Thoughts on getting booties for your belize vacation
We have an excellent Belize packing list for our island and jungle trips. I have been doing this a long time, and I would say that the thing people are most confused by is buying booties. I spend a crazy amount of time talking about shoes. It seems people don’t really know much about water shoes and how to protect their feet. Foot injuries are our most common injury on the island. And I woul
SUP Squatching with Windpower!
One of the great things about having an island full of sport toys for 10 different sports is no matter what the weather, there’s always something to do. However, if it’s very windy for a long time, the limited options CAN get a bit old. You know the drill, you are stuck on the best island in Belize and you can’t snorkel the 700 patch reefs. Whine. This is what happened on a recen
Big SUP: New island sport!
We are always wondering what is next in the never ending development of new water sport equipment. Well, once again we are surprised and excited to find the latest: a giant paddleboard big enough to hold 6 people! Several companies have already come out with these 18’ long inflatable boards, which can be used for flatwater paddling and even surfing. We are planning to get one for next season, it
Downwind paddleboard cruising-our newest sport!
Slickrock has added 3 new ‘cruiser’ paddleboards to our collection of SUP’s this season. This style of paddleboard is designed for longer distance paddling tours, and the boards have a more defined keel for better tracking and a pointed bow to cut through chop. This allows the board to cover more distance efficiently, and is the design used in racing and long distance paddling. We will start
Walking on Water – Paddleboarding
Susan Beveridge wants to join one of our Belize trips. She is super excited about our island in Belize and she hasn’t even been there yet! I just love that, she is going to go crazy when she gets there. Susan recently sent me a link to a blog by a new paddleboarder named Aaron Teasdale and I wanted everyone to see it. Aaron is a writer/adventurer/photographer. He is just learning to paddleboard.