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  • QUARTERLY Q1 2020

    Summer Edition

    VOLUME 13

    FREECALL: 1800 064 200 | FREEFAX: 1800 064 110 | EMAIL: [email protected] | SHOP: zenport.zenimports.com.au

    O U T D O O R S L I F E S T Y L E S P O R T W O R K

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  • From the beach to the backcountry to the boardroom, our new vacuum insulated TKWides keep drinks piping hot or icy cold. The TKWide line utilises the TK Closure™ internal thread

    design paired with TKWide caps and award-winning Climate Lock™ double-wall vacuum insulation for leading-edge thermal performance - up to 38 hours hot and 135 hours iced. The TKWides are also made for life with food grade 18/8 stainless steel construction, chip-

    resistant Klean Coat™ finish and four compatible low profile lids with easy-carry swivel loops.

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    New design. Better thermal performance.

    #BringYourOwn

    12oz355ml

    16oz473ml

    20oz592ml

    32oz946ml

    64oz1900ml

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  • From a number of perspectives, 2019 was our busiest year ever and the section “Taking a Look Back” highlights just some of the amazing work performed by our team.

    We brought Leatherman FREE to market, which was challenging given global demand, but we where one of the first countries to bring this pioneering technology to life in Australian retail stores! Klean Kanteen provided a whole new range to their insulated series called TKWide. Ledlenser continuously released new products to satisfy the strong consumer demand. Fjällräven continued double digit growth across the nation and we launched a brand new brand called Honey Badger to our knife portfolio.

    Outside of the countless product launches and introductions we spent a great deal of time on large scale marketing campaigns. From After | Dark with Ledlenser to the Morakniv Adventure, it was encouraging to see so many Zen faces participating across the board.

    Personally, a highlight was our larger commitment to Social Foundry. We have a whole Social Foundry storyboard installed in our Sydney HQ so our team can see the frequent updates to the lives of those we are helping contribute to! Through our support, it has enabled the team at Social Foundry to work with at-risk youth and help them improve the quality of their lives. This is a very proud part of our company.

    We welcomed several new faces to the company across almost all departments and have made further investments in infrastructure and software to better serve you. Our distribution network is constantly tested and I am always amazed at how well our systems and people rise and raise expectations within the supply chain.

    2020 looks to be promising from all angles and we certainly look forward to partnering further to grow and achieve in the year

    ahead.

    Welcome BACK!

    David Yates

    MANAGING DIRECTOR

    David Yates

    SALES MANAGER

    Carlos Carneiro

    Ph: 0417 802 864

    [email protected]

    CUSTOMER SERVICE

    TEAM LEADER

    Dean De Dona

    Ph: (02) 8878 3600

    [email protected]

    MAJOR ACCOUNTS &

    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

    Andrew Vaughan

    Ph: 0418 326 000

    [email protected]

    FJÄLLRÄVEN BUSINESS MANAGER

    Susan Park

    [email protected]

    BRAND MANAGER

    Adam Denison

    [email protected]

    OFFICE MANAGER

    Sue Hughes

    [email protected]

    MARKETING/CREATIVE

    COORDINATOR

    Richard Harris

    [email protected]

    ANOTHER YEAR HAS FLOWN BY AND I ASKED RICH, WHO CREATES THIS MASTERPIECE, TO PUT IN A SECTION SO WE (I) COULD LOOK BACK AT ALL WE DID IN 2019

    GET IN TOUCH

    PHONE: 1800 064 200

    E-MAIL: [email protected]

    WEBSITE: zenimports.com.au

    SHOP: zenport.zenimports.com.au

    Zen Imports Pty Ltd

    Unit 8, 7-9 Rhodes St

    West Ryde, NSW 2114

    Zen Quarterly Magazine © Copyright January 2020

    Illustrations in this catalogue are guidelines only. Manufacturing changes may result in product variations.

    All dimensions are nominal and may vary due to a change in source or manufacturing. Any merchandise in this

    catalogue maybe discontinued without notice.

    Zen Imports reserves the right to change product specifications or pricing without prior notice and will not be held responsible

    for any errors or omissions within this publication.

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  • The Spyderco Z-Cut series elevates the time-tested “offset” kitchen knife concept to all-new levels of quality and performance. Offering everything you need in a kitchen knife and nothing you don’t, they are sure to become your favourite “go-to” knives for all food preparation chores.

    Available from Zen in blunt and pointed tip models with a range of vibrant handle colours.

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    SUMMER 2020 EDITION CONTENTSW H AT'S N EW 04 We take a look back at some of the Zen highlights from 2019.06 Featuring their patented TRU Zip technology, Nite Ize seals the deal with the new range of RunOff waterproof storage solutions.

    08 OverBoard takes gear protection to the next level with their TrekDry and VeloDry range.

    10 Take charge in the wilderness with the latest portable power sources from Powertraveller.

    12 Leatherman redefines multipurpose once more with the new FREE K-Series folding knife range.

    36 Bushcraft survival trainer Gordon Dedman gives his advice on the best knife to carry when going on an outdoor adventure.

    40 Zen picks the best gear to stock in your store to help kids get back to school.

    REGULAR FEATURES14 Gordon Dedman reviews the SteriPEN UltraLight UV water purifier.

    16 From the Source's Mouth - an interview with OverBoard co-founder Joel Meadows.

    19 Zen recommends our Summer Essentials.22 Recent Releases at Zen - everything that has arrived in the last quarter.

    42 See our favourite posts in Social Snaps.43 We talk to team members Etti and Paul in our Staff Profiles section.

    44 Coming Soon - a sneak peek of products landing in the near future.

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  • TAKING A LOOK BACK AT 2019 PLENTY HAS HAPPENED AT ZEN OVER THE COURSE OF THE YEAR. THE COMPANY HAS GROWN IN LEAPS AND BOUNDS, NEW BRANDS AND PRODUCT RANGES WERE INTRODUCED AND WE WERE INVOLVED IN SUPPORTING THE WORK OF SEVERAL CHARITIES AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS.

    HERE’S A LOOK BACK AT SOME OF THE MAJOR EVENTS OF 2019 AT ZEN....

    "Innovation" was the key word for 2019 at Zen, with a number of our leading brands introducing new technologies and releasing higher quality products than we've ever seen before.

    Leatherman lead the charge with the FREETM collection - the most extensive product launch in Leatherman’s 35-year history with a range that spanned multiple categories. Utilising years of experience, fan insight and feedback as a foundation for productdevelopment, Leatherman rebuilt their traditional designfrom the ground up, adding first-of-its-kind magnetic technology, smooth haptics and all-outside accessible tools to essentially reinvent the category is started decades ago.

    Klean Kanteen was not far behind with their range of TKWide insulated bottles. Featuring better thermal performance thanks to their new TK Closure technology, introducing new lids like the Chug and Straw Cap, and expanding the number of available sizes to five, the TKWide range made a big splash with consumers and retailers alike. They also revitalised their Kid Kanteen range with fun illustrations and colourful caps.

    Ledlenser expanded their range of premium lighting solutions with the new Area Light series. The collection of bright, flexible work lights and floodlights were designed for automotive work and construction sites, however we also found they were just as popular in the outdoors market - particularly for use with caravans and campervans.

    The Fjällräven brand continued its meteoric growth in 2019, with our internal brand team also growing to better support our retailers.

    The popular Honey Badger brand was introduced - their range of high-quality outdoor knives delivering premium performance at an affordable price. We also released new products from Nite Ize , OverBoard, Atka, SteriPEN, Spyderco, Morakniv and more.

    LEATHERMAN REINVENTS THE MULTI-TOOL, KLEAN KANTEEN RAISES THE BAR ON INSULATED PERFORMANCE, HONEY BADGER CLAWS ITS WAY ONTO THE AUSTRALIAN MARKET AND LEDLENSER BRIGHTENS THE ROOM WITH THEIR NEW AREA LIGHT RANGE.

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  • WE GIVE GOOD BACK, SUPPORTING LOCAL CHARITIES AND BECOMING A GOLD SPONSOR WITH SOCIAL FOUNDRY.

    'Ledlenser presents After | Dark' was probably the most ambitious marketing activity we have ever undertaken. This web-based video series saw media personality Tim Ross shining a light on a range of high-profile Australians, delving into their defining moments and the personal journeys that shaped who they are today. The series saw plenty of coverage in major news publications such as the Sydney Morning Herald, Daily Telegraph, news.com au and more.

    The Leatherman Free Rent competition aimed to bring brand awareness to the millenial market through social media channels with the opportunity for entrants to win their rent for a year. We received hundreds of entries into the competition, with major traction seen on Facebook and Instagram.

    Other marketing activities included partnering with influencer platform TRIBE to get QALO rings on the hands of Australian influencers, the first ever Morakniv Adventure bushcraft and survival training event, sponsorship of the Red Bull Wings for Life charity run and attendance at several exhibitions and tradeshows around Australia with our new mobile showroom.

    Supporting worthwhile causes has always been a core principle of Zen's business practices. Every year we donate substantially to various causes around Australia and 2019 was no different.

    This year, Zen and its brands were involved with charities such as Make a Wish, Childrens Medical Research Institute, Fred Hollows Foundation and Wings for Life just to name a few.

    Our biggest charitable act this year was becoming a Gold Partner with Social Foundry. Based in rural Victoria, Social Foundry is a Not-For-Profit (NFP) social enterprise that works alongside at-risk young people and provides a mentoring program that focuses on work-skills and life-skills. To date this partnership has provided a platform to facilitate many defining moments in the lives of over 100 young Australians, providing support and training that helps to bring them self worth, confidence and the skills to make their future a better and more hopeful one.

