Paddle Board Games

Paddle Board Games

If you are anything like me, as a kid it seemed my brothers and I turned just about any activity into a game. Sure we played traditional games like baseball and basketball. One summer I bought a pogo stick at the local goodwill and next thing I know, we were having competitions to see who could jump the highest and …

Paddle Boarding And Kids

Paddle Boarding And Kids

Paddle boarding and kids, is that a good mix? If you haven’t noticed recently, paddle boarding is everywhere. Commercials on TV, any body of water on the weekends, and strapped on the tops of cars heading to the closest open water! One of the unique aspects of stand up paddle boarding is that everyone can participate some way or another. …

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Snake Bites – How to Stay Safe

Snake bites in Florida is statistically rare. However there are 50 known species of snakes, however, only the 6 listed here are venomous and a danger to humans. The other 44 species (and its subspecies) are harmless and should be protected for the beneficial role they play in our ecosystems, eating insects, rodents, rabbits, and other small prey. If you …

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Wearing The Right Hat In The Florida Sun

Most of the time we think of hats as an accessory. However, do you realize the important job the right hat has on those sunny days on the water? Thats right, a hat is more than just an accessory it’s an important feature of protecting your from the sun’s harmful rays. If you are a frequent reader of our blogs, …

Healthy Food

Make Sure You Eat Well!

Paddle boarding, like most sports activities require energy. You will want to make sure to eat a good meal before spending the day on the water paddle boarding. The question is, what’s a good meal to keep your energy up, and what should be avoided before heading out on the water?   Some people effortlessly drift off to sleep, wake …

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Protect Your Eyes From The Sun!

  Florida is beautiful and we have about 365 days of bright sun a year. But with this great weather comes the danger you may not realize for your eyes. UVA and UVB rays are invisible rays contained in the sunlight in Florida, well actually anywhere the sun shines! These rays are what cause us to get sunburn and we …

Mangroves – black and white and sometimes red

When you are out on the water here in Florida, more than likely you are looking at the birds fish and possibly a manatee. However the single most important part of the Florida natural habitat may go unnoticed. Mangrove trees, sometimes simply called the mangroves are an integral part of the Florida ecosystem. First lets quickly look at the 3 …

Don’t Let Physical Limitations Keep You From Paddleboarding

There are very many glorious moments possible on the water and paddleboarding is one of them. This is a sport that is thrilling to water-lovers and the good news is that people with physical disabilities need not be left out anymore. Indeed, it is difficult to find a company that offers paddleboarding tours friendly to disabled people on Sanibel Island, …

Sanibel Island Pirate Ship

Sanibel Island: A Dark History in Paradise

The numbers of activities and things to do in Sanibel Island are almost too many to list. Everything from paddleboard rental to fishing to kayaking- or just soaking up the Florida sun on one of the Island’s many pristine beaches- are all at your disposal. Whatever your reason to visit Sanibel Island- among Florida’s top getaway spots- you’re sure to …

Florida Manatee

Is a Mermaid a Manatee?

While not as likely as it once was, it is quite possible that while paddleboarding or kayaking off the Florida coast, you might encounter a mermaid, just like European sailors did hundreds of years ago. Well, they didn’t happen upon half-fish, half-human creatures of the sea, and neither will you. But you might cross paths with a manatee, the sea …