The PGF Paddlers are an elite group of ruffians and rabble-rousers representing the preeminent social event of the year, the Peach Gasper Festival, at the annual Charleston Dragon Boat Festival.

Since 2012, the PGF Paddlers have raised over $64,700.00 for Dragon Boat Charleston!

The PGF Paddlers made their debut at the 2012 Charleston Dragon Boat Festival and placed 9th out of 58 co-ed teams.

The PGF Paddlers had a "bumpy" first heat at the 2013 Charleston Dragon Boat Festival. They placed 18th out of 66 co-ed teams and were 9th overall for fundraising.

The PGF Paddlers were the 2014 Charleston Dragon Boat Festival Champions! They placed 1st out of 53 co-ed teams and were 7th overall for fundraising.

The PGF Paddlers placed 4th out of 48 co-ed teams and were 6th overall for fundraising at the 2015 Charleston Dragon Boat Festival.

The PGF Paddlers placed 2nd out of 51 co-ed teams and were 3rd overall for fundraising at the 2016 Charleston Dragon Boat Festival.

The PGF Paddlers placed 3rd out of 51 co-ed teams and were 4th overall for fundraising at the 2017 Charleston Dragon Boat Festival.

The PGF Paddlers placed 4th out of 42 co-ed teams and were 4th overall for fundraising at the 2018 Charleston Dragon Boat Festival.

2019 PGF Paddlers
The PGF Paddlers were the 2019 Charleston Dragon Boat Festival Champions! They placed 1st for paddling and were 5th overall for fundraising.

2020 PGF Paddlers
The 2020 Charleston Dragon Boat Festival was cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus...so the PGF Paddlers continue their reign as Charleston Dragon Boat Festival Champions for another year!

Click HERE to donate to the 2021 PGF Paddlers!