RTIC Soft Pack 8

Earlier this summer, Larry and I (Stella) set out to find a small day-size cooler that could be used for kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and biking. And, because it would be used for watersports, the need for the pack to be waterproof was a necessary qualification. Larry had come across an ad for the … Continue reading RTIC Soft Pack 8

Yakima SkyLine System with the JetStream Bars

Since acquiring our ISLE Glider Wood SUP's last year (May 2019), we knew the need would eventually arise to upgrade to a rack system that would allow us to transport both of the boards and the kayak simultaneously. Since we have a big vacation planned this summer where we will want to bring everything, we … Continue reading Yakima SkyLine System with the JetStream Bars

ISLE Glider Wood SUP

Just finished paddle boarding on the Willow Creek Reservoir ***THIS IS AN UPDATED REVIEW SINCE PURCHASING THESE MAY/2019*** When we initially purchased the ISLE Glider Wood SUP's last year, our personal experience with SUPs had been fairly limited. In the years past, when we had rented SUPs, they were usually the BIC brand, which we … Continue reading ISLE Glider Wood SUP

Onyx A-24 In-Sight Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket

From reading our posts about the hundreds of miles (actually closer to 1000 miles) that we have kayaked over the last few years, and my newfound passion for standup paddle boarding, those who do not know me may be surprised to learn that I am not a very good swimmer. In fact, before Larry and … Continue reading Onyx A-24 In-Sight Automatic Inflatable Life Jacket

Suspenz SUP Rack & EZ Rack

SUP Rack When living in a climate that only affords you to paddle board two-thirds of the year, you definitely need a way to store the boards over the winter. Having plenty of success with the Suspenz Universal Portable Boat Stand and SUP Stand, I again turned to them to store the boards for the … Continue reading Suspenz SUP Rack & EZ Rack

Yakima SupDawg

Yakima SupDawg Stella and I recently purchased two Isle Glider Wood Standup Paddle Boards (May 2019). Prior to that purchase, I had extensively researched the best way for us to transport the boards to and from Base Camp. We needed the ability to carry two SUPs at once, and the ability to easily swap with … Continue reading Yakima SupDawg

Suspenz Kayak & SUP Stand

Suspenz Universal Portable Boat Stands: We purchased these stands to use for our Perception Cove 14.5 Tandem Kayak at our Base Camp in Grand Lake, CO. We have had these stands for about three years, and they are holding up well. The stand opens up wide enough to accommodate the kayak, either in the up … Continue reading Suspenz Kayak & SUP Stand