Honorable mention. Other pieces of gear that we cannot live without:
- Sweet Protection Shambala Shorts Bottom line: With equal parts function, style, and steeze- these capris shorts have a knee length neoprene lining that will appeal to kayakers as well as SUP'ers.
- Immersion Research Guide Shorts Bottom line: simple and functional - that's the name of the game. They fit well, and will last forever. I have about 10 pairs of these shorts, many of which are so old, that I do not even remember buying them.
- Shred Ready Standard Full Cut Helmet Bottom line: Priced right (MSRP is $99), solid coverage and overall protection, heaps of style - that pretty much summarizes a Shred Ready helmet. You can creek in it, SUP or play boat - the Standard Full Cut is a legend.
- Immersion Research KlingOn Empire Skirt Bottom line: this is the most well built and driest skirt that CKS sells. The apron style perimeter keeps water out, and the massive bungee holds the skirt on your boat in all but the gnarliest of whitewater. And even in the V+ it will may still stay on your boat and keep you dry. If you are looking for the ultimate skirt - check out the IR KlingOn Empire.