Because we want you home safe, we stock a range of survival gear that is useful to both the wild adventure and family camper.
The Nude Food Mover range is engineered to make it easier for you to pack wrap-free and healthy lunches everyday. Nude Food Movers have every type of meal covered including: lunch at school, at work, on the go, as well as snack boxes, stackable snack tubes, fruit movers and a wide range of insulated and convenient covers and carriers to suit your life.
We have some great lifesaving GPS trackers and devices that help you stay connected while you are out for your adventure, Some of our best gear include inReach and SPOT products.
Emergency Locator Beacons are must for anyone heading into the outdoors, so no matter if you are hunting, fishing, kayaking or just plain tramping a Beacon is a must.
406 MHz distress beacons are highly sophisticated pieces of electronic engineering designed to save lives.
Understanding how they and the global safety system works is not only interesting but might also assist in determining what sort of devices would best suit your particular outdoor activity.
All beacon owners and potential owners should familiarise themselves with regulations and recommendations regarding the carrying of ELTs, EPIRBs or PLBs relevant to their particular outdoor activity and the steps required to ensure the beacon is registered with the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand.
PLBs are typically cheaper and smaller and from an electronic perspective are exactly the same as an EPIRB. Both transmit the same burst of half second data at exactly the same power output at exactly the same time intervals, both transmit a constant 0.25 watt homing signal and both are required to be waterproof. But that is where the similarity ends.
It is important to understand the differences between an EPIRB and a PLB, these are:
Before purchasing or hiring a beacon it is important to consider a number of factors
It is important to understand why you should not give in to temptation and purchase your distress beacon overseas at a considerable discount to the price from a local retailer.