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.
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
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
August 17, 2020
An aspiring R2AK team from interior British Columbia test their mettle offshore. Words - Jayme Moye || Photos - Mike Sagal
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.
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.
August 06, 2020
An Unexpected, epic feast that fed 9 people for 4 days and resulted in a DIY fish smoker.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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...
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.
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.
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.
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