A Personal Floating Device (PFD) can be the one thing standing between yourself and sure death at times, whether you’re rowing, kayaking, or braving the ocean waves in a big boat. According to the United States Coast Guard’s regulations, all boats used for recreational applications have to be equipped with U.S. Coast Guard-approved PFD devices. … Read more
Your essential guide to finding the best kayak jacket out there. A lot of newbie kayakers have this question on their hearts: “What is the best kayak jacket?”. The answer, contrary to popular belief, isn’t really as simple as it may seem. That’s why we’ve created this post. With the information contained in the next … Read more
If you’re planning a cold water kayaking trip it is paramount to get the right protective gear. People sometimes underestimate the dangers of an accidental spill into cold waters, but cold shock and hypothermia are nothing to mess around with. If you’re still thinking in terms of wetsuit vs. drysuit, it’s time to do some … Read more
NexStep Products is a company based out of Denver, Colorado. They have a full line up of products to keep your eyewear and accessories dry or at the very least, floating and findable!
These are friends of mine and are currently running a Kickstarter campaign to expand operations and keep the manufacturing in the US.
They come in several shapes and sizes, some in the form of duffel bags and others as backpack, and these heavy-duty, roll-top, urethane coated nylon bags were built with keeping your stuff as dry as possible. Making use of a dry bag is your best option when you want to protect your moisture sensitive gear … Read more
Let’s get real about one thing. The thrill of a good SUP session keeps you amped for a good few hours after you get out of the water, and telling your friends about it gets them into the feel of it too. But what’s even more rewarding is having the pictures to paint the experience … Read more
A SUP life vest is one of the most important pieces of equipment you can take with you on the water. As you should be wearing it when paddling, it is essential you choose one that fits comfortably. Failure to wear the life jacket correctly could actually impede your ability to swim. It’s wise to … Read more