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Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt

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If you're a touring enthusiast who prefers a neoprene deck for tautness and superior water shedding, the Glacier deck is for you. Constructed of 4-way-stretch neoprene with a shock-cord bungee that makes it easy to fit your cockpit. Nylon tunnel for greater adjustability and ventilation. The Glacier fits your waist with a neoprene chest collar that tightens with hook-and-loop closures.

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  • video: How To: Stretch a Sprayskirt
    How To: Stretch a Sprayskirt
    Length:1:36
Deck Material: Neoprene
Tunnel Material: Nylon
Rand Type: Shock cord
Tunnel Adjustment: Double-pull hook-and-loop closure
Grab Loop: Nylon handle
Features:
  • Adjustable implosion strap
Size Waist
S 20"-30"
M 30"-40"
L 40"-50"
Deck Length Width
M 32"-35" 17"-20"
L 35"36" 20"-21"
Snap Dragon Glacier Sizing

video: How To: Stretch a Sprayskirt

How To: Stretch a Sprayskirt (1:36)

To prevent water leakage and implosion, you want a neoprene-deck sprayskirt to fit tight to your kayak cockpit coaming. However, if it's so tight, you have trouble getting it on the rim or pulling it off in an emergency. In this video, we show you how to stretch the skirt a bit.

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Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt
 
4.7

(based on 19 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to attach (16)
  • Adjustable (14)
  • Waterproof (13)
  • Tight seams (10)
  • Breathable (5)

Cons

  • Water pools in skirt (3)

Best Uses

  • Cold water (3)
  • Warm weather (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      94% 

      (16 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
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5.0

i would buy this product again for warm are paddling

By udi

from Israel

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Attach

Cons

  • Leaks

Best Uses

    Comments about Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt:

    for sea kayaking .

    • Sizing:
    • Feels too large
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Just like one I bought 10 years ago

    By otter

    from New Bern NC

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adjustable
    • Breathable
    • Easy To Attach
    • Tight Seams
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt:

        I use this year round for coastal kayaking. Fits great and easy to get into and out of. Quality shows in my old Snapdragon that is 10 years old.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Review of Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Skirt

        By chris

        from georgia

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt:

              I think it keeps water out of the kayak pretty well, but frame of reference is that previously I only used a 30+ year old rental nylon skirt that had holes in it, so compared to that thing, I might think a tin foil skirt seemed great. Bearing that in mind, I think this skirt is great, but what the heck do I really know?

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great sprayskirt, great customer service

              By terapnstn

              from Bellingham, WA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adjustable
              • Easy To Attach
              • Waterproof

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt:

                  Called NRS to make sure we got the right size, and they were very helpful. Product is great, comfortable, perfect fit.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Good insurance in rough water

                  By norcalyak.com

                  from Sacramento, ca

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adjustable
                  • Easy To Attach
                  • Tight Seams
                  • Waterproof

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Cold Water

                    Comments about Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt:

                    Needed a tough, waterproof skirt for coastal bay and some mild-to-moderate river rapid paddling, as other skirts seemed to pop off too easily or let water seep into the cockpit. I needed insurance for rough water. Snap Dragon fills the bill. I've noticed that most of the pro guides and instructors I know use Snap Dragon skirts.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    • Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt

                      Q:

                      what size spry deck do I need for Wilderness system Tsunami 140?
                      Asked on 7/2/2015 by Jerzy from Glenview, Il

                      2 answers

                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        If you google, "Snapdragon skirts sizing," you'll find the Tsunami 140. Snapdragon recommends a large spray deck for your boat. Seals has it at 1.7, which is the size of the cockpits on my boats and the large snapdragon works well.

                        Answered on 7/3/2015 by Sea Kayaker from Fredericksburg, VA
                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Jerzy, the Large deck of the Glacier Trek will give you the best fit.

                        Answered on 7/2/2015 by Clyde from NRS
                    • Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt

                      Q:

                      I have a Wilderness Zephyr sea kayak with a cockpit measuring just over 35 inches in length. Width is 20 inches. What size neoprene skirt should I go with? Thanks
                      Asked on 9/22/2013 by Todd

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Todd, Snap Dragon recommends the Large deck for your Zephyr.

