NRS is a leading manufacturer of high-performance inflatable rafts, standup paddle boards, fishing kayaks, rafting gear, drysuits, wetsuits, lifejackets, clothing and camping gear. Since manufacturing the first purpose-built dry bag for boaters back in 1974, the NRS name has stood for rugged, reliable equipment. Outfitters around the world rely on NRS boats, frames, life jackets, apparel and accessories to keep their customers safe, their guides productive and their businesses healthy day after day, season after season.
NRS was founded in 1972 as Northwest River Supplies by Bill Parks, then a business professor at the University of Oregon. NRS is based in Moscow, Idaho.