The Man Outdoors Ex-RNLI D-Class Life Boat

The Man Outdoors Ex-RNLI D-Class Life Boat

The D-CLass was first introduced by the RNLI fleet in 1963. The inflatable style lifeboat continues to evolve to meet changes in demand around the UK shoreline and technology available. Being highly manoeuvrable they operate closer to shore. These boats come into their own for searches and rescues in the surf, shallow water and confined locations. With it's shallow draft they are often used close to cliffs, among rocks and even inside caves around the UK coastline. This boat is D-478, based on active service in Aldergrove, Newcastle from 1995-2005. After it's duties…continue reading →
TheManOutdoors Clothing Collection Becomes Reality

TheManOutdoors Clothing Collection Becomes Reality

Over the last few weeks I've got a few PM's asking me about my blue T-Shirt worn in a few of my posts with my logo on. After a lot of late nights, TheManOutdoors Collection is becoming a reality! I've been testing some samples and I'm over the moon with the results! The first set of designs are up and ready to purchase via my shop here. All clothing is 100% Organic, using 100% GMO-free cotton plants! Made in a wind powered factory, low carbon, GM free and hand finished in the UK!…continue reading →
Fatyak Samos (SUP) Stand Up Paddle Board Review

Fatyak Samos (SUP) Stand Up Paddle Board Review

The Fatyak Samos (SUP) stand up paddle board is aimed to bridge the gap between inflatable and epoxy SUP Boards already on the market. Concentrating on robustness, stability and easy of use the Samos is perfect for the budding and novice paddler and ideal for rental users. Each board is manufactured to Fatyak’s high quality rotational moulding standards. Using this process with no seams and no joints the Samos is manufactured using very high grade, high density UV stabilised polyethylene and made in Somerset, England. This method of manufacture means that you have…continue reading →
Fatyak™ Adventure S Mahee Kayak – On The Water Review – Part 2

Fatyak™ Adventure S Mahee Kayak – On The Water Review – Part 2

Fatyak™ Adventure S Mahee Kayak in The Solent. We loaded up the Fatyaks on Sunday and headed to the coast. Destination was Lepe beach in Hampshire, over looking The Solent and Isle of White. The weather was sunny, the water was supprisingly warm but the great british weather had to throw in some wind to the mix. Transportation of kayaks is always an issue. The size and shape of them always makes it a challenge. Below you can see in the photo our transport, to the left a LandRover Defender 110 with a…continue reading →
Fatyak™ Adventure S Mahee Kayak – Dry Land Review – Part 1

Fatyak™ Adventure S Mahee Kayak – Dry Land Review – Part 1

The Man Outdoors has recently added a new kayak to our outdoor gear, in the form of the Fatyak Adventure S Mahee. Fatyak have been kind enough to supply it for the summer to allow us to explore the UK's stunning coastline and inland water ways. It’s a perfect all rounder and it’s great to have a tandom so that mates can come along or there is loads of room for overnight camping gear, or daytime picnic it items. It has loads of great features and is a really awesome kayak. Here are…continue reading →
The Jurassic Coast  – #themanoutdoors

The Jurassic Coast – #themanoutdoors

In my view the best way to appreciate the spectacular scenery of the Jurassic Coast is by walking it. The 95 miles from Old Harry Rocks to Exmouth make up part of the South West Coast Path National Trail. There are hundreds of miles of connecting footpaths and bridleways in the area. If like me you want to do a days walking these give a huge variety of possible circular walks, wherever you are on the coast. This allows you to park or camp in one place and loop back all in one…continue reading →
#GoBeAdventurous – Why Adventure Is Good for You

#GoBeAdventurous – Why Adventure Is Good for You

Reading about and experiencing different places in the world,  I realize from people that one theme keeps popping up: Adventure is simply good for you, your health and wellbeing! While there are several physical health benefits to adventure there are also advantages for your mental wellbeing too. Too sit at a desk or to Go Be Adventureous, which would you choose? 10 Reasons Why Adventure Is Good For You: 1) When you get dirty, you improve your bodies physical health. Do you remember as a kid jumping in the mud or playing with…continue reading →
First T-Shirts Have Arrived

First T-Shirts Have Arrived

A very exciting day, TheManOutdoors first organic t-shirts have arrived and look great! With an organic, ethical and wind powered supply chain behind the products and clearly, properly communicate, we are able to show you the full traceability of our products. So from the shirt on your back, through production with the organic vegetables ink and right back to the person in the field where the organic cotton was grown, you can see the whole story of our clothing. Clothing Eco Labels Just as your food tell you the high fat or salt…continue reading →