Come sail away with Captain Chris and Sparky as they pursue a simpler life of fun in the sun, paddleboard adventures, and snorkeling and diving around paradise.

Into Little Basin…AGAIN!

Into Little Basin…AGAIN!

Little Basin is quickly becoming one of our favorite spots to explore. If for no other reason, we don’t have much of a choice. It’s a little tough to paddle in different spots when you don’t have a car. I haven’t had a chance to repair the rudder on the Turtle yet, so we really… Read More

Welcome To The Rainy Season?

Welcome To The Rainy Season?

I’m starting to wonder if we’re still in the Florida Keys, or if we’ve unknowingly been teleported someplace like Seattle. The rain here has been non stop, There normally is a lot of rain down here, towards the end of hurricane season, but it’s kind strange for this time if year. And we’re getting much… Read More

3 SUP Hydration Pack Options

3 SUP Hydration Pack Options

Drinking enough water is an important part of any training. Especially when you’re out on the water, you can quickly become dehydrated without even realizing it. If you’re looking for a way to carry water when you’re out paddling, you have a few different options. The easiest, of course, is just bringing a water bottle… Read More

What Size Boat Should I Get?

What Size Boat Should I Get?

What size boat should I get? This question get’s asked daily in cruising, live aboard, and sailing forums. It will usually get a hundred different answers ranging from the biggest you can afford, to smaller is better, to specific sizes, and everything in between. Only You Know The Right Answer Most of these answers are… Read More

Here Comes The Wind…AGAIN!

Here Comes The Wind…AGAIN!

It looks like it’s officially winter in the Keys. What that means is some stretches with cooler temperatures. Not cold…just more comfortable than the extreme heat we have in the summer. We can actually sleep with the hatches closed. What it also means is wind…lots of wind. Could The Timing Be Any Worse? The last… Read More

Night Paddling – Paddleboard Lights

Night Paddling – Paddleboard Lights

Nighttime paddling is starting to become very popular. A lot of shops are now offering night tours using special boards with LEDs installed in them. Why Paddle At Night Getting out there after dark you see things that you just don’t see during the day. You have the chance of seeing nocturnal animals that only… Read More

Why We Paddle

Why We Paddle

Stand up paddleboarding in the fastest growing sport in the world right now. With activities that can fit and fitness and skill level, there is no question why. Here are just a few reasons to get out on the water, on your board. Exercise And Fitness Paddleboarding is a great form of exercise, that gives… Read More