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NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats

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Protect your boats from UV rays that can prematurely age them plus keep dirt and debris off your boat while in storage or when traveling. Great for storing or transporting boats from IKs up to 18 foot rafts.
  • Bags come in assorted colors. The product photos show the construction of the bags, but colors may vary.
  • Each bag is made from a durable, water resistant material reinforced with rugged nylon webbing.
  • A zippered closure bound on each side with breathable mesh allows easy storage and venting so your boat dries.
  • Four sizes to choose from.
  • Everyone rolls boats up differently. Please measure your boat's L x W x D when it's rolled up to ensure accurate sizing.
  • NOTE: NRS Revolution boats roll up larger and are not consistent with the size recommendations under the 'Sizing' tab.

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  • video: How To: Fold an Inflatable Boat or SUP for Storage
    How To: Fold an Inflatable Boat or SUP for Storage
    Length:2:33
Filled Dimensions: Available Sizes
Material: 18 oz./1000-denier PVC
Closure System: Zipper
Features:
  • IK bag has backpack straps and 1 carry handle
  • M-XL bags have 4 carry handles
  • M-XL bags have a clear vinyl storage pocket
Size Dimensions Fits
IK 26"L x 23"W x 11"D 1 & 2 person IKs
M 40"L x 25"W x 11"D 9'-12'6" rafts, 14' & 16' cat tubes
L 48"L x 31"W x 13"D Most 13'-14' rafts
XL 55"L x 40"W x 15"D Most 15'-18' rafts

video: How To: Fold an Inflatable Boat or SUP for Storage

How To: Fold an Inflatable Boat or SUP for Storage (2:33)

One of the great things about inflatable rafts, catarafts, kayaks and SUP boards is that when not in use they can be deflated, taking up very little storage space. In this video the NRS Repairs crew gives you the tips and techniques to minimize stress on seams and material while they're being folded and tucked away.

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NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats
 
4.5

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Pros

  • Functional (18)
  • Lightweight (13)
  • Rugged (13)
  • Quick drying (12)
  • Cleans easily (8)

Cons

  • Can't choose color (3)

Best Uses

  • Boating / sailing (8)
  • Kayak / canoe / rafting (6)
  • Storage (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Intermediate (7), Advanced (3), Beginner (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
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4.0

Great Bag for Storage

By Ben

from Portland, OR

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Easily
  • Compact
  • Functional
  • Lightweight
  • Quick Drying
  • Rugged

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating

    Comments about NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats:

    Our 14 foot Otter raft fit in the XL with the thwarts and a few extra dry bags with room to spare. The bag should also function as a "bag of bags" to keep stuff contained in the raft on longer trips. It won't keep the mice out while the boat is in storage, but will keep it clean and contained, so just be sure to keep it somewhere the mice can't reach. Ours in under our bed.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Good. Product arrived promptly and in good condition.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    boat and dropstich floor fit, but it's snug.

    By Bugdunker

    from Nor-Cal

    About Me Beginner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Easily
    • Functional
    • Quick Drying
    • Rugged

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Boating

      Comments about NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats:

      I bought the large bag for my Dave Scadden, 14' boat and dropstich floor. It's a bit tricky when the pvc is cold, but I successfully folded and fit a wet boat and floor in 40 degree F temps into the bag - it took three people, but it worked. Makes it much easier for 1 person carrying of boat and floor together. I like the protection it offers and that it has vents. Overall pretty solid, I just think I should have gotten the XL for a little easier loading.

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      5.0

      An absolutely essential piece of gear...

      By Be Iniut

      from Northwest Ohio but paddling in PA

      About Me Intermediate

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Functional
      • Rugged

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Kayaking

        Comments about NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats:

        This is convenient for transporting your IK in your vehicle, en route to a camp ground or other lodging; and, absolutely essential if your intend to hike into a remote river for a few days of self-supported paddling (i.e. without multiple portages in and out). The shoulder straps / hip band are comparable to a quality back pack; and, if you're not packing a tandem IK, there is room for some gear in the Bag, itself, along with the possibility of securing other items to the top and bottom as you would with an actual back pack. The only considerations are: how minimal your camping set-up is; and, how much weight you are willing / able to carry.

