Kiteboarding is best learned through instruction rather than trial-and-error. That said, there are many kiting schools located throughout the Caribbean.  ...

Warm winds and seas plus flat bays and lagoons are the perfect conditions for stand-up paddle-boarding (SUP). What’s more, unlike SCUBA that requires training and certification or the skill and agility needed to kite-board, SUP’ing has an almost flat learning ...

Antigua and Barbuda Kite Surf Week, set for June 24 to 30, the best freestyle riders from across the world will be joining the islands for a week of fun ...

Brownie’s Marine Group launches the world’s smallest dive system on Kickstarter Today, BLU3 is proud to announce the next generation of diving has launched on the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter. NEMO by BLU3 is a portable and easy-to-use dive system that ...

Stand up paddle boarding is currently surging forwards in popularity, mostly down to the cost-effectiveness and logistical ease of transporting inflatable versions. Air boards (or iSUPs) have proven to be extremely popular. It’s therefore no surprise that SUPs windy siblings ...

A lot is made of Bonaire and its wonderful abundant reefs. And all of it is true. I first dove Bonaire back in the early ’90s and it was pretty amazing then. Today I find it just as amazing. After a ...

ingFoiling (flying above the water whilst balanced precariously on a carbon/alloy upright with Spitfire-esque wings below generating lift) isn’t exactly a new concept. All manner of waterborne craft have had the foil treatment; windsurf foiling having been around for years. ...

  What’s the next best thing to paddleboarding? A paddleboard with a sail! Sharie Seibert says this popped up in her mind a few years ago like the proverbial cartoon light bulb. “I was paddling in Magen’s Bay when off ...

Mantus Scuba System is designed to be compact, light and portable. Everything fits into a backpack (included) so you can have scuba gear with you on every adventure.  An ideal system for cruisers, the small profile tanks fit easily into ...

Ride the waves, on top and underneath, just like a dolphin aboard the latest luxury water toy, the SEABOB. It’s the hottest high-performance toy on the market, poised to eclipse the jet ski in popularity and demand. Now, it will ...

Prophets of doom in the last few years have predicted the demise of windsurfing but after a recent overseas trip – and conversations with wind nuts aplenty – it’s pretty apparent there’s as much thirst for the sport as ever. ...

Trade shows and boat shows are always good venues to see what is new and exciting in the world of water sports and boating. Surf Expo, the watersports and beach lifestyle tradeshow held in Orlando, is no exception. Manufacturers from ...

Stand up paddle surfing. You know, that thing people who can’t surf do. Catching waves with a stick in their hand – looks lame … The amount of times I’ve heard similar comments is more than I’ve woken from a ...

The tiny French Caribbean island of St Barth is making quite a name for itself in the nautical world. And one of the events to keep an eye on is the annual Saint Barth Fun Cup, a windsurfing competition that ...

At the start of the fourth annual Painkiller Cup, boats filled with spectators followed the action along Tortola’s north shore cheering loudly as Bruno Mars’ hit song “Uptown Funk” blared through the air. For some paddlers, the cheering and music ...

Norm Morris was so stuck in a time warp when it came to his kite-surfing skills that he thought of giving up the sport. Then Morris, from Toronto, Canada, decided to travel overseas to attend a clinic coached by some ...

  Some people have hobbies; other people have obsessions. My obsession for over 20 years has been windsurfing. At the center of my obsession is the hunger for hard, steady wind, the kind that speckles the waters so beautifully around Bonaire. ...

During the final two decades of the 20th century, scientists and educators flooded magazines and newspapers with news of coral reefs dying all over the world. By 2007, both federal and state governments responded with legislation including grants giving communities ...

  Imagine soaring effortlessly and silently through some of the most beautiful nature you have ever seen with incredible creatures all around you, all while the sunlight illuminates natural structures. Coming up for air you realize you’re not dreaming, rather ...

It was far from a paddle in the park. Yet Mike Simpson’s 278-mile circumnavigation of Puerto Rico by stand-up paddleboard (SUP) achieved not only an incredible feat but also endeared the SUP expedition pioneer and BIC Ambassador to the island ...