    ZEN TAKES ITS MARKETING TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH MAJOR CAMPAIGNS IMPLEMENTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

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  • Nite Ize®, creator of innovative solution-based products, is turning the world of waterproof bags upside down with new technology that makes what was once impossible, possible. Featuring their patented Tru® Zip technology, the RunOff™ line of waterproof bags are submersible, dustproof, compressible and available in sizes that were unattainable until now.

    NEW FROM

    The patented TRU® Zip design developed by Nite Ize is the first

    sliding, toothless waterproof zipper on the market.

    RUNOFFTM WATERPROOF RANGE

    The line ranges in size from the pocket-sized RunOff Waterproof Wallet to larger Packing Cubes, making these bags versatile companions for everything from business travel to trips to the beach. Featuring durable TPU construction, RF-welded seams the RunOff line is designed to stand up to all of life's adventures. Details like incorporating strong nylon handles onto the larger bags and integrated anchor points and belt loops on the smaller bags allow for convenient carrying and attachment, and the compressibility feature means that a week's worth of clothes can fit in the packing cubes. From the big details down to the smallest ones, RunOff waterproof bags are built to be trusted, tested and tough.

    TRU ZIP FEATURES:• Waterproof + dustproof (IP67)• Easy to use, silent, reliable• Made in the USA

    TRULY DIFFERENT®

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  • THE RUNOFF RANGE

    3-1-1 Pouch Pocket

    Toiletry Bag Wallet

    Medium Packing Cube Large Packing Cube

    See PAGE 23 for full details.

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  • Get full details on the new TrekDry & VeloDry range on Page 26.

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  • AVAILABLE NOW FROM

    Boasting super tough and durable construction, high visibility elements, comfortable and secure carry straps as well as a host of other high-quality features, the new VeloDry® and TrekDry™ portable storage solutions from OverBoard provide 100% waterproof protection for your gear on any adventure in or around the water.

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    The TrekDry™ range includes two backpacks (20-litre and 30-litre), which are constructed from heavy-duty double laminated reinforced PVC tarpaulin and a newly developed Pinch & Fold sealing system. The bags provide 100% waterproof protection and can even be submerged up to depths of 1m / 3ft for up to 30 minutes, so you can be sure they can handle whatever life throws at them. Also in the TrekDry™ range is a 90-litre duffel bag featuring Class 3 IP66 waterproof protection, Pinch & Fold top sealing system with an air purge valve, removable backpack straps and plenty of other high-quality features.

    The VeloDry® range includes a feature-packed 20-litre backpack with fully submersible IP67 waterproof rating and three waterproof bike bags - a 10-litre handlebar tube, 17-litre saddle bag and 25-litre bike pannier.

    The TrekDry range The VeloDry range

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  • NEW From

    VISIT PAGE 29 FOR MORE INFO ON THE NEW POWERTRAVELLER PRODUCTS.

    Zen has received a whole slew of new products from Powertraveller this quarter. These recent releases include a host of advanced features such as higher battery storage capacities, wireless charging, multi-voltage compatibility, integrated LED lighting and more.

    For outback explorers, campervanners, extreme sport enthusiasts and world travellers, having an electronic device you rely on run out of juice can have serious consequences. This is where the outdoor charging experts at Powertraveller come to the rescue - their range of lightweight, rugged and portable outdoor power sources helping adventurers in remote areas keep their devices charged so they can stay connected with the outside world.

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  • >

    Compact yet powerful, the Swift 40 houses a 10000mAh battery and is capable of charging most 5V electronic devices including smartphones, action cameras, headlamps and more. It's even compatible USB-C laptops, giving them up to 5 extra hours of use.

    The Harrier 25 6700mAh power pack allows you to wirelessly charge compatible smartphones or other 5V devices while on the move. The strong elastic strap lets you safely and sturdily attach devices to the product while recharging and there's also an included USB output for wired charging. Waterproof & Dustproof to IP65 Rating.

    The Kestrel 40 foldable 12-watt solar panel features an integrated 10000mAh battery to provide plenty of charging storage for your devices. It includes dual 5V USB outputs for charging smartphones, action cameras, GPS and more, plus a micro USB input. Water-resistant to an IPX6 rating and made from hard-wearing materials.

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  • After being announced earlier this year, the Leatherman FREE K Series multipurpose knives will soon be landing in Australia.

    Designed for the folding knife user who wants multipurpose functionality, the primary implement in the K-Series collection is an 8.4 centimetre, high-quality 420 steel blade with either a plain or plain/serrated combination edge. In addition to the blade, the knives include a number of handy tools located within the premium aluminium handle.

    Like the other models in the Leatherman FREE range, the K-Series feature a first-of-its-kind magnetic architecture, making it easier for users to open, handle and close the tools, eliminating the need for nail nicks. The knives also offer the ultimate sensory experience with smooth haptics as well as the distinct click each tool makes when an implement is locked into place and ready for use.

    With the portability of a folding knife and versatility of a multi-tool, the FREE K-Series is multipurpose redefined.

    ARRIVING IN Q1

    T H E L E A T H E R M A N

    K - S E R I E S

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  • LEATHERMAN FREE™ K2 / K2XMODELS

    YL832654 (K2X Silver - Combo Blade)YL832658 (K2 Grey - Plain Blade)

    09TOOLS

    LEATHERMAN FREE™ K4 / K4XMODELS

    YL832662 (K4X Silver - Combo Blade)YL832666 (K4 Grey - Plain Blade)

    TOOLS• 420HC Knife• Pry Tool• Package Opener• Awl• Bottle Opener• Phillips Screwdriver• Medium Screwdriver• Extra Small Screwdriver

    TOOLS• 420HC Knife• Spring-action Scissors• Pry Tool• Package Opener• Awl• Bottle Opener• Phillips Screwdriver• Medium Screwdriver• Extra Small Screwdriver

    INTERESTED IN BECOMING A LEATHERMAN FREE DEALER? GET IN TOUCH WITH US!

    If you are interested in stocking Leatherman FREE in your store, please contact your Zen sales representative or the Zen Customer Service team.

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  • BUSHCRAFT SURVIVAL INSTRUCTOR GORDON DEDMAN FIELD TESTED STERIPEN'S NEW ULTRALIGHT WATER PURIFIER WHILE OUT ON PATROL WITH NORFORCE.

    Gordon DedmanBushcraft Survival Australia

    When out on a day hike, multiple day hike or camping a long way from a vehicle or base camp, one of the primary considerations for any outdoor enthusiast is water. The human body can only go without water for 3 days and in temperate climates we use approximately 2-3 litres of water per day just in normal bodily functions. If you are active in a hot environment you may need to consume up to 8 litres per day. What you use, you need to replace.

    Water is heavy (1 litre = 1kg) and unless you want to carry a lot of water with you, you need some way of sourcing it from the environment and making it safe to drink.

    Water ProcurementThere are two important steps in the procurement of water and they are coarse filtration followed by sterilisation. These two stages are necessary to get rid of the five contaminants that can make water unsafe to drink. These five contaminants are; turbidity, parasites (protozoa),

    bacteria, viruses and chemicals. There are many methods and protocols out there that remove these contaminants but it is important to know that not all of them remove all contaminants. Some remove some but not others.

    MethodsThe most secure and reliable way of making water safe to drink is coarse filtration followed by boiling, which gets rid of 99% of waterborne pathogens. Boiling however is not always a practical solution, particularly if you are on the move, don’t have the ability to light a fire or are in a tactical environment (military).

    There are many chemical methods of sterilisation that are great when you are on the move, these include chlorine, chlorine dioxide and iodine. There are also many purpose built lightweight micro filters out there that both filter and purify in one device.

    REVIEW SteriPEN UltraLight UV Water Purifier

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  • Gordon DedmanBushcraft Survival Australia

    Ultraviolet LightOne lesser known method of sterilisation is the use of ultraviolet light, of which there are different kinds. Natural sunlight (UV rays) is effective in destroying bacteria, but there are a few considerations that need to be taken into account first. Perhaps we all know the benefits of leaving your dirty clothes in direct sunlight when you are out in the field to air and kill bacteria in the material, or placing a wound in sunlight to promote faster healing. It's possible to place clear untreated water that's been filtered in a clear 1 litre plastic or glass bottle and leave it in direct sunlight for 24 hours in order to kill most waterborne pathogens. This is time consuming though and not practical if you are on the move.

    You might also ask, if sunlight can destroy bacteria and other nasties, why wouldn’t any water source found in direct sunlight be safe to drink? It’s a question of proportion, contact time and penetrating ability. Direct sunlight will not penetrate the lower depths of a pond or pool, so the smaller the volume and clearer the water is the more effective it will be.

    SteriPENSteriPEN water purification technology harnesses the brilliant power of ultraviolet light to make water safe to drink. It’s the same technology used by leading bottled water manufacturers, as well as major cities in the U.S., Europe and Asia to purify water. Extensive testing has proven SteriPEN to be safe and effective, eliminating over 99.9% of bacteria, viruses and protozoa that cause water-borne illnesses.

    "THE AUTHOR COARSE FILTERING THROUGH A MILLBANK BAG IN ORDER TO MAKE THE WATER

    TO BE PURIFIED AS CLEAR AS POSSIBLE."

    SteriPEN UltraLight UV Water PurifierThe SteriPEN UltraLight is the smallest portable UV water purifier available. Best for individual use during emergencies and international travel, the UltraLight can treat up to 20 litres of water on a single charge from its high quality USB rechargeable battery which holds charge for months so it is ready when you need it. The Ultraviolet (UV-C) light rays safely purify clear water by destroying 99.9% of protozoa, bacteria and viruses. It will not however treat chemically infected water - activated carbon needs to be used for this.

