Thursday, November 06, 2014

The wrong trousers? Let Nookie help you choose the right dry-wear for you...

THE NOOKIE DRY-WEAR GUIDE

Whether it's a raging class V rapid or freezing wind blown sea water, Nookie dry-wear keeps you paddling through all conditions. Choosing the right bit of kit to keep you dry can be challenging. The team at Nookie have put this guide together to make that decision a little bit easier.




CHARGER DRYSUIT

The smart British made Nookie Charger Drysuit moves with you because of it's anatomical dynamic fit.
NOOKIE CHARGER DRYSUIT
If you're looking for something to keep you dry all over, you're going to need to invest in a drysuit.

Designed for whitewater kayaking but also an excellent choice for sea kayakers, the Nookie Charger Drysuit boasts all the features needed to keep you dry in your kayak. 

Made from the new tough waterproof and breathable EvoTX4 and EvoTX 500D (both designed specifically for Nookie) it is durable and comfortable in all conditions.

Beta-testing the Nookie Charger Drysuit
Charging.
Team Rider - Alex Rodegro


CONDITIONS: Autumn/Winter when conditions are wet, windy and cold.
KAYAKER: Whitewater Kayaker, Sea Kayaker, General Touring/Recreation in colder climates
WEAR WITH: Softcore Thermal Base on milder days, Iceman All-in-One when it gets finger-numbing cold.




PRO BIB PANTS/SALOPETTE DRY TROUSERS

Dry, comfortable, easy-on and versatile all-rounder bib pants/salopettes. Made in Britain.
NOOKIE PRO BIB
PANTS/SALOPETTE
DRY TROUSERS


 If you want dry feet and comfort, the Nookie Pro Bib Pants/Salopette feature a tall single bib with stretchy neoprene sides, adjustable wide elastic shoulder straps and the all important relief zip. 

Offering great versatility for kayaking, fishing, wildlife photography, open canoeing, sailing... the list goes on.

Great versatility for kayaking to
open canoeing.
CONDITIONS: All year round when you want to stay dry.
KAYAKER: Recreational, Touring, Kayak Fishing, Wildlife Photographer, Open Canoeing
WEAR WITH: Softcore Thermal Base and/or Thermalcore100 for layering, Iceman All-in-One, Outer Shell Pathfinder II or Shadow Jacket




PRO BIB PANTS/SALOPETTE DRY TROUSERS - WHITEWATER EDITION

Pair these with a double seal jacket and you have a versatile, two-piece semi-dry suit. Made in Britain.
NOOKIE PRO BIB
PANTS/SALOPETTE
DRY TROUSERS

WHITEWATER EDITION
 This is the closest thing to the dryness of a drysuit, with much more vesatility for varying conditions. These are the next step up in salopettes with a tall double waist with stretchy neoprene panels for a great fit.

This makes them a great choice for whitewater and they're also great for demanding sea kayaking too. Whatever the weather.

Pro Bib Whitewater Edition
with dry double tunnel
© Kasper Zoth
CONDITIONS: Wet, cold or variable where adjustment to layering is paramount.
KAYAKER: Whitewater Kayaker, Sea Kayaker, A Kayaker who covers loads of disciplines in a year
WEAR WITH: Softcore Thermal Base and/or Thermalcore100 for layering, Iceman All-in-One, Outer Shell Venom Jacket or Airscrew Jacket




EVOLUTION DRY TROUSERS - WITH FABRIC SOCKS

Super stylish British made, fully taped EvoTX4 ply trousers with reinforced EvoTX 500D asymmetric socks. Tough yet flexible and comfortable to wear.
EVOLUTION DRY TROUSERSFABRIC SOCKS
High waisted dry trousers featuring our brand new EvoTX 500D asymmetric socks with minimal seams for durability and comfort. Choose the socks if you want warm, toasty feet. Wear with socks inside and shoes over the top for protection and durability.


Designed and tested to work for you in harsh seas, whitewater rapids or lazy days on the water.

Dry trousers with socks, keep your
feet warm and dry.
Great for scouting rapids.
CONDITIONS: Cooler weather, or if you are likely to have your feet in the water.
KAYAKER: All kayakers
WEAR WITH: Iceman All-in-One, Outer Shell Venom Jacket or Airscrew Jacket or Pathfinder II or Shadow Jacket




EVOLUTION DRY TROUSERS - WITH LATEX ANKLES

Waterproof and breathable British made dry trousers with natural latex ankle seals designed for you to trim to fit.
EVOLUTION DRY TROUSERSLATEX ANKLE SEALS
Versatile dry trousers with dry latex ankle seals for you to layer up your footwear options to your preferred choice.

Adjustable neoprene lined outer cuff features low snag velcro. Adjust the outer cuff to protect the latex seal and minimise flushing.

Dry trousers with latex, keep you comfortable and dry
in a variety of disciplines and conditons.

CONDITIONS: Cooler weather, cold water, wet weather.
KAYAKER: All kayakers




RAPID SEMI-DRY TROUSERS

Semi-dry trousers to keep the elements at bay with super comfortable neoprene inner ankle gaskets. Made in Britain.
RAPID SEMI-DRYTROUSERS
 These are the perfect choice when fully dry trousers aren't necessary. The exceptionally breathable bamboo fabric makes them a great choice in warmer conditions and the soft, flexible and very comfortable neoprene inner ankle seals make them super easy to put on and take off.

Choose these trousers if you want some protection from the elements, especially in variable conditions, but when comfort and breathability are the highest priority.
Recreational semi-dry trousers
CONDITIONS: Warmer weather, warmer water.
KAYAKER: Freestyle Kayakers, Sit-on-top Kayakers, General Recreation and Touring
WEAR WITH: Outer Shell Airscrew Jacket or Pathfinder II or Shadow Jacket




NIMBUS OVER TROUSERS

Comfortable, versatile, easy-on splash-proof over trousers.

NIMBUS OVER TROUSERS
With fully taped dive quality seams, these trousers will replace your general walking trousers before you know it. Suitable for walkers, outdoor activity centres, sit on tops and just generally keeping dry in bad weather, you cannot live without the Nookie Nimbus Over Trousers in your kit bag.

These are perfect for slipping on over your trousers to create a waterproof and windproof barrier from the elements whenever you need them.


Waterproof and windproof,
whenever you need them.
CONDITIONS: Variable, windy, raining
KAYAKER: Outdoor Activity Centres, Sit-on-top Kayakers, General Recreation and Walking
WEAR WITH: Outer Shell NKE Jacket or Pathfinder II or Shadow Jacket


And finally...

to help you easily distinguish the differences between the various options available, here's our DRY-WEAR CHECK LIST:



DRY-WEAR CHECK LIST