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Monday, July 16, 2018

No yacht? No problem. You can still have a blast this summer with alternative boating, which means getting out on the water with only a minimal dent made to your wallet. Here’s just a sample of how you can enjoy the sun, wind, and waves all season long. Personal Watercraft When is a PWC not a PWC? When it’s a boat.

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Water Toys, Canoes & Kayaks, Paddleboards, Personal Watercraft, Sailing

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Paradise Pad was founded summers ago when a father and son made the decision to purchase a foam water pad for the family lakehouse. At the time, the only waterpads available would be found online and likely not at your local marinas and dealerships. Along with not being readily available, the prices were unjustifiably high, especially

tags: Paddleboards, Water Toys

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Hobie® has done it again. They have married their renowned MirageDrive® pedal system with 65 years of boardsports expertise to create a totally new kind of Hobie fun. Introducing the world’s first Mirage stand up pedal boards: Hobie Mirage® Eclipse 10.5 and Hobie Mirage Eclipse 12. It will now be just as easy for fun

tags: Paddleboards

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

There has been an explosion of paddle sport boaters on our waterways, a good thing for the recreational boating industry. With an annual economic impact of over $121.5 billion, recreational boating has created 963,818 jobs and 34,833 marine industry businesses as boaters directly added over $51.4 billion of direct spending into our

tags: Paddleboards, Safety