    I recently tested this device while on patrol with NORFORCE in a very remote area of northern Australia. The tube is placed into a bottle or cup of water (max 1 litre) needing to be purified, ensuring the two filaments are in contact with the water. The light on the device will flash on and off as you stir the pen in a figure of 8 around the cup/bottle. When the treatment is complete (2 minutes), the lamp turns off and a green LED indicator lights up so you know the process is complete. Please note that before using the Steripen, the water you are intending to sterilise needs to be coarse filtered first to ensure that it is as clear as possible and not milky or cloudy or the device will not work effectively, this is also the case with all chemical treatment methods.

    I found the SteriPEN UltraLight to work very well and only had to charge it once before my trip began. Note: In the field, any piece of electronic technology can be susceptible to failure or breakage when you least expect it to and you should have fail safe backups that are not technology dependent just in case.

    PRODUCT CODE: XPULLMPEFG RRP: $239.95

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  • as well as ensuring the latest manufacturing techniques are also used. With 95% of the our range using High Frequency welding for the seams, we are complete geeks and perfectionists when it comes to ensuring a clean weld line.

    Which retail sector or specialty stores have you seen the biggest growth/best sales from with OverBoard? What advice would you give to retailers in regards to effective merchandising for the brand?

    When we first launched the brand we made a big splash in the marine sector, but over the last five-or-so years we have seen a massive increase in sales through the outdoor market, allowing us to expand our product offering and tailoring designs to this specific market sector.

    The biggest tip for merchandising in store is to have the bags out of the packaging, neatly stuffed and correctly sealed, so customers can really see, touch and play before buying. Also highlighting the main USP of being 100% waterproof always helps, as they can often get lost with standard bags that are functional, but not 100% waterproof.

    What's the most challenging part of your role? What's the best part?

    From initially having the market to ourselves as we were the first company to offer a comprehensive range of waterproof bags, backpacks, duffels and tech cases, the biggest challenge is now keeping one step ahead of the competition which has entered the market over the last 14 years. Also ensuring there is enough supply of the 100+ products we now offer to serve the 50+ countries we now sell into can be a significant challenge. Seeing the bags being used wherever I go, whether it be an airport, on the drive into work or on the water with friends always brings a smile to the face.

    What features make OverBoard products superior to their competitors. What are the key selling points you’d recommend to any retailer selling OverBoard?

    The quality of all our products is second to none, and from day one we have always been fully committed to only using the best fabrics and parts available to us,

    It all began back in 2006 on the beaches of Thailand and Australia. Friends since university, Joel Meadows and Daniel Levy decided to quit the rat race, slip on their flip-flops and go traveling for six months on an epic beach, boat, surf and scuba holiday. For weeks they fought to keep their technology, valuables and clothes dry and sand-free. That’s when the idea struck; what they needed was a functional waterproof bag that could protect their personal effects. Back home, even before the tans had faded, the pair were researching, designing and producing their waterproof prototypes - the perfect dry bags - and the first OverBoard products were born. The response from friends, family and a growing band of customers was extraordinary, so the range began to grow. More colours, sizes and individual water-tight protection products followed, defending everything from phones and iPads to emergency supplies from water, snow, dirt and sand.

    Today, OverBoard is a world leader in the waterproof protection market and is sold in over 50 countries worldwide. Co-founder Joel took some time out of his busy schedule to speak with us about the evolution, success, quality and future of the OverBoard brand.

    TAKE A STEP INSIDE THE BRAND

    From the Source's Mouth

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  • How do you go about testing your bags? What type of situations/stresses do you put them through?

    We take our waterproof promise seriously, so as well as testing our products in the real world, before anything leaves the production line, each product is run through a variety of tests and I've highlighted a few below. • Temperature Test - Fabrics are heated up to +40°C

    to simulate use in very hot climates. We also test for accelerated frost resistance by freezing our cases to -20°C to check for cracking, elasticity pliancy and snow ingress.

    • Depth Test – Our waterproof cases are tested down to 9m for up to 2 hours.

    • Break Strength Test – We literally test our products and their components to breaking point using specialised hydraulic equipment.

    • Weld Pressure Test - We like to batch-test our gear by filling our waterproof dry tubes, dry bags and backpacks with compressed air and then squeeze them really hard in our hydraulic compression tester.

    • Repetitive Stress Test - We open and close our waterproof cases for hours at a time to test for component fracture and fatigue using slow-speed static testing and high-frequency dynamic fatigue testing to make sure our clips, buckles, Velcro and zips can withstand a lifetime of daily use.

    • Load Break Test - If we say our waterproof backpacks can hold 20kgs, we want to make sure that every strap, weld and seam can handle it, so we use a high-capacity sheer tension testing process where we stretch, twist, flex, bend and pull everything apart to make sure it won’t break its promises.

    What’s the most interesting story you’ve received from a customer about their OverBoard bag?

    Two stories actually spring to mind: the first is when a customer dropped their phone overboard in one of our waterproof phone cases, and a week later when they managed to retrieve it from the bottom of the harbour their phone was still working fine! Also when a guy stored an engagement ring in our multipurpose waterproof case and proposed to his girlfriend down at 10m. I’m also pleased to share she said yes!

    Which OverBoard product do you get the most use out of in your daily life? Which is your favourite?

    I’m currently sporting the 20 Litre waterproof TrekDry Backpack as my everyday bag, and it goes everywhere with me. I also use the Backpack Tidy accessory inside the bag as it helps me store me everyday essentials and is super handy when passing through airport security, as I can easily retrieve my Mac Book and iPad without having to root around in the bottom of my bag. This is quite easily my favourite bag we've ever made!

    What new innovations or products can we expect to see from OverBoard in the near future?

    When we designed the new TrekDry Backpack range we updated the sealing system, making them submersible down to 1m for up to 30 minutes, rather than just handle quick submersion like the other waterproof backpacks in our range. We plan to expand this new sealing system across other products we offer, as this will make them the most waterproof roll-top bags in the world.

    Your headquarters are based in Surrey on the outskirts of London and close to the Thames. What do you love about the area and what do you enjoying doing in your downtime?

    OverBoard HQ is only 6 miles from home, so it's great being so close to the office as I find nothing worse than being stuck in a car for long periods of time.

    The office is also only 1 mile from a cable wake park, so when the time and weather allows it’s great to get a quick wakeboard session in. My home also being close to the Thames also allows me to go out on my SUP most weekends. However it’s not all about time on the water, and I find nothing better than spending time with my young family, going for dog walks or cycling by the river.

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  • as you’re reading this, the outdoors is ready for you. Limitless skies are expecting you. Fjällräven’s Greenland Jacket was born in 1968 and since then, only three changes have been made. In 1972 it received side pockets due to popular demand, in 2006 it came in a winter version with pile fleece and in 2018 it went from

    using the G-1000 Original fabric to using G-1000 Eco, made from recycled polyester and organic cotton. It seems that function, comfort and durability don’t go out of style. And neither does the compulsion to wander about in stunning surroundings. Nature is waiting. What are you waiting for?

    nature is waitingThe Fjällräven Greenland Jacket

    G-1000® ECO

    Fjällräven’s own fabric. Made from organic cotton and recycled polyester with fluorocarbon-free impregnation. Adaptable with Greenland Wax

    Durable, adaptable, timeless

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  • S U M M E R I N A U S T R A L I A M E A N S G L O R I O U S B L U E S K I E S A N D L O N G , H O T D A Y S . I T ' S A T I M E F O R E N J O Y I N G O U T I N G S O N O U R M A N Y W A T E R W A Y S , B B Q S I N T H E P A R K A N D A D V E N T U R E W A L K S A L O N G O U R B E A U T I F U L C O A S T L I N E . G E T T H E M O S T O U T O F T H I S S U M M E R W I T H T H E S E Z E N R E C O M M E N D A T I O N S . . .

    SUMMER Essentials

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  • 4PRODUCT CODES: VARIOUS

    NEW Fjällräven Ulvö 23 Daypack

    Let 's just state the obvious here - summer days can be very hot and even the nights get warm at times. Fortunately, Klean Kanteen's 20oz Insulated Classic range are just the way to beat the summer heat.

    Featuring Climate Lock™ double-wall vacuum insulation, these bottles will keep drinks iced for 50 hours, for refreshingly cool hydration morning, noon and night. The durable Klean Coat™ powder coat finish helps to prevent chipping and the electropolished interior, a safe & non-toxic process, has rounded corners making the bottles easy to clean.

    The range comes with a leakproof Loop Cap to keep the contents safely sealed away and provide an easy way to attach the bottles to a bag or backpack.

    Comfortably carry your essentials around this summer with the versatile Ulvö 23 daypack.

    Part of Fjällräven's new Ulvö series , this daypack is made from waterproof Bergshell fabric, meaning it’s water-resistant enough to handle most weather situations like a sudden burst of rain or sea spray, and its recycled origins (31% recycled Nylon) will make green hearts beat a little faster.

    Easy to pack thanks to its long, zippered opening, with two generous side pockets and comfortable back panel and shoulder straps with ventilating airmesh, the Ulvö 23 is just as suitable for daily commutes as for light hikes and travelling.

