Gath RV (retractable visor) Helmet:
GATH RV Helmet is chosen by Professionals and sports enthusiasts in all water sports. The full face visor is fully adjustable to any postition to provide both total vision and maximum face protection against the damaging elements, sun, wind and salt water spray. It's advanced design features, unique close fit, stable design has made it a world leader since 1992.
Gath RV Helmet Features:
Gath helmets are made from quality materials to strict specifications and are built to last and are backed with a 3 year warranty. All materials are strong, durable, rust proof and will withstand harsh climate conditions and temperature extremes.
- Shell: UV stable, impact resistant, quality ABS plastic.
- Visors: UV stable, shatter proof, quality polycarbonate plastic.
- Liner: Multi impact EVA closed cell foam.
- Headband: 3mm thick stretchible Neoprene.
- Fittings: All Gath helmet custom built screws and rivets are made from strong non corrosive, salt water resistant materials.
- Retention system is made using non stretch standards approved webbing, standards approved quick release buckles for a secure retention and are fitted with a neoprene anti rash sleeve for added comfort.
Enjoy your sport longer
Many hardcore sports crew who are in their 30?s, today suffer eye, ear and skin problems which are the result of time hard at it without adequate protection since their mid to late teens. With crew as young as 6 or 7 already carving in most sports today, the potential for such problems is greatly increased and with it the potential for long term health disorders. Add to that the high level of radical performance that today?s sports demand and there is a clear-cut case that using adequate protection is a smart alternative. None use of adequate protective gear must increase the risk of injury. Avoid years of pain, medical expense and possible fatal injury and enjoy your sport longer.
Best travel insurance
Nothing will ruin your holidays as quickly as accidental head injury, (even minor cuts requiring stitches), especially when travelling to remote areas. The Gath helmet is an inexpensive form of insurance that may minimise the risk of injury and help ensure a good time.
Reduce the risk of head injury
Treatment for head injury can be painful, costly and complicated. Wearing a Gath helmet will help prevent serious injury and could save your life.
Many users of Gath say wearing head protection provides extra confidence to really go for it. Please note : Gath Headgear offers some protection against impact injury and may build confidence? however, it is no substitute for common sense and may not afford protection from serious injury or death. Gath Headgear is not recommended for use on roads or highways or for use as a crash helmet.
Avoid ear ache
Gath's unique audio system opens to improve hearing and ventilation OR closes to shut out cold wind chill to help avoid ear ache and long term ear problems.
Gath performs so well
After a few sessions, Gath performs so well you forget you're wearing anything on your head. Like most equipment, it takes a little getting used to. At first the sensation of having your head enclosed is strange but quickly you feel comfortable in Gath. Use your Gath a few times before making any judgements about it, especially in water sports – and soon you will feel naked without it. Certainly the high usage of Gath by many pros and freestyle extremists is proof that Gath makes sense and is ideal for many sports.
Stops neck rash
Gath's lycra rash sleeve prevents neck rash for maximum comfort during long sessions.
Gath's lightweight streamlined design and soft foam cushion provide total comfort and freedom of movement.
Best ever fit
Gath's patented design provides an ultra snug stable fit.
Anyone who is knocked unconscious in the water runs a very real risk of drowning. Gath covers the temple area and ears to help reduce this risk.
Avoid sunburn, face and eyes
The Gath Retractable visor protects your face and eyes against damaging sunlight and stinging salt spray.
Avoid sun damage
The Gath visor provides more than 98% UV protection to the face and head and helps prevent deadly skin cancers forming.
Lightweight layer of defence
Gath's 2mm thick shatter proof plastic shell combines with a moulded soft foam lining to provide an ultra lightweight layer of defence latest space age plastic Gath is made from the latest space age high impact resistant plastics designed to withstand years of exposure to saltwater and direct sunlight
Gath's innovative audio system
Gath's innovative audio vents rotate to open OR Close and are fitted with an interval release button which when pushed allows easy rotation
Strong rust-proof attachments
Gath is built to last for years and is made with quality strong rust-proof attachments
Gath Helmets are secured by strong nylon webbing to stay on no matter what you put it through
Quick ejector button
Gath helmets are fitted with an easy to operate strong plastic release button
Lycra rash sleeve
A soft neoprene anti rash sleeve is fitted over the chinstrap webbing for added comfort
Moulded soft foam liner
Gath's soft foam lining is moulded from a closed cell non-water absorbent foam and is uniquely shaped for rapid water drainage and maximum comfort
Gath's patented headband
Gath's innovative expandable neoprene headband automatically adjusts to your head size for superior snug fit
Gath's unique shape
Gath is uniquely shaped with a high cut shell for total peripheral vision and extends down over the temple and ears for extra cover
Shatter proof retractable visor
The Gath Retractable Visor is made from the latest high impact shatter proof plastic and is designed to retract up for normal vision or slide down to provide total face and eye UV protection
Virtually 100% UV protection
The Gath Retractable Visor is made from the latest UV stable plastics which blocks out more than 98% UV sunlight
Gath RV Helmet Sizes:
- Small: 54cm – 56 cm
- Medium: 56.5cm – 57.5cm
- Large: 58cm – 59.5cm
- Extra Large: 59.5cm – 60cm