Our Top Picks for Canoeing Equipment – Part 1

O’Neill Boost 300g Drysuit – O’Neill are well known for their quality gear on the water sports scene and this item is a good example as to just why that is. The Boost Drysuit not only appears stylish with its slick black look but it will keep you completely dry whilst your out there on the water. All too often the most effective drysuits can cause you to overheat and feel stuffy inside it however this nylon made one is loose and breathable meaning not only will you stay bone dry but you’ll also be comfortable too.

Freegrace Waterproof Dry Bags – Keeping on the theme of remaining dry whilst in your canoe, you’ll want to make sure all your valuables and supplies stay dry too, you’ll need to make sure you have a bag that is water tight. The Freegrace Waterproof Dry Bags keep your things both dry and safe. You’ll be able to go for it with confidence knowing everything’s locked up tightly in here. You can get the main backpack in various sizes and even better, it comes with an extra too bags too, a waist pouch and a phone case that are also waterproof.

Pro-Tec Ace Water Helmet – If you’re planning on facing more vigorous waters whilst rowing on the waves then you’ll likely want to stay safe and get yourself a quality helmet. The Pro-Tec Ace Water Helmet is a great choice and one of the best on the market today. This model boasts some of the finest protective headgear technology, it has a high-density injection moulded ABS shell and an EVA liner that’s water proof to keep your noggin dry as well as protected. There are also plenty of vents so you don’t need to worry about getting stuffy, you can be assured that this is comfy too. If that’s not enough you can have the choice between both a black a red model to match your style, this model has it all.

Onyx Curve MOVEVENT Paddle Sports PFD – One of the most valuable bits of gear a canoer can own is a life vest, who knows how hairy it will get when you’re out there and if it does this thing will literally be a lifesaver. It’s a vital piece of equipment and the Onyx Curve MOVEVENT Paddle Sports PFD is one of the best available on the market. The main draw to this jacket is its lack of obstruction, allowing you to move your arms freely, back and forth whilst you paddle away. It also fits to the body like a dream. It’s a tough bit of kit, with a high durability level it won’t let you down when the times are tough whilst still remaining lightweight thanks to its foam build. Once again you have a wide array of choices when it comes to colour, there are plenty of bright options available, so you can find the perfect one to bring out your eyes.