PARENTS GUIDE – HOW TO MAKE BOATING FUN FOR KIDS

The Adventures of 4 Boys, 1 Dad, and a Sea Eagle 370 When kids enjoy their early boating experience, it can lead to a lifetime of nautical fun and adventure. We heard recently from a Sea Eagle 370 owner who is introducing his brood to the joys of boating at an early age. Avishai is 11;…

CAPTURING A WILD & VANISHING FLORIDA — Professional photographer kayaks deep into Florida’s pristine wilderness

Ask a friend, “What’s Florida like?” and they’ll say something like this: “Florida’s got wonderful sandy beaches; luxury hotels; tons of shopping malls; golf courses; sunshine; orange groves; great weather; Disneyworld, of course…and the Everglades.” They’d be correct…but only partly so. They’d be describing the costal Florida, the  tourist Florida, the commercially developed Florida —…

A Sea Eagle Inflatable Boat & a Jungle Hammock: KAYAKING AROUND PHU QUOC, VIETNAM

Tim Rann lives in Hanoi. While working for an adventure travel company, he worked for a company that hosts tours for socially-conscious travelers who want to give back during their travels. He currently works in “social businesses” — sustainable enterprises that address social inequalities, providing training, employment, and career growth opportunities to women who have…

CREATURES OF THE KUZURYU — Kayaking unknown waters in rural Japan

“I stopped paddling. The boat glided in perfect silence. I strained hard, scanning the depths. There was something down there. And it was moving. Deep down, just on the very limits of visibility, a large, dark form glided beneath me.” — from “For Fukui’s Sake — Two years in rural Japan” by Sam Baldwin. At Sea Eagle,…

A TORN ROTATOR CUFF meant no more boating — then she started ROWING.

Funny how life’s negative experiences can lead to very positive ones. Rose Mini’s story is a great example of turning lemons into lemonade. “I’ve been a boater since 1985,” Rose told us. “I’d always loved water, the ocean, and fishing.” Getting out on the water was easy for Rose. She owned a 20’ center console…