Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent
Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent

Sharkbanz 2 – Wearable Shark Deterrent

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Sale price$128.00

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How It Works

 

 

Fast & Tracked Shipping

Standard Ground shipping for all U.S.A. orders is a 5-10 business day timeline. USPS First Class shipping should deliver in 5 days or less from the date of purchase.

Once your order has been fulfilled by our team, a shipping confirmation with a tracking number will be emailed. You can download Route’s mobile app for iOS or Android to visually track your package and receive real-time notifications on its estimated delivery.

FASTER SHIPPING OPTIONS & RATES:

We've made every effort to get your orders processed and shipped faster. 2 Day Express and Overnight orders should be placed by 10:00 AM PST for quickest delivery. Expedited orders placed after 10:00 AM CT will require an additional business day for processing. This excludes weekends and holidays. All "Delivery by" dates are estimates and not guaranteed.

Fast & Tracked Shipping

Standard Ground shipping for all U.S.A. orders is a 5-10 business day timeline. USPS First Class shipping should deliver in 5 days or less from the date of purchase.

Once your order has been fulfilled by our team, a shipping confirmation with a tracking number will be emailed. You can download Route’s mobile app for iOS or Android to visually track your package and receive real-time notifications on its estimated delivery.

FASTER SHIPPING OPTIONS & RATES:

We've made every effort to get your orders processed and shipped faster. 2 Day Express and Overnight orders should be placed by 10:00 AM PST for quickest delivery. Expedited orders placed after 10:00 AM CT will require an additional business day for processing. This excludes weekends and holidays. All "Delivery by" dates are estimates and not guaranteed.

3 Year Materials Warranty

We stand behind the quality and workmanship of our products, which you'll experience as soon as you put on your 'Sharkbanz 2'. The ‘Sharkbanz 2’ product is warrantied against defects resulting from faulty workmanship or materials for a period of three (3) years from the date of purchase. Note that the ocean is a highly corrosive environment where pressure and salt can cause damage over time. We recommend you replace your 'Sharkbanz 2' product every four (4) years to ensure top-level quality, comfort, and performance.

Please note that Sharkbanz products should not be exposed to heat over 160°F (70°C), nor at any point should the core chassis be physically damaged or altered. If this occurs, the deterrent technology's effectiveness could be reduced and/or negatively impacted. 

If you ever encounter any potential issues or concerns about your Sharkbanz, you can always write us at: support@sharkbanz.com and we will help.

3 Year Materials Warranty

We stand behind the quality and workmanship of our products, which you'll experience as soon as you put on your 'Sharkbanz 2'. The ‘Sharkbanz 2’ product is warrantied against defects resulting from faulty workmanship or materials for a period of three (3) years from the date of purchase. Note that the ocean is a highly corrosive environment where pressure and salt can cause damage over time. We recommend you replace your 'Sharkbanz 2' product every four (4) years to ensure top-level quality, comfort, and performance.

Please note that Sharkbanz products should not be exposed to heat over 160°F (70°C), nor at any point should the core chassis be physically damaged or altered. If this occurs, the deterrent technology's effectiveness could be reduced and/or negatively impacted. 

If you ever encounter any potential issues or concerns about your Sharkbanz, you can always write us at: support@sharkbanz.com and we will help.

Easy Returns

Returns on unused Sharkbanz product will be accepted for 30 days. Product box must be unopened, unused, and contain all packaging inserts. Packaging must be clean and undamaged. Take care in properly packing and shipping your return. Product will be inspected upon receipt and evaluated for refund.

We kindly ask that customers do not send returns back via 'Return To Sender' as this will result in significant delays and additional fees that will be deducted from the final refund. Please contact us directly for assistance with Returns and follow the 'Return Instructions' provided HERE.

Easy Returns

Returns on unused Sharkbanz product will be accepted for 30 days. Product box must be unopened, unused, and contain all packaging inserts. Packaging must be clean and undamaged. Take care in properly packing and shipping your return. Product will be inspected upon receipt and evaluated for refund.

We kindly ask that customers do not send returns back via 'Return To Sender' as this will result in significant delays and additional fees that will be deducted from the final refund. Please contact us directly for assistance with Returns and follow the 'Return Instructions' provided HERE.

Product Info

Designed for beachgoers, ocean athletes, and marine professionals, Sharkbanz use patented magnetic technology developed by marine biologists to deter predatory shark species and can also be used to deter stingrays for additional ocean safety.

