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Stand Up Paddleboarding – Don’t Get Left Behind!

Stand Up Paddleboarding Standup paddleboarding or SUP is the fastest growing watersport in the world—in a matter of just over a decade we have seen an explosion in its popularity.  I finally joined in the fun about 3 years ago, and wish I had started sooner. History of Stand-up Paddleboarding From a broad historical perspective, […]

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Why Body Board Instead Of Surfing?

This article talks about why bodyboarding is just as good as surfing. Surfing usually takes the centre stage where watersports are involved, time for bodyboards

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5 Very Famous Ships And Their 5 Sometimes Famous Fates

Maritime history is filled with stories of valiant warships and formidable foes. Many of these names are memorized and repeated until they, too, become famous figures in our minds. The seas are tough for famous ships, and few make it out alive. Here are the stories of five famed ships and their sometimes famous fates. […]

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Nautical Measurements: Knots And Fathoms And Leagues, Oh My!

  Nautical Knowledge For the majority of us, nautical measurements exist only in the realm of naval movies and pirate literature. But for those sailing the seas (sans GPS), these terms are essential for maritime navigation. Here I’ll explain the meaning and history behind the geographic lexicon of the seas so you too can start […]

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Sports Fishing Technologies, Old & New: Fish Decoys

To  begin with, fishing technologies – the tools and tricks of the trade that have been used to catch the creatures of the sea and fresh waters – should include both new and old.  New tricks of the trade come into play; yet many, if not most, are “old hat,” rehashed into new forms, to […]

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The Health Benefits of Swimming

It is often said that swimming is the best form of exercise that you can do, as it has benefits not only for the physical body but also offers an overall sense of wellbeing. It is a sport that can be enjoyed by all age groups and all ability levels.  If you have never been […]

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Taking Up The Sport Of Fishing

Buying The Essential Items For The Sport of Fishing Walking into a fishing tackle shop for the very first time can be fairly daunting with so many different kinds of rods, reels and nets available among a host of other equipment. However if you are just starting out, then a basic rod and reel plus […]

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