INFLATABLE INNOVATION
Life on the Open Ocean Pt.1
Warm Your Bones

INFLATABLE INNOVATION

We pushed our limits, so they can push theirs. 

The RATIS; a life preserving unit engineered and designed for Special Operations Forces teams as an invisible inflatable flotation solution that’s forgettable when worn, yet secure and safe when inflated.

 

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Life on the Open Ocean Pt.1

The idea of living on a sailboat may seem like a simple life, full of free time and romance. In reality, it is more complex and intricate than life ashore.

Celeste Brooke-Landon reveals the harsh practicalities of the “live-aboard lifestyle” in part one of her series.  

Words and Photos || Celeste Brooke-Landon 

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Warm Your Bones

Feeling the chilll? Nothing beats a hot meal and a life-renewing drink after a cold day out on the water. 

Josh Mcfadden has winter meals and drinks to keep you toasty. 

Words and Photos - Josh McFadden  

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Proving Ground

Proving Ground

August 17, 2020

An aspiring R2AK team from interior British Columbia test their mettle offshore. Words - Jayme Moye || Photos - Mike Sagal 

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How to Keep Kids Afloat

How to Keep Kids Afloat

August 10, 2020

Kids Don't Float - which is why getting them into the right fitting PFD for their weight really matters.

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A Paradigm Shift

A Paradigm Shift

August 06, 2020

Live Beyond Land - Episode 002 A path less travelled, and a path less paddled. Norm Haan's mentor is the high sea, where he finds purpose, growth and freedom. 

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Beach Lox

Beach Lox

August 06, 2020

An Unexpected, epic feast that fed 9 people for 4 days and resulted in a DIY fish smoker.

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Oceans and Oysters

Oceans and Oysters

August 01, 2020

Kayaking cuisine is usually quick & freeze dried. Then there is Chef Sean, a passionate harvester of seafood, he loves to forage along the way. Words & Photos || Frank Wolf (2 min read)

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Floater Coats and Icebergs

Floater Coats and Icebergs

July 07, 2020

Moustaches. Aviators. Wool fisherman’s caps. And original Mustang Survival Float Coats. The distinct orange foam jacket that started the company, still generating love around the world. Story and photos || Keegan Pearson - (3min read)

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Top Tips for Paddling with kids, and having fun!

Top Tips for Paddling with kids, and having fun!

June 30, 2020

Three key rules for first time family paddlers and some extra fun tricks, from 15-years of experience canoeing with kids.  By Leanne Allison (3min read)

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A voyage of three halves

A voyage of three halves

June 24, 2020

A unique sailing trip consisting of three legs: from the Orkneys of Scotland to Greenland, along the west coast of Greenland, and through the Northwest Passage to British Columbia. Words - Jesse Johnston-Hill // Photos - Chris Rubens (3 min read) 

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Living Beyond Land(locked); A Father's Day Tale

Living Beyond Land(locked); A Father's Day Tale

June 18, 2020

Words // Jess Robson The orange West Marine foam key chain that linked my dad’s Ford keys together never really made sense.  Growing up...

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Lunker Legacy

Lunker Legacy

June 10, 2020

The pride of Texas largemouth Bass fishing kept successful by a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department initiative that encourages anglers to donate the biggest bass to the state for spawning purposes. Story By Dan Oko.   

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The Ties That Bond

The Ties That Bond

June 03, 2020

They’re brave, bold, and courageous. They dive into any situation that calls for support.That, in a nutshell, is the mark of a public safety and emergency response team. A particular set of them—those in swift water rescue—have a bond that’s unlike others. It spans state lines, borders between countries and was forged out of a drysuit.

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Trust and hope in Big Sky Country

Trust and hope in Big Sky Country

May 24, 2020

Part of Mustang Survival’s story Is rooted in front line defense. Gearing up some of the world’s most elite operators, we’ve worked to create flotation and drysuit solutions for military professionals since the 1970s. Which is why days like Memorial Day become special times of reflection and appreciation for the selfless work of those individuals exploring and defending our coastlines, and our freedom.

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Surviving The Middle

Surviving The Middle

May 13, 2020

The Rolex Middle Sea Race Weather Briefing confirmed: it was going to be a wet and wild one and we had the weekend to get acclimated before the Hell ride began

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Taking on the Tat

Taking on the Tat

May 10, 2020

A Mother’s Day Tale as told by her daughter Jill Macdonlad  

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The Unexpected

The Unexpected

May 05, 2020

Survival Stories Ep1: Hunter Bland  

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