NRS Reviews

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NRS Bandit I

rated 4 of 5 stars Bought it after a friend let me use his Duckie, but it was a totally different type of boat. The Bandit is small and maneuverable and a lot…
photo: NRS Bandit I
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NRS Vapor PFD

rated 4 of 5 stars A great low price paddling PFD. It may not offer all the bells and whistles of higher end PFDs, but it is made of high quality materials with…
photo: NRS Vapor PFD
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NRS MaverIK II

rated 5 of 5 stars I use this kayak five days a week all summer long. I can't say enough good things about this boat! Sturdy, durable, comfortable, light, easy…
photo: NRS MaverIK II
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NRS PackRaft

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Excellent product for getting into packrafting. Durable, easy to inflate, fine for short paddle trips away from roads. Too bulky to carry on…
photo: NRS PackRaft
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NRS Boaters Gloves

rated 1 of 5 stars A boaters glove that dries very slowly and falls apart when wet. As an occasional kayaker I would hope a boaters glove would hold up for more…
photo: NRS Men's Boaters Gloves
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NRS Extreme SAR Drysuit

rated 5 of 5 stars I have been teaching swift water rescue and swift water boat operations since 1985. I have used this suit now for the last 7 years and it is…
photo: NRS Extreme SAR Drysuit
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NRS NFPA Rescue Throw Bag

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Will save a life if USED CORRECTLY. (Practice.) I used this bag in Swift Water Rescue training. Works well and is easy enough to throw. Keep…
photo: NRS NFPA Rescue Throw Bag
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NRS DryLander Rawhide Sprayskirt

rated 4.5 of 5 stars An extremely durable, mid-line spray-skirt. Rubberized deck sheds water exceptionally well with an extremely dry and tight fit around the cockpit.
photo: NRS DryLander Rawhide Sprayskirt
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NRS Boaters Gloves

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Great blister and sun protection, but the palms "pill" quickly. I like these fingerless gloves a lot, but I'm not sure I will buy another pair…
photo: NRS Women's Boaters Gloves
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NRS HydroSkin Pant

rated 5 of 5 stars Very comfortable paddling pants, silky-smooth, with no annoying seams. I love my Hydroskin pants! They wick moisture from the body and dry quickly.
photo: NRS Women's HydroSkin Pant
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NRS HydroSilk Shirt L/S

rated 4 of 5 stars Form and function combine to make a great rash guard/paddling top—plus it looks cute! Silky-soft material with no bothersome seams. The Hydrosilk…
photo: NRS Women's HydroSilk Shirt L/S
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NRS Ricksack Dry Bag

rated 5 of 5 stars I have used NRS bags for twenty years, guiding on whitewater rivers my own gear is transported in these. Great product, simple features and…
photo: NRS Ricksack Dry Bag
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NRS Baron 4

rated 5 of 5 stars The Baron 4, from NRS, is an inflatable SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard). At 11'4"L X 3'W X 4"T; 26.6lbs. this inflatable beauty is portable enough…
photo: NRS Baron 4
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NRS Sea Kayak Paddle Float

rated 4 of 5 stars As the product name says, best used for sea kayaking. It rolls up into a compact package. It is well made, a good design, and easy to use. This…
photo: NRS Sea Kayak Paddle Float
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NRS Ninja PFD

rated 4 of 5 stars The lightest PFD with best best freedom of movement available. I got this life jacket from my employer at Pocono Whitewater, Jim Thorpe, Pa.
photo: NRS Ninja PFD
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NRS CVest Type III PFD

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Best PFD on the market for around $100. This is one of the best PFD I've used to date. Granted I'm not a white water nut, but I raft and canoe…
photo: NRS CVest Type III PFD
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NRS Storm Whistle

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Loud! Woah, if you are lost in the woods and need someone to hear you, well this is the small piece of plastic for you. I mean, yeesh, even…
photo: NRS Storm Whistle
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NRS MaverIK II

rated 5 of 5 stars This kayak is bomb proof! My Fire Department Swift Water Rescue Team is equipped with four of these inflatable kayaks. We keep two of them inflated…
photo: NRS MaverIK II
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NRS Extreme SAR Drysuit

rated 5 of 5 stars It is what it says it is — an EXTREME search and rescue drysuit! I work on a Fire Department Swift Water Rescue Team. Because of my familiarity…
photo: NRS Extreme SAR Drysuit
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NRS Maverick Glove

rated 5 of 5 stars An awesome, all weather DRY glove! My Fire Department Swift Water Rescue team trains in the river 12 months of the year and is called on for…
photo: NRS Maverick Glove
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NRS Guide Glove

rated 5 of 5 stars For cooler months, these gloves meet my requirements of keeping my hands warm and allowing my fingers to tie fishing knots and other tasks.
photo: NRS Guide Glove
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NRS Boaters Gloves

rated 5 of 5 stars For paddling in the warmer months, these gloves are the ticket to blister prevention and sun protection. I like the fingerless design, as I…
photo: NRS Men's Boaters Gloves
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NRS Boaters Gloves

rated 5 of 5 stars I have used them for about 4 paddles and I like them a lot. Now I don't paddle without them. I highly recommend. Thanks.
photo: NRS Men's Boaters Gloves
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NRS Pro Compact Rescue Throw Bag

rated 5 of 5 stars Good solid design. Never paddle without it. Thanks
photo: NRS Pro Compact Rescue Throw Bag
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NRS Pilot Knife

rated 4 of 5 stars
photo: NRS Pilot Knife
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NRS Storm Whistle

rated 5 of 5 stars Super bright orange whistle. I had to plug my ears when I blew it full blast.
photo: NRS Storm Whistle
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NRS Pilot Knife

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is a great sturdy knife! It's always sharp and right there. It also has a neat little spring function that pops it right into your hand,…
photo: NRS Pilot Knife
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NRS Descent Water Shoe

rated 2.5 of 5 stars As a river guide on the Nolichuky, I needed a shoe that could grip wet rocks in and out of the river. These don't do it at all. You might as…
photo: NRS Men's Descent Water Shoe
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NRS Attack Shoe

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This was an excellent shoe over the year I had it BUT it started to smell so bad inside I had to let them go to the trash, too expensive and…
photo: NRS Attack Shoe