Boating Safety Basics For Paddle Boaters


Paddling

Boating safety basics that you and your passengers should be familiar with before departing the shore or dock in your kayak, canoe, SUP, personal pontoon, float tube, or other paddle boats: 1) Take boating safety courses to improve your knowledge of boating. 2) Be aware of local and national boating laws, rules, and regulations and […]

August 9, 2020

Inflatable Kayaks: Set Up and Inflation


Paddling

Although inflatable kayaks offer the ultimate convenience in their storability and transportability, there are a few set up and inflation guidelines to follow when getting your boat ready for the water. Inspect and Assemble Your Brand New Inflatable Kayak It is important to inspect and assemble a new inflatable kayak. By getting familiar with your […]

August 8, 2020

Snowshoeing Safety Tips


Winter

Snowshoeing offers a beautiful winter adventure that is in stark contrast to summer hiking. Many of the same dangers like dehydration exist but new dangers present themselves. With proper planning, preparation, and the right gear, you can have a safe, enjoyable adventure. To ensure your safety this winter, keep these snowshoeing safety tips in mind: […]

July 30, 2020

Roof-Top Tents: Pros and Cons


Camping

Have you seen roof-top tents? If you have, you’re probably in one of two boats… Or is that tents? For me, I was ready to buy. My wife… She thinks they’re silly. Which way do you lean? If you’re interested in buying, you’ll want to know the pros and cons. If you want to talk […]

July 25, 2020

Types of Camper Trailers Explained


Camping

There is confusion over the term camper trailer. So what is a camper trailer? A camper trailer is not a travel trailer or RV. They are compact, lightweight, easily towable camping marvels that are a marriage of a tent and a trailer. Camper trailer features differ between types, styles, and manufacturers. It may have a […]

July 16, 2020

Best GoPro Mounts for Kayaking


Paddling

The best GoPro mounts for kayaking depend on your style of kayaking and your creative vision. Recreational, whitewater, and fishing kayakers are likely to use different mounting options and whether mounting your GoPro directly to your kayak, body, or helmet, all will produce a different look. One thing all kayakers have in common when picking […]

July 10, 2020