Evrwild Kids Kayak Review

A purple Evrwild Water Bear Kids Kayak at the beach

When we first decided that our oldest was ready to kayak solo, I scoured the market for a kayak that would provide the safety and durability I required along with the “cool features” my kiddo craved. It wasn’t until I attended The Big Gear Show in Colorado last year that I finally found what I … Read more

Women’s Mustang Survival Drysuit Review

Woman standing bank of river wearing the Mustang Survival Women's Drysuit.

As a mama who loves to whitewater raft the snowmelt-fed rivers in my home state of Wyoming and around the the Northwest, a drysuit is by far the best gear investment I’ve made. This Mustang Survival Drysuit: Women’s Helix Latex Gasket Drysuit keeps me warm and dry, and allows for an extended boating season during … Read more

Gift Ideas for Water Lovers 2023

Family on the edge of a lake with an inflatable raft

The holiday season can be a great time to prepare for a fun spring and summer ahead of water play! There are so many great deals this time of year, and often water play gifts can be heavily discounted. Water play gifts also are a great addition to the surprise of an upcoming warm vacation … Read more

Buoy Touring Tandem Kayak Review

Two women paddle inflatable kayak on lake

Buoy Touring Tandem Kayak Review We had a chance to try out Buoy Touring Tandem Kayak and wanted to share our thoughts with all of you! Buoy Watersports has two lines of kayaks, Recreational and Touring.  Both are well designed and functional, with the Touring series touted as more streamlined and comfortable, albeit with a … Read more

Buoy Touring Paddleboard Review

Buoy 11 foot Touring Paddleboard Review

Buoy Touring Paddleboard Review Since moving to the east coast, my family has grown to love watersports. That’s saying a lot from someone who grew up on the Colorado Front Range with no real water recreation available nearby. One of our favorite activities is stand-up paddleboarding along the numerous rivers and bays in our area. … Read more

Family Kayaking: Choosing a Family Kayak

A child kayaking along a river in a Lifetime Recruit youth kayak

As we slowly move into warmer weather, I’ve been getting the itch to dust off the kayak and plan some family time on the water. My boys (especially my not-quite 4-year-old) have really taken to kayaking and it has become a favorite family activity for us. Not only do you get all the benefits of … Read more