A New Era - Great Machinery for MORE Great Products

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There have been some big additions to the North Water shop recently. They're the strong silent type, and we love the work that they do. They include 2 x 40 amp Radio Frequency (RF) Welders and a 25 ton Italian built Beam Press. The RF Welder uses radio waves to form a durable waterproof bond between two layers of polyurethane fabric without any stitch holes. Our first product to roll out from the RF Welders is our Rapid Survival System. Keep a look out as there will be plenty more new products rolling out in the near future. Since these...

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RSS Shipment for BC SARA

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Large stack of packaged RSSs

We have been busy since releasing our next advancement in Swiftwater rescue, the Rapid Survival System. The first shipment of 50 units is heading out the door and is destined for the Men and Women of the BC Search and Rescue Association.

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The Rapid Survival System has arrived.

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Full RSS Package

The Rapid Survival System is the most important advancement for Professional Rescue in many years.

Developed with a group of SAR professionals, the RSS is designed to provide rapid and significant additional floatation and assistance for rescuers in potentially threatening situations.

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The Journey of Two Decks - An Evolution

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Frank Wolf Spray Deck
Photo Credit: Frank Wolf

Two Canoe Spray Decks, with a combined 268 days of serious use on the water and about 10,794 km travelled. Frank Wolf is a Canadian filmmaker, adventurer, writer, and environmentalist and he has certainly put our Spray Decks through their paces much more than most of us who don't "work" out of our canoes for a living.

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4-Bailer Transport Canada Approved

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The North Water 4-Bailer is your all-in-one compact safety kit and is now available in two sizes. The 50' buoyant heaving line has a 850 ml bailing pocket, a pealess whistle, and a high visibility reflective strip. This meets all your Transport Canada safety requirements (minus a PFD) for a small vessel.

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