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Stability Drives Ability: Choose Your Craft Wisely

One of the most common mistakes made by paddlers choosing a new surfski or standup paddleboard is purchasing a craft that...
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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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Bounce SUP

Bounce SUP Propels Their Way Forward With California Made Durability

This article is the second installment in a three-part series examining the durability of boards in the stand up paddling industry. The opening article,...
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Needle Nose 12’6″ Inflatable SUP from Sea Eagle: Fast and User Friendly

Riding the SUP wave of popularity, Sea Eagle has introduced a unique take on inflatable stand up paddleboard design with its Needle Nose™ SUP....
California Sea Lion, Photo: Jennifer Gregory

Save Our Sea Lions: Part Three

The West Coast of the United States has experienced a marked increase in the number of California Sea Lion pups stranded on beaches across...
Payette River Games, Jonas Letieri

All Heart at the Payette River Games: The Jonas Letieri Story

Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden, Collegiate Hall of Fame Basketball Coach - UCLA There were many story...
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Polynesian Voyaging Canoe Visits California

After a 2,800-mile voyage from Hawaiʻi to California using traditional non-instrument navigation, solar and wind-powered Polynesian voyaging canoe Hikianalia and her crew...