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Summer Solstice by Nicole McNamara

Nicole McNamara shares how to step into the light of the June Summer Solstice.

The Next Step In Sustainable Lifejackets

In 2002, the idea for Astral came to founder Philip Curry like a sign from the universe.  He had sold his first lifejacket company and become a biodynamic farmer in his mission to live a sustainable life, but as he sat on his tractor, plowing the fields of his North Carolina farm, he was struck...

Wildfire Relief

Wildfires continue to wreak havoc across California, Oregon, and Washington, threatening homes, businesses, and lives all along the West coast while destroying thousands of acres of forest. To help combat this threat, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help you find a way to assist those in...

Why Russia?

Top 5 Reasons // Exactly What I Did and Didn’t Expectby Nicole Mansfield Initially, my goal was to inspire kayakers that were fantasizing and creating summer paddling plans to consider embarking on a paddling trip to Russia by sharing my top 5 reasons for going, many of which are based off of my somewhat...

5 Unique Ways To "Biohack Your Fitness" For The Summer

By Natali Zollinger Summer is officially here and with it’s endless sunny days to paddle those waterways it’s time to start thinking about your fitness. With not much time to spare, we wanted to help you jumpstart your body towards “getting in and staying in shape” all summer long with 5 unique tips...