How to Repair Drysuits and Gaskets

There’s nothing quite like the tranquility of being out on the water: The sound of your oar colliding with the river as you propel your kayak forward or the zip of yo...

How to Wash a Sleeping Bag

Learn how to wash, deodorize, dry, and store a sleeping bag with specialized liquid detergents that properly clean synthetic and down-filled bags.
How to Repair Boots and Shoes

Learn how to permanently repair shoe soles, worn-out heels, leaks and peeling boot rands in these step-by-step instructions using Aquaseal SR. 

How to Replace a Zipper Slider

The Zipper Repair Kit by GEAR AID offers an assortment of zipper sliders and top stops as well as a sewing kit and seam ripper to help with replacing worn zipper sliders.
How to Repair an Inflatable

A deflating inflatable can throw a serious wrench in your plans, but with just a little bit of know-how and a few useful tools, your day out on the water can be salvaged.  If your inflatable pontoon, SUP board, boat, river tube, PVC or Hypalon raft, they can easily be repaired.
How to Repair a Wetsuit

Learn how to repair tears in neoprene wetsuits, booties and gloves with Aquasure FD repair adhesive, an iron-on patch, or a quick-curing contact cement.
How to Care for a Wetsuit

Take care of a dirty and stinky wetsuit and other neoprene gear by regularly washing it with Revivex formulas. Learn how to dry and store it properly, too.
Turning Plastic Bottles into GEAR AID Upcycled Hoodies

GEAR AID merchandise now includes the cozy hooded sweatshirt. Made from plastic water bottles and fabric scraps, these stylin’ hoodies don’t just look good, they’re also good for the environment. We partnered with Recover Brands to offer the classic hoodie with a modern twist and purpose.