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Playak News Flash - January 23, 2020
Playak News Flash - January 23, 2020
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Kayak Base How Much Does a Kayak Weigh?
Kayak Base - How much does a kayak weigh? I don't think a lot of kayakers think about the weight of a kayak before buying one. Most buyers are worried about other features like material, length, tracking, comfort, stability, and other stuff
Jackson Kayak Bass Fishing Christchurch
Jackson Kayak - Normally I’d write a report on how the competition went for me but unfortunately though my wife took ill so I missed half of the comp, so I’ll focus on the practice days instead. I do enjoy the practise days, bit more relaxed and the harbour is a bit quieter so it’s a nice place to be. We don’t have venues like this up north so really is a joy to fish somewhere a bit different.
SUP Connect SUP Garbage Man Removes 17 Tons of Trash From Local Waterways
SUP Connect - Nothing ruins a beautiful day on the water, like seeing trash everywhere you paddle. Luckily, there are people in the world like SUP Garbage Man, that are willing to pick up other people's garbage in order to make the water clean and enjoyable for both the animals that live there, as well as us humans. As of 12.31.19 SUP Garbage Man, has collected 624 cu. ft.
SUP World Mag Boardworks Surf 2018 Sirena 10’4″ Paddle Board Review
SUP World Mag - The Boardworks SUP Sirena has been favored paddle board among female paddlers. The 2018 10’4″ Sirena is great for all-around paddling from flat water, SUP yoga, and paddle surfing.
SUP World Mag 2017 BIC SUP Paddle Range
SUP World Mag - BIC SUP paddles are designed, tested and built for performance, durability and versatility in a wide range of conditions.
SUP World Mag Giant Squid Wraps Its Tentacles Around a Paddle Board
SUP World Mag - Check out this video from James Taylor having a massive squid warping it’s tentacles all around his board wile he was cruising around with his friends. That must have been a crazy moment.
Jackson Kayak Tube lure, multispecies bait
Jackson Kayak - With so many choices to cast from your kayak in search of fish it can get confusing as to what bait will work best. I have a short list of “go to” baits that include spinnerbaits, jigs, crankbaits and top water lures for bass. Years ago I discovered the best multispecies bait, a soft plastic tube lure.
SUP International Like Starboard all companies must take sustainability seriously!!
SUP International - It’s just beautiful that starboard’s fins, boxes and other accessories are made from fishing nets procured from Oceans. Every company can also do business sustainably without destroying the resources of earth, like Starboard SUP company does!!
unsponsored Keep warm in water with these neoprene accessories by Palm Equipment
unsponsored - Don’t let your hands, head or little toes get cold – Palm Equipment have a brilliant new range of eco-friendly neoprene accessories, including five new items to their already wide range: the Surf hood, NeoFlex hood, fingerless Clutch gloves, Neoflex gloves and Claw mitts.
SUP International Last Known Coordinates | The Film – Teaser
SUP International - A film about Chris Bertish, the Speaker/ Author/ Adventurer about his incredible solo, unsupported Stand Up Paddle Trans Atlantic Journey, over 7500km, completed in 2017.
SUP Connect Weekly SUP news recap from SupConnect
SUP Connect - In this week’s SUPConnect’s Weekly Recap get tips on upping your SUP yoga skills, have a look at life jackets for this sport and about Keto diet for healthy paddlers.
4Corners Riversports 6 Tips for Applying for River Permits
4Corners Riversports - Applying for river permits can feel like a daunting task, but don’t fear. The crew at 4Corners Riversports has successfully navigated the river permit application process multiple times and we wanted to share some tips for success.
ISA Surfing and SUP Show Strong Regional Development in Asia and Oceania Ahead of Olympic Debut
ISA - As Surfing prepares for its historic debut in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the positive, reverberating effects of the sport’s inclusion have been felt around the world, particularly in Asia and Oceania.
Distressed Mullet Residents of this village in France live in upside down boats
Distressed Mullet - Located on the coast of northern France, this peaceful place has beautiful beach, nice camping sites and cozy homes. Residents of the village live in upside down boats.
Standup Journal An Interview With Jr. SUP Champion: Max Torres of Puerto Rico
Standup Journal - Standup Journal’s roving ambassador, Jason Cole of Barbados interviews 17-year-old Max Torres from Puerto Rico soon after his triumph as Junior SUP Surf Champion in Gran Canaria, Spain the final stop on the 2019 APP World Tour.
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