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Durable waterproof stripes to help deter sharks

Adheres to the surface of: kayaks, canoes, surfboards, paddleboards, boogieboards & floats!

 
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Did you know sharks are color blind?

Sharks only have one type of photoreceptor in their retinas which essentially means they only see in 'black and white'. Applying a simple striped pattern to the bottom of your watercraft interrupts and confuses a sharks visual senses, and differentiates YOU, from their usual prey. 

 

Durable Waterproof strips easily adhere to & around ANY shaped float, boat, or watersports board.

 

 

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Versatile & Simple To Apply

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FOR BEST RESULTS: APPLY ONLY IN COOL AREAS. DO NOT SET KITS IN HOT SUN PRIOR TO APPLICATION.

 
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Carefully peel and apply adhesive stripes in an alternating pattern.  

 
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Trim to fit.  

 
SHARK-IT (ORIGINAL)
19.95 34.95

Durable waterproof strips designed to interrupt a sharks visual senses and keep sharks away! Adheres to the surface of kayaks, canoes, surfboards, paddleboards, kickboards, boogieboards, floats, & more.

Package includes (x4) black strips & (x4) white. Each strip is 24”x4” and together covers 32”.

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SHARK-IT (LARGE)
39.95

Durable waterproof strips designed to interrupt a sharks visual senses and keep sharks away! Adheres to the surface of kayaks, canoes, surfboards, paddleboards, kickboards, boogieboards, floats, & more.

Package includes (x10) black strips & (x10) white. Each strip is 24”x4” and together covers just over 80”.

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SURFERS' SPECIAL
19.95 29.95

Durable waterproof strips designed to interrupt a sharks visual senses and keep sharks away! Adheres to the surface of kayaks, canoes, surfboards, paddleboards, kickboards, boogieboards, floats, & more.

Package includes x10 black strips. Each strip is 24”x4” and together covers just over 80”. *IDEAL for water equipment with white bottoms only!

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Hand Crafted On cape cod, Mass

Welcome to SharkIt!

We are Kat and Eddie; a husband and wife team looking to help you stay SHARK SAFE! We have spent the majority of our lives on Cape Cod and have encountered quite a few sharks in our days on the water. Eddie grew up 30 miles out to sea on Nantucket Island, and was a certified Open Water One Commercial Diver for decades between here and the Florida Keys. My name is Kat, and I am an avid boogie-board and water-sports enthusiast with a passion for shark safety. We believe as the Abalone-an spearfisherman; who watched and observed the sharks behavior and how the sharks consistently turned away from the poisonous, banded sea snakes. The fisherman realized that this habit may be an inbred, instinctive sign of caution and have in turn painted their bodies with black and white stripes to mimic the sea snakes for centuries.

In our modern times of research and technology, we have come to learn more about sharks and WHY they turn away from the striped sea-snakes. It turns out that sharks are believed to be color blind due to only having a single type of cone in the retina of their eyes. This causes the sharks to have a hard time differentiating contrasting elements against a background. The striped pattern of the banded sea snakes causes the sharks to loose focus on what they are looking at, and turn their attention towards something more appealing. From our knowledge of the fishing techniques used throughout history, and modern research, we have been able to create a product that can make your water apparatus seem less appealing to a shark by nature! And while sharks are not primarily interested in humans... we have seen a rise of shark interaction and even attacks up and down the East Coast. What we are offering is an easy to applicate system for the bottom of your favorite watercraft to mimic the stripes that have deterred sharks for centuries.

We love the ocean, and want you to want to be at the beach and in the water making memories.  While there are no guarantees with wild animals, many believe this method an effective aid in deterring sharks and helpful to increase your chance of safety. Our patented pattern interrupts and confuses a sharks visual senses, while differentiating YOU from their usual prey.

WHY TAKE A CHANCE? Stay safe, and cautiously prepared…. rest assured with Shark-it, you won't look like a seal out there!!!   Our hope is to help!

Kat & Eddie

Cape Cod, MA