Video Review

Gear Caster, YouTube


“I am pleased to relay my satisfaction with my new Chawel! It’s VERY fast-drying and effective, and large enough that I can actually change under it and use it as a blanket/sleeping bag.”
Melanie, New York

Park running

“Thank you…I use my Chawel all the time these days. Changing for runs in the park after work, scuba diving, snorkeling….its really a very nice item.”

Transition Chaweling

“I need this because I’m going to be doing a lot of winter swimming at the ocean, probably summers too.”

Winter Chaweling

“I use it all year round. During the winter I use it on the beach in Florida. During the summer I use it to change into my street clothes in the parking lot after along bike ride in the country. It is always in my car.
Robert, Edmonton

Transition Chaweling

“I owe you a testimonial after running into you at the Apple Tri this year while hubby changed in transition using his Chawel! Bought 2 Chawels on Canada Day 2012 at the Sasamat Lake open water swim, thinking that, if nothing else, the kids would use them to change & keep warm at the lake. Little did I know that they would turn out to be hubby’s favorite & he uses them EVERYWHERE! And this is not an easy feat. As a 6ft plus, 250lb plus guy, I was skeptical that he would have the space but he has more than enough room to get changed.”
Stacy, BC


“LOVE MY CHAWEL!!! I was just recently at IRONMAN Canada. I bought three one of which was an orange one. LOve it. My kids love it!! I would like to purchase at least one other orange one for my family, but what are the possibilities for ordering a bunch in orange for my swim team?”
Sara, Canada

Airport savior

“In the airport yesterday my 14 year old used it as a sleeping bag in the houston airport yesterday on our 4+ hour layover and people were asking about and copying down your name chawel.”
Sharon, Alberta


Argentina & Brazil

“The Chawel Original was a great suggestion for my trip. The neck pillow came in very handy on my flight down to Argentina. And as you can see here at the Foz Do Iguacu, it kept me dry and warm. I didnt get any pictures of it at Copacaban beach in brazil, but it was a smart idea to use it there too. And like your story before about the pickpockets and stolen bags, I remembered to use the hidden pocket for my wallet. Thank you again.”
Ash, Richmond

Marine biology

“I received my in the mail last week. I can’t wait to start making use of it, especially because as a marine biology field technician I often have to change out of my wetsuit and bathing suit in public places!
Thank you for your attention to customer service, it’s greatly appreciated!”
Anonymous Customer

from Campbell River BC

“I just wanted to say how great it was to see Dan.aka: surfer guy” on Dragon”s Den. I watched Dan all summer at dragon boat festivals marketing his products with outstanding and passionate style..As soon as Dan introduced me to the product I knew it was a GREAT winner.
I personally can’t stop talking about it. Several of us on our dragon boat team, River Spirit use a ChaWel . It is one of the greatest ideas for changing and staying warm while competing.
Good luck and look forward to infomercial. Well done!”
Campbell River, BC



“My daughter loves her Chawel. And the glow in the dark geckos are a real hit. She takes the thing everywhere when we leave the house. We got it as a gift, and it’s been a real hit.”

ScubaDiver Girls

“We used the traveler to go to USVI and really liked it. It was great to have on the plane for sleeping! American does not even have blankets anymore except for purchase!!! Then it was great to have on the boat down there for changing after diving. I liked the towel material for drying off!”


“Sorry the pictures aren’t too professional looking, but the chawel was AWESOME!I took it down to the Polar Bear Swim @ English Bay and it made its way around our entire crew (all 6 of us) for changing after. It was the perfect thing to have there: it was a good towel to dry off with, really convenient for changing in front of 1,000′s of people, and it also made a lovely blanket after to warm up with.
A must have for Polar Bear swimmers!!
…my friends all thought I was a genius!”



“Seriously man, that thing was great! I had no idea it would come in so handy … from being a blanket on the plane, change-room on the beach, and extra layer of warmth at 10,000 feet on the frigid pre-dawn pinnacle of Mount Haleakala – it rocked. Not going to be traveling without one again. Really.”
Jake, Vancouver

Back from OZ

“Oz was amazing. And the Chawel was great. I used it everyday.
It was my pillow, towel, beach blanket, greyhound blanket.
I bought one for my girlfriend as well and she loved it. She even slept in hers. We almost wore them as halloween costumes but opted for a different idea.
I came up with another use for the Chawel while I was traveling. I found that if I used the elastic band and tied the bottom of the chawel it made a great laundry bag for going to and from my room. Anyways I’d just like to thank you for making such an awesome product and Im proud it came from my hometown.”
Tyler, Vancouver BC