Sharkbanz products are the embodiment of almost two decades worth of peer-reviewed scientific research, including independent government testing on the use of magnetic technology as an active and effective shark deterrent.

• Patented Magnetic Shark & Stingray Deterrent Technology

• Active Deterrent: No Batteries, No Charging - Always ON   

• Ergonomic Design and Premium Materials for Enhanced Comfort

• Worn on Ankle or Wrist

• Universal Fit: Ages 5+

• Depth Rating: 100m/330ft

• Weight: Lightweight, 3 oz.

• Magnetically Shielded Box (Included) for Safe Storage

• TSA and Airline Travel-Friendly

• 1 Sharkbanz Wearable. Patented Shark & Stingray Deterrent Technology.

• 1 Magnetically-Shielded Safe Storage Case. This unique storage case (pictured above), safely protects all of your electronics from your Sharkbanz so you can store wherever and easily use for travel.

• Instructions for care, use, safety, and sizing.

• Free Sharkbanz Sticker

• Founders Note

  • Beach / Ocean Recreation
  • Surfing, Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, Foiling / E-Foiling, Paddle Boarding, Body Boarding
  • Scuba Diving, Freediving, Snorkeling
  • Open Water Swimming
  • Spearfishing - Also use our Zeppelin
  • Wade Fishing - Also use our Zeppelin
  • Boating, Sailing, SUP, Kayak, Jet Ski - Also use our Zeppelin
  • Marine Construction, Professional Underwater Operations
  • Lifeguard, Military Operations, USCG
  • Pets
  • And more ...

Conditions of Use: All Sharkbanz users should be aware that sharks are wild animals and unpredictable. Our patented technology has been extensively tested, researched, and proven as an effective shark deterrent, but Sharkbanz have not been tested on all species of sharks. Sharkbanz can reduce the risk of shark interactions, but there is no 100% guarantee that interactions will not take place. There should never be any attempt to entice sharks to interact with humans, with or without Sharkbanz. Any human activity in the water near sharks must always be considered as possessing a considerable degree of risk which is assumed solely by the wearer. 

Sharkbanz are a defense against the most common type of dangerous shark interaction: ‘hit and run’ attacks/bites. These are investigative, unprovoked incidents. Much like other safety devices, such as a bike lights, Sharkbanz can reduce the risk - they do not eliminate the risk altogether. 

User acknowledges that Sharkbanz are a deterrent to shark interactions and that there is NO GUARANTEE of zero shark interactions. User assumes all risk. User holds Mano LLC (Sharkbanz) and all its subsidiaries, affiliates and partners, harmless from all claims of injury or damage of any kind, be it personal or property.

The #1 Selling Shark Repellent Product

Patented Magnetic Technology

No Batteries, No Charging | Always ON

Proven Shark Deterrent Technology

Active Shark Deterrent Field

Ankle or Wrist, Cut to Size | Universal Fit - Ages 5+

Active Stingray Deterrent Wearable

Durable, Comfortable, and Secure

PROVEN SHARK & STINGRAY DETERRENT

Active Shark and Ray Deterrent Field

Enhance your ocean experiences by reducing the risk and adding peace of mind to your time in the water. Our technology is simple, effective, and affordable. No batteries or charging. Sharkbanz generates an active deterrent field that elicits avoidance behavior in elasmobranch species (sharks, rays).

How it Works

Researched, Tested, and verified

Sharkbanz products are the embodiment of almost two decades worth of peer-reviewed scientific research on the use of magnetic technology as an active and effective shark deterrent. Our products have been independently reviewed and verified by university and government groups for their effectiveness.

Research Info

Trusted by families, athletes, and Fishermen

Since 2014, we've equipped over 100,000 people around the world with our products. Customers trust our products because they've seen them work and recognize their benefits. Whether you live along the coast or are exploring a new ocean area, we want you to have the most rewarding experience possible in the big blue.

Reviews & Testimonials

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The Leading Shark Repellent Technology

FAQ

Our most frequently asked questions about Sharkbanz. For a full list, visit our dedicated product FAQ page.

Worn on your wrist, ankle, or surf leash (POD) one Sharkbanz product will help reduce the risk of an unwanted shark encounter, as the deterrent field of a single Sharkbanz unit is approx. 1-2 meters (about 3-6 ft).

