I have had a stand up paddle board (SUP) now for over two years and it has definitely had quite a bit of use over that time. I’ve not used it as much as I’d have liked though as having just one means that it’s hard to take other people out with you. Adventures on the sea are always much more fun with other people. It was because of this that I’ve been longing for a second SUP for…

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  During the summer, we spent numerous occasions on Chapel Porth Beach, west of St Agnes. I love this beach because of its clear waters and dramatic landscape. Due to it being so close to my new home, my girlfriend and I have got into the habit of getting up early to go and have a fry up on this gorgeous beach. It’s always so tranquil at that time of day, and it’s great to watch the early morning surfers…

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  My GoPro mount collection is growing a little bit more with the addition of the Camkix GoPro Bobber, a floating hand grip which is suitable for all GoPros. I’ve also bought a CamKix GoPro Body Mount Bundle which includes a chest harness mount, head strap mount and rotating wrist mount. I tested the Bobber and Chest Mount out this weekend while stand up paddleboarding and kayaking (with my Fatyak Kaafu) and thought I’d write a little review about my…

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  This is what the roof lining of my VW T4 looked like almost two years ago when I bought the van: dull, standard, generic, grey and all round generally lame…   This is what it looks like now:   Sticker Art AKA Stickerbombing I’ll admit stickerbombing is a bit marmite and I can see why, done well it looks awesome but done poorly it does look a bit rubbish. Personally I much prefer it on the interior than the…

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  In Greek Mythology, Poseidon is one of the twelve Olympian Gods (and little brother to Zeus). He is ruler of the ocean and is called the “God of the Sea”. Poseidon is usually depicted as an old, angry man with curly hair, a beard, carrying a mega pointy trident. I’ve always thought that Poseidon has a bit of an image problem. The most recent time he updated his wardrobe was a couple of thousand years BC! Looking all grumpy…

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  I’ve recently added a new kayak to my quiver, in the form of the Fatyak Kaafu. I’ve bought it as it’s a perfect all rounder and it’s great to have as another kayak for my girlfriend or mates to take out. It has loads of great features and is a really awesome kayak. Here is why: At almost 10 foot, the Kaafu is an excellent size; big enough to paddle quickly in varying conditions and to have loads of…

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  Last month I wrote about the book I had just read; The Bluffer’s Guide To Beer, I really like it, it was both funny and informative. In fact I liked it so much that I decided to get another one of the books in the series. There are quite a few interesting Bluffer’s Guides but the one I went for was their Guide to Surfing.   I’m pleased to report that the Guide to Surfing contains all the features…

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  There is no getting around it, at this time of year it’s pretty chilly in the water. However as with most things there is an upside, the waves can be be better and quieter. So it really is swings and roundabouts! To get over the chillyness I always glove, hood and bootie up in the winter. My old pair of booties have done a fantastic job over the last few years but unfortunately I’ve had to retire them. They’ve…

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  There is something horribly inside all of us that makes us love watching other people falling off things. If you doubt me, just check out the hit numbers on some of those fail videos on youtube. I’m especially guilty of this and have taken to youtube to find my favourite skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding and parkour bail compilation videos. Ouch! Skate Surf Snow Parkour

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  I first saw a Kelly Kettle at a rock festival, I remember being wowed by the simplicity and brilliance of it’s design. I gazed across our groups camp, looking enviously on as the Kettle’s owner boiled water with ease. So what is a Kelly Kettle? To find out the answer we need to travel back in time over a hundred years to the 1890’s to Lough Conn, County Mayo in Ireland, where a young farmer and fisherman called Patrick…

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