Helmets & River rescue

Predator-Uno-whitePredator Uno helmet

$118
Retail price $135

The long-awaited new low profile helmet for slalom and other competition disciplines. ICF approved & CE approved (to EN 1385 standard). Super comfortable custom fit.

Material: Ralvek® thermoplastic shell & soft closed cell EVA foam; adjustable chin straps; six venting/drainage holes.
Sizes: One size fits S-XL using detachable foam fit pads (No adjustable rear cradle).
Colours: Gloss White, Gloss Black

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HW WaterSports helmet

$109
Retail price $129

Super-lightweight helmet.  EN 1385 standard approved for Multisport paddling, Whitewater Kayaking & Rafting, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding and Kite-boarding.
The Hi-Vis yellow colour improves visibility of the wearer when in the water, while the ear protector reduces the chance of ear drum damage. There are 19 airflow vents/drainage holes to keep you from overheating and let water out quickly in a capsize.

Colour: Yellow
Sizes: S ; L

Material: Polycarbonate/alloy shell & EVA closed cell foam inner; adjustable chin straps;

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Predator_Full Cut_red-2010_1000pxPredator Full-cut helmet

$116
Retail price $132

Lightweight helmet with full ear coverage. Approved to EN 1385 standard for all water sports.Predator_Full Cut_yellow-2010_495px

The Full-cut helmet is popular for whitewater kayaking and rafting, but is suitable for a range of extreme land-based and water sports.

Material: Ralvek® thermoplastic shell & soft closed cell foam; adjustable chin straps; six venting/drainage holes.Predator_Full Cut_blk-2010_495px
Sizes: one shell size, supplied with fit pads for S-XL sizes. Adjustable rear cradle.
Colours: Red, Matte Black, Yellow

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Predator_Short Cut_Matte Black 650pxPredator Short-cut helmet

$116
Retail price $132Predator_Short Cut_red 650px

Lightweight helmet without ear coverage. Approved to EN 1385 standard for all water sports.

The Short-cut helmet is very popular in North America for in-line skating, skateboarding, wakeboarding and other high-energy terrain and water sports.Predator_Short Cut_yellow 650px

Material: Ralvek® thermoplastic shell & soft closed cell foam; adjustable chin straps; six venting/drainage holes.
Sizes: one shell size, supplied with fit pads for S-XL sizes. Adjustable rear cradle.
Colours: Red, Matte Black, Yellow

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airbag - Palm_Infinity M25Palm Infinity airbag  –  Medium 25 litre

$59
Retail price $67

For safety’s sake, put a couple of these heavy-duty air bags inside the rear of your creek boat or river runner. They reduce the chance of losing your boat totally if you end up swimming a rapid and make it super-quick to recover and empty.

Features

  • Heavy-duty abrasion resistant fabric
  • High frequency welded seams
  • Screw lock air valve
  • Securing eye
  • 900mm L x 340mm W  (un-inflated)

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°hf Weasel 18 throwbag

$75
Retail price $86
Colours available: Red/yellow; Black/yellow

An amazingly versatile throwbag with 18m rope in an absolute minimum size. The Weasel fits even in the smallest kayak or can be carried on a waist belt.

Extra small, light weight, highly functional and good-value-for money

Features

  • System straps (for use in conjunction with optional throwbag belt)
  • High-visibility webbing band
  • Specifications and labelling area printed on base
  • Padded bottom loop
  • D-Ring fixing point
  • Cone shaped bag with extra wide opening, for accurate throws and easy repacking
  • Maximum grip material
  • Push button fastener

Rope length: 18 metres . . . . . Rope type: 7.5mm floating kernmantel
Rope breaking load/Tensile strength: 840 daN
Height: 32 cm Weight: 510 g

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°hf Compact 20 throwbag

$81
Retail price $92
Colours available: Red/yellow

The Compact is the ideal piece of safety equipment for every kayaker.

The bag with its extra wide opening is made from robust cordura and comes with flotation foam and an attachment ring. The highly visible red and yellow colour coding of the Compact helps to identify it as rescue equipment even to non-professional helpers.

Features

  • High visibility webbing band
  • Specifications and labelling area printed on base
  • Padded bottom loop
  • D-Ring fixing point
  • Cone shaped bag with extra wide opening, for accurate throws and easy repacking
  • Maximum grip material
  • Push button fastener

Rope length: 20 metres . . . . . Rope type: 8.5mm 8-plait polyproylene braid

Rope breaking load/Tensile strength: 1100 daN

Height: 42 cm Weight: 780 g

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Palm serrated rescue knife

$45
Retail price $50
Colour:    Red

Top quality rescue knife for kayakers and rafters – should be in every river user’s PFD.

Features

  • Easy one-handed opening, plus a bite tab for teeth opening!
  • Injection-moulded glass-filled nylon handle
  • Corrosion-resistant Japanese stainless steel blade
  • Blade length 70 mm
  • Serrated rope-cutting edge
  • Rounded ‘anti-injury’ nose
  • Lanyard

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Fox 40 Mini safety whistle

$17
Retail price $20

The best compact personal whistle out there
– amazingly loud 3-note sound

The Fox 40 Mini is a compact design which easily fits into a pocket.
Design: 3-chamber pealess
Sound Power: 109 dB

> > > BUY a Fox 40 Mini whistle


Paddle krab 

$30
Retail price $36

Paddle karabiner with large gate opening to fit around paddle shafts.

Features

  • Tested and CE-rated to 22 kN
  • Wire-gate closure

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cowtail (bungee) with paddle karabiner

Bungee cowtail + Paddle krab 

$69
Retail price $80

Palm or Class Five bungee cowtail with a CE-rated (22 kN) wire-gate Paddle Karabiner

Features

  • 40mm stainless steel ring at one end (fits onto the quick-release towbelt of your rescue PFD)
  • tubular webbing (75cm extended)
  • flat bungy inside webbing reduces length when ‘parked’

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31cf78cb5ff300bece46c14e4a5af49cRasdex Skull Cap

 

$34 
Retail price $39

Thin neoprene provides a warm protective layer for your head and ears. Fits under your helmet to stop that ‘ice cream’ headache when you’re rolling in cold water. More importantly, helps prevent the chronic condition known as ‘surfers ear’ by stopping the rush of cold water into your ear canal.

Colour: Black

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Helmets, throwbags & whitewater rescue gear couriered to major NZ towns/cities is usually sent direct from the importer/manufacturer, and will be charged at cost. Outlying suburbs, small towns and rural delivery areas are $5.50 extra.

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