However, wearing two (2) Sharkbanz (one on your ankle; another on your opposite wrist) will increase the overall deterrent field size and thus provide greater coverage – similar to how other safety devices work. If only wearing one, we suggest wearing Sharkbanz on your ankle, as the majority of shark bites occur on the ankle and leg areas.

  • Beach / Ocean Recreation
  • Surfing, Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, Foiling / E-Foiling, Paddle Boarding, Body Boarding
  • Scuba Diving, Freediving, Snorkeling
  • Open Water Swimming
  • Spearfishing - Also use our Zeppelin
  • Wade Fishing - Also use our Zeppelin
  • Boating, Sailing, SUP, Kayak, Jet Ski - Also use our Zeppelin
  • Marine Construction, Professional Underwater Operations
  • Lifeguard, Military Operations, USCG
  • Pets
  • And more ...

Don't worry, your Sharkbanz is not "leaking" or defective. Quite the opposite. 

Sharkbanz' powerful magnetic technology will attract tiny ferritic (iron) particles commonly found in the ocean. You may observe these minute particles sticking to your Sharkbanz after an ocean swim (oftentimes appearing like a dark soft substance). Do not be concerned! Your Sharkbanz is not leaking, nor is its effectiveness reduced.

No. 

Sharkbanz emit a magnetic field that quickly drops off, so sharks cannot sense it from far away. Once sharks enter this magnetic field range, they can be deterred, as Sharkbanz has shown to over-stimulate their electroreception. As you note, based on the laws of magnetics, this magnetic field created by Sharkbanz drops off at the inverse cube of the distance from the source - this means at a distance of 10 feet and beyond the field is not detectable by even the most sensitive laboratory equipment. 

Sharks will not be attracted into the magnetic field.

The patented shark deterrent technology behind Sharkbanz
products has been extensively researched and tested on a wide variety of shark species, including juvenile Tiger Sharks (up to 9 ft). Positive deterrent results were exhibited by juvenile Tiger Sharks during testing. Adult Tiger Sharks simply were not present during these tests. Tiger sharks use electroreception heavily like other predatory species, thus Sharkbanz has the same deterrent effect on them to reduce the risk.

Additionally, Sharkbanz has received several unsolicited testimonials from customers deterring Tiger Sharks in Hawaii, Australia, and Florida.

The following is via Sue A. on 6/15/2020:

"A group of friends and myself were doing our usual water jogging in Kailua bay. I spotted what appeared to be a log in the water about 10 to 12 ft from us. As it got closer, I could see clearly that it was a Tiger Shark. The shark must have sensed the magnet, shuddered, and abruptly turned, and swam away from us. There were other sightings and bump encounters for a few weeks before our encounter. Happy to discover my Sharkbanz working! I am a believer!"

Another from James C. on 10/02/2022: 

“I've had my Sharkbanz 2 for 5 years and use it multiple times per week. I love it and think it already saved my legs and maybe my life once. I was kiting and was in the water when a Tiger Shark came at me, but then turned at the last moment and just hit me with its tail”

A Tiger encounter from Nicky C. on 6/21/2017, which is featured on our Reviews page.

Thank you, Sharkbanz! The Tiger Shark veered away, and I swam safely to shore! While swimming at Stuart Beach (FL), I was quite far out wearing my fins and enjoying body surfing waves off the sand bar. At first, I didn't hear the lifeguard's whistle to clear all the swimmers from the water. So when I did look to shore, the beach goers were lined up along the shoreline and the lifeguard was waving his hands to come in. I was the only one still in the ocean. The water was crystal clear that day, and they could all watch the Tiger Shark (4-5 feet long) swimming back and forth parallel to the shore, but closer in than I was. As I'm swimming to shore, the shark turns towards me and follows me, getting closer and closer. When he was within about 6 feet of me, the lifeguard noticed he veered away [which he later told me]. While the shark stayed in the beach area, it never came near me again. THE SHARKBANZ WORKED WELL!"

Lastly, an incident that Sharkbanz customer Gary W. shared with us involving a Tiger shark on Kauai that bit his friend and the friend's board while surfing - from 10/10/2017.

"Last night here on Kaua’i, I was involved in a shark attack. I was wearing a Sharkbanz and my friend wasn’t. He was attacked, but I wasn’t. There really isn’t any hard evidence that I was spared because of the magnet, but it’s an interesting and compelling point. 