    PRODUCT CODE: CF23301-XXXPRODUCT CODE: XNROP09R3

    If you're down at the beach and want to protect your phone, wallet or other small items from the elements, the RunOff Waterproof Pocket is just what you need. Made from durable TPU material with RF welded seams and featuring the revolutionary TRU® Zip technology devloped by Nite Ize, the RunOff Pocket provides complete protection from water and dust. Built-in attachment points and an integrated belt loop make it convenient to clip the Pocket to straps or attach it to a belt.

    NEW Nite Ize RunOff Pocket2

    1 Klean Kanteen 20oz Insulated Classic

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  • Ledlenser ML4 Mini Outdoor Lantern3

    PRODUCT CODE: ZL502053

    NEW Fjällräven Ulvö 23 Daypack

    Whether you're enjoying an evening meal at the campsite, or drinks on the back patio with friends on a hot summer night, the ultra-compact ML4 outdoor lantern provides perfect area lighting.

    Less than 10 cm long and only 71 grams in weight, the ML4 is still able to provides plenty of light up to 300 lumens thanks to the latest micro-prism technology. It's powered by an included rechargeable battery, but can be used with a standard AA alkaline battery when a power source isn't available.

    The carabiner snap hook provides flexible usage and attachment options, there's a red LED function to help preserve night vision and the ML4 also has glow-in-the-dark elements to help find it in a darkened area.

    A perfect tool for kayakers, sailors, anglers and others spending time on the water, the Morakniv Floating Serrated Knife is a lightweight fixed blade knife that, thanks to the designed handle of cork, will float when dropped in water.

    The thin serrated blade of stainless steel is specially designed to handle the cutting of rope, fibers and nylon and has a rounded tip for safety. Its core and sheath are made of Hi-Vis Orange polymer making it easy to locate and the sheath features a clip for easy carry on your belt, backpack or lifesaving vest.

    PRODUCT CODES: YL832686

    Morakniv Floating Serrated Knife5

    PRODUCT CODE: YKM13131

    Be ready for everyday fixes at home, work and everywhere in between with the Leatherman FREETM T4 Multi-tool.

    The FREE T4 is small in size, yet it fits 12 useful tools into its compact frame including 420HC knife, spring-action scissors, bottle opener, pry tool, wood/metal file, tweezers, several screwdrivers and more.

    It features FREE’s signature design, epic haptics and the distinct click signalling that that the tool is open and ready for use, as well as the proprietary Leatherman FREE magnetic architecture which allows each tool to open and close without tension. This new locking technology not only makes it easier to open but significantly reduces wear and tear on the individual implements.

    6 Leatherman FREETM T4 Multi-tool

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  • RECENT RELEASESHERE'S ALL THE NEW PRODUCTS RECEIVED AT ZEN

    IN THE 4TH QUARTER OF 2019.

    WOODCARVING HOOK KNIFE 164 LEFTMODEL: YKM13386 (w/ Leather sheath - Box) This knife has a single-edged stainless steel blade for left hand use. The back of the knife is not sharp which gives you the ability to use your right hand to push the blade from the back. This blade has the smaller curve of Mora hook knives. Improved edge bevels complete the blade and give it the optimum carving experience.

    To protect both you and the knife it comes with a simple but ingeniously designed edge protection made out of Swedish vegetable tanned leather.

    SPECSBlade Length 55 mmOverall Length: 164 mmBlade Thickness: 2.0 mmBlade Material: 12C27 Swedish Stainless Steel Handle Material: Scandinavian BirchSheath Material: LeatherWeight: 62 g

    UNIVERSAL ADHESIVE REPLACEMENT KITMODEL: XNSTUAR01R8 For those that already have a Steelie mounting system, the Universal Adhesive Replacement Kit provides replacement 3M adhesives for Steelie Dash Mounts, Magnetic Phone Socket Plus and original Magnetic Phone Sockets.

    Features• Pack contains 2 x adhesive mounts each for Steelie Dash Mounts,

    Steelie Magnetic Phone Socket Plus and Original Magnetic Phone Sockets

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  • RUNOFF WATERPROOF PACKING CUBEMODEL: XNROCM09R3 (Medium - Clam) XNROCL09R3 (Large - Clam) The RunOff Waterproof Packing Cubes with TRU® Zip technology keeps water out, seals messes in and keeps you organised on the go, making it perfect for everything from business travel, heading to the mountains, or being on the water. The packing cubes save space by doubling as a compression bag, allowing them to compress bulky items like down jackets, blankets and clothing. The strong, reinforced nylon handle and integrated anchor points allow for convenient attachment while the translucent front makes it easy to locate your items.

    Completely waterproof and dustproof (tested to IP67), the Packing Cubes feature revolutionary TRU® Zip technology, durable TPU construction and RF welded seams designed to stand up to all of life's adventures. The patented TRU Zip design allows Nite Ize to build TRUly waterproof bags like you've never seen before. With a smooth glide and confident closure, RunOff bags offer a better way to store, organise and protect your gear. From the big details down to the smallest ones, RunOff waterproof bags are trusted, tested and tough.

    TRU® ZIP TECHNOLOGYThe unique patented TRU Zip waterproof zipper developed by Nite Ize sets the RunOff bags apart from anything else on the market. The simple slide-to-secure zipper is easy to use and features a waterproof and dustproof seal that's snag-proof and creates a confident closure you can feel. Its toothless design is silent, glides smoothly and offers maximum reliability whether it's left out in the rain or fully submerged. Visit TRU-ZIP.com to learn more about TRU Zip.

    Features• Tested dustproof and waterproof to IP67 (withstands immersion

    in water 1M deep up to 30 minutes)• Durable TPU construction with RF-welded seams for ultimate

    reliability• Features patented TRU Zip waterproof zipper from Nite Ize• Defends against water, dust and sand• Compresses bulky items to save space• Integrated anchor points for versatile attachment• Translucent front allows you to easily locate items• Strong, reinforced nylon handle• Silent zipper• Interior Dimensions: Medium - 176 mm x 262 mm x 82 mm Large - 254 mm x 356 mm x 82 mm

    • Weight: Medium - 85 g Large - 130 g

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  • RUNOFF WATERPROOF 3-1-1 POUCHMODEL: XNRO31109R3 (Clam) The durable RunOff Waterproof 3-1-1 Pouch is perfect for travel-sized toiletries, electronics, books and any smaller items that you want to keep organised and protected. Designed to adhere to the TSAs 3-1-1 Liquids Rule, this pouch features a translucent front, making it easy to find exactly what you need. The gusseted bottom creates a sturdy stand-up base, making the 3-1-1 Pouch perfect for air travel and everyday use.

    Completely waterproof and dustproof (tested to IP67), this Waterproof 3-1-1 Pouch features revolutionary TRU® Zip technology, durable TPU construction and RF welded seams designed to stand up to all of life's adventures.

    Features• Tested dustproof and waterproof to IP67• Durable TPU construction with RF-welded seams • Features patented TRU Zip waterproof zipper from Nite Ize• Fits travel-sized toiletry products• Defends against water, dust, and sand• Gusseted bottom allows this bag to fit more and stand upright• Integrated anchor points for versatile attachment• Translucent front allows you to easily locate items• Silent zipper• Interior Dimensions: 150 mm x 224 mm x 62 mm• Weight: 39 g

    RUNOFF WATERPROOF POCKETMODEL: XNROP09R3 (Clam) Whether you want to protect your phone from the elements, organise your electronics, or keep your passport safe and secure on your belt, the RunOff Waterproof Pocket is just what you need. Built-in attachment points and an integrated belt loop make it convenient to clip this pocket to straps or attach it to your belt.

    Completely waterproof and dustproof (tested to IP67), this Waterproof Pocket features revolutionary TRU® Zip technology, durable TPU construction and RF welded seams designed to stand up to all of life's adventures.

    Features• Tested dustproof and waterproof to IP67• Durable TPU construction with RF-welded seams• Features patented TRU Zip waterproof zipper from Nite Ize• Defends against water, dust and sand• Integrated anchor points and belt loop for versatile attachment• Translucent front allows you to easily locate items• Silent zipper• Interior Dimensions: 133 mm x 165 mm• Weight: 23 g

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  • RUNOFF WATERPROOF TOILETRY BAGMODEL: XNROT09R3 (Clam) Protect your luggage from leaks and messes with the RunOff Waterproof Toiletry Bag. Featuring a wide-mouth design, sturdy base and translucent front, this large-capacity RunOff bag keeps the contents easy to find and accessible. Designed to work just as well whether sitting on a counter or hanging from a hook, the Waterproof Toiletry Bag incorporates a strong, easy-hang handle and a smooth-glide zipper that can be opened without the contents falling out.

    Completely waterproof and dustproof (tested to IP67), this Waterproof Toiletry Bag features revolutionary TRU® Zip technology, durable TPU construction and RF welded seams.

    Features• Tested dustproof and waterproof to IP67• Durable TPU construction with RF-welded seams• Features patented TRU Zip waterproof zipper from Nite Ize• Fits full-size toiletry products• Defends against water, dust, and sand• Wide-mouth design makes accessing items easy• Integrated anchor points for versatile attachment• Translucent front allows you to easily locate items• Strong nylon handle• Designed to hang and be opened without items falling out• Silent zipper• Interior Dimensions: 128 mm x 242 mm x 100 mm• Weight: 69 g

    RUNOFF WATERPROOF WALLETMODEL: XNROW09R3 (Clam) The RunOff Waterproof Wallet is compact enough to fit in your pocket where it can protect and organise small items. Perfect for keeping cash, cards and electronics safe from the elements, this wallet provides a versatile solution for wherever you go. Built-in attachment points and an integrated belt loop make it convenient to clip this wallet to straps or attach it to your belt.

