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The Great and Fragile Great Lakes

The Great and Fragile Great Lakes

The Great Lakes are pretty darn great & big! Anyone seeing one for the first time is awe-struck at how big it is and they can’t believe it’s not an ocean. Keep reading to learn all about their greatness and why they are at risk. If you’ve read my About...

Kayaking Vs Paddleboarding

Kayaking Vs Paddleboarding

 Kayaking vs Paddleboarding, what’s the difference? Paddleboarding has become more popular and thus easier to find rentals making it more accessible for beginners to test the sport. Growing up in Canada (80’s)  canoeing and kayaking were common recreational...

Après-Paddle

Après-Paddle

A Brief History: Après is a french word meaning “after”. “Après-” is from the skiing world, “Après-Ski” (after skiing) to describe social activities with food and drink after a day on the slopes This first became a custom in Norway in the late 19th...

Paddleboard Fins

Paddleboard Fins

Should I own more than one fin? If you’re like me you like to go off the beaten track which typically leads to shallower water, creeks and rivers that have their own challenges. Most of those obstacles are around your board’s fin(s) with shallower water and...

Colder Weather Paddling

Colder Weather Paddling

This blog post is to create awareness on the reality of cold water and better prepare you for colder weather safety and paddling!