Water Sports Gear

A Wetsuit to Keep Sharks Away

Sure, the wetsuit looks like its designers took cues from a prisoner uniform, but don’t be fooled by the wacky stripes: this product could save your life. Maybe.

9 Essentials for Any Shore

There’s nothing like late summer’s hot days and cool nights for parking it at rivers, lakes, streams, and hotsprings.

10 Water-Ready Essentials

Gear that plays well when wet, whether it’s at the beach, in the river, or around town.

The Portable Surf Sauna

The Surf Sauna is perfect for die-hard surfers and beachgoers who don’t care about nippy air or water temperatures.

The Ultimate SUP Quiver

Dreaming of screaming rapids, green barrels, or a calm harbor cruise? We’ve got you covered.

Fishing Goes High-Tech

Fishing season is about to go into full sprint across the U.S., and so are the fish. This new high-tech fishing equipment can improve your chances of catching them.

Judging the World's Biggest Waves

An inside look at the most difficult and carefully deliberated Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards judgment in history.

The Coolest Kayak You've Ever Seen

There are few activities more peaceful than floating down a quiet stretch of river or around a calm bay. You don’t need much gear for those sun-soaked days, but what you do pack along matters.

Turning Deadly Ghost Nets into Skateboards

If marine pollution had a fantasy league, discarded fishing nets would be a red-hot draft pick. So a Chilean startup called Bureo is working on a solution—that rolls.

The Mad Angler's Manifesto

Now, thanks to Chad Pastotnik at Michigan's Deep Wood Press, I can hang "The Mad Angler's Manifestro" on my wall. Deep Wood is selling limited-edition prints signed by the author and artist ($235 for...