THE EVOLUTION OF LIFE JACKETS CONTINUES
At NRS, we know that the best PFD is the one you will wear. For decades, we’ve provided the most comfortable, versatile life jackets on the market. Whether you’re hucking waterfalls, kayak fishing or taking the family on a mellow rafting trip, NRS has a vest for you.
Gear Review: The Crux of Cold-Water Boating » Winter flows are calling; put on your drysuit and get outside. Smitty explains why the Crux Drysuit is always ready for winter paddling.
Duct Tape Diaries: This Is Immersion » Susan Elliott reflects on the prerequisite knowledge gained from her river-guiding past as she delves deeper into graduate studies in River Restoration.
Jay Mahan: The Alaskan Bush Pilot » After fulfilling his dream to become an Alaskan bush pilot, Jay Mahan became the missing link to Todd Wells’s dream to paddle three un-run rivers in the Lake Clark National Park.
Travel: Surfing a Different Wave » After 40 uncomfortable hours, Kira Tenney finds herself in a village on the coast of Madagascar. Mesmerized by the locals’ passion for surfing, Kira trades her kayak for a longboard to experience a different dance with water.
Gear Review: Navigating the Big Ditch » Eight men from the USA Whitewater Rafting Team attempt to break the Grand Canyon speed record. For the next two days, the team rowed, swam, and thrashed their Navigator Paddling Suits trying to pull off a 34-hour descent.
Vancouver Island: Your Next Sea Kayaking Trip » Whether you’re looking to paddle out and back, relaxing in between, or hoping to cover as much sea as possible, never spending a night in the same place twice, Vancouver Island is the place to go.