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Arno Gaarthuis

Country : United States

28 sessions

    • July 2017
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      Arno Gaarthuis at Marina Beach (Mother's Beach)
      Marina del rey - United States
      Added on Sun, 09 Jul 2017 13:11:37 +0000

      Session date : 08/07/2017

      Gear used : BOTE Bote HD & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      4.67 km

      01:06:54

      4.24 km/h

      Escaping the desert heat (+100F) paddling the marina watching nice boats and a single seal!

    • June 2017
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      Arno Gaarthuis at Lone Rock, Lake Powell
      Page - United States
      Added on Wed, 07 Jun 2017 03:50:56 +0000

      Session date : 02/06/2017

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      21.67 km

      02:00:02

      10.84 km/h

      Part 2 of our Lake Powell (Utah) SUP adventure. Another beautiful spot! We started from Lone Rock Beach (camp ground, $25 entree fee or National Parks Pass will allow you to access the beach). During high season the beach/campsite might be very busy/crowded so be cautious where you park. Also pay attention to the sandy parts where you might get stuck with your car!
      From Lone Rock Beach you paddle North West bound to the other side of the lake where you can enter the canyon. During the transit to the canyon you have to pay attention to other boaters who pay more attention to wakeboarding/waterskiing than other boat traffic! After entering the canyon you can explore the shoreline for some nice spots to swim/grab a bite or shoot tons of pictures. We paddled into a canyon that was filled with debris from trees and other wood parts as you can see in some of the pictures. Because we could not see what was underneath (rocks) we didn't went all the way to prevent damage to our paddles and boards. On our way back to the beach we paddled around "Lone Rock" a giant piece of rock sticking out of the water that makes you feel little!
      As with most locations, try to visit during the week instead of the weekend.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Antelope canyon
      Page - United States
      Added on Wed, 07 Jun 2017 03:21:04 +0000

      Session date : 31/05/2017

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      22.02 km

      03:08:14

      7.03 km/h

      Been on my wishlist for a while (thanx to Lake Powell SUP FB page and their photo's) my wife and I finally made it to visit Lake Powell. According to some, one of the top 10 SUP locations.
      Some info: We started from Antelope Boat Launch (entrance fee required for the Navajo park, $20 per car) From the boat launch you paddle heading southwest for approximately 1,5 mile to the entrance of the canyon. From there you keep paddling southbound following the canyon until the part where the water gets a bit sand colored meaning you are at the end of the water part. If you want, you can walk into the canyon to see the different shapes erosion has created during time. Awesome scenery, cool swim spots and epic photo options!
      An awesome place to SUP and luckily not so many boaters, while we visited during weekdays instead of the weekend.

    • May 2017
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      Arno Gaarthuis at Lake Mead Marina
      Boulder - United States
      Added on Wed, 03 May 2017 18:44:01 +0000

      Session date : 09/11/2014

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      4.45 km

      01:40:00

      2.68 km/h

      Lake Mead SUP. We did a small loop, still recovering from Las Vegas fun ;)
      There are some places to launch your SUP, like the marina's. It was nice and quiet on the water, not many boaters go out in the winter ;) But temperatures were pleasant for November and with no wind its excellent paddling.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Pyramid Lake California
      Pyramid Lake - United States
      Added on Wed, 03 May 2017 18:29:20 +0000

      Session date : 18/01/2015

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      4.5 km

      01:04:00

      2.81 km/h

      Exploring Southern California for some decent SUP locations we checked Pyramid Lake, west of I5.
      Parking your car is possible at Vaquero Beach At Pyramid Lake.
      Bear in mind that you pay for both your car and each board... (Car $11, each board $7...). So with hard boards you are unfortunate. Inflatables they don't see in the car, as long as you cover your other SUP gear.
      Its a nice lake with plenty facilities, even a restroom floating on the water ;)
      During high season it can be busy with boaters. We visited in January, water was still cold and just a handful of boaters. You can loop an island or stay close to the shore line.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Legendary Marine
      Destin - United States
      Added on Mon, 01 May 2017 05:26:28 +0000

      Session date : 20/06/2015

      Race

      8.29 km

      00:59:18

      8.46 km/h

      SUP the South with Gusu & Paddle Destin Florida. Good times with the Paddle Destin Squad!

