Larry out to Six Mile Creek for a Sunday paddle. After a long hot week with some of hurricane Arthur passing us by. We paddle Six Mile Creek under clear blue skies clear weather, and a welcome break in humidity. I wanted to go as far as we could and we did.

Gregory Family Reunion Boating 2014-06-27 57.7 km35.8 mi 3h:52m 5 photos

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Just a four hour tour of Saint Augustine intra-coastal by boat ending at the Matanzas beach area. Rented a pontoon boat from Vilano Beach, captained by Jari Steinborn and first mate Nicole. We cruised the area around old Saint Augustine and headed south to Matanzaz Inlet passing  several pods of dolphins and Fort Matanzas.

Up Haw Creek With 3 Paddlers 2014-04-18 12.3 km7.7 mi 3h:01m 20 photos

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We ventured to a new location after losing out to bad weather for the full moon paddles. Haw Creek sounded like the place to go with my friend Chris and a newer yakker, Mindy.Tucked away in western Flagler County lies Haw Creek Preserve, a 1,005-acre tract of land bordering Haw Creek for about two miles on its southern boundary.

Silver River - In Search Of Monkeys 2014-02-01 18 km11.2 mi 5h:51m 88 photos

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After a particularly cold period thanks to a polar vortex; good weather for the weekend made us want to explore the Silver River. We felt the warm snap would bring out the wildlife and hopefully the much storied monkeys of Silver River.

So my brother Gregg and I set of to Ray's Wayside to paddle to the head spring and back. Rain and drizzle all the way from St.

Durbin Canoe Trail Through Paddle 2013-12-30 17.4 km10.8 mi 4h:22m 21 photos

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We closed out the year with the great winter day paddle from Durbin to Palmetto Leaves Park. My brother Greg and friend Dennis put in off of racetrack road and noodled around the area south of Racetrack as far as we could get. Then we headed out through the trail and stopped at  Clark'sn and had lunch on the dock and then continued on to St Augustine Road.

Statistics Charts

Rick Jarvis Rick Jarvis
Trips 77
Photos 618
Total distance 878 km545 mi
Max distance 58 km36 mi
Avg distance 11 km7 mi
Total duration 8 days 10h:49m
Max duration 6h:52m
Avg duration 2h:38m

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