Seven great pieces of watertight tech for adventure monkeys

These pieces of kit will appeal to fans of the great outdoors who need to be connected on the go and don't want their gear harmed by rain, humidity or splashes

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 25 August, 2015, 8:02am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 21 October, 2015, 11:17am

OverBoard Pro-Sports SLR camera bag  

Photographers will know how damaging seawater can be to a camera. Keep your precious digital SLR safe from splashes, spray and rainstorms with this ready-for-anything shoulder bag   (HK$512). Available from

Powermonkey Extreme charger  

A huge  9,000mAh capacity battery that can charge a smartphone as many as six times, this battery  (HK$1,490) and its flip-out solar cell are both waterproof and can be easily attached to a tent or rucksack. Available from

Lat56 Messenger  

This modern take on the courier bag  (HK$1,543) is fully waterproof, and is designed to carry laptops up to 13 inches in size, as well as papers and documents. Available  only from

Boom Swimmer waterproof speaker  

Perfect for using in the shower, this waterproof speaker  (HK$580) links to a smartphone using Bluetooth, and has both a suction cup and a flexible tail that can be wrapped around almost anything.  Available from

North Face  waterproof daypack

Able to keep electronics and valuables safe from rain, humidity and moisture, this  34½-litre pack  (HK$600) has watertight seams and a fold-over enclosure. Mesh pockets keep water bottles to hand. Available from

Kobo Aura H2O  e-book reader

If you’re planning a poolside holiday, this e-book reader  (HK$1,390) is so watertight that it can be completely submerged for  30 minutes. Also includes built-in backlight. Available from

LifeProof Nuud iPhone 6 Plus case

Though this version (HK$809.50) is designed for the iPhone 6 Plus, LifeProof makes waterproof, shock-proof and snow-proof covers for most Apple and Samsung Galaxy devices. Available in  black, white or grey from