Beach

Whiteshark Mix

August 9, 2019

Eat your heart out Aquagirl! Now you too can speed through the water with the Whiteshark Mix. This underwater scooter from the folks at Sublue is very portable, weighing in at 6.4 pounds, yet powerful enough to propel you at speeds of 3.4 mph to a maximum depth of 130 feet. The dual propeller system […]

Red Paddle Co 9’6″ Compact

July 26, 2019

No room for an SUP board? With the 9’6″ Compact from the folks at Red Paddle Co, you do! This is an inflatable, full-sized SUP, designed using a patent pending technology that creates a super-strong yet malleable board and packs down to half the size of a conventional inflatable SUP. The board is 32 inches wide, 4.7 inches […]

Perception Hi Life 11.0

July 12, 2019

SUP. Kayak. Why choose? You can have both with the Perception Hi Life 11.0! The unique design provides a low profile, stable platform to stand and paddle as an SUP as well as sit on top as kayak, thanks to the folding seating system. Front and rear swim decks with low sides and hand grabs make […]

SwimCell

July 2, 2019

Summer’s in full swing and that means it’s time to jump in the water! Remember to protect your phone though, and our friends at SwimCell have just what you need. Available in standard and large sizes for phones up to 10cm x 14.5cm and 10.3cm x 19cm, respectively, these cases are tested to depths of 10 meters  (33 […]

Promo Code at Acteon

June 11, 2019

PROMO CODE ALERT … Our friends at Acteon are kindly offering TrailblazerGirl readers a 20% discount on all their products with the coupon code TGB2019. We recently introduced you to their Packing Cubes and Beach Towels, fantastic space-saving products for your travels. Act fast to take advantage of this great deal as it will expire on […]

Acteon Beach Towel

June 11, 2019

Going on a beach vacation but don’t have the space to take that cumbersome towel? Now you do with the Beach Towel from our friends at Acteon. Yes, they’re the same company that brought us those great space-saving Packing Cubes. This towel is big enough to lay out on, measuring 30″ by 64″, yet rolls […]

Mer-Sea Cotton Tassel Wrap

June 4, 2019

Slip into something comfortable! The Mer-Sea Cotton Tassel Wrap is this summer’s go-to for beach fun. You’ll say merci to this company, a clever phonetic play of words with mer meaning French for sea, and appreciate this easy-breezy cover-up. Measuring about 42 inches wide for the back panel and 20 inches wide for each of […]

SoftScience Waterfall Flip Flops

May 28, 2019

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of beach activities! Along with the beach, comes flip flops and our friends at SoftScience have just the ones for you! This is the company that brought us the oh-so comfortable Tradewind Lace-Up athleisure shoes, and their Waterfall Flip Flops continue with this tradition […]

Onean Carver X Electric Jetboard

May 10, 2019

Zip across the water without a sail or waves! The new Onean Carver X Electric Jetboard looks like a surfboard, but it has a dual jet propulsion system that allows you to reach speeds of up to 45 km/h (27 mph) on flat water. While on the board, choose from 5 different power levels using the wireless remote, […]

Limitless Innovations TikiTunes

March 22, 2019

Create your own luau setting with TikiTunes! Our friends at Limitless Innovations have some essential safety products, but they also have a lighter side with this fun speaker in the shape of a tiki torch. With a rechargeable battery, this little guy will give you up to 6 hours of tunes indoors or outdoors (it’s […]

Ombraz Armless Sunglasses

March 15, 2019

Look ma, no arms! Yes, the Ombraz Sunglasses are armless! How do they stay on? Just rest the sunnies on your nose, place the permanently attached cord over your ears, then gently tighten the cord via the adjustable knot system. Voilà, these shades stay put no matter how much your TrailblazerGirl adventures have you moving […]

COR Surf Excursion

February 20, 2019

It’s all in the bag! Keeping all your stuff dry and safe is in the bag, as long as you have the COR Surf Excursion, especially when you are on the water or at the beach. Designed out of a strong weather proof material that is super lightweight (the whole pack with the extra goodies […]

