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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.


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Sweet Strutter

Sweet Strutter In Dirt Black

The iconic Strutter has been improved to improve the performance and fit. Great for keep glare and spray away from the paddlers eyes, this helmet looks stylish, yet also offers head protection.



Sweet Wanderer

Sweet Protection Wanderer

Still a firm favourite the world-over, and available in three sizes. The Wanderer offers great all round protection, and loved by raft guides and other white-water enthusiasts.




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.



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.




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.



Peak Predator Uno

Peak Predatro Uno helemt

The lightest, most minimal helmet we have come across. Favoured by racers, where comfort and ventilation are paramount during competition use.





WRSI S-Turn Elbow Pads

WRSI S-Turn Elbow Pads

Elbow protection for those wanting to run the steep, rocky rivers of the UK. Available in two sizes and designed to have plenty of adjustment to be worn over drysuits or paddling jackets. White water elbow pads.


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