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by Steve Whetman
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: New Wizard's Sleeve
Replies: 3
Views: 904

Re: New Wizard's Sleeve

by Steve Whetman
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: New Extreme Race Kayak
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Re: New Extreme Race Kayak

by Steve Whetman
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: New Extreme Race Kayak
Replies: 1
Views: 702

New Extreme Race Kayak

The New Manta from Lettmann Extreme race pedigree Built for the gnarliest rapids Available Spring 2018 RRP £950 https://www.whetmanequipment.com/lettman-manta.html Lettmann take their time when creating a new boat. They will refine it, test it, refine again, invite others to test and refine, refine...
by Steve Whetman
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: Bullet
Replies: 0
Views: 466

Bullet

Lettmann Bullet. A classic river play boat. River runner, wave carver, flat spinner, tail squirter. Perfik. rrp £875.00. Demo in Devon & at Whitewater The Canoe Centre Shepperton. . https://www.whetmanequipment.com/lettmann-bullet.html https://media.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/uploads/74759/15157531214...
by Steve Whetman
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Paddle recommendations?
Replies: 37
Views: 4284

Re: Paddle recommendations?

To Douglas Wilcox "Hi Steve I have a very different view, just in case someone is tempted by your words to order one without trying it, may I express my opinion?" Hi Douglas, regarding your comments your review of the Ergonom Pro Sea sounds odd although each is of course entitled to their own opinio...
by Steve Whetman
Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: New Wizard's Sleeve
Replies: 3
Views: 904

New Wizard's Sleeve

The new Wizard's Sleeve Combine the Wizard's Sleeve with a Whetman Equipment HMS krab + krabstick and you get a paddle hook which is super quick to set up. The sleeve will grip the blade and then simply slide off once contact has been made. It is adjustable to fit all paddles and as can be seen in ...
by Steve Whetman
Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Waka TUna sparydeck
Replies: 5
Views: 686

Re: Waka TUna sparydeck

Whetman Equipment Pressure Deck and Gripper Deck will fit.
And super dry.
https://www.whetmanequipment.com/spraydecks.html
by Steve Whetman
Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Paddle recommendations?
Replies: 37
Views: 4284

Re: Paddle recommendations?

You MUST try the Lettmann Ergonom Pro Sea - its a proper ergonomic cranked shaft with a 3D profile blade. Adjustable length & feather with the two piece version. It is head and shoulders above everything else on the market. The question is are you worthy of the best paddle on the planet? Info here: ...
by Steve Whetman
Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Why bent gate carabineers on tow ropes?
Replies: 11
Views: 1328

Re: Why bent gate carabineers on tow ropes?

Whetman Equipment use DMM carabiners on all the current Sea Contact Lines & Sea Guide Towlines. These DMM carabiners are named "Argon" & are bent gate with snag free "keyhole" gates. Full info on maintenance can be found on the website pages of the above products. They will last a long time if maint...
by Steve Whetman
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: Robust Tiedown Roof Rack Straps made in Devon
Replies: 0
Views: 469

Robust Tiedown Roof Rack Straps made in Devon

From the workshop in Devon we are now making mega strong straps using the polyester webbing from our rescue products. The stainless steel buckles have no springs or cams and will not slacken under use. Once tensioned the buckles require the red pull tab to release. Yellow 3 metre rrp £15.50 pair Re...
by Steve Whetman
Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: Zoelzer Roof Racks
Replies: 0
Views: 481

Zoelzer Roof Racks

Whetman Equipment are proud to partner with Zoelzer who make Roof bars and roofrack systems specifically for loading kayaks & canoes. Zoelzer is a family owned business who are kayakers & also engineers. Their roof rack systems are held in very high esteem throughout europe. Zoelzer aluminium profi...
by Steve Whetman
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: New Rescue Device - Whetman Equipment Krab Stick
Replies: 1
Views: 758

Re: New Rescue Device - Whetman Equipment Krab Stick

We have discovered the Krabsticks fit a wide variety of karabiners - HMS and snapgates.

Also useful for climbing as a micro clip stick.

Clip stick demo:
by Steve Whetman
Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: New Rescue Device - Whetman Equipment Krab Stick
Replies: 1
Views: 758

New Rescue Device - Whetman Equipment Krab Stick

An original design by Whetman Equipment. http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p638/swhetman/A7%20front%20web_zpsatudhqgv.jpg http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p638/swhetman/A7%20back%20text%20krabstick%20web_zpsen7d8lbi.jpg http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p638/swhetman/Paddle%20hms%20%20KS_zps...
by Steve Whetman
Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: NEW THROWLINES
Replies: 0
Views: 570

NEW THROWLINES

Whetman Equipment New Throwlines We have designed rescue throwlines. They are different. They are THE LIGHTEST throwlines. Priority brief: Designed to REACH a swimmer. The Compact 12m can fit in your PFD pocket. Suitable for river & marine environments. Fitted with floating webbing or 8mm kernmante...
by Steve Whetman
Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Anyone tried Kari-tek easy load roof bars or Thule slidebars?
Replies: 3
Views: 959

Re: Anyone tried Kari-tek easy load roof bars or Thule slidebars?

