Kayak Safety

Make sure kayak safety comes first when heading out on any paddling adventure.  No one wants to find themselves up a creek without a paddle or lost in the dark without a light.  Shop here for all your kayak safety needs like the Astral Greenjacket, Rescue Bags, NRS Kayak Un-Pin Kits, and knives.  Sound producing devices are often required for water craft and the Fox 40 Whistle is among the best, pick one up now!

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  • Astral Dyneema Throw, designed to integrate into the front pocket of the Astral Green Jacket.

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  • Safety always comes first and the Astral Quick Release Belt will help you round out your safety and rescue gear.  The Quick Release Belt is 1.5″ with a stainless steel ring and is compatible with several Astral PFDs for your convenience.

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  • Astral Designs Web Toe integrates perfectly with all Astral Rescue PFDs. It’s a 6 ft Spectra webbing tow system equipped with an O-Ring on one end and a paddle-carabineer on the other. The Web-Toe stows safely and easily into the side pocket of our rescue jackets where it is always accessible, yet out of the way from getting snagged. The six packs of your favorite beverage will be flowing in with your boat rescues.

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  • Sometimes simplicity is better. Astral Design YTV gets the job done with minimal bells and whistles. Lightweight but bullet proof construction makes the YTV the perfect choice for paddles who want quality and economy. This classic style keeps the buoyancy high and close to your chest giving the freedom of movement needed to paddle comfortable and without feeling restricted. Two zippered pockets up front give ample storage for keys, a snack, whistle or your lunch money. A knife tab on the front and a reflective Astral patch on the back finish this PFD with classic minimalist style. Don’t need do-dads and thing-a-ma-whats all over your PFD? The YTV is the clear choice for minimalist paddlers. Foam Insert: Gaia® & 100% PE Foam Shell Fabric: 200dx400d Ripstop Nylon Liner Fabric: 200 Denier High Tenacity Nylon Hardware: Heavy Duty Acetal plastic Webbing: Polypro Small / Medium: 31-37″ Medium / Large: 38-44″ Large / Extra Large: 45-51″

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  • Cascade provides full coverage around the ear. They have a back band that helps to keep the helmet in place and provides better fit.  With 13 air vents these helmets are light and cool. Cascade uses a patented multi-impact liner made of expanded polypropylene. The closed cell foam liner doesn’t absorb water or odors. The shell is made of high density polyethylene and provides substantial impact absorption.   A nylon-coated wire face guard provides added comfort and protection, while maintaining a great field of vision. The four-point adjustment system with its unique occipital grab allows you to find the perfect fit and prevents the helmet from rolling over the face or exposing the forehead. Stainless steel hardware eliminates rust, and adds durability. You can count on this helmet to protect your head, or to get you chicks!

    Sizes: XSmall 20.75″ – 21.25″, Small 21.50″ – 22.25″, Medium 22.50″ – 23.00″, Large 23.25″ – 23.75″  XLarge 24″ and up.

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  • You can only yell so loud and its tough to hear you over the roar of the river. So better play it safe and get a whistle! At least you can use it to tease your neighbors dog. Truth be told every paddler out there should have one of these.

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  • This compact knife features a lightweight composite handle, oval cutout on the blade to aid in single hand opening, and a removable clip. The E-Z Rescue has a fully serrated blade with safety tip. It is perfect for fitting in a pocket and easy to open for when you need it.

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  • High Volume Bilge Pump is more compact and powerful than most conventional kayak pumps. Its innovative design pumps 30% more water per stroke, leaving you less fatigued and ready for the next wave! Its full length foam sleeve is buoyant and non slip, so it provides horizontal top-of-water flotation and comfortable hand grip.The Synthetic barrel and shaft mean no corrosion in the fresh salty air.

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  • The Pilot Knife now has a little brother – the NRS Co-Pilot. Great features – smooth and serrated cutting edges, blunt safety tip, bottle opener, etc. Compact design is a fine fit on your PFD.

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  • NRS Compact Rescue Bag perfect throw bag for your kayak. Its not the strongest rope but totally fine for pulling your friend outta that nasty hole. Its made from high visability and bomber durable Cordura.

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  • Keep that noggin safe in whitewater with the NRS Havoc Livery Helmet.  This helmet is an adjustable, one-size fits most helmet with an ABS Plastic shell that is durable and lightweight.  It is quick and easy to adjust with the ratchet-adjust DialFit system, allowing you to make adjustments with the twist of a knob.  There are six ventilation/drainage ports to let air in and water out.  The Havoc Livery Helmet meets CE 1385 standards for whitewater safety.

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  • The K-Pump is the perfect small craft or top off pump. It is easy to use, built to last, and has a comfortable, ergonomic design.

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  • Simplify your rigging by taking the guesswork out of inflating your craft with the K-Pump Kwik Check Standard Pressure Gauge.  This lightweight, durable gauge fits many valves with its easy to use adapter.  It has a large, high contrast display that reads from 0-20 psi that is easy to read in all conditions.  It has a heavy duty rubberized shell to provide protection while making it easy to handle.  A small tether hole provides an easy way to leash the gauge to your gear so it is always handy when you need it.

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  • NRS Kayak Un-pin Kit, the kayaker’s first aid kit, has all the necessities for a basic Z-Drag set-up. This kit is small enough that it can fit easily in any canoe or whitewater kayak. NRS created this kit to address the needs of creek boaters.

    We highly recommend you take a swiftwater rescue course in your local area. Play safe!

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  • Both rescue professionals and recreational boaters will really love the features of the NRS Pilot Knife. Not only does its unique design attract attention, the sheath provides convenient access and release of the knife when you need it most.

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  • Heavy duty throw bag for all the most nasty river applications.

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  • Short and narrow flotation bags fit on either side of the stern support pillar in today’s short freestyle kayaks. The Infinity series float bags are our most popular flotation bags. Stern float Bags are available as a pair.

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  • Long and narrow flotation bags fit on either side of a kayak’s center support pillar. The set includes two stern bags.

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  • Made of highly visible and durable Cordura, NRS throw bags quickly secure to D-rings, boat frames or canoe thwarts with quick-release straps.

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  • You’ve finished lunch and rigged your boat, and then realize that your raft is soggier than a wet sandwich. Use this pump to top off and be on your way.

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  • The huge working area, gargantuan gate clearance (32 mm), ease of clipping, versatility of design (four configurations) and strength (25 kN) means that no matter what your use, the Omega Five-0 is your ‘biner.

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  • You’re looking at one of the strongest aluminum carabiners in the world. At 31 kN, it represents the strongest and most durable design in basic functional carabiners. Through ISO Cold Forging, material is put exactly where it will render the strongest design possible for a carabiner of its size and materials. Great for your safety and wrap kits, or just attaching your throwbag to your boat.

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  • This is one of the strongest aluminum locking carabiners in the world. At 31 kN, it represents the strongest and most durable design in basic functional carabiners. Through ISO Cold Forging, material is put exactly where it will render the strongest design possible for a carabiner of its size and materials. This ‘biner locks closed to insure that it does not pop open at a critical moment.

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  • Omega Ovals are the strongest oval carabiner on the market. Through ISO Cold Forging they are able to put material exactly where it needs to be in order to provide the most strength. The unique tapered nose design contributes significantly to the overall strength of this carabiner. The oval design allows rope to flow smoothly through, making this a very easy to use, practical biner for just about anything.

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