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Freediving the Wreckage of Lelu Harbor

Freediving the Wreckage of Lelu Harbor

By Matt Rott   |   Jan 23, 2015 January 23, 2015

By Matt Rott, photos by Matt Shepherd It’s funny how easily we miss out on opportunities lying just under our noses—especially when we’re trapped in the narrow-minded, one-dimensional pursuit of something as fleeting as a wave. I’d been chasing the left-hander breaking into Lelu Harbor for nearly… Read More

Simply Southern Chile

Simply Southern Chile

By Hank Gaskell   |   Dec 26, 2014 December 26, 2014

After my second trip to Southern Chile this past July, I have absolutely fallen in love with its simple way of life. More and more nowadays, it seems there is so much going on that it’s impossible to get ahead. Chile doesn’t know or care about that. Life there… Read More

River Surfing on the Saint Lawrence

River Surfing on the Saint Lawrence

By Juilen Fillion   |   Nov 11, 2014 November 11, 2014

By Juilen Fillion, photos by Vincent Bergeron Montreal might be known for its welcoming French Canadian community, the beautiful women and the famous Poutine—French fries topped with a light brown gravy-like sauce and cheese curds—but it’s also known for a standing river wave called Habitat 67. This endless… Read More

National Geographic Announces 2015 Adventurers of the Year

National Geographic Announces 2015 Adventurers of the Year

Nov 7, 2014 November 7, 2014

Yesterday, National Geographic pulled the curtain back on the winners of their 10th annual Adventurers of the Year, “each selected for his or her remarkable achievement in exploration, adventure sports, conservation, and humanitarianism.” Four of the winners are from the Patagonia family and we couldn't be happier for… Read More

The Voyage(s) of the Cormorant, Part 3

The Voyage(s) of the Cormorant, Part 3

By Christian Beamish   |   Oct 2, 2014 October 2, 2014

By Christian Beamish “Check out that fin,” my buddy, Dillon Joyce, said. And there it was, 50 feet off the stern, an unmistakable dorsal, weaving in a slow “S” through the water. Wasn’t the sharp triangle-shape of a whitey, and as we were five- or six-miles out from Santa… Read More

The Voyage(s) of the Cormorant, Part 2

The Voyage(s) of the Cormorant, Part 2

By Christian Beamish   |   Oct 1, 2014 October 1, 2014

By Christian Beamish   When the pintle snapped I felt a moment’s disbelief and then something like panic spark down in my belly. But I tamped that feeling with a long drink of water and a pep talk, noting to myself that I was not injured, that I had plenty… Read More

The Voyage(s) of the Cormorant, Part 1

The Voyage(s) of the Cormorant, Part 1

By Christian Beamish   |   Sep 30, 2014 September 30, 2014

By Christian Beamish If I’ve learned anything in these recent years of open boat adventuring aboard my 18-footer, Cormorant, it’s that everything is fine until it isn’t. But also, as Yvon says, “The real adventure starts when something goes wrong…” Late July, 2014—Shoving off from Gaviota for the 27-mile… Read More

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