    Completely waterproof and dustproof (tested to IP67), this Waterproof Wallet features revolutionary TRU® Zip technology, durable TPU construction and RF welded seams.

    Features• Tested dustproof and waterproof to IP67• Durable TPU construction with RF-welded seams• Features patented TRU Zip waterproof zipper from Nite Ize• Defends against water, dust and sand• Integrated anchor points and belt loop for versatile attachment• Translucent front allows you to easily locate items• Silent zipper• Interior Dimensions: 94 mm x 120 mm• Weight: 15 g

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  • Features• Suitable for prolonged submersion - Class 4: IP67• Double laminated reinforced PVC tarpaulin• Pinch & Fold top sealing system with air purge valve• Removable front bungee cord• Padded shoulder straps, lumbar support & top carry handle• Ventilated back panel with air-flow design• Comfortable and buoyant light-weight straps• Ventilated straps with large reflective patches• Adjustable sternum strap with whistle buckle• Removable padded hip belt with quick access pockets• 2 x reflective front strips• D-rings for multiple attachment options• Internal zip accessories pocket - H: 25 cm x W: 21 cm• 2 x large elasticated mesh side pockets

    20L SPECSHeight: 44 cmWidth: 24 cmDepth: 19 cmWeight: 1.0 kgCapacity: 1200 in3

    30L SPECSHeight: 46 cmWidth: 28 cmDepth: 24 cmWeight: 1.2 kgCapacity: 1800 in3

    TREKDRY BACKPACKSMODEL: AOB1204 (20-Litre) AOB1205 (30-Litre) If you’re looking for a backpack that keeps your gear dry whatever you’re doing, the TrekDry Waterproof Backpacks are a great choice. Boasting a newly developed Pinch & Fold sealing system, TrekDry Waterproof Backpacks are 100% waterproof to keep all your stuff completely dry wherever you go and whatever you do. They are even submersible up to 1m / 3ft for up to 30 minutes.

    Features• 100% Waterproof saddle bag - Class 3: IP66• Interchangeable reflective / hi-vis side panels• Double laminated reinforced PVC tarpaulin• High Frequency welded construction• Removable internal stiffener panels• Elasticated hi-vis bungee cord• Under saddle & bike post attachment system for stability

    VELODRY 17 LITRE REAR SADDLE BAGMODEL: AOB1207 This 100% waterproof bag sits neatly under the saddle, eliminating the need for a rear rack. You won’t have to worry about your items when you secure them inside the VeloDry Waterproof Saddle Bag 17 Litres because it’s made from double-laminated reinforced PVC tarpaulin, making it super durable and highly resistant to abrasions.

    SPECSHeight: 16 cm Length: 53 cmWidth: 6 cm Top Width: 25 cmCapacity: 1037 in3 Weight: 0.64kg

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  • Features• Suitable for prolonged submersion - Class 4: IP67• Double laminated reinforced PVC tarpaulin• Pinch & Fold top sealing system with air purge valve• Interchangeable reflective / hi-vis front panel• Padded shoulder straps, lumbar support & top carry handle• Ventilated back panel with air-flow design• Comfortable and buoyant light-weight straps• Ventilated straps with large reflective patches• Adjustable sternum strap with whistle buckle• Padded and adjustable hip belt• 2 x reflective front strips• D-rings for multiple attachment options• Internal zip accessories pocket - H: 25 cm x W: 21 cm• 2 x large elasticated mesh side pockets

    VELODRY 20 LITRE BACKPACKMODEL: AOB1198

    The VeloDry Waterproof Backpack 20 Litres comes with a newly developed Pinch & Fold sealing system to ensure it provides 100% protection from water. You can even submerge the backpack completely to depths of up to 1m / 3ft for up to 30 mins, so no matter where you are or how wet you get, your gear will always stay dry. This backpack also includes a removable and interchangeable reflective or hi-vis front panel for added safety.

    SPECSHeight: 44 cm Width: 24 cmDepth: 19 cm Weight: 1.0 kgCapacity: 1200 in3

    Features• 100% Waterproof handlebar bag - Class 3: IP66• Roll-top seal at each end for adjustable capacity• Double laminated reinforced PVC tarpaulin• LED light attachments loops• Front light reflective strips• High Frequency welded construction• Top elasticated hi-vis bungee cord• Stable handlebar attachment system

    VELODRY 10 LITRE HANDLEBAR TUBEMODEL: AOB1195 The VeloDry Waterproof Handlebar Tube is 100% waterproof and sits neatly under the handlebar, eliminating the need for a front rack. Made from double-laminated reinforced PVC tarpaulin, so it’s tough enough to put up with anything and highly resistant to abrasions. It also has a number of features that make it ideal for your trips, including a simple fold seal system at each end for adjustable capacity, LED light attachment loops and reflective front strips.

    SPECSHeight: 42 cm Diameter: 17 cmCapacity: 610 in3 Weight: 0.27 kg

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  • Features• 100% Waterproof bike pannier - Class 3: IP66• Front waterproof zip pocket - Class 2: IP65• Universal bike rack attachment system*• Interchangeable reflective / hi-vis front panel• Side elasticated loops for hanging lights• High frequency welded seams• Double laminated reinforced PVC tarpaulin• Durable and easy to wipe clean• Side and front reflective patches• Internal base and side stiffener plate• Adjustable padded shoulder strap

    VELODRY 25 LITRE PANNIERMODEL: AOB1201 This durable pannier is not only 100% waterproof but also includes a removable and interchangeable reflective or hi-vis front panel to ensure you stay visible day or night. The VeloDry 25 Litre Pannier is also super tough because it’s constructed from double-laminated reinforced PVC tarpaulin, making it highly resistant to abrasions.

    SPECSHeight: 40 cm Top Width: 34 cm Base Width: 22 cm Depth: 19 cmCapacity: 1525 in3 Weight: 1.09 kg

    *Note: Bike racks not included.

    Features• 100% waterproof duffel bag - Class 3: IP66• Weatherproof front zip pocket - Class 2: IP65• Pinch & Fold top sealing system with air purge valve• Floats safely if dropped in water• Seamless high frequency welded construction• Removable padded straps with reflective patches• Double laminated reinforced PVC tarpaulin• 2 x Front and 2 x Back light reflective strips• 4 x D-rings for multiple attachment options• 90 Litre internal wet / dry pocket with organiser• Padded top carry handle• End haul handles

    TREKDRY 90 LITRE DUFFELMODEL: AOB1203 With a full 90 litres of space, the TrekDry 90 Litre Duffel has enough room to put all your clothes and personal items to ensure they stay completely dry all day long. The bag is 100% waterproof because it uses the newly developed Pinch & Fold sealing system and it also has a clever internal wet/dry pocket complete with organiser, so you have the freedom to separate your gear however you choose.

    SPECSHeight: 31 cm Width: 71 cm Depth: 41 cm Capacity: 5400 in3 Weight: 1.7 kg

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  • Features• Power pack with 3350mAh/12.06Wh• 1x USB-C input/output: 5V/1.5A Max• 1x USB output: 5V/1.5A• Integrated 100 Lumens torch with SOS settings• 4 LED battery charge indicator• Waterproof and dustproof to IP65 rating• Rugged design• Weight: 100 g• Size: 107 mm x 28 mm x 38 mm

    MERLIN 15 POWER PACKMODEL: VPPTLMLP015 The Merlin 15 is an ultra-lightweight, rugged 3350mAh power pack for charging smartphones, action cameras, SAT phones and other 5V devices. The smart charging technology detects when devices are connected, disconnected, or fully charged. Featuring an integrated 100 Lumens torch with SOS settings, the Merlin 15 is waterproof & dustproof to IP65 Rating.

    Kit Includes• 1 x USB-C to USB cable

    Features• 12W Foldable Solar Panel• Integrated battery with 10000mAh/37Wh• SunPower™ cells solar panel 6.5V/12 Watts• 2x USB output: 5V/2.4A• 1x Micro USB input: 5V/2A• Weight: 575g• Size: 260 mm x 155 mm x 15.5 mm (folded) 405 mm x 155 mm x 3 mm (unfolded)

    KESTREL 40 FOLDABLE SOLAR PANEL MODEL: VPPTLKSK040 This folding 12 watt solar panel includes an integrated 10000mAh battery and features dual 5V USB outputs for charging devices including smartphones, action cameras, GPS and more. As well as a Micro USB input, the Kestrel 40 is water-resistant to IPX6 rating and made from hard-wearing materials.The Kestrel 40 also includes a built-in stand to provide the best angle for solar charging.

    Kit Includes• 1 x Micro USB to USB cable• 2 x Carabiners

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  • Features• Power pack with 10000mAh/37Wh• Built-in Micro USB cable output: 5V/2.1A• Built-in Lightning USB cable output: 5V/2.4A• 1x Micro USB input: 5V/2A• 1x USB-C input/output: 5V/3A PD 18W Max• 1x USB output fast charge 18W Max• 5 LED battery indicators• Weight: 285 g• Size: 140 mm x 78 mm x 16.5 mm

    SWIFT 40 POWER PACKMODEL: VPPTLSFT040 Compact yet powerful, the Swift 40 houses a 10000mAh battery and is capable of charging most 5V electronic devices including smartphones, action cameras, smartwatches and more. With built-in Micro USB and Lightning cables, this power pack also has a bi-directional USB-C port, 5V USB output and Micro USB input, making it a truly versatile portable charger. As well as charging 5V devices, the Swift 40 will provide a charge to compatible USB-C laptops, giving up to 5 extra hours of use.

