Bird Dog Boats participated in the LIVE A DAY, LIVE YOUR LIFE event series funded by a grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

Withlacoochee Bay
Yankeetown, Florida
July 18, 2018

Narrated by Thomas Griffin, Director

      Bird Dog Boats is pleased to announce our 2021 schedule of venues available for sponsorship.  If your           organization wishes to sponsor a group for a charter,  please visit our SPONSOR page on this website.



   We would like thank the following people who made Bird Dog Boats possible: 

   Capt. Bobby Witt, Scale Key Clams, Cedar Key, FL
   Robert, Rick & James Coarsey, Coarsey Fiberglass, Chiefland, FL

   Troy Wilson, Marine Metals, Williston, FL
   David Jones, Florida Disabled Outdoors Association, Tallahassee, FL 
              "Helping people is truly a blessing and helping people to help
               people is the way to change the world."  ‚ĶDavid Jones
  Matt Chatowsky, Cedar Key, FL

              "A picture is worth a thousand words, but a boat ride is worth
               a thousand pictures"   ... Matt Chatowsky 
  Dr. Michael Allen, Director UF-IFAS Nature Biological Station, Cedar Key, FL
  Mike Sechrest of Warner, Sechrest and Butts, P.A.
 for his pro bono package for liability releases. 

  Gallagher Charter Lakes for writing a comprehensive liability insurance policy for people using wheelchairs.
  Sharon C. Brannan CPA PA, Williston, FL for her pro bono nonprofit company filing and CPA services.

                         Bird Dog Boats was presented with the
                     2019 Leisure For Life Award from FDOA

             On April 12, 2019  Bird Dog Boats was awarded the 2019
For Life Award from Florida Disabled Outdoors
             Association at 
the SportsAbility Expo in Tallahassee, FL.

                    (From left)
                    Laurie LoRe-Gussak
                    Denise Griffin
                    Matt Chatowsky
                    David Jones
                    Thomas Griffin (in back)

Accessible Embarking Operations

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