Monday, February 02, 2015

THE Spraydeck Guide. What is the correct spraydeck for both you and your boat?


So you've got a kayak, what are you going to wear with it?

This is Nookie's comprehensive guide to their spraydecks to help you make the right choice for both you and your boat. Suitable for beginners through to professionals/experts... from recreational splashing about, to challenging sea kayaking, right up to the top of that waterfall you're about to drop off. 


We've got you covered.


This is the crowd pleaser.
Versatile full neoprene spraydeck for a variety of different kayak disciplines at a price that makes your wallet smile.
It's easy to put on; with high quality, stretchy jersey neoprene and 10mm shockcord bungee.
It's easy to take off; with a fail safe, twisted 40mm webbing front release strap, with the added confidence of an adjustable knee strap.
The comfortable neoprene tube creates a snug fit and good seal.

Suitable for recreational touring, or low-grade whitewater.
CONDITIONS: Flat water, Grade 2 White Water.
KAYAKER: General recreational kayaker, beginner whitewater kayaker
WEAR WITH: Pathfinder II Jacket on flat water, Ti Vest on low-grade whitewater


This is the deck to choose if you don't know what type of kayakng you are going to do from one day to the next. It can be used for nearly everything.

CINCH DECK
 British made, exceptional quality, universal neoprene spraydeck. It's easy to put on or take off and the great fit will always keep it in place. The reinforced Armotex Deck makes this a durable every day deck.
A quality British made, versatile full neoprene spraydeck.
CONDITIONS: General use, Grade 3-4 whitewater, Sea Kayaking, Surfing
KAYAKER: The type of kayaker that gets in any type of boat and paddles, Mid-level whitewater, Surf Kayaker, Sea Kayaker
WEAR WITH: Shadow Jacket for general use, Airscrew Jacket  for whitewater, Ti Vest for Surfing




A firm favourite with all sorts of whitewater paddlers. Choose this deck if you like to take on a whitewater challenge.


ABSOLUTE DECK
Coated with latex on the underside, this British made spraydeck will grip your cockpit and make a formidable dry seal. The reinforced Armotex deck gives you extra confidence and durability.


A quality British made, latex coated neoprene spraydeck.
CONDITIONS: Whitewater Grade 3 and up
KAYAKER: Whitewater Kayaker, Surf Kayaker
WEAR WITH: Charger Drysuit for full protection; Venom Jacket and Evolution Dry Trousers




This is THE Ultimate whitewater spraydeck for anyone who wants a tough, durable spraydeck that won't blow.  Confident British made quality.

ULTIMATE DECK
Reinforced Kevlar® on high-wear areas with durable Armotex neoprene for the toughest deck on the market.  Natural latex grippy underside for a perfect seal. The 38mm superstrong webbing release strap is twisted to make it easy to grab.

CONDITIONS: Whitewater Grade 3 and up
KAYAKER: Whitewater Kayaker, Surf Kayaker
WEAR WITH: Charger Drysuit for full protection, Pro Bib Pants - WW Edition




Renowned British made spraydeck used by World Champion Surf Kaykers. 
Reliability in all conditions.

SURF SKIRT
Unique shaped decks specifically designed to fit surf kayak cockpits. Pre-stretched powerful shockcord makes a confident seal with durable Armotex neoprene. Available in two deck sizes.

 CONDITIONS: Surf / Waves
KAYAKER: Beginner / Intermediate / Expert / Professional Surf Kayaker
WEAR WITH: Ti Vest for climate control and sun protection, 3/4 Strides for grip in your boat.




This is the recreational breathable deck.
Versatile spraydeck with waterproof & breathable fabric waist with secure neoprene deck for dryness.  Designed to be comfortable and easy to use. 

COMO TOURING DECK
The breathable waterproof waist is fully taped, with a handy mesh-drained pocket and removable braces make it easy to adjust to fit you. 
It's easy to put on; with high quality, stretchy jersey neoprene and 10mm shockcord bungee.
It's easy to take off; with a fail safe, twisted 40mm webbing front release strap, with the added confidence of an adjustable knee strap.

For recreational touring, up to intermediate sea kayaking.
CONDITIONS: Flat water, Moderate sea conditions
KAYAKER: General recreational kayaker, touring, beginner to intermediate sea kayaker
WEAR WITH: Pathfinder II Jacket or Shadow Jacket for wind & splash protection, or Softcore on its own





The Aston Martin of spraydecks. This top of the range waterproof and breathable spraydeck is British Made quality engineering.

ATLANTIC TOURING DECK



Featuring our high-spec EvoTX 4ply waterproof and breathable fabric in the waist tube with an anti-pooling section (to avoid a puddle of water resting and seeping through). Two sizes of waist with Velcro adjusters and removable braces offers a great fit for everyone. The deck is the highest quality Armotex durable neoprene with shockcord map locators and a grippy latex underside for a dry seal.

More challenging sea kayaking, with a drier deck seal.

CONDITIONS: Heavy Seas or variable conditions
KAYAKER: Intermediate to experienced sea kayaker, or one who wants a more fitted waist
WEAR WITH: Pro Bib Pants and Explorer II Buoyancy Aid



 


This may be an 'entry-level' / 'beginners' spraydeck, but don't overlook it's excpetional quality and robust build. Designed and made to last.

NKE REINFORCED DECK



Utilising tough 500D Cordura® reinforced panels on high wear areas on the deck and flexible yet durable waterproof Nylon thoughout, this deck is fully taped to keep you dry. The elasticated generous waist will fit a huge diversity of different size kayakers with a simple, effective elasticated drawstring. The deck comes in three sizes (Keyhole, Big and Extra Big) to accomodate as many different kayak cockpits as possible.

This spraydeck is excellent for both personal use as well as use every single day in commercial outdoor activity centres.
Perfect for beginners, canoe clubs and activity centres.

CONDITIONS: Flat, calm waters.
KAYAKER: Beginners, first introuction to a spraydeck
WEAR WITH: NKE Buoyancy Aid and NKE Jacket



Don't forget..


The perfect way to keep gear in your boat when travelling, or creepy crawlies out when storing your kayak.
Coming soon in two sizes. Great for every kayak.

COCKPIT COVER
CONDITIONS: Travelling or storing
KAYAKER: All kayakers
WEAR WITH: Everything!