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Jamie is a kayaking and paddle sports enthusiast that loves nothing more than hitting the open water. When not writing for Paddle Pursuits, you’ll find him exploring New Zealand’s pristine waterways and rugged coastline.

Thurso Surf Waterwalker 11’ Standup Paddleboard Review

The Thurso Surf Waterwalker 11' inflatable standup paddleboard has a beautiful design and is built with high-quality materials. This SUP board has many great features, lots of D-rings to store and use while paddling. Together with some cool extras and a very affordable price makes this blow up paddleboard a great package to buy!
iRocker 10'6 Cruiser inflatable paddleboard at a lake

iRocker 10’6 Cruiser Standup Paddleboard Review

Looking for a stable, durable and affordable standup paddleboard? Check out the iRocker Cruiser 10'6" SUP and you'll have lots a fun! The Cruiser iSUP package of iRocker includes a fiberglass paddle, leash, dual action pump, great backpack, and repair kit.
Sea Eagle LB11 Inflatable standup paddleboard 11 feet longboard SUP - great for cruising

Sea Eagle Inflatable Standup Paddleboard Comparison

Sea Eagle LB11 vs Sea Eagle NN116 vs Sea Eagle LB126 Here we have the Sea Eagle LongBoard and NeedleNose inflatable SUP range with looking...
best kayak fish finder

Best Kayak Fish Finder: 2018 Models Reviewed

Instead of guessing where the fish could be, you can get a fish finder and start catching all the fish! Read our full article about the best kayak fish finder of 2018 - review of all models!
best inflatable paddle board

Best Inflatable Paddle Board 2018: A Buyer’s Guide

Inflatables easily fit into a rucksack, inflate in next to no time, and provide all of the fun of a hard paddle board without the hassle...
Paddle board man doing stand-up paddleboard on ocean

Are Inflatable Paddle Boards Any Good

Are inflatable paddle boards any good? That's a question we've received so many times... Only one answer: YES! OF COURSE YES! The ease of transport is merely one aspect...
Are Inflatable Kayaks Safe?

Are Inflatable Kayaks Safe?

Will an inflatable kayak pop under the sun's heat? Do they tear easily? We tackle your concerns over the reliability, strength, and safety of inflatables.
10 Golden Rules of Kayak Safety

The 10 Golden Rules of Kayak Safety

There’s a lot of fun to be had boating, but there’s also the potential for things to go fatally wrong. Every paddler is responsible for their own safety.
Best Inflatable Fishing Boat

Best Inflatable Fishing Boat – Easily Access the Best Spots

If you don’t already know much about angler boats, the prospect of choosing an inflatable fishing boat might seem a little daunting. Let our guide help you!
Best Tandem Kayak for Family Outings

Best Tandem Kayak for Family Outings

Picking out a tandem kayak for your next family outing can be a challenge if you’re not already familiar with kayak types, features, or paddling vocabulary.
Tips to Avoid Kayak Capsizing

Avoiding Kayak Capsizing – Tips On How Not to Tip

Most capsizes aren’t planned and they often happen when you least expect it. Here're 6 tips to avoid capsizing and guidance on what to do if it happens.
The Kayak Bucket List

The Kayak Bucket List – 13 Things to Do and 25...

Everyone needs a list of goals and life aspirations, but one list always tops ‘em all – the bucket list. Find inspiration in these kayak bucket list ideas.
Quiksilver 1.5mm SYNCRO Wetsuit Jacket Review

Product Review – Quiksilver 1.5mm SYNCRO Wetsuit Jacket

Checkout My review of the SYNCRO 1.5mm Wetsuit Jacket from Quicksilver. A stylish, functional, and very reasonably priced wetsuit top. Read full review...
The health benefits of kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding

The Health Benefits of Paddling

The health benefits of canoeing, kayaking and paddleboarding are almost too numerous to count. Check out the top fitness and wellbeing benefits of paddling.
14 River Kayaking Tips to Build Control and Confidence

14 River Kayaking Tips to Build Control and Confidence

Whether you’re just getting started paddling moving water or you’ve been navigating whitewater for years, our river kayaking tips will get you thinking.