Whitewater/Surf paddle jackets

Dry tops and semi-dry tops for whitewater paddlers.

For paddle jacket sizing, download the Palm apparel – Size chart as a PDF document.

palm_p-jkt-zenith_jacket_green_front-smlPalm Zenith semi-dry top

Retail price $400

A mid-weight whitewater jacket with a comfy GlideSkin neck‚ made in XP 2.5-layer fabric and excellent freedom of movement. The Zenith is a do-it-all jacket for surfing‚ freestyling and laps of your favourite river run. Available in Uni-sex or Womens cut.

Zenith Womens

Materials: XP 2.5-layer fabric
Pockets: YKK AquaGuard zipped chest pocket
Neck Seal: GlideSkin neoprene gasket
Wrist Seal: Latex gaskets with velcro adjustable cuffs
Waist: Velcro adjustable neoprene waistband; Twin waist
Other Features: Reflective details

Fabric: XP 2.5 layer fabric
Sizes: Uni-sex S; M; L; XL; XXL (Colour: Green) . . . .  Womens S; M (Colour: Plum)

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palm_P-jkt_Centre_red_450pxPalm Centre paddle jacket


Retail price $195

Clear labelling on the outside to indicate size, this budget paddle top is designed for group and rental use, rafting trips, etc. Also suitable for entry-level recreational use. Hardwearing 420D PU coated Nylon for extended durability and simple effective adjustment at neck, wrists and waist.


• Velcro adjustable neoprene neck and wrist seals
• Action cut
• Large front pocket with Velcro closure and mesh drain
• Elasticated drawcord at waist
• Fully taped seams throughout
• Easy to read colour-coded size labelling

Fabric: 420D PU coated nylon

Sizes: S, M, L, XL . . . . . . . Colour: Red

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palm_P-jkt_Velocity-blue-880pxPalm Velocity dry top


Retail price $310

A fully latex-gasketed kayaking top constructed from 2-layer midweight, waterproof and breathable fabric.  Ideal for entry-level paddling & all-round river running.


• Natural latex gaskets at neck and wrists with adjustable over-cuffs
• Double waist system
• Super Stretch neoprene for ease of use and comfort
• Fully taped seams throughout
• Reflective piping on front and back for increased visibility
Fabric: Breathable XP50™ mid weight nylon.

Sizes: S; M; L; XL . . . . . .Colours: Blue or Saffron.

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For dry top and paddle jacket sizing, download the Palm apparel – Size chart as a PDF document.

palm_P-jkt_Vertigo-red-800pxPalm Vertigo semi-dry top


Retail price $290

A new semi-dry top at a fantastic price – ideal for entry-level paddling, all-round river running and touring.palm_pjkt_Vertigo_lime_200px
It features the same comfortable neoprene neck seal and latex wrists as the Flow. Velcro adjustable overcuffs.
The twin waist system has an asymmetric cut for improved fit and reduced bulk. Velcro adjustable waist and secondary draw cord waist adjustment with gripper elastic to prevent ride up. All seams are fully taped throughout.
Fabric: Breathable XP50™ mid weight nylon.
Sizes: S; M; L; XL . . . . . . Colours: Chilli Red or Lime

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Courier to major NZ towns/cities is $9.50 for a single paddle jacket. Outlying suburbs, small towns and rural delivery areas are $5.50 extra. Freight on bulk orders of paddle jackets, usually sent direct from the importer/manufacturer, will be charged at cost (e.g. about $25 for a large box).

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