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Sailing and Camping in the Puget Sound with the BlazOn EMBER Portable Hybrid Propane Heater (Staying Cozy on Board & on the Beach!)

There’s something truly magical about the Puget Sound. Its rugged coastlines, serene waters, and abundant wildlife offer a perfect backdrop for those who seek adventure and tranquility. Meet James Kerns, a modern-day adventurer who embodies the spirit of the mobile lifestyle. James' journey through the Puget Sound aboard his sailboat, with beachside camping escapades, showcases how the right gear, like the BlazOn EMBER portable hybrid propane heater, can elevate the experience to new heights of comfort and joy.

Setting the Scene

James Kerns has always been drawn to the great outdoors, with a particular passion for sailing and camping. The Puget Sound, with its intricate network of waterways and breathtaking scenery, provides an ideal playground for his adventures. On a crisp autumn morning, James sets sail, leaving behind the bustling cityscape of Seattle. His sailboat, a sleek and sturdy vessel, is well-equipped for the journey, but it's the BlazOn EMBER that truly ensures his comfort.

The Importance of Staying Warm

Exploring the Puget Sound is exhilarating, but the cool maritime climate presents a challenge: staying warm, especially as the sun dips below the horizon. Enter the BlazOn EMBER, a self-contained, portable propane heater that offers forced-air comfort and efficiency, perfect for the adventurous spirit. James relies on the BlazOn EMBER to keep him cozy, whether he’s anchored in a secluded cove or camping on a pebbled beach.

How the BlazOn EMBER Keeps You Warm and Comfortable:

  • Forced-air comfort and efficiency: The powerful, quiet fan spreads high-efficiency heat up to six feet away.
  • Thermo-electric generator: Uses the Seebeck Effect to power the fan and USB port, eliminating the need for external power sources.
  • High-efficiency heater: Maximizes heat output while minimizing propane consumption.

    The Benefits of Forced-Air Heating on Watercraft

    Forced-air heating is a game-changer for watercraft. Unlike traditional heaters, the BlazOn EMBER’s forced-air system ensures even distribution of warmth, reducing condensation and providing a comfortable environment throughout the boat. James finds solace in the EMBER’s ability to transform chilly, damp evenings on his sailboat into warm, inviting retreats.

    A schematic showing the technical details of the BlazOn Ember

    Beautiful & Safe Blue Flame Technology:

    • Better for tight spaces: Blue Flame technology heats the air, not objects, making it safer for confined areas.
    • Enclosed flame: Reduces fire risks compared to traditional infrared heaters, adding an extra layer of safety for James’ onboard adventures.

      Safety and Versatility of the BlazOn EMBER

      Safety is paramount when you’re navigating the waters or setting up camp on a remote beach. The BlazOn EMBER boasts an array of safety features that give James peace of mind. With low oxygen cut-off, tip-over protection, and flame-out cut-off devices, the EMBER stands out as the safest portable propane heater in the industry.

      Set Sail with the BlazOn EMBER!

      Here are eight fantastic water-accessible campsites in the Puget Sound area, perfect for boating enthusiasts who love camping:

      1. Blake Island Marine State Park

        1. Located near Seattle, this park is accessible only by boat. It features forested trails, a sandy beach, and wildlife viewing opportunities. The park has 44 standard campsites and several marine trail sites for boaters.
        2. Blake Island Marine State Park
      2. Joemma Beach State Park

        1. Situated on Key Peninsula, this park offers primitive tent spaces and hiker/biker sites. It's perfect for boaters with its boat ramp and 500 feet of dock space.
        2. Joemma Beach State Park
      3. Clark Island Marine State Park

        1. This 55-acre marine park in the San Juan Islands is only accessible by boat. It has 15 campsites and is known for its beautiful shoreline and excellent opportunities for beachcombing, kayaking, and wildlife watching.
        2. Clark Island Marine State Park
      4. Jones Island State Park

        1. Located in the San Juan Islands, Jones Island offers 24 campsites, including some with stunning cliffside views. It's a great spot for hiking, kayaking, and observing local wildlife.
        2. Jones Island State Park
      5. Stuart Island State Park

        1. This remote island park has two separate camping areas, accessible only by boat. It features scenic trails, historic sites, and excellent fishing spots.
        2. Stuart Island State Park
      6. Sucia Island State Park

        1. A popular destination in the San Juan Islands, Sucia Island offers numerous campsites and moorage options. The island is known for its geological formations and fossil hunting opportunities.
        2. Sucia Island State Park
      7. Cypress Head Campground

        1. Located on Cypress Island, this campground is accessible by boat and offers primitive camping with beautiful views and access to hiking trails.
        2. Cypress Island
      8. Odlin County Park

        1. Situated on Lopez Island, Odlin County Park features beach-front and inland campsites. It's ideal for kayaking, picnicking, and enjoying the serene island environment.
        2. Odlin County Park

      These sites offer a range of amenities and natural beauty, making them perfect for an adventurous boating and camping trip in Puget Sound​ (Washington State Parks)​​ (Tinybeans)​​ 



      The BlazOn EMBER isn’t just a heater; it’s a gateway to living the good life on the water and beyond. If you’re ready to elevate your own adventures, discover the warmth and safety that the BlazOn EMBER brings. Stay warm, stay safe, and embrace the mobile lifestyle with confidence.

      Ready to experience the BlazOn EMBER for yourself? Visit us at BlazON and embark on your own journey of warmth and adventure

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