The other option is the Zoelzer Hublift system, see a video of it in use here, scroll to the bottom of the page: http://www.whetmanequipment.com/videos.html
by Steve Whetman
Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: NEW SPRAYDECKS BY WHETMAN EQUIPMENT
Replies: 3
Views: 851

Re: NEW SPRAYDECKS BY WHETMAN EQUIPMENT

Here is an insight into the new spraydecks straight from the Whetman HQ Shed for you to enjoy from the comfort & safety of your own screen wherever you may be on the surface of this planet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1GtS-Mrong Even more info at http://www.whetmanequipment.com If in doubt boo...
by Steve Whetman
Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: Lettmann Granate creek boat
Replies: 5
Views: 1407

Re: Lettmann Granate creek boat

DEMO BOATS NOW AT

CARDIF IWW - 029 20829980

LEE VALLEY - 01932 247978

HOLME PIERPOINT - 0115 9816815
by Steve Whetman
Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: NEW SPRAYDECKS BY WHETMAN EQUIPMENT
Replies: 3
Views: 851

Re: NEW SPRAYDECKS BY WHETMAN EQUIPMENT

Spraydecks

Now available at these shops:

Whitewater Consultancy
Up And Under
Canoe & Kayak Store
Whitewater The Canoe Centre
Border Kayaks
AS Watersports


Full info at http://www.whetmanequipment.com/spraydecks.html
by Steve Whetman
Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: NEW SPRAYDECKS BY WHETMAN EQUIPMENT
Replies: 3
Views: 851

NEW SPRAYDECKS BY WHETMAN EQUIPMENT

This month we are very proud to present to the kayaking tribe proper performance decks. Made in Europe by expert spraydeck engineers. Available in selected kayak shops. Full info at http://www.whetmanequipment.com http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p638/swhetman/Pressure%202%20web_zpskf1ah3un.jpg
by Steve Whetman
Thu Sep 22, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: Lettmann Granate creek boat
Replies: 5
Views: 1407

Re: Lettmann Granate creek boat

NEW BATCH NOW IN STOCK

Delivered to selected kayak stores. Which store?
Go to the stockists page of http://www.whetmanequipment.com


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by Steve Whetman
Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment
Replies: 8
Views: 1372

Re: NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment

NEW HOT OFF THE PRESS Illustrated simple to follow diagrams how to set up the Whetman Equipment WW Rescue Python Pig Rig. Available now as a download from http://www.whetmanequipment.com http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p638/swhetman/How%20to%20set%20up%20pigrig%20web_zpsltb9ou5x.jpg PYTHON PIG ...
by Steve Whetman
Thu Jul 14, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: Lettmann Granate creek boat
Replies: 5
Views: 1407

Re: Lettmann Granate creek boat

Visit the Lettmann factory and it is clear they inhale too much resin Look at these custom Granates Custom graphics available to order on the Large Granate http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p638/swhetman/bullett20colour20options_zpswrivzmzg.jpg http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p638/swhetman/Lo...
by Steve Whetman
Thu Jun 23, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: Lettmann Granate creek boat
Replies: 5
Views: 1407

Re: Lettmann Granate creek boat

Demo Granates now available at Lee Valley WW crse and at Cardiff WW crse, also to be at the Dart this autumn.
by Steve Whetman
Wed Jun 15, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: Lettmann Granate creek boat
Replies: 5
Views: 1407

Lettmann Granate creek boat

Declaration
The Pope Smokes Dope
AND
There are Granate creek boats available in the UK!


Info at
http://www.whetmanequipment.com

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by Steve Whetman
Tue May 31, 2016 10:06 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment
Replies: 8
Views: 1372

Re: NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment

The Python is being used every day in Zanskar, India by Pure Land Expeditions

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by Steve Whetman
Tue May 10, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment
Replies: 8
Views: 1372

Re: NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment

This kit is now in stock & available in professional kayak shops!
by Steve Whetman
Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: New Duffel Drybags from Whetman Eqpt
Replies: 4
Views: 1075

Re: New Duffel Drybags from Whetman Eqpt

Hi John, I can fit two full 20L Drybag Duffels easily into the rear of my creekboat & it has a foam pillar. My boat is a standard size creek boat - Lettmann Granate size large . 20L : Dimensions when packed length 50cm, height 24cm, circumference 76cm http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p638/swhetm...
by Steve Whetman
Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:04 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment
Replies: 8
Views: 1372

Re: NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment

Hi John,
The Python 5m is £17.50
A Ring Pull Prussik is £4.95

The Pig Rig set is £45.00

cheers
Steve
by Steve Whetman
Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment
Replies: 8
Views: 1372

Re: NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment

Hi John, Thanks for your comment. The load rating of the Ring Pull Prussik is 6kN maximum working load, the prussik knot itself is likely to slip before this force is reached. The prussik cord itself is a polyester kernmantel cord which is flexible & thin enough to wrap & bind onto river lines of di...
by Steve Whetman
Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: Products and Media
Topic: NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment
Replies: 8
Views: 1372

NEW Python 5m & Pig Rig System by Whetman Equipment

New river haul system available from end of April . Available in professional kayaks shops from end of April 2016. More info: http://www.whetmanequipment.com/python-5m--pig-rig.html http://i1159.photobucket.com/albums/p638/swhetman/Python%20print%20web%20pic_zpsk0ueosdt.jpg http://i1159.photobucket...