    Kit Includes• 1 x Built-in Micro USB cable• 1 x Built-in Lightning USB cable• 1 x USB to Micro USB cable

    Features• Wireless charger with 6700mAh/24.8Wh• 1x USB-C input/output: PD 15W• 1x USB output: 5V/3A Quick Charge• 1x wireless output: 10W Quick Charge• Elastic strap to hold smartphone• Smart charging: automatic on/off detection (USB-C)• 4 LED battery charge indicator• Waterproof and dustproof to IP65 rating• Rugged design• Weight: 220 g• Size: 86 mm x 86 mm x 25.5 mm

    HARRIER 25 WIRELESS POWER PACKMODEL: VPPTLHRW025 The Harrier 25 offers versatile charging solutions for any user. This portable, wireless 6700mAh power pack features an elastic strap to safely attach a smartphone or other 5V device to the product while recharging on the go. If wireless charging isn't an option, the Harrier 25 also allows for charging USB devices with the included cable. The rugged design is waterproof & dustproof to IP65 Rating and features smart charging automatic on/off detection technology via the bi-directional USB-C port.

    Kit Includes• 1 x USB-C to USB cable

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  • Features• 120 Lumens torch with 2600mAh/3.7V battery• 1x Micro USB input: 5V/1A• 1x USB output: 5V/1A• Light mode button toggle: High, Low, SOS setting• Waterproof and dustproof to IP67 rating• 4 LED battery charge indicator• Rugged design• Weight: 120 g• Size: 140 mm x 39 mm x 39 mm

    NIGHTHAWK 15 TORCHMODEL: VPPTLNKT015 The Nighthawk 15 is a portable, lightweight 120 Lumens torch with 3 integrated light modes (high, low, SOS). It also acts as an emergency power source to charge smartphones and other 5V devices via the integrated 2600mAh battery. The integrated smart charging technology detects when a device is connected, disconnected or fully charged and features 4 LED battery level indicator.

    Kit Includes• 1 x Micro USB to USB cable

    Falcon 7 Features• 7W Foldable Solar Panel• High-efficiency monocrystalline SunPower™ cells• 4x metal eye-holes to attach solar panel to backpack• Splash-proof (IPX4)• Rugged polyester fabric• 1x USB output: 5V /1.4A Max• LED indicator• Weight: 230 g• Size: 157 mm x 179 mm x 11 mm (folded) 498 mm x 179 mm x 3 mm (unfolded)

    NIGHTHAWK 15 SOLAR KITMODEL: VPPTLNSK015 This kit pairs the Nighthawk 15 with the Falcon 7 foldable solar panel, allowing you to keep the Nighthawk 15 charged as well as other 5V devices.

    Kit Includes• 1 x USB-C to USB Cable (1m)• 1 x Micro USB to USB cable• 1 x Female USB-C to male Micro USB adapter• 2 x Carabiners

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  • Features• 150 Lumen bulb with low, medium and high settings• White, red, green, blue, yellow, purple & blue colour modes• Power: 1.5W• 1x Micro USB input: 5V/700mA• 150+ hours of running time• Remote control distance of 7m• Waterproof and dustproof to IP65 rating• Weight: 147 g• Size: 70 mm diameter x 110.5 mm

    NIGHTJAR REMOTE CONTROL LAMPMODEL: VPPTLNJL008 Remote-controlled LED bulb light with 3 power settings; low, medium, high, as well as 6 colour modes. Featuring a 150 lumen light housed in an IP65 casing, this bulb light has a 150+ hour battery life and comes with a useful carabiner to attach to tent poles, etc. Recharges via the micro USB input in 4 hours.

    Kit Includes• 1 x Remote Control• 1 x Micro USB to USB cable• 1 x Carabiner

    Features• Portable jump starter with 13000mAh/48.1Wh• 1x USB-C input/output: 5V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A• 1x Micro USB input: 5V/2A• Dual USB output: QC 5V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A• Start Current: 500A; Peak Current: 1000A• 1x ECS socket for jump starter• Rugged design. Dustproof and waterproof to IP67 rating• Charging time of 6-8 hours• Emergency jump starter for 12V vehicles• Integrated torch with SOS settings• Weight: 550g• Size: 188 mm x 92 mm x 36 mm

    REDSTART 50 CAR JUMP STARTER KITMODEL: VPPTLRSJ050 Portable emergency jump starter for 12V vehicles (7.0L Petrol and 4.5L Diesel) including cars, motorbikes, snowmobiles and more.It features an integrated flashlight with strobe/SOS settings and can also provide power to laptops that charge via USB-C. The casing is flame retardant as well as being dustproof and waterproof to IP67 rating. Includes safety features such as; reverse polarity protection, spark-proof and smart technology which shuts off power to prevent overheating.

    Kit Includes• 1 x USB-C cable• 1 x Micro USB cable• 1 x Smart Clamps• 1 x Carry Case

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  • ENDELA LIGHTWEIGHT BLACKMODEL: YSC243PBK (Plain Blade - Box) YSC243SBK (Serrated Blade - Box)

    Sized to literally split the difference between the iconic Endura® 4 and Delica® 4 Lightweights, the Endela proudly offers all the highly refined, time-tested features of each in a perfect “in-between” format. Its full-flat-ground blade is crafted from VG-10 stainless steel and proudly sports a fully accessible Trademark Round Hole™ for ambidextrous one-hand opening.

    Available with either a PlainEdge™ or SpyderEdge™, the blade is supported by a sturdy back lock mechanism, skeletonised stainless steel liners and injection-moulded fiberglass-reinforced-nylon (FRN) scales. Spyderco’s trademark Bi-Directional Texturing™ pattern ensures a non-slip grip and a four-position pocket clip offers a choice of tip-up or tip-down carry on both sides of the body.

    SPECSHandle Length: 119 mm Blade Length: 87 mmWeight: 88 g Blade Steel: VG-10Handle Material: FRN Includes: Ambi 4-Position Clip

    ENDURA 4 LIGHTWEIGHT BLACK WHARNCLIFFEMODEL: YSC10FPWCBK (Plain Blade - Box) YSC10FSWCBK (Serrated Blade - Box)

    Spyderco’s Endura 4 Lightweight has achieved near-legendary status in the world of everyday-carry cutting tools. The latest variation of this iconic model furthers its enviable reputation by combining all the best-in-class qualities of the standard version with the extreme cutting power and versatility of a Wharncliffe blade.

    The perfectly straight cutting edge of the Wharncliffe profile cuts with full power along its entire length, enabling it to tackle extreme cutting chores and detailed work with equal ease. Available in either a PlainEdge™ or fully serrated SpyderEdge™ format, the VG-10 stainless steel blade features a full-flat grind for low-friction edge geometry that further accentuates the advantages of its Wharncliffe design.

    A fully accessible Trademark Round Hole™ proudly announces its Spyderco lineage and provides swift, ambidextrous, one-handed opening. The high-performance blade is backed by a lightweight, ergonomic handle that includes a sturdy back lock mechanism, skeletonised stainless steel liners, injection-moulded fiberglass-reinforced-nylon scales, a high-traction Bi-Directional Texture™ pattern and a four-position pocket clip.

    SPECSHandle Length: 126 mm Blade Length: 96 mmWeight: 96 g Blade Steel: VG-10Handle Material: FRN Includes: Ambi 4-Position Clip

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  • Z-CUT™ BLUNT TIP KITCHEN KNIFEMODEL: YSK13PBK (Black Handle/Plain Blade - Clam) YSK13PGN (Green Handle/Plain Blade - Clam) YSK13PRD (Red Handle/Plain Blade - Clam) YSK13PYL (Yellow Handle/Plain Blade - Clam) YSK13SBK (Black Handle/Serrated Blade - Clam) YSK13SGN (Green Handle/Serrated Blade -Clam) YSK13SRD (Red Handle/Serrated Blade - Clam) YSK13SYL (Yellow Handle/Serrated Blade - Clam)

    Like a traditional bread knife, Spyderco's Blunt-Tip Z-Cut combines cutting performance with the enhanced safety of a rounded tip. Offset knives are unique because their handles are above the level of the blade instead of in line with it. Like a classic chef's knife, this aligns the blade's edge with the finger knuckles while providing ample clearance for them when working on a cutting board. Unlike a chef's knife however, offset knives are much smaller, lighter and much more versatile.

    The USA-Made Z-Cut series of knives elevates the time-tested concept of the "offset" knife to all-new levels of quality and performance. Their highly refined ergonomics, state-of-the-art CTS BD1N blade steel and scientifically optimised blade geometry offer an unparalleled cutting experience. Available in black, red, yellow or green handles, as well as both PlainEdge and SpyderEdge configurations.

    SPECSHandle Length: 110 mm Blade Length: 109 mmWeight: 28 g Blade Steel: CTS BD1NHandle Material: Polypropylene

    HARRIER 2 G-10MODEL: YSBY01GP2 (Plain Blade - Box) YSBY01GPS2 (Combo Blade - Box)

    The Harrier 2 resurrects and refines the classic Harrier design to offer a practical everyday-carry cutting tool in a size that splits the difference between the best-selling Cara Cara 2 and the Meadowlark 2.

    Its 8Cr13MoV stainless steel blade is full-flat ground for optimal edge geometry, has a textured index-finger choil and is available in both plain and partially serrated formats. The handle features textured G-10 scales, minimalist nested stainless steel liners, a stainless steel backspacer, a sturdy back lock mechanism and a four-position clip for multiple carry options.

