A Winning Team, Our partners & Why they ROCK

A Winning Team

A few of our select partners and why they ROCK


“Treat the Earth as if your life depends on it.”  ~Genesis 2:15

“Take a quiet walk with Mother Nature.  It will nurture your mind, body and soul.”  ~Anthony Douglas Williams

“From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders.  He is bolted to Earth.  But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.”  ~Jacques Yves Cousteau



“We’re a fun loving, passionate group of humans that lives all things stand up paddling. We are events, we are education, we are adventures. If you need us we will be on the water paddling and we would love it if you would join us.”

Dr. Rob & Megan Cynowa, Owners of The Goat Boater, are PaddleFit Pro Coaches.

Starboard SUP

“Wind, paddle or wave power: Starboard is the world’s leading water sports brand covering windsurfing, standup paddle boarding and fashion.”

“Across these sports, Starboard sets the trend with innovative board shapes and technology and a reputation for performance backed by the most successful team of professional watermen. By designing and manufacturing the best equipment in the industry from one end, and promoting watersports to the general public on the other, Starboard strives to get as many people on the water as possible.”

The Goat Boater, Lake Wylie Paddleboarding has chosen Starboard SUP as our #1 board supplier due to their reputation with the industry, board performance & construction, as well as Starboard’s commitment to protecting the environment.

Sustainable Surf & Their Eco Board Project

“Sustainable Surf is the catalyst that transforms surf culture into a powerful force for protecting the ocean playground.”

“Ecoboard Project Label is the first, independent 3rd party, consumer facing “eco-label” for surfboards.  It verifies the use of more sustainable materials in surfboards, made with the latest advancements in greener chemistry, recycled and renewable materials.”

The Goat Boater has a selection of new & used boards with the Eco Board Label available for sale.

United States Power Squadrons

“America’s largest nonprofit boating organization, with nearly 30,000 members in more than 350 squadrons. We are dedicated to promoting boating safety through education, civic service and fun.”

Both Rob & Megan Cynowa, Owners of The Goat Boater, Lake Wylie Paddleboarding, are members of the USPS.


“PARLEY is the space where creators, thinkers, and leaders come together to raise awareness for the beauty and fragility of our oceans and collaborate on projects that can end their destruction.”

Foundation WATERTREK

“WATERTREK Foundation allies discovery, encounters and sharing.  On the water we come together in awareness to remember that while we are caught up in this consumer and materialist world, water is our most precious resource.”


“For every Starboard sold, one mangrove tree is planted in the Thor Heyerdahl Climate Park in Myanmar, each absorbing up to 1 ton CO2 over 20 years.”

The Goat Boater, Lake Wylie Paddleboarding is a proud outfitter for Starboard SUP.  Each board we purchase with Starboard plants a mangrove tree.


“SUPKids is introducing kids to paddle boarding, water safety and environmental awareness throughout the world.”

The Goat Boater offers camps and leagues fostering safety, environmental awareness and fun for kids, youth & adults.