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diving spots youve never heard of

10 Beautiful Diving Spots You Haven’t Heard Of

While diving in Seychelles, off the Great Barrier Reef, and in the Red Sea are popular destinations to experience the wonders of Scuba Diving; once you become a little more accomplished and the dive hours have been gained, it is very natural to want to

best windlass

Top 5 Best Windlass in 2021 [Maxwell, Lewmar, Five Oceans]

When buying a new windlass there are few things to consider. Everything from budget, features, motor strength, and pulling power all factor in when buying one for your boat. There are also issues of rope, chain compatibility, and whether you would prefer a freefall system

Freediving gear guide

Gearing Up For Freediving in 2021 (An OC Equipment Guide)

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or thinking about entering the water to free dive for the first time, there are of course some essential pieces of equipment that you need. With that being said, from a beginner’s perspective freediving has a low barrier of entry

ice fishing guide

Top 10 Ice Fishing Tips for a Better Catch

Ice fishing can be a tricky business. If you’re at a spot and nothing seems to be happening the frustrations (and the cold) can easily set in. Sure, you may pull out the ice fishing sonar to see what action there is; there are options

best wakeboard bindings

Best Wakeboard Bindings for More Fun on the Water in 2021

Wakeboarding is a fantastic sport. However, whether you are a newbie or seasoned pro your comfort on the water is directly related to the quality of your bindings. Ill-fitting or badly designed bindings can turn something fun into the misery of sores and frustration. In

kayaking tips

Top 5 Tips For Kayaking Beginners

Kayaking is a fantastic sport, but you don’t need us to tell you that. The barrier of entry is low too. This means you can be out on the water with your own kayak in no time at all. However, as with any activity involving

bamboo fly fishing rod guide

A Beginner’s Guide to the Bamboo Fly Fishing Rod

It was an understandable shame that bamboo fly fishing rods lost traction in the American market during the 50s. At the height of the red scare, embargos on products from China had a big impact; in the case of the bamboo source material, it was

Advantages of the Shallow Water Anchor System

We recently took an in-depth look at 5 top-rated shallow anchor systems currently on the market. Both the popular Talon system and offerings from Power Pole clearly made the grade, (for a comprehensive review of each head here). To complement the review guide, we will

Pontoon boat guide

How to Apply Bottom Paint to an Inflatable Pontoon Boat

For those that own an inflatable pontoon boat, the question often arises about suitable protection for the bottom of the boat. Just how much maintenance does an inflatable need, and should you be applying paint to the bottom for increased longevity? The fact is, bottom