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Dagger Nova – First Impressions

If you were boating in the late 1990s or early 2000s you were probably paddling a full-slice kayak. The reality is many of us have continued to paddle full-slices long after they were being made. But as with most things if you hold on long enough a design will come back around with an update.

Enter the Nova, the younger sibling of the Super Nova, boasting a design that promises top-tier performance and unforgettable adventures. Drawing inspiration from the full-slice models of yesteryear, this high-performance playboat incorporates a host of modern features that only Dagger can deliver with finesse.

Dagger Nova - First Impressions
Dagger Nova – First Impressions
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Sweet Protection Supernova 2016 – First Look

We had a box of goodies arrive at Unsponsored HQ last week containing lots of gear from Sweet Protection.

Sweet Protection Supernova 2016 - First Look

One of the first items out of the box was the Sweet Protection Supernova 2016.

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Current Kit – July 2014

The old current kit topics on the forum were always popular, so I thought I’d give you all an update of my current kit for July 2014.

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Sweet Protection Supernova Dry Top – Review

I have been using a Sweet Protection Shadrach dry top for the last couple of years when it gets a little warm for a full dry suit. It has served me well has stood up to the test of time. For 2014 Sweet protection have released the new Supernova dry top and thanks to the guys at Sweet I have been able to give one of the new Supernova dry tops in Gunmetal blue a good test for review here.

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Now I must start off with the fact that Sweet kit is pretty expensive. The Goretex Pro shell Supernova retails at a huge £399. Now that this is out in the open and out of the way lets consider what you are getting for your hard earned cash.

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