Here are some useful things that you may wish to know about - if you have any suggestions for additional items please contact us!

How to choose a Child’s Lifejacket – RNLI SeaSafety Guide

Here at Nipper Skipper we have chosen to stock Crewsaver lifejackets – after all they are the lifejackets of choice for the RNLI! For an informative, simple guide on how to pick and fit a lifejacket for your child go to the experts, RNLI here

RYA & Crewsaver Guide to Fitting a Child’s Lifejacket -Watch the Short film guide

Re-packing a child’s lifejacket 

Helpful Instructions from Crewsaver on how to repack your Crewfit Junior 150N Inflatable Lifejacket can be found here

And a really useful video on repacking your 150N can be found here

Safety Advisory Notice RYA – 01/2014

The first ever safety digest for leisure boaters published by the RYA. An invauable read and reminder can be found here

Technical Specifications – Didriksons Guides

Didriksons have a comprehensive set of guides relating to product materials and their performance. For a full listing and explanations, please go to their website here

Servicing Lifejackets

For a really useful guide and advice on servicing visit Crewsavers’ page here for all the details you might need.

There’s also a very useful film explaining the importance of caring for and maintaining your lifejacket


Find out what we do

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We offer functional and fashionable clothing for outdoor adventurers 0-10 years. We've got clothing for ALL weathers, UV50+ swim wear, layering clothing and kids waterproofs, plus accessories!
Practical kit alongside technical safety gear, for children aged 0-10 years who enjoy messing about in boats or just having fun outdoors.
Whether you're whizzing about on motorboats, relaxing on a canal holiday or hoisting your sails every week with the kids in the cockpit, we understand that your nipper skipper needs to be warm, safe and comfortable.

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