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Helmets for Canoeing and Kayaking

White Water Kayaking and Canoeing Helmets

All paddlers on moving water, whether it be surf or tackling white-water rapids should wear a well-fitted water sports helmet. As these are considered safety equipment, and all the helmets listed below meet CE regulations. More basic helmets are favoured by canoe clubs and outdoor centres, as they are quick to adjust for a wide range of head sizes. For those wanting to run harder white water, a helmet made out of state of the art materials should be considered for additional protection.

Sweet Rocker

Sweet Rocker - The Ultimate River Running Helmet

Perhaps the kayaking helmet offering the most protection available. Manufactured with cutting edge design and the most effective materials against high impacts.


Sweet Wanderer

Sweet Wanderer Kayaking Running Helmet

Strong durable white water helmet the offers premium protection with a focus on maximum comfort.


WRSI Current

wrsi current white water helmet

An affordable helmet, available in a range of colours and sizes to suit a wide range of individuals. This is the Mark 2 version, with improved fit characteristics and ventilation openings in the shell.


WRSI Current Pro

wrsi current pro helmet

Based on the best selling Standard Current helmet, the Pro version comes with removable ear pads to prevent water ingress into the paddlers ears and a helmet for improved visibility.


Palm Shuck

Palm Shuck Helmet

Like a pea in a pod the Palm shuck has been designed to give a comfortable ergonomic fit, available in a full range of sizes and colours.


NRS Havoc

NRS Havoc

A lightweight, vented helmet, that is very popular with clubs and centres due to it's 'rapid fit 'adjustment dial on the rear of the helmet. One size fits a wide range of head sizes.


Palm AP2000

Palm AP2000 helemt

One size, full cut helmet with ear protection and maximum head coverage. A classic helmet from Palm and favoured by centres due to the easily adjustable inner cradle.


Palm AP4000

Half Cut Version of the Shred Ready Standard Helmet

The cut down version of the AP4000 comes in two sizes, to provide a lightweight helmet that is small enough to fit junior paddlers. A perfect first helmet.