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303 High Tech Fabric Guard & DWR

Durable Water Repellent (DWR) for your Favorite Outdoor Gear.

Maintenance & Repair

303 Protectant

The most powerful UV-screening protection ever developed and the easiest way to prolong the life of your boat and your gear.

Maintenance & Repair

Aquaseal/Cotol Instructions

Learn to repair your neoprene spray skirt, neoprene or HydroSkin apparel or gaskets with Aquaseal.

Maintenance & Repair

Boating Safety for 'Man's Best Friend'

Tips on safely boating with your dog.

Safety

Care of Your Boating Gear

To get long service out of your boating gear, you have to know how to maintain it. This article gives valuable tips on taking care of your inflatables, neoprene items and dry wear.

Maintenance & Repair

Caring for Your Neoprene Gear

Rinse with fresh water any items exposed to the high chlorine content of pool water, right away after you get out. Wetsuit & Drysuit Shampoo has ingredients that neutralize chlorine and do a good job of cleaning the gear.

Maintenance & Repair

Cold Water Protection and Hypothermia

Walbridge on the dangers of hypothermia and how to protect yourself.

Safety

Cold-Water Layering

Layers allow you to add and remove pieces to match changing conditions, and help your body maintain a safe, comfortable temperature. These layers fall generally into three categories: base layers, insulating layers and outer layers.

How To Choose, Safety

Dry Wear Care and Storage

Drysuits, drytops and dry pants provide excellent thermal protection when boating in cold water. They are some of your more expensive boating attire; taking good care of them protects your investment and ensures they're in good condition when you need them.

Maintenance & Repair

Dry Wear Checkup and Repair

Learn how to get your dry wear ready for colder weather.

Maintenance & Repair

Dry Wear Latex Gasket Emergency Field Repair

Using Tear-Aid - Type A for latex gasket field repair

Maintenance & Repair

Drysuit Know How

Why has the waterproof-breathable drysuit become the go-to garment for those who want to keep boating when the water gets cold? The reason is right there in the name. It's a suit that covers most of your body, and it keeps the insulating layers you wear under it dry.

Maintenance & Repair

Drysuit Repair and Care

Learn how to properly clean, repair, and care for your drysuit.

Maintenance & Repair

Drysuit Zipper Care and Maintenance

Tips for keeping your zipper in good condition and protecting it from damage.

Maintenance & Repair

Drysuits Don't Make You Bulletproof

Your drysuit is only one piece of your boating safety system.

Safety

DWR: You May Not Know It, But You Need It

How to renew the water repellency in your boating apparel.

Skills & Tips

Fabrics That Protect You From the Sun

Fabrics that provide effective protection from our sun's harmful rays.

Safety

Gasket Replacement Instructions

Instructions for replacing and caring for latex gaskets on your drytops and drysuits.

Maintenance & Repair

Gasket Sizing

Gasket Sizing Chart to Determine Which Size Gaskets Will be the Best Fit.

How To Choose, Maintenance & Repair, Skills & Tips

Gear Aid ReviveX Synthetic Fabric Cleaner

ReviveX Synthetic Fabric Cleaner is specially formulated to clean today's high tech fabrics. Ideal for all waterproof breathable garments.

Maintenance & Repair

Gear Checklist – Fishing Apparel

Checklists for Camping, Rafting, Kayaking and Sea Kayaking.

Trip Planning

Gear Checklist – Sea Kayaking Apparel

Checklists for Camping, Rafting, Kayaking and Sea Kayaking.

Trip Planning

Gear Checklist – Whitewater Apparel

Checklists for Camping, Rafting, Kayaking and Sea Kayaking.

Trip Planning

Gear Checklists

Checklists for Camping, Rafting, Kayaking and Sea Kayaking.

Trip Planning

Gear Storage Ideas

Gear Storage Ideas Gear Storage Ideas; Putting your boating gear away until next weekend, or next year, there are steps you should take to protect your investment.

Maintenance & Repair

Helmet Know How

Can I wear my bike helmet when boating?

Safety

How Neoprene Is Stitched

The various stitching methods on neoprene products.

