The new updated River Wrap PFD from PEAKUK is due spring 2022 and will retail at £185.
The PEAKUK River Wrap PFD won Product of The Year at Paddle Expo in 2021.Continue reading
We have had at least one pair of Astral Brewers at Unsponsored HQ since there launch back in around 2013.
In that time I think we have had three pairs, so it is about time we published a full review.Continue reading
The Palm Side swing HMS Karabiner looks like a fairly conventional karabiner that has had some weight shaved off and a trick anodised colour applied. I thought exactly this when it landed here at Unsponsored HQ.
I didn’t even look at the name, as it was obscured by the paperwork, before removing the karabiner from its display card and checking out the gate action.
When you pick up a karabiner it is compulsory to test out the gate action. That is the point that I realised the Palm side swing karabiner was a little bit different.Continue reading
The Reader’s Ride series is back for 2020. This series showcases the kit that boaters just like you are using. This is the first for 2020 from Keith Elliott.
Silverbirch Agent 8.8 fitted with Tribal air bags.
Zap Gen 2 custom paddle (import from USA)Continue reading
Adrian Mattern has 9 tips to make your drysuit last longer.
I have been abusing drysuits for so many years now that I figured out a few key points which- if you take SOME care about, will maximize the lifetime of your drysuit by a lot! I have realized that just by taking a few caretaking steps there is absolutely no need to get a new drysuit every single season or so.Adrian Mattern
A throwline is a must have piece of equipment for all kayakers and canoeists. We have had a Nookie Hornet 18m Rescue Throwline 8mm (9kN) in for review at Unsponsored for quite a few months. We are pretty familiar with Nookie’s Throwlines having owned and used quite a few over the last 30+ years of paddling.Continue reading
Palm Equipment’s Ace PFD is now available.Continue reading
Welcome to Movie Monday 10 June 2019 at Unsponsored. We’ve got a stack of edit for you to check out this week.