SealLine Discovery Deck Dry Bag

February 6, 2019

Keep it dry! Whether you’re in a kayak, on an SUP, on a sail boat, or live in a wet climate like the Pacific Northwest, the Discovery Deck Dry Bag from our friends at SealLine will be an essential piece in your TrailblazerGirl arsenal of adventure gear. It’s designed out a rugged waterproof material that is sure to […]

Top Beach of 2018

December 6, 2018

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2018 reviews in the Beach category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Tesalate Beach Towel, a terrific Aussie beach towel that lets you leave the beach […]

The Pacific Alone: The Untold Story of Kayaking’s Boldest Voyage

October 2, 2018

One of the greatest kayaking feats ever completed – the solo journey from California to Hawaii. In Dave Shively’s book, The Pacific Alone: The Untold Story of Kayaking’s Boldest Voyage, he chronicles the amazing odyssey that Ed Gillet accomplished in the summer of 1987. Starting in Monterey, California, Gillet set out in a 20 foot, […]

Tesalate Beach Towels

August 20, 2018

Leave the beach at the beach! From the beaches of Australia, comes the ultimate towel thanks to our friends at Tesalate. This towel is constructed out of an innovative fabric, called AbsorbLite, that magically prevents sand from sticking to it. Yes, that right, sand just slips off easily! Though it’s thinner and lighter weight than the […]

arena The One Goggles

August 6, 2018

This is the one. Yes, really, The One Goggles from our friends at arena will be the one and only pair of goggles that you will ever need. Sooo comfortable, thanks to the extensive research that was done to determine the appropriate size and shape of the goggle based on the shape of your facial […]

SwimSpray

July 20, 2018

Tired of swimmer’s hair? You know, that chlorine smell that you just can’t get rid of after a swim in the pool. We found a solution for this problem…SwimSpray. With a patented technology that uses Vitamin C to neutralize and remove the chlorine, you can say bye-bye to the smell and the damage that comes […]

ClimateCase 800 Series

July 13, 2018

PROMO CODE ALERT…Beat the heat! Our friends at ClimateCase have developed a carrying case for your phone that will protect it from temperature extremes. You may have learned the hard way that those phones that we have with us all the time can stop working at the most inopportune times. Maybe you left it in […]

GYST SG4-16 Sunglasses

July 11, 2018

PROMO CODE ALERT! Shades for the TrailblazerGirl athlete! GYST, the acronym stands for “get your self (or stuff) together”, is 100% American owned and produces some pretty awesome multisport sunglasses as well as some interesting transition bags that we’ll share with you in another review. We tested the SG4-16 sunnies, and we’re impressed. Runners will especially appreciate the […]

ION Surf

June 15, 2018

Surf’s up! It’s summertime and what better way to enjoy the warm weather than to hang out at the pool or lake or for that matter, any body of water and crank up the music? Our friends at ION Audio (remember them from the fantastic, on-the-go speaker, the Clipster Active?) agree with this and have just […]

Zapata Flyride

June 8, 2018

Soaring through the air or across the water…you can do it all with the Zapata Flyride! It looks a little like a jet ski/snowmobile with water jets on either side. Operating similarly to a regular jet ski, it has additional controls that allow you to move up and down and internal sensors and electronics that maintain […]

Surf Grass Mat

June 1, 2018

Love the feel of grass on your feet? Then you need a Surf Grass Mat! Bring it to the beach, camping, hiking, or anytime you want a clean, soft place to stand and change. Not only is this patch of grass, albeit synthetic turf, soft on your feet like the real thing, but it also […]

Mustang Survival Bluewater Gear Hauler

May 22, 2018

Marine gear that is built to last. For over 50 years, our friends at Mustang Survival have been in the business of designing products to help you enjoy your time on the water, and their Bluewater Gear Hauler is a perfect example of this. It’s filled with well-thought-out features. Starting with the 30 liter carrying […]