How To Choose

How to Care for Dry Wear

Care and cleaning of paddling dry tops, drysuits, dry pants, etc.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Check Dry Wear for Damage

Check on the condition of your drywear before the season starts.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Choose Apparel for Safe Fall Canoeing

Tips and a video on safely extending your canoeing into the fall months.

How To Choose

How to Choose Apparel for Safe Fall Kayak Touring

Choosing apparel for safe Fall Kayak Touring

How To Choose

How to Choose Apparel for Safe Fall Rafting

Tips and a video on extending your rafting into the fall.

How To Choose

How to Choose Apparel for Safe Fall Whitewater Kayaking

Tips and a video on extending your kayaking into the fall months.

How To Choose

How to Choose Cold-Water Apparel

Commonsense guidelines for choosing your cold water protection.

How To Choose

How to Clean and Deodorize Neoprene Wetshoes

This video shows how to clean and dry water shoes to head off odor. And if stinky shoes happen, we show how to eliminate it.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Extend Your Boating Season

Moving from summer boating to cold-weather adventures requires new knowledge and preparation. This article lays out the steps to take to extend your boating season.

How To Choose, Safety

How to Fit a Life Jacket

In this video we show you how to fit a life jacket and tighten the straps to ensure it wont ride up when youre in the water.

Skills & Tips

How to Prevent Heat Loss

Four heat loss mechanisms and how to protect yourself.

Skills & Tips, Safety

How to Put On and Take Off Your Drysuit

Video tips for putting on, taking off and maintaining your drysuit.

Skills & Tips

How to Remove a Knife from a PFD Lash Tab

Tips for safely removing a knife sheath from a life jacket (PFD) lash tab.

Skills & Tips

How to Repair Dry Wear Gaskets

How to repair your own gaskets and make them last longer.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Repair Neoprene

In this video, we show how to repair neoprene when it gets damaged. Dont throw that gear away; fix it!

Maintenance & Repair

How to Repair Waterproof Fabric

NRS Repairs guys show you how to repair waterproof fabric with some simple techniques for applying patches using Aquaseal or Seam Grip, two user-friendly adhesives.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Stay Warmer with Proper Paddling Headwear

Preventing heat loss from your head while boating.

Skills & Tips

How to Stretch a Latex Neck Gasket

Stretching a drytop or drysuit neck gasket thats too tight.

Skills & Tips

HydroCuff: Innovation NRS Style

New feature on some NRS gloves, socks and a shoe.

How To Choose

Is Your Life Jacket Safe?

Testing required by the Coast Guard for PFD approval.

Safety

McNett Seal Cement Adhesive

Industrial-strength neoprene cement.

Maintenance & Repair

McNett Wetsuit & Drysuit Instructions

Instructions for cleaning your wetsuit, drysuit, booties or gloves using wetsuit shampoo by Aquaseal.

Maintenance & Repair

MiraZyme Gear Deodorizer

Destroys odors detergents can't reach. MiraZyme™ Gear Deodorizer is an environmentally safe no-rinse dip.

Maintenance & Repair

NRS Brass Belt Buckle

A classic returns, after 30 years away.

How To Choose

Paddlesports Gear Repair

Learn how to properly clean, repair, and care for your wetsuit or drysuit.

Maintenance & Repair

Taking Care of Drywear Gaskets

How to take care of and repair your drywear gaskets.

Maintenance & Repair

Taking Care of Drywear Zippers

How to take care of and repair your drywear gaskets.

Maintenance & Repair

Terraprene

A new type of neoprene for NRS.

How To Choose

Wetsuit Repair and Care

Learn how to properly clean, repair, and care for your wetsuit

Maintenance & Repair

We've Come a Long, Long Way, Baby

There wasnt always such a great selection of life jackets to choose from.

Safety

When the PFD Fits... Wear It!

Tips on getting the best fit for your PFD.

Safety

When the PFD Fits... Wear it! Part II: Kids

Tips on getting the best fit for your PFD.

Safety

Zipper Care

Learn to clean and lubricate your wetsuit and drysuit zippers to help prolong their life.

Maintenance & Repair