Cags and spray tops for Canoeing & Kayaking

Spray Jackets and Cags help to protect you from the elements. Not sure what features you're looking for check out our Cags Buyers Guide.

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General Purpose Canoeing & Kayaking Cags

General purpose cags are normally the entry level of the range and are perfect for summer paddling on Sit on Top Kayaks, Touring kayaks and sea kayaks. This type of jacket normally features adjustable velcro wrist and neck seals and are designed to keep the wind and spray off you, however if you do capsize water will get in quickly. A great advantage of this type of jacket is that they are easy to get on and off quickly.

Not sure what features you're looking for check out our Cags Buyers Guide.

Palm Vector

Palm Vector Dry Cag

 

The Palm Vector is a Mid weight spray jacket with adjustable cuffs and collar.

£74.95
£63.71

Palm Mistral

Palm Mistral Jacket

 

Versatile mid weight jacket with latex wrist seals and opening neck collar.

£129.95
£110.46

Touring and Sea Kayaking Cags

Cags and Jackets for Touring and Sea Kayaking are normally designed for longer paddles & will often feature a hood and latex wrist seals. This type of jacket is ideally suited for Touring, Sea Kayaking and Fishing through the colder months and a built in spray hood will provide extra protection on the water. The Adjustable neck seals that these cags normally feature are more comfortable than latex or neoprene but not as dry if you do end up capsizing, whilst latex wrist seals stop any water shooting up your arms whilst paddling.

Not sure what features you're looking for check out our Cags Buyers Guide.

Palm Mistral

Palm Mistral Jacket

 

The Palm Mistral is a Versatile mid weight jacket with latex wrist seals and opening neck collar.

£129.95
£110.46

Palm Vantage

Palm Vantage sea and touring cag

 

Single waist, lightweight touring cag with built in spray hood and adjustable wrist cuffs.

£119.95
£101.96

Yak Apollo

New Yak Apollo Touring and Sea Kayaking Jacket

 

Mid weight sea kayaking cag with twin waist seal, latex wrist gaskets and stowable hood.

£185.00
£157.25

Palm Chinook

Palm Chinook Sea Kayaking Cag

 

Mid weight 2.5 layer sea kayaking cag with twin waist seal, latex wrist gaskets and detachable hood.

£219.95
£186.96

Palm Bora

Palm Bora Sea Kayaking Cag

 

XP-3 Layer Sea Kayaking and Touring Cag with twin waist, latex wrist seals and stowable hood.

£289.95
£246.46

Palm Bora - Women's

Palm Bora Sea Kayaking Jacket

XP-3 Layer Sea Kayaking and Touring Cag with twin waist, latex wrist seals and stowable hood.

£289.95
£246.46

Palm Mistral Short Sleeve

Palm Mistral Short Sleeve Cag

 

Midweight multi purpose short sleeve cag

£109.95
£64.95


 


Semi Dry Cags

Semi Dry cags are designed for whitewater kayaking and surfing but are also suitable for general purpose paddling, touring and sea kayaking use all year round. Semi dry cags feature a neoprene neck seal which is more comfortable and not as tight around your neck as a latex seal, the downside of a neoprene seal is that they are not normally as dry as latex so you may experience some water ingress if you capsize. These cags will generally feature a twin waist seal (for combining with a spraydeck) and latex wrist seals.

Not sure what features you're looking for check out our Cags Buyers Guide.

Palm Vertigo

Palm Vertigo Semi Dry Cag

 

Entry level semi dry cag with latex wrist seals and glideskin neoprene neck seal.

£109.95
£93.46

Palm Zenith

Palm Zenith Semi Dry Cagoule

 

A 2.5 layer midweight semi dry cag with latex wrist seals and neoprene neck gasket.

£159.95
£135.96

Palm Zenith Short Sleeve

Palm Zenith Shorty Cag

 

Mid weight short sleeve cag with glideskin neoprene bicep and neck seals.

£139.95
£118.96

Palm Mistral Short Sleeve

Palm Mistral Short Sleeve Cag

 

Midweight multi purpose short sleeve cag

£109.95
£64.95

Dry Cags

Dry Cags are the warmest and driest type of jacket on the market, they are most popular for Whitewater kayaking and Surfing but can be used for any paddling discipline during even the coldest months. Full latex seals on the neck and wrist are the driest seals available and offer the best chance of staying warm and dry on the water. When combined with a good pair of dry trousers these can make a good alternative to a drysuit.

Not sure what features you're looking for check out our Cags Buyers Guide.


 


Palm Velocity

Palm Velocity Whitewater Dry Cag

 

Entry Level dry cag with twin waist and latex wrist and neck seals.

£129.95
£110.46

Palm Surge

Palm Surge Dry Cag

 

Features a 2.5 layer fabric with twin waist and latex neck and wrist seals.

£179.95
£152.95

NRS Flux

NRS Flux cag

Features 4 layer waterproof fabric with latex neck & wrists.

£249.95
£212.46

Palm Atom

Palm Atom Whitewater Cag

 

Top End 3 layer whitewater dry cag.

£239.95
£203.95

Palm Atom - Women's

Palm Atom Whitewater Cag

Top End 3 layer whitewater dry cag.

£239.95
£203.96


What features should I look for in a Cag or Jacket?

 

Adjustable Neck & Wrist Seals

This type of seal is the easiest to get on and off; velcro closures mean that the seals are easily adjustable so when its cold you can fasten them tight to stop water ingressing but when its warmer you can open them up to vent hot air and keep you cool. The downside of this type of seal is that even when done up tight, water can still get in if you end up capsizing.

 

Latex Wrist & Neck Seals

Latex seals are the driest type you will find on a cag, their tight fit means that the seal created is very good and even when submerged little- no water will get in through them. Because of the tight fitting nature of the material, cags with latex seals are generally harder to get on and off and can cause irritation to the skin (especially neck seals when used in salt water). It is important to remember that latex seals, being made of rubber, are perishable and as such not covered under warranty- with care they will last many years but even if the seal does perish, they can be replaced cheaply.

 

Neoprene Wrist & Neck Seals

Neoprene seals vary in performance depending on model and manufacturer but generally they are easier to get on and off and more comfortable than latex seals, the downside of this is that they are not quite as dry as latex. Neoprene seals do not perish in the same way that latex can, but still rely on a tight fit to keep water out so are not adjustable and cannot be opened to vent heat. Neoprene seals are parcitularly popular for those using their jackets in salt water as it does not chafe as badly, and is more comfortable when worn for a whole days paddling.

 

Twin Waist

Twin waist seals are normally found on Dry, Semi Dry and more top end Sea Kayaking Cags. They are designed to be used with a spraydeck and when layered correctly (with the spraydeck waist tube between the two layers) they will reduce the amount of water which can enter the boat for the waist of the spraydeck.

 

Spray Hood

Sprayhoods are standard features on most of the Sea Kayaking kackets and are a great way to keep cosy and warm on the really cold and windy days. Some stow away, some are fixed as standard and on some models they are removeable; generally though they will have volume adjustment so you can get the best fit for your head size.

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