Add to your boating playlist: West Marine launches Waterlife station on Pandora

I love finding new music and radio stations. Today’s pick is a station on Pandora that I just discovered while perusing press releases and news sites. It’s been playing on Pandora since May, so I’m a little late getting on board, but better late than never. West Marine has launched a first-ever music station on […]

Cedar Fair and Panama Jack extend partnership

Sunscreen is one of the biggest necessities of summer. I don’t step foot onto the beach or into the water park without spraying myself, and everybody around me, with a pound of sunscreen. I go through a ton of the stuff every summer. The cost far outweighs the risks of sunburn or worse. Whether it’s […]

From the Bow of a Boat: Tree Frogs, Fish Tacos and Samplings of Summer

We took the boat out for the first ride of the year last weekend.  It’s always nice to get back out on the water after a long, cold winter. We do most of our boating and jet-skiing in the James River or Lake Anna, which is in Louisa County, Virginia.  This particular trip was to Lake […]

Going Outside with Richmond Recreation

Most would agree that Richmond, Virginia is the best town ever.  And by most, I don’t mean those that just happen to live there.  I mean an actual, bona fide ballot conducted by Outside Magazine.  And if you don’t believe me, you can check out the October issue (35th anniversary edition) of the magazine.  It’s […]

Standing up to Paddleboarding

A while back, I was pondering the art of stand-up paddleboarding, or SUP to those in the know.  Watching those who glide seemingly effortlessly through the water while standing atop a sturdy, floating board just made me want to give it a try.  Since I am a bit of a wimp when it comes to […]

Pondering Paddleboarding

I’ve been thinking about trying stand-up paddleboarding for a while now.  That graceful image of balancing atop a big board while floating across the water keeps drifting through my mind.  No odd-shaped balls to catch, no chance of being pummeled by said odd-shaped ball and no muscle-y teammates to deal with (I have bad memories […]

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