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        5.0

        Happy IK er

        By Lksdjim

        from Ohio north coast , Lake Erie

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Easily
        • Compact
        • Functional
        • Lightweight
        • Quick Drying
        • Rugged

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Kayaking

          Comments about NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats:

          My IK NRS outlaw fits inside -great. It's what I wanted to transport the IK and store it out of the way. I even used the straps for back and walked around , a younger guy could go a long way.

          Service and delivery comments:

          On time -all good

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Nice Bag

          By MT Floater

          from Kalispell Montana

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Functional
          • Lightweight
          • Quick Drying
          • Rugged

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats:

              Nice bag, sizing chart was perfect. Only thing its missing is a shoulder strap to make moving it or carrying it easier.

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              • No

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              • NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats

                Q:

                I have an Intex Seahawk 2 (about 10' length). That should fit nicely in an medium bag, right? If I want to add couple of life vests, the inflatable seats and maybe the oars, should I go with a large?
                Asked on 4/17/2016 by Gigi from CT

                2 answers

                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  I can only guess that yes, it would probably fit your boat.
                  I have an Intex Mariner 3 boat, which is also just under 10' in length. but
                  has a hard bottom floor which takes up a lot of packing space. My boat
                  packs at almost ~70 lbs while your boat is about 1/3 of that. While I could
                  probably squeeze my boat into the medium bag it would be very tights and
                  too heavy for my to carry in one bag. so I store my main boat piece in the
                  NRS bag and the rest of the pieces (the seats, floor and oars) in a second
                  bag so that I can distribute the weight and carry them easier.
                  And as a side note: the NRA boat bag is really a great bag. It's sturdy,
                  durable and breathable. Good luck and happy boating.

                  Answered on 4/17/2016 by Dan from Portland, OR
                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Gigi, look in the Sizing tab for the capacities of the different bags. Then when you measure your gear you'll be able to make a good choice.

                  Answered on 4/17/2016 by Clyde from NRS
              • NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats

                Q:

                I have an outlaw 1 is it a good fit in the IK boat bag?
                Asked on 9/3/2015 by Lksdjim from Marblehead OH

                2 answers

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Yes, the Outlaw I IK will fit in the IK Boat Bag. The Outlaw II won't be as a good a fit.

                  Answered on 9/3/2015 by Clyde from NRS
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  Yes for sure! I have 2 of these bags with single IKs and I also have a double IK that fits just fine in the IK boat bag.
                  Cheers,
                  David
                  www.realmansman.com

                  Answered on 9/3/2015 by Anonymous
              • NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats

                Q:

                Please can you let me know if the Outlaw 1 inflatable kayak comes with a carry bag or case of some type?
                Asked on 7/28/2015 by Stephen from Houston, TX

                2 answers

                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  I do not know if it comes with a bag, HOWEVER, if it doesn't, I recommend
                  you look at the NRS KOSS Kitchen bag instead of an NRS boat bag.
                  http://www.nrs.com/product/2921/nrs-koss-kitchen-bag
                  Of course check the dimensions. I have a 16' inflatable SOAR canoe and it
                  fits the kitchen bag better than it fits ANY NRS boat bag. Its also easier
                  to pack in a car or truck.

                  Answered on 8/2/2015 by Anonymous
                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Stephen, it does not come with a carry bag. Check out the IK Bag, there on the Boat Bag page.

                  Answered on 7/28/2015 by Clyde from NRS
              • NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats

                Q:

                Will the Saturn 12' inflatable fit in the XL?
                Asked on 6/8/2015 by Gator from Versailles, KY

                3 answers

                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  We have a 14 ft aire. It fits 3 life jackets and the boat nicely
                  Sent from my iPhone

                  Answered on 6/8/2015 by Anonymous
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  Yes, it will; I have my 14' raft in one.
                  Terry Baker

                  Answered on 6/8/2015 by River Runner from Pagosa Springs, CO
                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Hmm, Gator, Saturn doesn't currently list a 12' boat in their whitewater rafts; perhaps yours is an earlier series. But a 12' boat should easily fit in the XL, and may fit in one of the smaller bags. Look at the dimensions under the Sizing tab to find the best fit.

