earn your salt

Dec
08
Help I’ve Been Stung by A Stingray, What Next?

Stingrays have made a prominent presence at the ocean beaches this year. The numbers of stingrays in the shallow waters at the beaches have been extraordinary. Beach goers have been getting stung by the hundreds. Summer is over but it’s still hot, and people are still flooding to the beaches. Though, the lifeguard towers are […]
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Nov
07
How to Keep Warm After Getting out of the Water?

Hoodies, Jackets and Sweatpants Whether you are waiting for a rescue, your competition to begin, or you have just completed your event, there are a variety of hoodies, windbreakers and sweatpants to keep you warm and help get rid of the after chill. Here are some of our favorites. Humboldt Hoodie Say you are lobster […]
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Oct
31
How to Stay Warm When Swimming in Cold Water?

How can they do it? How can people will themselves to take off their clothes and get into icy cold water? Are they crazy? Cold water, cold weather and cold bodies, nothing stops the true watermen. Lifeguards and Coast Guards must perform dangerous icy water winter rescues and participate in winter tri-outs and practice rescues […]
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Oct
06
What to Pack for Surfing in Baja?

Baja California Mexico is a surfers paradise but also a brutally harsh environment for humans to survive in. Adventures in Baja, away from the main towns, are not for the air conditioning hotel going types. Dirt is everywhere, cacti are everywhere, and there is no fresh water to speak of. No wonder it hasn’t been […]
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Sep
14
Why Going Outside is Important?

For those in cooler climates the summer is their chance to go outside without having to bundle up in a few layers. Even so, we meet people from time to time (from both cold and warm climates) that seclude themselves indoors for a majority of their free time. We get it.. After a long week […]
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Sep
11
What a True Watermen Wears

Watermen…true Watermen… the term is sought after, respected, yet the TRUE definition has remained a mystery. The earliest use of the term started in the 12th century and was used to describe the water ferry drivers who fared passengers across dangerous waters in some of the most volatile weather conditions imagined. It has since become […]
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