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How to Make Memories on the Water - Without Your Phone


In the 24/7 climate of the modern world, it’s so easy to stay plugged in. It’s how we modern folks “stay connected”, right? But the urgency to browse feeds, post every moment and hashtag every feeling may be jeopardizing our deeper connections to the relationships with the people care the…

Secondhand Fun: Where to Find the Best Used Outdoor Gear


“Kayak has been used two times.”
“11′ paddleboard, never used. Original cost $1010, selling for $699.”
“Hyperlite wakeboard, used once.”

Are you the type of gear buyer that has a treadmill in the corner of your basement collecting clothing or dust? Or maybe you bought…

The Best Festival Shoes and More Festival Survival Hacks


Some of our best memories are from music festivals: Bonnaroo, Beale Street, Floydfest…

But some of our worst memories are from music festivals too: raging sunburn, heel blisters and ‘oh no what did I step in’?

We have a few festival survival hacks for you to try this spring and…

Got Spring Fever? 10 Spring Vacation Ideas for Water Lovers


April’s when we start itching to put on our Cudas, pull out the kayak or paddleboard and get out on the water. But when we dip our toes in, we get a reality check: it’s cold!

We don’t let cold weather stop us! Here are 10 of our favorite spring vacation destinations for water lovers,…

Meet the Osprey, Our Favorite River Bird


It’s osprey time! Every spring, these gorgeous raptors return to North America’s rivers and lakes from their winter homes in South America. We see ospreys every year while shooting our catalog in Virginia’s Northern Neck and along Virginia’s waterways all summer long.

Want to spot an…

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