Vaikobi Powers into 2014

January 30, 2014

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.

About Vaikobi

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.





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UNISEX / MENS - METRIC SIZES

Size HEIGHT (CM) WEIGHT (KG) CHEST (CM) WAIST (CM) HIPS (CM)
XXS   161 167  54 58 76 81 62 66 78 82
XS   165 172  56 63 82 87 66 70 82 89
S   169  176  61 68 88 96 71 76 90 96
M   174 181  66 73 97 104 77 85 97 102
L   178  185  76 85 106 114 86 95 103 108
XL   183  190  86 95 116 122 96 105 109 115
XXL   187  194  96 105 124 132 106 114 116 122

UNISEX / MENS - IMPERIAL SIZES

Size HEIGHT (Feet + Inches) WEIGHT (Pounds) CHEST (Inches) WAIST (Inches) HIPS (Inches)
XXS   5'3"  5'6"  119 128 30 32 24.5 26 30.5 32.5
XS   5'5"  5'8"  123 139 32 34.5 26 27.5 32.5 35
S   5'7"  5'9"  135 150 34.5 38 28 30 35.5 38
M   5'9"  5'11"  146 161 38 41 30 33.5 38 40
L 5'10"  6'8"  168 187 41.5 45 34 37.5 40.5 42.5
XL 6'  6'3"  190 209 45.5 48 38 41.5 43 45.5
XXL 6'2"  6'4"  121 232 49 52 41.5 55 45.5 48

YOUTH - METRIC SIZES

Size

HEIGHT (CM)

WEIGHT (KG) CHEST (CM) WAIST (CM)     HIPS     (CM)
Y-M 140 148  33 39 65 71 61 68 72 78
Y-L 147 155  40 47 70 76 67 73 77 84
Y-XL 152 162 47 54 75 82 72 79 83 89

 

YOUTH - IMPERIAL SIZES

Size

HEIGHT (IN)

WEIGHT (LB) CHEST (IN)

WAIST (IN)

    HIPS     (IN)
Y-M

4'5"

4'8"  73 86 26 28 26 28 28 31
Y-L

4'8"

5'  88 104 28 30 28 30 30 33
Y-XL 5'3" 64 104 119 30 32 30 32 33 35

Fit Tips

If one of your body measurements is in between two sizes, order the smaller size for a tighter fit or the larger size for a looser fit. If your body measurements for hips and waist correspond to two different suggested sizes, order the one indicated by your hip measurement.

How To Measure

WAIST: Measure around the narrowest part (typically where your body bends side to side), keeping the tape horizontal.
HIPS: Measure around the widest part of your hips, keeping the tape horizontal.
CHEST: Measure the fullest area of your chest. Stand up straight and breath normally.

 

 

Vaikobi size guide