If the first month of 2014 is any indication for what the year is going to be like, it is going to be a huge year of exciting watersport action for Vaikobi.
The annual big race in Western Australia, The Doctor was run and won by Jasper Mocke in mid January, with Vaikobi's Michael Booth finishing a fantastic 5th place, even when suffering from a chest infection. Conditions were awesome on race day with the legendary Fremantle Doctor generating plenty of wind and swell to send competitors from Rottnest Island to the finish at Sorrento Beach. Vaikobi was once again thrilled to be a supporter of the Australian Ocean Racing Series run by the fantastic team at Ocean Paddler.
Surf Ski Australia launched the 2014 Open Water and Harbour Series on the 16th of January and unveiled a new major sponsor in Sydney City Renault. Vaikobi's Tim Jacobs was on hand at the function gave away a few of his tips to all in attendance. Vaikobi is once again a proud sponsor of the Open Water and Harbour Series and this year will be supplying all competitors with their race vests.
In other exciting news, Vaikobi Race Team member Murray Stewart was awarded the highest honour available in Australia- an Order of Australia Medal for services to Sport. Murray as part of the 2012 Olympic Gold Medal winning "K4some" was on hand on Australia day to celebrate the accolade.
Vaikobi has the best selection of performance paddling clothing designed to maintain your core body temperature to ensure optimum performance. If you are looking for paddling clothing for Kayaking, Surf Ski, SUP or multisport paddling, Vaikobi has the best range of paddling clothing for you.
The V Heat range of paddling clothing is paddling clothing that is designed to keep your body cool in the hot conditions you face in summer on your surfski, Kayak, SUP or outrigger Canoe.The V cold range of paddling clothing is paddling clothing that is designed for Cold conditions and allow the paddler to be protected from the elements, without over heating as you train and race.
Used by the best Paddlers in the world, it doesn't matter if you paddle a SUP, surfski, Paddleboard, Kayak or outrigger canoe, Vaikobi has the right paddling clothing for you for all weather conditions. Vaikobi- Unleash the athlete in you.
|Chest (Centimeters)||70cm -80cm||80cm-90cm||90cm-105cm||105cm-115cm||115cm-130cm||130+|
|Chest (Inches)||27.55" - 31.5"||31.5" - 35.4"||35.4" - 41.3"||41.3" - 45.2"||45.2" - 51.1"||51.1" +|
|Weight (Kilograms)||40 - 60kg||40 - 60kg||60 - 75kg||75 - 90kg||90 - 100kg||100kg+|
|Weight (Pounds)||88lbs - 132lbs||88lbs - 132lbs||132lbs - 165lbs||175lbs -198lbs||198lbs - 220lbs||220lbs+|
Note: We recommend you select your Vaikobi PFD based on your chest measurement rather than your weight.
Vaikobi PFDs have buoyancy above the minimum floatation required for under our ISO 12402-5 certification.