The NRS Chaos Water Helmet is an excellent choice for kayakers, rafters, stand-up paddlers and canoeists looking for safe, economical and comfortable head protection. This adjustable helmet gives you the features you need and the style you want at a price that won't break the bank.
|Approval:||CE EN 1385 Safety Standards|
|Black - S||42605.03.112||0603403190332|
|Black - M †||42605.03.117||0603403190363|
|Black - L||42605.03.122||0603403190431|
|Black - XL||42605.03.127||0603403190486|
|Blue - S||42605.03.111||0603403190301|
|Blue - M||42605.03.116||0603403190349|
|Blue - L||42605.03.121||0603403190400|
|Blue - XL||42605.03.126||0603403190448|
|Yellow - S †||42605.03.114||0603403190318|
|Yellow - M †||42605.03.119||0603403190387|
|Yellow - L||42605.03.124||0603403190417|
|Yellow - XL||42605.03.129||0603403190462|
|Size||Head Circ (cm)|
|XS||20.7 - 21.3in / 52.5 - 54|
|S||21.3 - 21.9in / 54 - 55.5|
|M||21.9 - 22.6in / 55.5 - 57.5|
|L||22.6 - 23.4in / 57.5 - 59.5|
|XL||23.4 - 24.2in / 59.5 - 61.5|
Luckily I haven't had chance to see how well it takes an impact but it appears to be put together well. It doesn't fit as well as I had hoped even after adjusting it a dozen times.
Not very comfortable. I got a large and it fits fine except the back strap has a metal clip that cuts into the back of my head.
I used the fit guide on the NRS web site because ACK doesn't have one :-/ (see below if you want to know how to size your helmet.) Picked the medium since I was in between the small and medium. Glad I did. I think NRS uses ovoid/egg-shaped models for their helmets. There is plenty of room front/back but the sides are very snug. Not uncomfortable but there is constant pressure and you know you are wearing a helmet for sure. Otherwise a nice helmet, not heavy, but then it's not light as a feather either. It's well-made and looks like it will keep your brains pretty safe if you bash your noggin on a risk or something. Size Head Circ.(cm) Head Circ. (in) XS 52.5-54 20.7-21.3 S 54-55.5 21.3-21.9 M 55.5-57.5 21.9-22.6 L 57.5-59.5 22.6-23.4 XL 59.5-61.5 23.4-24.2
We have added the fit guide to our listing - sorry for the inconvenience, but thanks for pointing it out!
Fit is ok... I have an XL head. Wanted a Red one but not available... lastly the snaps on the removable ear pieces are not very robust, will probably end up just leaving them off.