World’s First Floating Sleeping Bag
No, your eyes don’t deceive you, that really is a man floating along a river in a sleeping bag filled with Nikwax’s Hydrophobic Down. No Photoshopping or optical illusions, we saw it with our own eyes – honest, guv…
Top water-proofing and fabric care giant Nikwax, produces the fluorocarbon-free, water-resistant Hydrophobic Down now used in various outdoor brand’s down-filled clothing and equipment and it rolled out the floating sleeping bag to demonstrate just how effective the treatment is.
Of course no-one’s suggesting you use your sleeping bag as a stand-in life raft, but it’s reassuring to know that if your tent or bivi bag springs a leak, you should stand a fighting chance of still having a functioning sleeping bag next morning.