                  Answered on 6/8/2015 by Clyde from NRS
              • NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats

                Q:

                Which bag would work the best for an Aire River Couch?
                Asked on 5/19/2015 by John from portland, OR

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  John, it'll be too big for the IK bag but should fit handily in the Medium.

                  Answered on 5/19/2015 by Clyde from NRS
              • NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats

                Q:

                Do the Large and X-Large bags have backpack straps, or just the smaller ones?
                Asked on 7/30/2014 by JoeSolar from Virginia

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Joe, only the smallest, the IK Bag, has shoulder straps.

                  Answered on 7/31/2014 by Clyde from NRS
              • NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats

                Q:

                i have 2 IK, 1 14" raft and 1 16" cat. I need bags for all 4 boats what sizes should I order
                Asked on 6/4/2014 by Aaron from Berkeley, CA

                2 answers

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Aaron, take a look in the Sizing tab for the dimensions of the bags. You'll probably need 2 IK, 1 M and a L. However, those suggested boat sizes were based on our Hypalon boats that roll up very compactly. If you have another makers boats, say in PVC or urethane, they may not be as compact. Safest is to roll your boats and compare the measurements.

                  Answered on 6/4/2014 by Clyde from NRS
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  I have a 14ft raft and I store it in a nrs BLUE bag. I also have a 11ft bucksbag pontoon
                  boat and I put it in a nrs RED bag. I would get one nrs BLUE for the raft and two nrs RED bags for the IK's\
                  and cat tubes. Hope this helps.

                  Answered on 6/4/2014 by River Runner from Pagosa Springs, CO
              • NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats

                Q:

                I'm trying to decide if my Aire Tributary Tomcat Tandem will fit in the IK bag or should I get the medium bag. I would like to put both Cheetah Chairs in the bag as well.
                Asked on 4/6/2014 by JoRoMafa from Las Vegas, NV

                3 answers

                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  The Aire Tributary is 13ft long. I use this for my NRS solo IK that is 10ft, and there is lots of extra room. I put ropes and other gear in the bag too. I also have a Helios two man sea Kayak, that is 13ft, and it fits fine. I would think your Aire Tributary will fit. Its a great bag, and I love the backpack straps. If it doesn't fit, I know that NRS will will work with you on the return, but I doubt you'll need it.
                  David L Clark

                  Answered on 4/6/2014 by Anonymous
                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  It should work fine. To double check measure your folded boat and compare against the bag's dimensions - 26"L x 23"W x 11"D.

                  Answered on 4/7/2014 by Clyde from NRS
                • A:

                  I put an Aire Tributary Tomcat Tandem in the IK bag along with the Wonderpump and the seats. It fits fine.

                  Answered on 6/10/2014 by Chris from Boulder, CO
              • NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats

                Q:

                Just purchased the Aire Lynx 2 and wondering which bag would be good for storing this one in.
                Asked on 3/14/2014 by ca$h from Santa Fe, NM

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  I think the IK size bag is going to be a tight fit for the Lynx II. The Medium will be a better choice.

                  Answered on 3/14/2014 by Clyde from NRS
              • NRS Boat Bag for Rafts,IKs and Cats

                Q:

                How many ounces is the medium bag? Not the shipping weight, just the bag weight. Trying to figure out if a hyside paddle cat can be shipped on a plane in the medium bag and still be under 50lbs... It's going to be close...
                Asked on 2/24/2014 by Nancy the Newbie

                2 answers

                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  Never weighed it. It is stout. I’d guess 3+/-1 pounds
                  David Stryker

                  Answered on 2/24/2014 by Anonymous
                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Nancy, the bag weighs 4.7 pounds. Hyside says the boat weighs 47 pounds, so doesn't look like this is an option for you. How about wrapping it in a plastic tarp and securing it with NRS cam straps?

                  Answered on 2/25/2014 by Clyde from NRS
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