GEAR REVIEW// FreeFlow Swell Poncho, Travel Towel

About: The Swell Poncho gives you the ability to change easily, dry off quickly, and mostly importantly – being instantly cozy and warm after playing in the chilly waters. The compact Travel Towel is lightweight and small yet large enough to dry you off with it’s quick-dry microfiber. Material: Terry-microfiber (poncho), Quick-dry Microfiber (towel) Weight: 32ozContinue reading “GEAR REVIEW// FreeFlow Swell Poncho, Travel Towel”

GEAR REVIEW// Misha Life Coffee

About: This “Specialty Gourmet Peruvian Coffee Blend” is an 8.8 ounce whole bean blend of Bourbon, Caturra, and Typica varieties of “Arabica Coffee“. Grown at an altitude of 1800 meters (6000 feet) in the Satipo region of Peru, this gourmet coffee blend has a splendid Chocolate and Almond flavor and is medium roasted to perfection.Continue reading “GEAR REVIEW// Misha Life Coffee”

GEAR REVIEW // Sand Cloud Turkish Cotton Beach Towels

I noticed Sand Cloud while scrolling one day on Facebook. I saw a video of a guy laying the towel flat in a pool and then taking it back out of the pool, without it getting soaked. Honestly, I was a little amazed. At first I didn’t pay much attention to it and kept scrolling.Continue reading “GEAR REVIEW // Sand Cloud Turkish Cotton Beach Towels”

ANCHORAGE // Little Crawl Key/Curry Hammock State Park, Jan. 27th, 2021

Rating: 5 Anchors! We found out about this little hurricane hole from our neighbors on M/Y Willow at Yacht Haven Marina near Boot Key Harbor, Marathon down in the Florida Keys. They raved about it and how they had plans to go there almost every week because they loved it so much. Not only isContinue reading “ANCHORAGE // Little Crawl Key/Curry Hammock State Park, Jan. 27th, 2021”

REVIEW // Plantation Yacht Harbor Marina

12/20/20-Islamorada, FL- We were desperate to find a marina with diesel, water, pump out AND ice. Tried to get into Mangrove Marina and it could not accommodate our draft so we called Plantation and they said they could take us. We have a 21’ beam so for us, it felt a little tight but weContinue reading “REVIEW // Plantation Yacht Harbor Marina”

GEAR REVIEW // Pelagic 30L Water-Resistant Aquapak Backpack

Capacity: 30 liters Dimensions: 13″x6″x24″  MSRP: $149 (but we found one on sale) Website: https://pelagicgear.com/  PELAGIC (PE-ˈLA-JIK) DEFINITION: Adjective:1. Of, related to, or living in the open oceans and seas, rather than areas near land. 2. A highly migratory predator such as marlin, tuna, mahi mahi, wahoo, and sharks which reside in open water – amongst theContinue reading “GEAR REVIEW // Pelagic 30L Water-Resistant Aquapak Backpack”

GEAR REVIEW// Lunatec Odor-Free Dish Cloth

lunatecgear.com $8.50 (4-pack) $12.00 (6-pack) This product came into our lives during our past career as founders and leaders of an outdoor adventure nonprofit called UpaDowna. We happened to score a free sample during the (pre-COVID) Outdoor Retailer show in Denver, CO. That was about a year ago and believe it or not…we’re just nowContinue reading “GEAR REVIEW// Lunatec Odor-Free Dish Cloth”

GEAR REVIEW // ROXY “Swim The Sea” Long Sleeve Rashguard

Since I’m a Colorado girl and have only spent a limited time in lakes and rivers while living there, I’m not really one to rock out a rashguard. This is a new piece of water gear for me and I was excited to finally try one! After doing some research on what I wanted (UPFContinue reading “GEAR REVIEW // ROXY “Swim The Sea” Long Sleeve Rashguard”