NRS Women’s H2Core Silkweight Short-Sleeve Shirt

June 8, 2015

Get in the water! With weather warming up, it’s time to hit the beaches, rivers, and lakes with our kayaks, SUPs, rafts, canoes, boats, and okay, you get the idea! Our water-loving friends at NRS have got you covered with their H2Core line, a layering system designed specifically for paddlers. We tested out the H2Core […]

2016 Great Pacific Race

January 26, 2015

Coming 2016. Start training now for the Great Pacific Race of 2016. This is an extreme endurance race with ocean row boats (yes, ROW boats!) and crews of 2 or 4 people competing to cross the Pacific Ocean from Monterey, California to Waikiki, Hawaii. Last year’s inaugural race had 13 crews, of which 7 successfully […]

Oar Board

August 14, 2014

Turn your SUP board into a single scull rowing boat! The Oar Board is a novel contraption that easily attaches to most SUP boards allowing you to use it as a rowing machine. Their special fit-on-top sliding rigger system maintains your weight in the center of the board so it’s very stable, and the sliding […]

Chums Floating Marsupial

September 18, 2013

On your next water-related outdoor activity, make sure to grab the Floating Marsupial. This handy wallet and keychain by our friends at Chums really does float! We tested it with 4 keys attached to a keychain (so probably about the weight of 5 keys) along with 2 credit cards. The bright red wallet was easy […]

A Dip in the Ocean: Rowing Solo Across the Indian by Sarah Outen

February 27, 2013

Inspiring. Sarah Outen is the first woman and the youngest person to row solo across the Indian Ocean. She rowed for 124 days, 14 hours and 9 minutes before arriving on the island of Mauritius. She was the first woman to attempt the crossing single-handedly, and only the fourth person to ever complete a solo […]

Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic’s Edge by Jill Fredston

May 21, 2012

Dreamed of voyaging the oceans of the world… by rowing? Jill Fredston has more than twenty thousand miles of ocean rowing, including across the shorelines of Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Norway. Like those adventures on the great trails, Jill and her husband have “sea-trekked” through hurricane-force winds, ice fields and fended off grizzlies, polar bears […]