    SPECSHandle Length: 110 mm Blade Length: 86 mmWeight: 96 g Blade Steel: 8Cr13MoVHandle Material: G-10 Includes: Ambi 4-Position Clip

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  • Z-CUT™ POINTED TIP KITCHEN KNIFEMODEL: YSK14PBK (Black Handle/Plain Blade - Clam) YSK14PGN (Green Handle/Plain Blade - Clam) YSK14PRD (Red Handle/Plain Blade - Clam) YSK14PYL (Yellow Handle/Plain Blade - Clam) YSK14SBK (Black Handle/Serrated Blade - Clam) YSK14SGN (Green Handle/Serrated Blade - Clam) YSK14SRD (Red Handle/Serrated Blade - Clam) YSK14SYL (Yellow Handle/Serrated Blade - Clam)

    The pointed version of Spyderco's Z-Cut knife combines all the advantages of an offset design with an acute point that is perfect for detailed cutting tasks. Offset knives are unique because their handles are above the level of the blade instead of in line with it. Like a classic chef's knife, this aligns the blade's edge with the finger knuckles while providing ample clearance for them when working on a cutting board. Unlike a chef's knife, however, offset knives are much smaller, lighter, and much more versatile.

    The USA-Made Z-Cut series of knives elevates the time-tested concept of the "offset" knife to all-new levels of quality and performance. Their highly refined ergonomics, state-of-the-art CTS BD1N blade steel and scientifically optimised blade geometry offer an unparalleled cutting experience. Available in black, red, yellow or green handles, as well as both PlainEdge and SpyderEdge configurations.

    SPECSHandle Length: 112 mm Blade Length: 110 mmWeight: 28 g Blade Steel: CTS BD1NHandle Material: Polypropylene

    DRAGONFLY 2 LIGHTWEIGHT BLACK WHARNCLIFFEMODEL: YSC28FPWCBK2 (Plain Blade - box)

    The Dragonfly has always represented an extraordinary blend of compact size and full-service cutting performance. Now that performance takes another quantum leap forward with the addition of a Wharncliffe blade profile. The blade of choice of many savvy knife users, the Wharncliffe’s perfectly straight cutting edge offers extreme cutting power near the heel and scalpel-like precision at the tip - especially when combined with a low-friction, full-flat grind.

    All other features of this knife are consistent with the best-selling Dragonfly 2, including a lightweight, injection moulded FRN handle, high-traction Bi-Directional Texturing™, a sturdy back lock mechanism and a reversible deep-pocket wire clip.

    SPECSHandle Length: 85 mm Blade Length: 58 mmWeight: 34 g Blade Steel: VG-10Handle Material: FRN Includes: Ambi Tip-Up Clip

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  • In issue 11 of the Zen Quarterly magazine we looked at 12 essential items that you should have with you when venturing outdoors, the first five being the most important as they are the most difficult and time consuming to reproduce in nature. These were a cutting tool, combustion device, covering/shelter, metal container and cordage.

    In this issue we will be focusing on the first of those items which is a cutting tool (knife) and why it is the most important tool of all to have with you.

    Why is a cutting tool so important?Everything that we own, travel in, live in or use in our daily lives is made using some kind of cutting tool. From the clothes we wear to the houses we live in, a cutting tool of some description is used in their manufacture. In its simplest form, when out in the bush and away from civilisation this comes down to a simple knife, saw or axe. In the wilderness, with just a knife, everything else you need can be constructed using knowledge and skill.

    The origins of knife craftingFor 80% of man's existence, knives were crafted using flint and stone technology. Early man and indigenous cultures across the world used cutting tools, scrapers, saws, arrow heads and tools to hunt with or make the things that they needed for their daily lives.

    The practise of flint knapping as it is known today is the shaping of flint, chert, obsidian or other conchoidal fracturing stone through the process of lithic reduction to manufacture stone tools, knives, arrow heads or strikers for flintlock firearms. Knapping was a very important and precise skill set needed to make these tools, gleaned from thousands of years of trial and error. Without the resources or knowledge on how to make cutting tools, life would have been very difficult if not impossible in some places.

    From the Bronze Age to the Iron Age and right up to the manufacture of steel, the art of cutting tool creation has been refined to create superior, sharper and more durable cutting tools than their early flint counterparts. So unless you have a knowledge of flint knapping and can access flint or chert deposits, you had better make sure you have a good knife!

    CHOOSING A KNIFE FOR USE IN THE OUTDOORS

    Gordon Dedman - founder of Bushcraft Survival Australia - shares his advice for the best knife to carry when venturing out into the wilderness.

    Flint knapped blades and knives.

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  • ConvexGrind

    Scandi Grind(Tapered)

    ConventionalGrind

    Hollow Grind(Concave)

    Primary Bevel

    Secondary Bevel

    Carbon vs stainless steel

    Stainless steel is not prone to rust and retains its edge for longer, yet is harder to re-sharpen (great for marine and wet environments). Carbon steel is easier to re-sharpen in the field, yet loses its edge faster and is prone to rust if not maintained properly. It can also be used to create sparks when struck with flint or chert to start a fire.

    Serrations and saws on knives

    Serrated blades are primarily for cutting rope and strapping but are not much good for anything else .They are also very difficult to re-sharpen in a field environment, so unless you plan on doing a lot of rope cutting, steer away from a fixed blade knife that has serrations anywhere on it as this prevents the knife being used for other more useful tasks. You are better to carry a separate multi-tool such as a Leatherman that has a purpose built serrated blade.

    The same holds true for saws on knives, as these generally only ever cut down to the depth of the teeth then get stuck because the sides of the knife are the same width as the teeth. Saws on the back of fixed blade knives also inhibit the back of a knife, preventing their use for other tasks such as stripping bark or use with a Ferrocerium rod/Fire steel. It is far better to carry a purpose built separate pocket folding saw such as a Bacho Laplander folding saw. Leatherman multi-tools also have saws in them that cut well and are great for small notching tasks.

    Choosing a knifeThere are literally thousands of knives in the marketplace to choose from, so how do you know which one to pick? Probably the most important thing you need to ask yourself is what do you need the knife for? Some knives are specially designed for wood carving, some for cutting rope, some for skinning, some for chopping, while others are used in surgery or in the kitchen and some are just general purpose knives.

    KNIFE GRINDS & BEVELSThere are four primary knife grinds, each consisting of a primary and secondary bevel;

    conventional, hollow grind (concave), convex grind and Scandi grind (tapered).

    Conventional Grind knives account for probably 50% of most factory made knives, multi tools and pocket knives. They are a compromise between blade strength and sharpness. It's hard to maintain a consistent angle when sharpening in the field due to the very narrow secondary bevel on these knives, unless you use a specialised sharpening tool.

    Hollow Grind Knives (Concave) are very sharp as they have a thinner blade profile, making them great for skinning and as a surgical knife. This thinner profile however makes the blade weaker and prone to snap when used for general cutting or battoning.

    Convex Grind profiles are used for robust tools that are designed to chop and split wood such as axes and some machetes.

    Scandi Grind (Tapered) knives are used in bushcraft, woodcraft and wilderness activities as they are a good compromise of strength, sharpness and edge retention. They have a good all round design that can be used for general cutting, skinning, carving and battoning. They also have a large flat primary bevel with no secondary bevel, which makes them easy to re-sharpen and maintain a consistent blade angle.

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    Tang and blade thickness

    The tang is the distance that the metal from the blade protrudes into the handle. Knives that are full tang are made from a solid piece of steel with the two handle pieces pinned onto the blade, one each side. Full tang knives are stronger, more durable and less prone to breakage when being used for battoning (turning a knife into a small axe with the aid of a mallet).

    The thinner the blade, the better it is for skinning and filleting, however this will make it weaker and prone to twist, break or snap when used for wood carving, general cutting or battoning. A thicker blade is stronger and much more resilient when used for these purposes.

    The ideal cutting tool

    As stated earlier, your choice of cutting tool is primarily determined by where you are and what you need it for. In the boreal forests of the northern hemisphere this might be a forest axe, capable of felling trees, splitting/chopping wood to build shelters or process wood to keep a long fire going. In a tropical environment this could be a machete or a parang, capable of slashing vines and undergrowth, splitting bamboo or processing coconuts.

    For bushcraft and general outdoor use in a temperate environment, a folding saw and a full tang belt knife with a 5 to 5.5 inch, 3.2 mm thick, Scandi grind, carbon steel blade with a sharp 90 degree spine is ideal. This will afford you with a strong robust knife capable of a variety of tasks such as cutting, carving, skinning, stripping and battoning. Swedish knife company Morakniv make a good selection of affordable high quality Scandi grind knives perfectly suited for bushcraft and other outdoor activities. Many of the leading bushcraft and survival schools around the world as well as many military units use Morakniv knives. Some of the commonly used models for bushcraft, survival and outdoor use are as follows:

    Companion HD MG: A general entry knife used and issued at many bushcraft and survival schools worldwide. It has a 3/4 tab tang and retails for $45 AUD.

    Bushcraft Black (tactical MOLLE sheath): Specifically made for bushcraft and field use, the ¾ tang high carbon steel blade has an anti-corrosive black coating and the spine is ground especially for use with a fire steel. The MOLLE compatible sheath makes it great for military use. It retails for about $100 AUD with standard polymer sheath or $145 AUD with tactical MOLLE sheath.

    Kansbol: This forest knife has a ¾ tab tang hybrid blade profile of both Scandi and hollow grind, making it great for hunting and skinning tasks as well as general wood cutting and carving. It retails for about $90 AUD.

    Garberg: This is Morakniv’s only full tang blade and their strongest and most robust knife, allowing it to be used for a variety of tough tasks such as heavy battoning and survival use. It has a 3.2mm Scandi grind blade with 90 degree spine and comes in stainless or high carbon steel. It comes with a sturdy leather sheath or a Multi-mount system. It retails for about $260 AUD.

