On the beaches of Thailand and Australia, 2006, two old uni friends (Dan and Joel) came up with an idea. As they surfed, scuba dived, and sailed their way through the next six months, they found they were constantly fighting to keep their tech, clothes and valuables safe from the encroaching sand and sea.

They realised that what they needed was a totally trustworthy waterproof bag that guaranteed peace of mind without slowing them down. And with that, OverBoard was born. As soon as they arrived home they were researching, designing, innovating and producing their first prototypes – the perfect dry bags which became the first OverBoard products.

The response was overwhelming and they were soon producing dry bags for phones, iPads and even emergency supplies, all to keep them safe from the damage caused by water, snow, dirt and sand.

The Dan and Joel commitment has been simple – to combine good looking, high quality and value-for-money gear with 100% waterproof protection.

Today, OverBoard are the leaders in waterproof bags, and it’s not hard to see why. All of their products are rigorously tested to ensure they’re capable of withstanding the extremes they may find themselves in. From temperature and strength tests to dust and depth testing, OverBoard take their commitment seriously.

Below, we’ve compiled a few of our top picks to keep your stuff snow, sand, and spray-free.

Classic Waterproof Backpack


Perfect for cycling, water sports, and a host of other activities, the 20 Litre Waterproof Backpack protects your gear from water, sand, dirt and dust, making it the ideal commuter pack. It’s 100% waterproof, and if you do happen to put that claim to the test, it even floats!

Pro-Vis Waterproof Backpack

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Be seen day or night with the 100% waterproof high visibility Pro-Vis Backpack. Stuffed full of handy features like a large internal zip pocket (no more rooting around for keys!), elasticated front webbing and reflective patches, this is a great backpack for cyclists that will keep your stuff dry and you safe.

Waterproof Large Phone Case


Big enough to accommodate the largest phones, this Waterproof Phone Case enables you to browse, chat, and snap your way through a torrential downpour. Guaranteed submersible to 19ft / 6m, you won’t need to worry about your phone when you’re around water again!

Classic Waterproof Bike Pannier


Thanks to its universal fitting, the Classic Waterproof Bike Pannier will easily fit onto any pannier rack for plenty of extra storage space (17 litres of it!). 100% waterproof, it’ll protect your stuff no matter what the great British weather throws at it.

Wherever you go, whatever you do, there’s an OverBoard 100% waterproof product for you.

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