When I dreamed of this trip, I pictured white sand beaches, epic camping photos, roosterfish and other game fish on the fly rod, and surreal tranquility without a soul in sight. I also thought it was going to take me two months and be the greatest thing to ever happen to me. And in many ways, it was and still is.
This article explores the essential reasons why wearing a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) while paddleboarding is crucial for your safety. From providing extra buoyancy to being a legal requirement in some areas, learn why a PFD can give you peace of mind while enjoying this fun water sport.
“Ugh, a headwind.” I murmured to myself. “Of course it’s a head wind.” I’m at mile 200, 16 days into the trip without a day of tailwind. The forecast for the day was for the first “El Norte,” wind event. A powerful northern wind that howls down the Sea of Cortez from late fall to early spring.
There's nothing that connects you to nature quite like camping. And what better way to avoid the crowds than by escaping the beaten path on your paddleboard! We run through our camping must-haves every paddleboarder should invest in.