Reviews for Kokatat Expedition Dry Suit
Based On: 2 Reviews
04-02-2014Submitted by: MacChristen
This not so much a review as a complaint. I'm a big guy. 6'4" and 285 lbs. I wear a XXXL tall in most things. For some reason, no one is making top of the line drysuits or paddle jackets to fit someone my size. Big people like to paddle too. With the exception of the NRS Search and Recovery Gorilla drysuit it's hard to find a fit.
Companies like Kokatat will say they have a drysuit that will fit but it's never their top of the line expedition suit. They only go up to a XXL. We bigger folks are accustomed to paying more for our clothes and gear. So what is so hard about making a XXXL? Surely you can make a overskirt for someone who likes to eat. As far as I'm concerned, this is discriminatory against those of us who are over weight.
10-28-2008Submitted by: tomflatwater
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I purchased the Expedition Dry Suit because I tend to overheat and sweat fairly easily and I am completely satisfied with this suit. The suit comes with attached booties as well as a pee zip and hood. You need to dress warmly underneath these suits because they have no insulating properties on their own. The first time I used the suit I thought my booties were leaking because my feet got cold when I stepped into the water but it was just the cold transferring through the suit.
I love this suit! $1077 Canadian at MEC Toronto. Although this is a lot of money I think it's the best purchase I've made towards paddling because it allows me to paddle year round... well... at least until the water gets "hard" up here...
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