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Adventure Technology Search Glass Paddle

Search Glass Paddle Choosing the right paddle is almost as important as choosing the right craft when it comes to ensuring that your time on the water will be enjoyable. That’s why I have very specific requirements when it comes to deciding which European style double bladed paddles I will use to propel my kayaks. My paddle of […]

Frillneck Hat

Frillneck Photo 3 As if the the pain and discomfort of sunburn isn’t more than enough reason to slip, slop, slap, seek, and slide during daylight hours, Cancer Council Australia says that “Every year, in Australia: skin cancers account for around 80% of all newly diagnosed cancers between 95 and 99% of skin cancers are caused by exposure […]

Bomber Gear Blitz Splash Top

Blitz on Tambo River at Swan Reach The Bomber Gear Blitz Splash Top is for everyone who has ever had a fantastic day on the water cut short or ruined by that terrible feeling of being cold to the bone. Thermals, fleeces, and merino provide great insulation against the air temperature, but they don’t cut the mustard when the air is moving, […]

Black Diamond Headlamp ReVolt

Sea to Summit Advertorial For 2013, Black Diamond introduces a revolutionary “hybrid power” headlamp, the ReVolt, a full-featured, no-compromise light that utilizes either rechargeable power (via USB) or traditional alkaline batteries. Offering no compromise hybrid power and a full feature set, the revolutionary ReVolt is the first rechargeable (via USB) headlamp to also run on […]

Mission Eco Bezhig Kayak

Eco Bezhig Lake Paluma The Eco Bezhig sea kayak from Mission Kayaking was added to my fleet long before the Global Paddler project kicked off in 2007 and I have had a soft spot for it ever since. I am such a big fan of this model that at one stage I had three of them; one for myself and two more for anyone else […]