Essential Gear:  The PFD

Essential Gear: The PFD

Alan Bergman – The American Express credit card commercials sternly warn us, “don’t leave home without it”.  The US Coast Guard has their stern warning, too: don’t engage in any kind of boating without it. It, in the latter example, has many names:  life vest;...
Paddleboarding Never Boring

Paddleboarding Never Boring

Alan Bergman – For those who love being on the water, seeking an upper-body and core workout, along with some fresh air, but prefer a “vessel” that’s less confining than a canoe or kayak, a standup paddleboard is a perfect solution. Standup paddling (SUP) is...
Getting our Veterans Kayaking

Getting our Veterans Kayaking

Alan Bergman – Not all treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) takes place in medical and healthcare facilities.  A rapidly growing program is successfully treating US armed forces veterans and active-duty military personnel with PTSD by getting them...
Spring Paddling – Protecting Your Extremities

Spring Paddling – Protecting Your Extremities

Alan Bergman – What better way to shake out those Winter cobwebs than to hop onto a paddleboard or launch a canoe or kayak? Spring paddling on Lake Winnipesaukee or Squam Lake is the perfect remedy for leaving those cold-weather blues behind us. As wonderful as...