    Morakniv also make a range of specialist woodcarving and hook knives.

    Companion HD MG Bushcraft Black

    Kansbol Garberg

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  • ABOUT THE AUTHORGordon Dedman is the founder of Bushcraft Survival Australia (BSA), an outdoor bushcraft survival school dedicated to teaching genuine and authentic modern and traditional outdoor living skills through carefully designed educational courses.

    Gordon is a former member of the Australian Army 1st Commando Regiment and is presently a survival instructor in NORFORCE, an Australian Army Reserve Regional Force Surveillance Unit (RFSU). NORFORCE conducts patrols in the remote areas of Northern Australia, working closely with Aboriginal communities.

    Gordon has trained at and completed numerous Survival and Bushcraft courses and certifications worldwide at schools run by Paul Kirtley, Ray Mears, Dave Canterbury, Lofty Wiseman and Bob Cooper. Gordon also works seasonally as an outdoor guide in the NT, taking clients on camping expeditions into Kakadu and Arnhemland.

    UPCOMING COURSESOur well structured courses and workshops are designed to span a range of specialist knowledge and skill sets, from the priorities of basic survival, foraging for water and food, fire and shelter construction right through to natural navigation and aboriginal cooking methods.

    1 Day Survival Essentials Courses

    www.bushcraftsurvivalaustralia.com.auFor more information, prices and how to book, visit our website.

    Sheaths and cases

    There are just as many variations and combinations of knife sheaths as there are knives. There are leather sheaths, plastic sheaths, material sheaths, kydex sheaths, MOLLE sheaths, sheaths with sharpening stones and fire steels and a myriad of clips and attachments. It’s a personal choice, but a good sheath should protect your knife and allow the knife to be secured to your person or equipment without coming loose. It should fit the blade snugly and not be loose or rattle. The sheath should not allow the blade to cut through it when drawing the knife…this also comes down to correct knife technique and use.

    An important reminder

    Indigenous hunter/gatherers around the world still use knives for their daily living that modern bushcrafters and outdoor enthusiasts would consider inferior, yet they are able to survive and even thrive out in the wilderness. Remember - it doesn’t matter what knife you own, it's the knowledge of “how” to use it that is more important!

    17 May (Coffs Coast)6 June (Sydney)20 June (Darwin)

    3 Day Basic Bushcraft Survival Courses

    29-31 May (Sydney)26-28 June (Darwin)

    14-16 August (Darwin)

    4 Day Intermediate Bushcraft Survival Courses

    21-24 August (Darwin)29 Oct-1 Nov (NSW)

    SPECIAL EVENTS

    Pathfinder School Worldwide Basic Survival Course (3 Days)

    Guest Instructor Dave Canterbury USA28-30 August (Sydney) TBA

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  • Back to School at Zen.

    Lunch boxes are being packed, pencils are getting sharpened and the school bells are ringing once more across the country.

    With a new year of school kicking off in Australia, now's the best time to stock your shop with the gear kids need to get off to a flying start with their education.

    Here are the Zen products we recommend for students from kindergarten to university.

    K4R Keyring Light(P/C: ZL502066)RRP: $29.95

    K4R Keyring LightEasy for kids to attach to a zipper or keyring and with a brightness of 60 lumens, the K4R is the compact everyday illuminator for kids to search a school locker or light up a dark footpath on the way home.

    Kånken BackpacksKånken was created in 1978 to help prevent back problems among Swedish school children. Today, over 40 years later, Kånken has straightened millions of backs across the globe and has become one of Fjällräven's most beloved products. Made from durable fabrics, a Kånken backpack is designed to be a constant companion for years and years, with plenty of space for whatever a student needs for school.

    Kånken(P/C: CF23510-XXX)

    RRP: $144.95

    Kånken No. 2(P/C: CF23565-XXX)

    RRP: $199.95

    Kånken Laptop 15"(P/C: CF27172-XXX)

    RRP: $169.95

    Kånken Pen Case(P/C:CF27383-XXX)

    RRP: $44.95

    MH3 HeadlampsThe perfect light for a school camping trip, the stylish and flexible MH3 works equally well as both a headlamp or hand torch thanks to the simple yet innovative mounting system that lets you easily detach the lamp head.

    MH3 Headlamps(P/C: Various)RRP: $84.95

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  • 12oz Kid KanteensAvailable in Sippy Cap, Sports Cap and Vacuum Insulated Classic models, the 12oz Kid Kanteens are the colourful and durable way to keep kids hydrated through the day at school.

    12oz Sippy Cap Kid Kanteens (P/C: Various)RRP: $32.95

    12oz Sports Cap Kid Kanteens (P/C: Various)RRP: $32.95

    12oz Insulated Classic Kid Kanteens (P/C: Various)RRP: $41.50

    Pro-Sports 40-Litre Waterproof Duffel bagWith a 40 litre capacity, a large internal wet / dry pocket, external weatherproof front zip pocket and quick access outer pocket; this 100% waterproof holdall is the perfect school sports bag.

    40L Pro Sports Duffel Bags (P/C: AOB1153B - Blue; AOB1153Y - Yellow)

    RRP: $169.95

    Swift 40 Power PackDon't let your tablet or laptop run out of juice in the middle of a lecture with the new Powertraveller Swift 40. This compact, portable charger houses a 10000mAh battery and can charge phones or tablets and will provide a charge to compatible USB-C laptops.

    Swift 40 Power Pack (P/C: VPPTLSFT040)

    RRP: $99.00

    QuikStand Mobile Device StandSmall enough to fit in a wallet, yet strong enough to securely hold a phone or tablet, the QuikStand is perfect for holding a students device upright during class for easy viewing.

    QuikStand(P/C: XNQSD01R7)

    RRP: $19.95

    Steelie Pedestal KitThanks to its strong, clever magnetic ball and socket design, the Steelie Pedestal lets students easily mount a tablet upright on a desk, then swivel it to exactly the right position they want for viewing and use.

    Steelie Pedestal Kit(P/C: XNSTTK11R8)

    RRP: $74.95

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  • CHECK OUT SOME RECENT PHOTOS AND FEATURES FROM OUR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES.

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    >> TAG US IN!

  • WHAT DO YOU DO AT ZEN?I'm the Brand Assistant for Fjällräven Australia and New

    Zealand. I currently manage the Instagram and Facebook pages as well as run our blog "Stories from the Trail".

    WHICH ZEN PRODUCT IS YOUR FAVOURITE AT THE MOMENT?

    The Fjällräven Kånken - ALWAYS. I may be a little bit biased though.

    DO YOU HAVE ANY STRANGE PHOBIAS? Roller coasters. I’ve always hated them - even as a

    kid, making me the eternally designated bag holder when everyone goes on the ride.

    WHAT WAS THE BEST CONCERT YOU EVER ATTENDED?

    I’m seeing Elton John in January, and I think it will be the best concert I’ve ever seen. Other than Elton, probably Bruno Mars. He was such an engaging performer - highly recommended!

    WHAT'S THE WEIRDEST THING YOU'VE USED A LEATHERMAN TOOL FOR?

    I actually helped my sister use a Leatherman to saw a burning mud flap off her car on the side of the road.

    IF YOU COULD VISIT ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD YOU’VE NEVER BEEN, WHERE WOULD YOU GO?

    South America! I would love to go to visit my family there and immerse myself in the culture and language.

    WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE AUSSIE HOLIDAY DESTINATION AND WHY?

    Byron Bay. Such nice beaches, good shopping and great cocktails.

    Staff profiles

    WHAT DO YOU DO AT ZEN? I'm the QLD Accounts and Banter manager.

    WHAT ARE THREE THINGS STILL LEFT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?

    I only have two itches currently that I feel still need scratching:

    - Start a podcast with a couple of mates interviewing guests from various walks of life/sports/business etc. Success is often seen as a destination but I’ve come to realise it’s the journey, so a podcast can highlight that journey! To use a sporting analogy, fans usually only see the 80 minutes of football on the weekend, they hardly see the preparation or “the journey” taken to get to that 80 minutes.

    - Still have to tick off a visit to the USA

    WHAT’S THE CRAZIEST THING YOU’VE EVER DONE?

    I once did a free dive in a cave in Samoa and had to find the hole at the bottom which would bring you out the other side in one breath. For someone who isn’t the greatest in the water I look back and think "hmmm that could of gone badly".

    YOU'RE TRAPPED ON A DESERT ISLAND. WHICH THREE ZEN PRODUCTS WOULD YOU WANT TO HAVE ON YOU?

    - A SteriPEN- Leatherman P4- Morakniv Companion Spark

    FAVOURITE MOVIE OF ALL TIME AND WHY?

    If I had to pick just one, definitely “Remember the Titans” starring Denzel Washington. For the reason that the story is a lot like life in the sense that to achieve anything great the path you have to take is usually filled with obstacles and that overcoming differences and coming together with a bucket load of hard work usually delivers the desired outcome. (Sorry for getting a bit deep there haha)!

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  • Arriving early in the new year from Ledlenser - these additions to the Area Light range will boast a range of exciting new features like built-in power banks, laser pointers and even a model with a Bluetooth speaker! Stay "tuned" for more information soon...

    2020 Area Lights

    NEXT ISSUE>>> NEXT ISSUE >>>

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  • In the next issue of the Zen Quarterly we'll be shining a spotlight on the updated range of Ledlenser's innovative MH Series headlamps. New colours, updated features and m