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Adventures, Beach, Destinations, Paddleboard -

If you’re looking for the best places to paddleboard in 2022, you can check out our global list here. But if you want to travel a little, but not too far then we’re sharing our top 10 places to paddle board in Europe. There’s something for everyone, all offering something slightly different, but all well worth checking out. In no particular order… 1. Causeway Coast, Northern Ireland Of all the places in Europe to paddleboard, you probably wouldn’t put the cold North Atlantic at the top of your list. And we probably wouldn’t in winter. However, the Emerald Isle is...

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Gas Lifejackets, Life Jackets, Water Safety -

A SOLAS lifejacket light is a safety light that attaches to a lifejacket to make the wearer visible, mainly at night. The lights have both automatic and manual functions so that they can be turned off in the daytime to save the battery if needs be, or activated automatically when the jacket makes contact with water. When on, the battery generally lasts for at least 8 hours. What is SOLAS and what is it in relation to lifejacket lights? A SOLAS lifejacket light is a lifejacket light which conforms to SOLAS standards.The International Convention for the Safety of Life at...

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Adventures, Destinations, Paddleboard -

Now the Covid cuffs are coming off and we’re allowed to travel to most countries we thought it worthwhile to list our top 10 places to visit for paddleboarding. All are equally stunning, can cater for most abilities and offer a beautiful stay as much out of the water as on it. In no particular order… 1. Sunset Beach, Hawaii Head to where it all began and enjoy a paddleboard at the legendary Sunset Beach. Perfect for both surfing and paddleboarding, and a good starting point for a 4 mile paddle to Waimea Bay just along the coast. Beginners would...

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Buoyancy Aids, Foam Lifejackets, Gas Lifejackets, Life Jackets, Water Safety -

Different countries will have different legal requirements for whether lifejackets are required on boats. But irrespective of what is written in law, we would always recommend that each person on the boat has a lifejacket which is suited to the activity and the wearer’s weight. More importantly the jacket should be worn and not only be available ‘just in case’. You can read more about the different types of jacket here > Are lifejackets required on boats in the UK? There is no legal requirement in the UK for anyone on the water for leisure purposes to wear a lifejacket...

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Buoyancy Aids, How to, Jet Ski, Life Jackets -

If you ride a jet ski, you need to wear a personal flotation device to keep you safe while you’re on the water. We’ve put together 5 points to explain the what’s, why’s and how’s of jet ski life jackets. Why do I need a life jacket for Jet skiing? You wouldn’t drive your car without a seatbelt, get on a motorbike without a helmet and you shouldn’t go out on the water without a lifejacket of some sort. Life jackets save lives. The type of jacket will depend on the activity, but they’re all designed to preserve the life of...

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