We were surfing sunset time [at Davidson’s], and the water had already turned black so we couldn’t see anything underneath. We were about 40’ apart, and I heard a noise and looked over. Then I saw my friend’s board “tombstoning” in the shark’s mouth. Its pec fin, tail, and dorsal fin were breaking the water as it thrashed with the board. There was no provoking to my knowledge as we were just sitting there waiting for waves. 

 My friend was frantically back-stroking and kicking the shark to get away. 

 [With my Sharkbanz]. I paddled straight to him, and as I got there, the shark let go the board. My friend pulled it back to him by the leash,  turned, and was gone on a wave. I watched the shark erratically swim a few circles around me where the incident happened, and the next wave came I was out too … high tide, getting dark so unknown species, but estimate about 10’ Tiger based on the bite size and type."

Much like other safety devices, such as a bike lights, Sharkbanz reduce the risk - they do not eliminate the risk altogether. This principle applies to all common predatory sharks, Great Whites included. Customers in Australia, South Africa, California, Cape Cod, Rhode Island, and Oregon have used our products to deter investigative Great Whites. You can read these unsolicited accounts on our Reviews page. 

Great Whites rely heavily on their electroreception when swimming in open water, and Sharkbanz could effectively deter an investigating Great White. However, it's important to note that Great Whites are unique in that they are the only shark that acts as an ambush predator, attacking from a long distance at high speed. There is no effective way to prevent this type of ambush attack when it occurs.

From a testing standpoint, Sharkbanz are the result of over a decade’s worth of peer-reviewed scientific research on the use of magnetic technology as an active and effective shark deterrent. This compilation of research evidences that permanent magnets project detectable magnetic fields underwater that produce sufficient magnetic fields to elicit avoidance in a range of species including: White Sharks (C. Carcharias). 

Two of our Great White deterrent customer encounters include:

Michael Skogg, Seaside, OR:

"I had a Great White encounter while paddle surfing the cove [...]. After a cleanup set, I was swimming back to my board when a dorsal fin broke between my board and me. It was a big, dark fin and coming at me hard. It got within five or six feet and thrashed really hard - then suddenly the shark made a violent hard left and bolted out of the area. I wore a Sharkbanz on my right wrist and left ankle. Thank God."

Scott Fegette, Carpinteria, CA:

"I got my Sharkbanz 2-3 years ago when Great White sightings picked up off my local break near Santa Barbara. On July 4, I was swimming next to my SUP when a 8-10 ft White did a pass on the other side of my board. I was trying to get back on my board and out of the water when it circled back on my side. Just as I thought it was gonna either bump me off or take a chomp (maybe neither but I was pretty shook), I reflexively kicked out my foot with my Sharkbanz on, and the White did a quick 90 degree turn and swam away fast like in your videos! I was stoked as hell but got ashore fast. Needless to say, I always wear it now."

We stand behind the quality and workmanship of our products, which you'll experience as soon as you open and put on your 'Sharkbanz 2'. Nonetheless, the ocean is the world's most powerful environment and issues significant and frequent levels of pressure, tension, and saltwater forces. Therefore, we recommend you replace your 'Sharkbanz 2' product every four (4) years to ensure top-level quality, comfort, and performance.

The ‘Sharkbanz 2’ product is automatically protected from defects resulting from faulty workmanship or materials for a period of three (3) years from the date of purchase.

Please note that Sharkbanz should not be exposed to heat over 150°F (70°C), nor at any point should the core chassis be physically damaged or altered. If this occurs, the deterrent technology's effectiveness could be reduced and/or negatively impacted.

If you ever encounter any potential issues or concerns about your Sharkbanz, you can always write us at support@sharkbanz.com and we will help.

Sharkbanz deterrent technology also has the ability to deter stingrays, which helps beachgoers, wade fishermen, surfers, and divers reduce the risk of a painful incident. 

Our technology will not repel all marine life or other sea creatures like turtles, dolphines, etc.. The reason Sharkbanz can repel sharks as well as other elasmobranch species such as stingrays is the presence of electroreceptors in these species, which detect the magnetic field produced by our technology. 

You will still be able to see and encounter non-shark species while wearing Sharkbanz in order to reduce the risk and enjoy greater peace of mind. If you fish and use our Zeppelin product to protect your catch, this device will not deter any target fish species. 

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