Many people often confuse kayaking and canoeing or interchange them. While they may have several similarities, they are in fact two different outdoor activities involving two different watercrafts. Kayaking of course uses a kayak, a generally closed-top watercraft that sits the rider very close to the water and is more often than not a single-seater. Canoeing on the other hand uses a canoe, a generally open-top boat usually designed for two or more people, with higher sides than those of the kayak.Read More
Wednesday,22 May 2019
Wednesday,01 May 2019
You’ve got the electric car and the electric yard tools-- and now you’re thinking perhaps it’s time to get an electric outboard motor for your watercraft as well. But would it really be the right option for you?
Electric outboards motors, like all other electric power tools and machines of today, no doubt have their advantages. Their biggest advantage is something we can all benefit from: they don’t use fossil fuels and are therefore friendlier to the environment than their petrol counterparts. But before you totally get rid of your petrol outboard motors and switch to electric ones, there are a few things you need to know.
Friday,29 March 2019
Stand up paddle (SUP) boarding is so much more than just another outdoor recreational activity, or a stepping stone to surfing. Did you know that it can give you just as much of a workout as jogging, cycling or swimming? It could even provide you with many other health benefits that these other exercises cannot!
If you’ve been looking for a fun activity that can get you in great shape, stand up paddle boarding may just be the way to go. No matter what your age, weight or fitness level, you can easily get started paddle boarding, and paddle your way to a healthier, fitter you!
Wednesday,20 March 2019
Inflatable boats are wonderful recreational vehicles that you can easily and conveniently take with you just about anywhere. Not just for recreational purposes, these sturdy, portable boats can also serve as a life-saving device should you get into any trouble in the water.
With such a versatile and useful vehicle, it’s important to know how to properly and quickly inflate your inflatable boat, and how to do so without damaging it.
Sunday,24 February 2019
Kayaking is one of the most popular explorative, outdoor water activities in the world today and it’s not hard to see why. With its close proximity to the water and the manoeuverability, portability and convenience of a kayak, kayaking can bring fun and excitement to both seasoned and newbie kayakers alike.
Like any outdoor water activity however, kayaking requires learning a few essential techniques. While kayaks may not come with complicated motors and controls, you’ll still need to learn a few basic moves to properly navigate your kayak in the water.
Monday,04 February 2019
Like any other boat, inflatable boats need proper care and maintenance in order to function at their best and last a long time. When left unmaintained inflatable boats may only last for 2 to 3 years-- a significant loss on your investment. But with regular cleaning you can expect to enjoy that boat for 20 or even 30 long years, and you could even trade or resell it.
The question now is, how does one properly clean an inflatable boat?
Monday,14 January 2019
If you’re looking to engage in a new hobby this new year, why not try fishing?
Fishing is a very relaxing as well as rewarding pastime. Getting on your electric fishing boat and onto the water is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, and get closer to and enjoy nature. It’s also a fun and laid back way of spending time with family and friends because just about anyone can do it. And at the end of each fishing trip, you could have a nice, beautiful fish to eat for dinner!Read More
Tuesday,04 December 2018
Fishing is one of those activities that you can get better at through a number of improvements, be it in techniques and tools. Nowadays, betterment comes in the form of apps. Anglers now need more than just their usual bag of tricks to up their game, they need to be tech-savvy and utilise innovative apps to see improvements in their catch rate.Read More
Monday,27 August 2018
You’ve heard that scuba diving is great and wonderful, even magical. But once you start your scuba course and are bombarded with equipment details, hand signals, techniques, and the seemingly daunting task of breathing underwater-- it can feel anything but magical. In fact, for many first-timers learning to scuba-dive can be a bit challenging, sometimes even scary. Scuba diving introduces you to a lot of new sensations and experiences. It also requires you to remember crucial information all while being deep underwater. So it’s completely understandable why some beginners would feel overwhelmed, and maybe even a bit scared.Read More
Friday,27 July 2018
If you’re up for some great saltwater fishing, you’re going to love what Australia has to offer.
Australia is legendary when it comes to saltwater fishing. Its enormous coastline features a diverse blend of cool and tropical waters that teem with a glorious array of fish, including gorgeous kingfish, marlin, tuna and of course, the much-prized barramundi. It is arguably one of the best saltwater fishing destinations in all the world, especially in terms of the variety of fish species on offer.Read More