A Festive Feast
Foiling First: Winning Off the Water
ABOARD AKHLUT EPISODE 9: FULL CIRCLE

A Festive Feast

When the holiday season rolls in, David Jackson welcomes the freezing temperatures and warmth of wood stoves that the month of December represents. On one weekend, they creep onto arriving ice and wander the snowy forest; creating a nourishing holiday meal.
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Foiling First: Winning Off the Water

Mustang Survival is proud to support Foiling First youth camps – an initiative by the US SailGP Team that creates new opportunities for learning and diversity in the sport of sailing.  
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ABOARD AKHLUT EPISODE 9: FULL CIRCLE

Three years ago, nearly to the date, Brooke left a familiar life that she loved to explore something completely new and unknown. Since untying the lines in Ensenada, Mexico, in November of 2018, her and Conlee have made over eight thousand miles at sea.  
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VALENTINE’S DAY IN -36

VALENTINE’S DAY IN -36

February 12, 2021

This is love... on ice. Let photo journalist David Jackson take you into his backcountry 2020 Valentine’s Day. Words and Photos by David Jackson

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A New Perspective

A New Perspective

February 09, 2021

There’s something magnetic about the places on and near the water that draw us back time and again. But sometimes when you see the familiar from a new perspective, you can create a whole new adventure.    Words - Natalie Panek || Photos - Viktoria Wakefield  

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COLD WATER SAFETY

COLD WATER SAFETY

January 27, 2021

It's cold water season. Do you know where your safety's at?  Here are some tips to set yourself up for the best chance of survival should the worst-case-scenario unfold.   

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Ice Huts

Ice Huts

January 21, 2021

Winter in the northern latitudes. Short days, severe cold and a thriving culture built atop frozen lakes. Colourful against a grey winters day - if these ice huts could talk, the stories they would share... Words & Photos || David Jackson

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INFLATABLE INNOVATION

INFLATABLE INNOVATION

January 11, 2021

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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Aboard Akhlut Episode 1 : Life on the open ocean

Aboard Akhlut Episode 1 : Life on the open ocean

January 05, 2021

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

Warm Your Bones

December 21, 2020

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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Rivers, Rafting and Re-Charging the Soul

Rivers, Rafting and Re-Charging the Soul

December 17, 2020

What’s that saying? “The best-laid plans of mice and men (and rafters) often go awry".  As Max Benz and his friends discover, change brings good company together as they raft the Grande Ronde River in Oregon. Words and photos || Max Benz 

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Vendée Globe Update - Nicolas Troussel

Vendée Globe Update - Nicolas Troussel

December 14, 2020

The Vendée Globe - “The Everest of the Seas”. On November 16th ambassador Nicolas Troussel was forced to retire from the race as his boat had dismasted NW of the Cape Verde Islands.  We caught up with Nicolas on his experience. Photos: Ugo Tsvetoukhine | CORUM L'Epargne

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Festive Fish - Nova Scotia Style

Festive Fish - Nova Scotia Style

December 14, 2020

Festive feast, East Coast style. Outdoor Chef Alyssa Le Blanc shares an Acadian fish secret.  Words and photos - Alyssa LeBlanc

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Frolicking with Sea Foragers

Frolicking with Sea Foragers

December 07, 2020

When coastal adventurer Abby Cooper was invited out for a marine foraging experience with two seasoned locals—one an experienced fisher and the other a trained freediver—from BC’s West Coast, she knew the invite would satisfy her call to be on the water...and her appetite.   Words and Photos - Abby Cooper (3.5min read)  

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The Race of a Lifetime

The Race of a Lifetime

November 03, 2020

It’s been called "The Everest of the Seas". Few have stepped up to the startline. Even fewer have completed the course. Mustang Survival Ambassador, Nicolas Troussel, takes on the 2020 Vendée Globe. Words|| Jess Robson  - Photos || Courtesy CORUM L’Épargne (5min read)

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How to find calm in chaos

How to find calm in chaos

October 22, 2020

The sea can be unrelenting. In its intensity, in its strength, in its power, and in its ability to test the will of even the most experienced marine adventurers.For some, in that chaos, is a source of calm. That’s Emily Nagel’s story. Photos || Amory Ross and Konrad Frost  (3 min read) 

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ENCHANTED BY THE EXCHAMSIKS

ENCHANTED BY THE EXCHAMSIKS

October 06, 2020

‘Enchanting’ might actually be an understatement. What Abby Cooper—a BC born photographer with adventure in her DNA—saw when she slipped up the Exchamsiks River , far exceeded her expectations of what the little-explored valley would show her. Words & Photos Abby Cooper

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Endless Summer Memories

Endless Summer Memories

September 23, 2020

Sunsets, camping, paddling and sleeping under the stars. Jimmy Martinello embraces the best moments of summer with his family and friends at Raft Cove Provincial Park in British Columbia.  Words and Photos - JImmy Martinello

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