Kokatat Tropos Re-Action Jacket
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The dog days of summer are upon you and your paddling prowress increased exponentially over the past year. For a lightweight whitewater top that is more than entry-level but a bit less than expert-level, reach for the Kokatat Men's Tropos Re-Action Jacket. Waterproof and breathable, this pullover splash top helps keep you comfortable and dry whether you're navigating some class III froth or cutting a straight line across the flats. Tropos fabric consists of two layers of nylon treated them a micro-porous polyurethane coating. Paddling-produced moisture vapor is allowed to escape so your arms don't get sticky with sweat, while rapids-raised spray gets stopped in its tracks. Latex wrist gaskets prevent water from inching up your arms, and Lycra over-cuffs give your gaskets extra protection from wear, water, and sun. The neoprene cinch collar adjusts with a single tug to minimize the amount of water that drips down your back on the off chance you get dunked. Marry your spray skirt to the dual-adjustable outer skirt to curtail the accumulation of water in the cockpit. Tighten the inner tunnel against your tummy with the bungee drawcord. The competition cut means the Re-Action jacket moves with you, not against you, for easier paddling--no one said paddling against the current was simple or smart. Knowing you've other interests and aren't ready for a monogamous relationship with your kayak, Kokatat created this pullover, waterproof jacket so you can have a performance jacket without breaking the bank.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
Kokatat Tropos Re-Action Paddling Jacket - The Kokatat Tropos Re-Action paddling jacket is just what you need when looking for dry, breathable splash top at a great price. Waterproof and breathable Tropos fabric bridges the gap between entry-level and GORE-TEX. A customized urethane coating is applied to the multi-ply nylon outer shell, preventing water from entering while still allowing moisture vapor to escape. The Re-Action jacket has a neoprene cinch collar with an easy, one-handed adjustment. The dual-adjustable outer skirt neoprene waist mates with your sprayskirt to keep water out of your cockpit. Latex wrist gaskets keep water from coming up your arms and Lycra over-cuffs offer additional protection from sun and wear. Competition Cut patterning matches your every paddle stroke and fully sealed seams further enhance this splash jacket. Perfect for touring or whitewater paddlers, Kokatat created the Tropos Re-Action paddle jacket for folks wanting a performance jacket that won't break the bank.
- Outdoorplay refers to the men's version
Lightweight and comfortable paddle jacket designed for all-around use in a variety of conditions. It is constructed of TROPOS waterproof, breathable fabric, and incorporates latex wrist gaskets with protective coated Lycra over-cuffs to keep water out of sleeves and away from wrists and arms. The stretchy neoprene neck does not feel too tight around but stiill does a great job of keep most moisture out. A smoothskin neoprene waistband with adjustable drawcord waist and fully sealed seams for touring or whitewater paddlers who prefer a double skirted paddling jacket will pair with a spray skirt or overlap a paddling bib.TROPOS waterproof, breathable fabric constructionCompetition cut provides great freedom of movementDouble skirt will accommodate sprayskirt of bibsSmoothskin neoprene waistband with adjustable bungee drawcordProtective coated Lycra cuffs over latex wrist gasketsAPT neoprene collarFactory sealed seams
- Campmor refers to the men's version
TROPOS waterproof, breathable fabric, latex wrist gaskets with protective coated Lycra over-cuffs, APT neoprene neck closure, Smoothskin neoprene waistband with adjustable drawcord waist, fully sealed seams for touring or whitewater paddlers who prefer a double skirted paddling jacket to pair with spray skirt or Whirlpool Bib.
- RockCreek refers to the men's version