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Thursday, December 5, 2019
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Shark Encounters: Tips for Safe Paddling

Observe sharks safely and return to paddle another day Local paddlers plying the waters of the southern section...
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What’s the Difference Between a Type III and Type V Inflatable PFD?

Learn which PFD style is best for you Safety is paramount in water sports and nothing is more important...
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Mark your SUP Paddle to Maintain Correct Form

A simple tip to help you keep your hands appropriately spaced apart while paddling How good is your form?...

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Earth Technologies and the Drive Towards Zero Waste

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From Dancing to Shredding: Mel Wygal’s Journey to Standup Paddling

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