Piloting a Super Aviator Personal Submersible
by Steph Yin Today—after a storied past involving crafts shaped like bells, powered by oars, equipped with flame-throwers, and designed after whale bodies—there’s a new sub in town, and it’s unlike any of its ancestors. Orcasub is a one-of-a-kind...
Word of Mouth: Reykjavik Nightlife
Iceland is known as the land of fire and ice—and for good reason. Contrast is part of the Icelandic landscape and identity. Glaciers sit alongside steaming hot springs, snow-capped mountains run into black-sand beaches and in the capital of Reykjavik...
Photographer Will Adler's Tranquil Seascapes
As much as barreling behemoth waves and 14-foot airs may be visually captivating and a major part of professional surfing, it's downright difficult to relate to for most. LA-based photographer Will Adler turns his lens on the ocean and those who...
Magnum Jet Ski
Poseidon seems like a mere guppy next to the world's fastest and most beautiful water bobsled by the German company Stuttgart. Produced in a limited edition of 100, this bullet tears across the tide with such ferocious grace, it leaves in its wake...
Open Ocean Journal
Buddhists say that our thoughts are like waves in an ocean. They come and go, sometimes rough, sometimes calm. In order to gain inner peace, we must go deeper, until we can simply watch them pass without being victims of their constant chatter. Wouldn...
Because private planes are just so passé! All it takes is a 3-week course and a well-earned chunk of change—next thing you know you can be at the helm of your own private submarine, exploring the ocean floor like never before. With depth ratings ranging...
Below the Boat
Beneath the hull of every boat, there is a sprawling underwater landscape that one doesn't often get the chance to see. We can experience this nuanced world of ridges and rises, however, with the help of bathymetric charts, the watery equivalent...
Muju Ocean Guardians
Located in St. Ives in Cornwall, England, Muju World is an artist's studio run by Mr. and Miss Muju that specializes in mixed media and toy creations. Their latest release is a team of "Ocean Guardians", five sculptural pieces representing the...
Having mastered innovative wool-lined wetsuits designed for near-Arctic conditions, Patagonia unleashed their research and development team and returned to their Southern California roots with the recent release of the R1 warm water wetsuit. By taking...