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Leeuwarden - Potmarge
      Leeuwarden - Netherlands
      Added on Mon, 01 May 2017 05:18:48 +0000

      Session date : 01/06/2015

      Just paddling... :-)

      9.5 km

      01:45:00

      5.43 km/h

      SUP exploring my previous home town Leeuwarden with the local Supskool

    • April 2017
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      Arno Gaarthuis at Willow Beach Marina
      Lake Mead National Recreation Area - United States
      Added on Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:51:29 +0000

      Session date : 10/11/2014

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      5.6 km

      01:24:00

      4.00 km/h

      The plan was to paddle from Willow Beach to the Emerald cave. Unfortunately the wind and the current were a bit to strong.
      Epic emerald green water can be seen when you are in the cave, i.e. we will back another time.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Big Bear Lake
      Big Bear Lake - United States
      Added on Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:43:18 +0000

      Session date : 02/08/2015

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      5.95 km

      01:22:00

      4.38 km/h

      Exploring Big Bear Lake,

      West side is the more scenic part. Park your car at Boulder Bay Park.
      During summer it can be busy with other boaters.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Lake Arrowhead
      Lake Arrowhead - United States
      Added on Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:35:16 +0000

      Session date : 09/08/2015

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      5.26 km

      01:18:00

      4.05 km/h

      Location is beautiful but the main use of the lake is Wakeboard and waterski.
      Besides that, the lake is officially only accessible for locals that either own a house or rent one.
      The wake created by the boats can result in a rough paddle and your are only allowed to stay in the no wake zone.
      We parked our car on N. Shore road, next to the Tavern Bay Beach Club and walked our gear to the beach to enjoy a short paddle to take this lake of our bucket list.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Marina Beach (Mother's Beach)
      Marina del rey - United States
      Added on Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:24:42 +0000

      Session date : 30/08/2015

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      7.81 km

      01:43:00

      4.57 km/h

      Some paddling and relaxing on the beach

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Mission Bay
      San diego - United States
      Added on Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:22:29 +0000

      Session date : 04/09/2015

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      6.81 km

      01:27:00

      4.70 km/h

      Exploring Mission Bay San Diego

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      Arno Gaarthuis at huntington harbor
      huntington harbor - United States
      Added on Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:13:31 +0000

      Session date : 15/09/2015

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      7.39 km

      01:32:00

      4.83 km/h

      Celebrity watching from the water ;)

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Newport Aquatic Center
      Newport - United States
      Added on Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:09:51 +0000

      Session date : 11/10/2015

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      5.74 km

      01:25:00

      4.07 km/h

      Exploring the Upper Newport Bay State Marine Conservation Area

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Mothers Beach Napels Island SUP
      Long beach - United States
      Added on Sun, 30 Apr 2017 03:19:17 +0000

      Session date : 29/04/2017

      Gear used : BOTE Bote HD & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      5.31 km

      Due to MTB seasonal activities I neglected my board a bit. So it was time to go scenic in Long Beach and loop Naples Island.

    • December 2016
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      Arno Gaarthuis at Marina Beach (Mother's Beach)
      Marina del rey - United States
      Added on Fri, 30 Dec 2016 05:09:52 +0000

      Session date : 29/12/2016

      Gear used : BOTE Bote HD

      Just paddling... :-)

      2.98 km

      01:09:59

      2.59 km/h

      Final paddle 2016 @ Marina Del Rey, California.

    • July 2016
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      Arno Gaarthuis at Marina Beach (Mother's Beach)
      Marina del rey - United States
      Added on Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:19:44 +0000

      Session date : 24/07/2016

      Gear used : BOTE Bote HD & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      4.7 km

      01:04:28

      2.94 km/h

      Escaping desert heat, raining ash and forest fires. Cooling down, teach some paddle boarding and have a good time at Marina Del Rey.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Channel Island Oxnard/Ventura
      Channel Island Beach - United States
      Added on Mon, 18 Jul 2016 02:29:01 +0000

      Session date : 17/07/2016

      Gear used : BOTE Bote HD & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      8.7 km

      01:22:26

      6.40 km/h

      Started from the little beach in the southern part of the harbor instead of the north side (next to the Vons) where I usually go. Both spots are easy accessible but the beach can be crowded later during the day and its not always clean. The spot in the north has limited parking spots. Both sides have restrooms. On the south western side of the harbor you will see (and smell) a lot of seals. If you don't bother them, they won't bother you. During the day it may become windy but early in the morning it's nice and if you want, you can go on the ocean. I didn't because of the wind. Anyway a nice spot to do one or more laps.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Marina Beach (Mother's Beach)
      Marina del rey - United States
      Added on Thu, 07 Jul 2016 18:22:59 +0000

      Session date : 28/02/2016

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      7.89 km

      01:45:58

      4.51 km/h

      Paddling Marin Del Rey, from the little beach to the Ocean and back.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Marina Beach (Mother's Beach)
      Marina del rey - United States
      Added on Thu, 07 Jul 2016 17:39:51 +0000

      Session date : 26/03/2016

      Gear used : BOTE Bote HD & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      11.14 km

      01:29:57

      7.53 km/h

      Purchased a new paddle board, made by BOTE (Destin FL.) a 12ft HD 2016 model. Perfect location to paddle is the harbor of Marina Del Rey.
      You can paddle long distances or do some sprints if you want to. You are surrounded by big yachts and once and a while a seal. Pro SUP has an on site shop where you can rent boards if you've got friends with you that don't own a board. Plenty (payed) parking space.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Lovers Point Beach Monterey
      Monterey - United States
      Added on Thu, 07 Jul 2016 17:27:03 +0000

      Session date : 18/04/2016

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      2.57 km

      00:30:59

      5.15 km/h

      To get up close to the sea otters (adhering their comfort zone) the best way was to paddle to their "grounds"where they were sunbathing in the weeds. Surf might be tricky as well the waves but if you keep an I on the tide it is workable.
      The beach where I started is normally crowded with people but I went on a Monday. Parking is free but be early because space is limited. Monterey is a beautiful city to visit by the way!

