Meet Our Crew: Naples Outfitters Staff

Meet Our Crew

Chris Boland- El Presidente

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.

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Yvette Boland- Book keeper

 

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Ashley Howe- Chief Executive Officer

Ashley is from Murfreesboro, TN and moved to Naples about 3 years ago. Since moving to Naples she has found a profound love of all things water related. She can be found on the water almost everyday, kayaking, paddle boarding, and practicing SUP yoga. Ashley is the CEO of Naples Outfitters, and she is an ACA Certified Level 1 kayak instructor, as well as a paddleboard tour guide/instructor.