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North Water

Turtleback Deck Bag

Turtleback Deck Bag
Turtleback Deck Bag
An awesome little bag that's just big enough for what you want ...but not so big you don't want it on deck.
North Water-Turtleback Deck Bag
Availability:Temporarily Out of Stock; please contact us at [email protected] for availability


This contoured little deck bag is perfect for paddlers who like a clean deck but still want quick access to a few top side essentials like a radio, sunscreen, or gloves. It has built-in flotation and a bomb proof anchoring system that will withstand any sized deck wash.

The Turtleback has a single zipper and is anchored to the deck with four straps and buckles. Two strips of Velcro on the top of the bag provide a place for temporary storage, and a plastic strip gives the bag its shape and holds it open. Adding a matching buckle half to one of the anchoring straps allows the deck bag to double as a fanny pack.

John R. at Rutabaga says:

"The perfect size bag to take on day-paddles or big excursions.  Use it for lunch and sunscreen or to keep your fishing tackle handy.  It also easily converts to a waist-pack when you need to stretch your legs."



Dimensions: 7" L x 14" W x 4" H
Volume: 2.5 L
Weight: 150g.
Made with rugged 420D Pack Cloth


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Keep those Jolly Ranchers handy rating
This is one of my favorite deck bags. It's the perfect size to hold a small waterproof camera, a little bottle of sunscreen, and maybe an epi-pen or small first aid kit. It also holds Jolly Ranchers for those long, boring crossings.

Reviewed by:Darren Bushfrom Madison, WI. on 12/8/2010

Convenient and low-profile rating
The whole reason why I choose to paddle the boats I do is because of the low fore deck, now why would I want a huge bag in front of me? The low profile Turtleback Deck Bag is convenient and has the best method of attachment of any bag that I know. I don't need space for more than a camera, granola bar and maybe a hat. North Water is now including the buckles needed to convert this bag into a fanny pack. When you hit shore, use it to carry a few items on your exploration of the shoreline.

Reviewed by:Jon Stackpolefrom Madison, WI. on 12/2/2010