Ingenuity Opens New Doors for Disabled Paddlers

By Tom Schlichter “I can’t tell you how good it feels to get back on the water and paddle,” says David Jones. “It’s taken a lot of experimenting over the years, but we finally have something that works really well.” Jones, president of the Florida Disabled Outdoors Association (FDOA; www.fdoa.org), is a 63-year old hemiplegic who cannot use his left arm. He loves to be on the water and, up until this summer, had greatly missed being able to fully participate in paddling situations. With the help of fellow FDOA member and friend, Thomas Weldon, however, Jones is thrilled to … Continue reading Ingenuity Opens New Doors for Disabled Paddlers

GOING MOBILE WITH THE SEA EAGLE 385ft FASTTRACK™

by Tom Schlichter Suzanne Daigle had wanted an inflatable kayak for a long time. She wasn’t quite sure where to start looking, but she did have a pretty good idea of what she needed. “Fortunately,” she said, “a friend steered me over to Sea Eagle and it turned to be a perfect match. What great advice!” Daigle, you see, was planning to sell her house, buy an RV, and drive around the country checking out places she had always wanted to visit while finding new spots to investigate along the way. It didn’t take long for her to do some … Continue reading GOING MOBILE WITH THE SEA EAGLE 385ft FASTTRACK™