We all know that we need to drink more water, but carrying around bulky Nalgenes is for college students and gym rats. Zoku has a solution for the rest of us. Their new line of sleek vacuum insulated bottles combine both form and function. The stainless steel bottles can keep your cold beverages cold for up to 70 hours and hot beverages hot for up to 15 hours. They are crafted from a heavy gauge 18/8 stainless steel and feature rounded contours and a removable paracord lanyard to make transport and backpack-stowing a breeze. Available in 12oz,18oz and 25oz and starting at $26 dollar.
Zoku Stainless Steel Water Bottles
Military Inspired Canvas Surfboard Bag
Theres always a lot of love and detail that go into shaping and glassing surfboards, but usually not a ton of thought goes into how people store and transport them. No Excuses Co. is aiming to change that with their new line of military inspired surfboard bags. Created from repurposed 22oz military tent canvas and featuring vegetable-tanned leather belts to secure the board in place, these bags provide active travelers with a sturdy and aesthetically pleasing option for transporting their sticks. The Military Board Bag can fit any board shorter than 7'0" long by 23.52" wide and when not in use, the bag rolls tight for easy storage.
Oru Coast XT Foldable Kayak
Living in Southern California, we're huge fans of ocean kayaking, yet find it pretty tough to fit kayaks into our midsize cars. San Francisco based Oru knows the struggle and has been creating compact and 'foldable' kayaks for years. Their latest iteration - the Oru Kayak Coast XT - is their biggest kayak yet and can support up to 400 pounds. The form is based off of traditional Arctic canoes and measures at 33" x 12" x 19" fully compacted and only 34 pounds, much lighter and more portable than standard ocean kayaks. The longer build profile allows you to travel faster and with more stability than past models. The Coast XT is not cheap, costing $2499, but the convenience and ease of travel make it worth it.