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A waterproof backpack is easy to carry and keeps things dry when going to and from the boat. We put Red Paddle's new 30 litre dry bag through its paces

Waterproof backpack tested: Red Paddle 30 litreWe tied the waterproof backpack to an anchor to pull it underwater. It only let in a tiny amount of water. Credit: Theo Stocker

A waterproof backpack or drybag is essential for keeping valuables safe on damp dinghy rides.

Red Paddle’s new 30-litre waterproof backpack features reinforcement against abrasion, padded back panels and shoulder straps, a chest strap, bottle pouches and a zipped external pocket.

Inside is a removable padded laptop sleeve with pockets.

A roll top and side clips keep the bag securely closed.

Waterproof backpack tested: Red Paddle 30 litre

The waterproof backpack was a useful daybag afloat and ashore. Credit: Theo Stocker

We fully submerged the bag for half an hour and only a little water found its way inside.

For a downpour or lying in the bottom of a wet dinghy, welded seams make the bag totally waterproof.

Our only niggles were for more adjustment on the side closure straps and for a slightly larger laptop sleeve.

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The external pocket is only splashproof.

This is a really good all-round dry backpack, comfy to wear even fully loaded.

It is robustly made and feels good quality, and the additional pockets, internal and external, made this a useful day bag.

Price: £99.95

Buy it now from Red Paddle

www.redpaddleco.com


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