Bomber Gear’s new Palguin series is constructed from Neoshell by Polartec.
Waterproof technology has remained about the same since the very first hard shell. Breathability is achieved through diffusion: moisture and heat create enough pressure that moisture vapor finally passes through the fabric. Soft shells trade waterproofness for greater breathability by making use of convection: a constant exchange of air allows more moisture vapor to escape. Continue reading
Still a growth area within the paddling world SOT design is developing rapidly. Dagger have just launched the new Roam for the 2015 season.
For 2015 Mad River Canoes are launching a new material for use in its line of canoes. From the images it looks like some sort of composite material and could be ideal for those looking for a tough but light canoe.
After the huge success of the Brewer and Brewess, Astral have developed a new shoe called the Loyak.
The Loyak has a much lower profile than the Brewer. The upper of the Loyak is constructed from 1000 denier Cordura Nylon and the sole is made of G.15 rubber (The replacement for 5:10 stealth rubber).
Another great run down from the guys at Rapid Media. This time a look at Bomber gear’s new dry suit and in particular their use of the neoshell material from Polartec. I used Bomber gear kit many years ago and loved it so am looking forward to trying this new bit of kit out later in the year.
Pyranha have launched their new 9R kayak at this years OR. Check out Rapid Medias run down of the new boat. Continue reading