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Mothers Beach Napels Island SUP
      Long beach - United States
      Added on Thu, 07 Jul 2016 17:14:09 +0000

      Session date : 24/04/2016

      Gear used : BOTE Bote HD & BOTE Bugslinger

      Just paddling... :-)

      4.83 km

      01:03:26

      3.22 km/h

      Loop around and through scenic Napels Island, Long Beach California.
      Start & finish at Mothers beach (payed parking). During the weekends it can be busy on the beach so be there early. Boat traffic is ok, no wake. Nice spot which we visit frequently.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Norriego Point
      Destin - United States
      Added on Thu, 07 Jul 2016 03:32:04 +0000

      Session date : 07/07/2016

      Just paddling... :-)

      0.0 km

      02:00:00

      0.00 km/h

      Weekly Bote Board demo in the Destin harbor. During the summer season Bote boards gives people the opportunity to try out the boards on Wednesday evening (for free). People can trying a variety of boards, ranging from inflatable, adventure, yoga, fishing and racing.
      Besides that I was helping others with the boards and paddle technique.

      Nice event that is also being held in Fort Walton Beach but than on Tuesday.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at True Blue Pontoon Rental
      Destin - United States
      Added on Wed, 06 Jul 2016 03:40:54 +0000

      Session date : 04/07/2016

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE AXE 3 piece

      Just paddling... :-)

      0.0 km

      4th of July party @ Crab island Destin Florida. Paddle to the Island, party and returned on a pontoon boat.... weather started to become tricky. Lightning and rain where close so our friends took us back to the shore. It's always fun to paddle around on crab Island, watching + meeting people, listening to live music, grab a burger at the famous Crab Island pontoon burger grill and watch boats/yachts/powerboats . The water looked again beautiful! I quit the tracker on my phone to save battery but I paddled around for some time.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Clement Taylor Park, loop to Crab Island
      Destin - United States
      Added on Wed, 06 Jul 2016 03:26:06 +0000

      Session date : 03/07/2016

      Gear used : BOTE Drift & BOTE AXE 3 piece

      Just paddling... :-)

      0.0 km

      06:00:00

      0.00 km/h

      July 3rd party at Crab Island Destin FL. Paddling from the park was a bit choppy but workable. Its a no wake zone but can be busy with boat traffic. The park where we started from is ok but the parking lot is limited. On our way back we had to sit down on the board and paddle strong. The current was strong and traffic was high. Not for beginners!!

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Dead Lakes
      Wewahitchka - United States
      Added on Sun, 03 Jul 2016 17:23:15 +0000

      Session date : 02/07/2016

      Gear used : BOTE Drift

      Just paddling... :-)

      7.24 km

      01:39:56

      4.39 km/h

      checked another SUP location on our "to do list", Dead Lakes (Florida) a hauntingly beautiful water-based graveyard of bottom heavy cypress skeletons, stumps and knees. A good paddle surrounded by beautiful nature and a sinister scenery. One of Florida's most unusual and beautiful places to paddle, the Dead Lakes include 6,700 acres of mazy cypress and tupelo swamps in the Chipola River floodplain. Besides some locals in their fishing boats we were the only ones checking the dead tree's and trying to find some local wildlife. The Gators were all to the beach apparently...

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Marler Bayou
      Destin - United States
      Added on Sun, 03 Jul 2016 17:10:29 +0000

      Session date : 01/07/2016

      Gear used : GUSU One Love

      Just paddling... :-)

      0.0 km

      Started from my fiends place in the bayou. From here we did a paddle to the famous "party place" Crab Island and back. Both ways we were among sets of dolphins finding their way out of the bay to the Gulf. Epic place to paddle with dolphins.

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      Arno Gaarthuis at Destin harbor
      Destin - United States
      Added on Sun, 03 Jul 2016 04:12:27 +0000

      Session date : 21/06/2016

      Gear used : BOTE Traveller

      Just paddling... :-)

      0.0 km

      Short loop trying out the Traveller 12'6"(by Bote)

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United States - Channel Island Beach

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United States - Destin

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United States - huntington harbor

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United States - Lake Arrowhead

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United States - Boulder

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Netherlands - Leeuwarden

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United States - Destin

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United States - Page

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United States - Monterey

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United States - Destin

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United States - San diego

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United States - Newport

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United States - Pyramid Lake

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Afghanistan - Unknown

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