The water is cooler, the beaches are cleaner, the waves are better, the crowds have gone and the locals have sobered up.
October is one of the best months to kayak on the Ga coast.
So what's in store for the paddler here.
The Tybee Paddle Surf Team are off to the U.S Surf Kayak National Championships in OBX next weekend.
See 4 local paddlers get hammered in front or their peers (piers)on 15ft faces at Hatters Oct 9/10th.
Lots of Surf Kayak classes all month on Tybee.
Just call and we'll get you hooked up.
Oct 25-29 All week of Sea and Surf classes.
SoT 101 Surf Kayak Class on Oct 25th.
Tandem Surf Kayak Class on the Oct 28th.
Mega Surf kayak & Tiderace Demo and open surf session Oct 29th.
And then the Surf Jam Oct 30th...the only beginner oriented paddle surf competition on the East Coast.
Great art prizes and fun community event for all. Sign up now.
Well, of course there's the big show with all the big names on Tybee for BCU (BCYOU) week. Catch a pint with the Nigels Dennis and Foster, the kayak industries 2 top designers, instructors and paddling gurus available for interesting insider information and story telling.
Catch a rough water class with Dale Williams, the founder of SKG..teaching back on Tybee for the first time in 5 years...back by popular demand, no doubt.
Buy a copy of Gordon Brown's excellent Sea Kayak book and then take it to Doc's pub for him to sign...in exchange for glass of single malt, of course.
And who will be missed ?
Alas,the marvellous, mechanical Ben Lawry will not be appearing here this year and neither will the Green Team, Messrs's Sheri and Turner.
Their excellent styles and techniques will be sorely missed.
Bring it on to Tybee and lets kick off the 'Off' season with a bang.
Kayaks and aspirin provided.