Guide To Technical Clothing – Dry Trousers

Nookie Guide to Technical Clothing

In this follow up guide to technical clothing we embrace our dry trouser range to help you decide what to wear to keep you paddling through all conditions. Whether it’s a raging class V rapid or freezing wind blown sea water, we have the trousers for you.

BIB PANTS / SALOPETTES

Pro Bib Pants – DOUBLE WAIST

Your kayaking jacket inner waist sits inside, with the outer waist of the trousers then pulled up to create an excellent seal

The semi-dry system in the Nookie Pro Bib Pants with a double waist is unique. The outer neoprene waist is full chest height to create a fitted seal.

KEY FEATURES

Pair the bib dry salopette trousers with a double waist kayaking jacket and you have a versatile, two-piece semi dry suit. 

Double Waist Tunnel
Adjustable Braces
Waterproof and breathable 4ply fabric
MasterSeal Ti Zip Relief Zip
Asymmetric waterproof fabric socks 
Made in the U.K.

CONDITIONS

Autumn/Winter/Early Spring when conditions are wet, windy and cold.

WEAR WITH:

Iceman – All in one Polartec® recycled fleece thermal for those really cold days, or slightly less active adventures – you know the ones, where you’re paddling slower than usual, waiting for the group.
Turbo Jacket – For a semi-dry white water kayaking suit.

ACTIVITIES

Whitewater Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, General Touring/Recreation, Winter SUP’ing, Dinghy Sailing. 

Pro Bib Pants – SINGLE WAIST

Nookie Pro Bib Dry Trousers Single Waist
Dry, comfortable, easy-on and versatile all-rounder bib dry trousers

These versatile British made Nookie Pro Bib Dry Trousers or Salopettes are made to be tough yet comfortable whatever you’re doing in the water.

KEY FEATURES

The single layer bib dry salopettes features neoprene stretch panels for insulation and a snug fit.

Single Waist Tunnel
Adjustable Braces
Waterproof and breathable 4ply fabric
MasterSeal Ti Zip Relief Zip
Asymmetric waterproof fabric socks 
Made in the U.K.

CONDITIONS

Whitewater Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, General Touring/Recreation, Winter SUP’ing, Dinghy Sailing. 

WEAR WITH

Iceman – All in one Polartec® recycled fleece thermal for those really cold days, or slightly less active adventures – you know the ones, where you’re paddling slower than usual, waiting for the group.|
Storm Jacket – Sea Kayaking jacket, it will battle the elements with you in stormy waters and offer protection from the elements in the cold.

ACTIVITIES

Designed for use when canoeing,  kayaking, fishing, wildlife photography near water, sailing, the list goes on…

NKE Centre Salopette

Nookie NKE Centre Waterproof Salopette Trousers
Durable, breathable waterproof over trouser bib style salopettes with adjustable braces. 

Developed in partnership with outdoor activity instructors to make sure they fit your every need.

KEY FEATURES

Adjustable Braces
Waterproof and breathable 2ply fabric
Elasticated Cuffs
Colour Coded Sizing

CONDITIONS

Windy, wet weather for splash proof protection, not submersion.

WEAR WITH

Core Hybrid Thermal Base – Lightweight insulation with wicking properties for milder days.
Drift Smock – Hooded waterproof half-zip jacket with venting collar and zipped pocket.

ACTIVITIES

Great for outdoor activity providers, canoeing, kayaking, dinghy sailing and instructors.

TROUSERS

Evolution Dry Trousers

Waterproof dry trousers available with a choice of either Dry Fabric Socks, or Latex Ankle Cuffs.

Kayaking dry trousers with technical specifications and design and These kayaking dry trousers boast more technical specifications and design and development pedigree than any other on the market.

KEY FEATURES

Rugged in the seat, knees, outer ankle cuffs and socks. 

Tall Neoprene Waist
Waterproof and breathable 4ply fabric
Asymmetric waterproof fabric socks 
Made in the U.K.

CONDITIONS

All year round, great breathable waterproof protection.

WEAR WITH

Core Hybrid Thermal Base – Lightweight insulation with wicking properties for milder days.
Rush Jacket – The Rush dry jacket is the perfect choice for river, sea & surf missions.

ACTIVITIES

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

We hope you enjoyed our Guide To Technical Clothing – Dry Trousers. We’ve got more helpful guides on the way.

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