Blowing Rock, NC (April 12, 2019)Boatgirl – a North Carolina based bag brand for women – comes to shore with a collection of brand new  Day Tripper bags. The new Wave collection introduces four rich colors to the classic Day Tripper model – Raspberry, Storm, Gingko and Midnight – aimed to bring together the strength, beauty and energy of the perfect wave.

The Day Tripper Wave collection utilizes all of Boatgirl’s signature features, including an open tote top, ballistic bottom, and a Sunbrella® body and pocket. Inside, the bag boasts a 600/300 liner for unbeatable water resistance and durability and interior stainless steel snap hooks for keys. The bag is finished with seatbelt-style straps for hand or shoulder carrying. Marrying function with great design, the back straps are also designed to secure a rolled-up towel, creating the perfect beach-day necessity, all in vivid new colors.

“We are really excited about the Daytripper Wave collection,” said Leslie Temple, one of the founding sisters of Boatgirl. “The colors are bold and fresh and we love the wave concept. To us, the wave represents the perfect culmination of energy, power and beauty.

Sewn with care in North Carolina and finished with an interior/exterior durable waterproof repellant, a striking Sunbrella® marine canvas design ties this bag together as superbly water resistant and super cute.

Boatgirl, owned by sisters Leslie and Paige Temple and founded in 2018, is a new outdoor brand combating societal gender norms bag by bag. Frustrated they couldn’t find an aesthetically pleasing bag for women that wasn’t tiny or overly feminine, they set about to create a sturdy, durable tote that performed in even the harshest conditions all with a fashionable design. As a result, the brand is providing women with more options for trustworthy, water-resistant bags without sacrificing style. Committed to sustainability and supporting local/state economies, Boatgirl partners with Sew Co., a local women-run and owned manufacturer who share the vision of using durable materials to create a lasting, dependable product.

“The Boatgirl brand merges the concept of strong, independent women with a line of extremely useful and durable bags that don’t sacrifice design and style,” Paige Temple said of their new collection. “Women really resonate with the Boatgirl brand. The women we meet are hard working, ambitious people who also strive for balance. Between work and play. Between durability and style.”

Already making a splash, the Boatgirl Weekender Bag recently won Honorable Mention in Our State’s Magazine’s Made in NC awards. For more information about Boatgirl including detailed product descriptions, photos and general info, visit The DayTripper Wave collection is currently available for purchase on Boatgirl’s website, along with select stores including Waypoint Outfitters (Boone, NC), Rusty’s Gifts (Tarboro, NC), Luna’s at the Lake (Cornelius, NC), Lilly’s Bridge Marina (Mt. Gilead, NC) and The Tides Resort (Irvington, VA).

About Boatgirl

Boatgirl is a standout new line of bags designed by sisters Paige and Leslie Temple. The brand’s design philosophy originated from a desire to provide the rugged construction needed for harsh water conditions into a versatile and attractive bag to accompany any woman on any adventure, wherever that may be. Where you go, we go. Join the conversation at @goboatgirl.