El Presidente / Instructor / Philosopher
Chris Boland is a lifelong paddler and owner and founder of Naples Outfitters, Naples Kayak Company, ( previously Saltwater Sports) and Everglades Kayak Company. After serving our country in the United States Navy,he had a long career as a Registered Nurse. He then decided to do something fun for rest of his life. Opening a kayak shop was the next thing he did. He has three kids and is married to Yvette the co-owner. Chris loves all aspects of paddling from Stand up paddling to traditional skills, surf ski to kayak fishing and everything in between.
- Level 3 ACA Kayak Instructor
- ACA Traditional Skills Endorsement
- Surf Ski trained by both Oscar Chalupsky and Greg Barton from Epic Kayaks