Cali Paddler Retreat 2017 - Santa Barbara

Cali Paddler Retreat 2017 - Santa Barbara

Attention...official event timeline now posted!

The best people, location and agenda we could possibly provide to paddlers of all craft. Come join us for the weekend at this amazing location while you enjoy great company and things to do. Remaining spots are limited. Registration closes Sunday 2/26. Reserve your spot today!


  • Campsite, vehicle fees and Saturday's meals included!
  • Danny Ching - Keynote Speaker
    We are excited to announce Danny Ching as our keynote speaker for the event! Danny will share his wisdom and guidance, then join us on the water to talk paddling, stroke technique and enjoy the coastline.
  • Mini Paddle Clinics
    • For the Water - "Sustainability and Eco-Efforts"
    • For the Body - "Foundation Training" for fitness health
    • For the Craft - "Optimizing Craft Performance & Repair" by OnIt Pro
    • For the Stroke - "Performance Tracking with Motionize"
  • Paddle Craft Demos
    Check out and try paddle craft from top companies of each paddle vessel. 404 SUP, Kamanu Pueo X OC1, Epic Surf-Ski and Bark Prone Paddleboards will be available to try out, and experts for each to talk shop with.
  • Sunrise YogaSunrise Yoga
    Enjoy a sunrise by the water with a yoga session.
  • Live Music Performance
    Enjoy local music performed as you eat great food and hang around the site.
  • Massage Therapists
    Get a free massage after your paddle!
  • Hang out with the amazing paddlers
    Talk story with top paddlers around the campfire with question and answers, and hear them share their favorite paddle stories.
  • Swag Bag and Gifts
    Cool gifts, coupons and prizes for registrants.
  • Paddle!
    Enjoy the water together, explore the coastline, and do what we do best...paddle!
Location: Refugio State Park in Santa Barbara, CA (map).
Equal distance from the Bay Area and San Diego, this palm tree-lined safe harbor has the Channel Islands creating a calm water environment for trying new craft. Paddle with sea otters, whales and seals with the view of gorgeous undeveloped hillsides.
Paddler Paradise

    Check-in will be Friday March 3rd at 4pm.
    Retreat concludes Sunday March 5th at 11am.

    Timeline | Frequently Asked Questions | Contact us for more info

    The following companies are helping Cali Paddler make this event a great experience for its guests:

    Epic Kayaks Kamanu Composites Bark Paddleboards Motionize OnTheWater360 Milton's Craft Bakers

    Reminder...SPACE IS LIMITED! Get your friends fired up and purchase your tickets to EPICness before the spots are all full!

    If you want to attend, and have a non-paddler join, please select "Guest" below. Guests can enjoy all meals and stay during the retreat, but don't participate in clinics and demos, swag bags, etc.

    Jersey and size not guaranteed if registered after 2/22/2017.

    Don't forget...a portion of all proceeds go to conservation efforts in our state!

    $ 100.00