Kokatat Gore-Tex Full Zip Kayak Paddle Jacket
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Comfortable in the cockpit, the lightweight men's Kokatat Gore-Tex(R) full-zip paddling jacket is designed with the active paddler in mind. Supple, quiet and very packable, the jacket features an articulated design for freedom of movement. It'll be dry on the inside thanks to Gore-tex Paclite(R) fabric, an especially light, packable and breathable version of Gore-tex fabric. Adjustable spandex cuffs smoothly seal out splashes and drips, and an adjustable drawcord waist prevents jacket from riding up in the cockpit. You can access the zippered left-sleeve pocket and store a key on the internal lanyard even if you're wearing a PFD. Also includes a zippered chest pocket and 2 zippered handwarmer pockets with a cozy liner; both pockets are self draining. Factory sealed seams. The Kokatat Paclite paddling jacket for men has reflective piping for visibility.
- REI refers to the men's version
When you spend an equal amount of time hiking as you do paddling, the Kokatat Men's Gore-Tex Full-Zip Jacket lets you save on both closet space and cash. This lightweight, packable Gore-Tex Paclite jacket protects you from ocean spray and drippy trees alike without ever weighing you down. And you can cram this jacket into nooks and crannies, leaving plenty of space for that hard-earned post-paddle porter. The supple nylon shell stays quiet while 2. 5-layer Gore-Tex Paclite does the heavy lifting of guaranteed waterproof and breathable protection. Be it spitty surf while you're sea kayaking, late fall showers on a hike in the Olympic peninsula, or sweat started from a particular arduous paddle towards shore, this full-zip jacket helps keep you dry and comfy. While not a true drytop, gusseted Lycra splash cuffs reduce the opportunities for water to sneak in. Hook-and-loop cuff adjustments let you batten down the hatches if a surprise squall turns tranquil waters testy. The low-profile, rollaway hood offers full-headed protection from the weather without turning your top into a sail. Despite the close fit, this pliant hood rides quietly atop your melon, leaving the choice of listening to your paddling pals up to you. Car keys stay safe due to a lanyard in the left sleeve pocket. Waiting for a ride at the take-out or for the water to boil as your mate sets up the tent' Your paws stay cozy in pile-lined hand-warmer pockets. Whether a paddle or your feet get you where you want to be, the Gore-Tex Full-Zip jacket makes sure you stay dry.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
Kokatat Gore-Tex Paclite Full Zip Kayak Paddling Jacket -The Gore-Tex Paclite Full Zip Kayak Paddling Jacket by Kokatat is based on the Kokatat Anorak. Amazingly comfortable and remarkably lightweight GORE-TEX Paclite waterproof-breathable fabric is ideal for athletic paddlers wanting full-featured, 3-layer protection in more demanding conditions. It sports double storm flaps, an integral wide-billed storm hood with bungee adjustments on the sides and back to protect you from the elements. Adjustable coated Lycra splash cuffs, a zippered, self-draining chest pocket and left sleeve pocket with key lanyard are those much needed extras that make all the difference in your outdoor adventure. The side entry, pile-lined hand warmer pockets are self-draining and the GORE-TEX seam tape permanently seals out water. If you are looking for a lightweight high performance jacket, then you have found it with The Gore-Tex Paclite Full Zip Kayak Paddling Jacket by Kokatat.
- Outdoorplay refers to the men's version