Archives for July 2011

Best Inflatable Kayaks for Taller People

If you are a taller person (approx. 6’2” or taller) looking for an inflatable kayak that offers enough leg room and comfort, there are a few options to choose from. Many solo models may leave you feeling cramped therefore it would be wise to take a look at the convertible inflatable kayaks. A convertible model […]

Ruff Wear Portage Float Coat Dog PFD Review

This past week we reviewed one more doggy lifejacket, the Ruff Wear Portage Float Coat. This PFD is ideal for dogs new to water and for recreational water activities such as swimming, boating and kayaking on lakes or calm water. Our model this time was an adorable little bichon/shih tzu named Rocky who has recently […]

Lightweight Tandem Inflatable Kayaks

Two-person inflatable kayaks are usually much longer than the solo models and consequently weigh a fair amount more. However it is still possible to get a tandem inflatable kayak that is light enough to still be very portable and easily transport anywhere you want to go. Below are some of the lightest tandem inflatable kayak […]

Ruff Wear Big Eddy Float Coat Dog PFD Review

Ruff Wear makes some of the best life jackets for dogs and over the long weekend we tested out the Ruff Wear Big Eddy Float Coat. Our model was Ellie, a beautiful black lab mix. Ellie is a rescue dog and was adopted a couple of years ago by my friend Lisa. Over the course […]

Nelson Camping Trip

I took advantage of this beautiful long weekend to go camping and kayaking in Nelson, BC with my friend Lisa and her dog Ellie. Nelson is located in the Selkirk Mountains on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake in the Southern Interior of BC. Nelson is a real “hippie” town complete with many old and […]