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Great Barrier Island » A group of buddies with a simple plan: ditch the city lights of Auckland, load sea kayaks with a ton of food and beer, and explore Great Barrier Island.

Hitting Rock Bottom on the Cheyenne River » With five canceled permits between the four of them, this South Dakota crew needed to get on a river. Any river. And so they launched on the Cheyenne River.

All Forward: Guiding Through a Pandemic » Faced with an uncertain future, our inner guide commands ‘All Forward.’ And if we dig in, we’ll come out on the other side together.

Pristine Rivers and Final Casts in Chilean Patagonia » Determined to fish and camp until the very end, Zach ends his 18-month fly-fishing road trip with two dear friends and a final solo adventure in Chile.

A New Zealand Adventure: Sea Kayaking The White Cloud » Adventure doesn’t have to be hardcore, sometimes the most extreme part of a sea kayaking trip is the scenery, which makes New Zealand a perfect choice.

Creeks That Switch Direction: Paddling in South Carolina’s Low Country » Beyond the highways and subdivisions of South Carolina’s Low Country, tidal creeks wind through marshland creating a unique landscape for paddlers to explore.

Together in the Tail Waves » Boaters are pros at handling hardship, food shortages and toilet paper conservation, but their current struggle is facing adversity without their tribes.

Five Places More Isolated Than Your Living Room » Hunkered down in one of the few places in the world with zero confirmed cases of COVID-19, social distancing isn’t a new thing for Erik Boomer.

My Roll Broke » With no clear science behind why and how, the Broken Roll can strike any paddler despite their skill level. Here, Kira shares some popular causes and remedies.

About NRS: Northwest River Supplies

In 1972, with only $2,000 in his personal savings, Bill Parks started Northwest River Supplies with one mission: to help others raft. 42 years later, Bill sold NRS to its employees. Today, the 100% employee-owned business strives to continue Bill’s legacy helping people pursue passions on the water. At our Moscow, Idaho headquarters you’ll find passionate water-lovers just like you, from rafters to whitewater kayakers, sea kayakers to stand up paddlers, kayak anglers to fly fishermen. Our lives, and livelihoods, are drawn to water.

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Consumer Information

It’s come to our attention that possibly one or more production runs of the bilge pump may have been assembled without properly setting the adhesive for the gasket head into the piston. For the pumps with this defect, the pump quickly and easily fails, rendering the pump useless. Our research shows these pumps are limited to lot# 201804 (this number is located under the yellow foam float on the pump body).

To see if you have a defective pump, aggressively work the piston a dozen or so times. If the pump holds intact, you do not have a faulty pump. If your pump gasket releases, you’ll immediately notice it. The piston will slide free and the pump will not function as designed. Please contact NRS and we will replace the pump at once.