                        Answered on 9/23/2013 by Clyde from NRS
                    • Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt

                      Q:

                      How thick is the neoprene deck?
                      Asked on 6/1/2013 by Matt from Okinawa, Japan

                      3 answers

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Matt, it is 3.5 mm neoprene.

                        Answered on 6/1/2013 by Clyde from NRS
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        I don't know how thick it is without measuring it, but it must be at least a
                        couple of millimeters. But whatever, its good enough to do the job. It
                        does not sag.

                        Answered on 6/1/2013 by Anonymous
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        Matt,
                        The neoprene deck is a bit thinner than my whitewater deck and also a bit less hot. The skirt in general is quite functional--it is comfortable, is easy to put on your waist and the deck, and effectively keeps water out. If you plan to do a lot of rolling and keep the inside of the boat bonedry, you'll probably want to consider a neoprene tunnel as well. For touring and comfort, however, this skirt can't really be beat in my opinion. We have both the glacier trek with breathable tunnel and without. I would recommend paying a bit more to have it be waterproof breathable.

                        Answered on 6/1/2013 by Sea Kayaker from Fredericksburg, VA
                    • Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt

                      Q:

                      can i special order a snap dragon glacier flirt medium waist and small deck size?
                      Asked on 11/6/2012 by paul from long island ny

                      3 answers

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        We can special order any product Snap Dragon makes. Just give us a call - 800.635.5202.

                        Answered on 11/6/2012 by Clyde from NRS
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        I have ordered custom size glacier spray skirts on several occasions for
                        boats I have built and they have always been spot on and have served me
                        well over the years. My cockpits tend to be small, and I use a medium tube,
                        the two are compatible, no problem.
                        I recommend that you trace the outline of your cockpit coaming so that the
                        fit is just right. You might want to also order a cockpit cover at the same
                        time so they can custom fit that as well.
                        David C

                        Answered on 11/6/2012 by Dave from Seattle & Tofino
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        Hi,
                        You *should* be able to special order snap dragon skirt, medium waist and small deck size. They make great skirts.

                        Answered on 11/6/2012 by Sea Kayaker from Fredericksburg, VA
                    • Snap Dragon Glacier Trek Sprayskirt

                      Q:

                      I am trying to figure out which size I need for my NDK pilgrim kayak. Can you help me?
                      Asked on 10/3/2012 by bb4 from Cambridge MA

                      3 answers

                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        I was perfectly happy with the same size as I have for my NDK Romany.
                        BUT do not buy the Galcier! It WILL leak after a year or so. Go for the Ocean Tour EXP or Oceab Trek, they are excellebt and durable and waterproof in any condition !
                        Size M (they are listed under Nigel Dennis.. :)
                        Best from
                        Irene

                        Answered on 10/3/2012 by Anonymous
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        you need to measure the cockpit of your kayak and then compare that to this
                        chart:
                        http://www.nrsweb.com/shop/product.asp?pfid=2055#infotab_Sizing
                        and don't worry about up- or down-sizing. the chart is spot on.
                        hope this helps,
                        halldor

                        Answered on 10/3/2012 by Anonymous
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        There ar two parts to skirt fitting; the deck to fit the boat and the tube to fit you. Go to the manufacturer's site www.snapdragondesign.com. In the upper left corner click Tube Sizing. In the second chart the Glacier tube sizing is listed. measure at the sternum. Note tube size.
                        then click Deck size. go to bottom on writing to the FIT LIST. On the secnd lIne click OCEAN/Trek Kayaks. Scroll down to Nigel Dennis and note the deck size is LV+ for the Pilgrim.
                        You will need both the Tube Size and the Deck size to order the right skirt.
                        I have 2 Glacier Trek skirts and highly recommend them unless you will roll the boat a lot or play in very strong sea conditions (hence the rolling). A full neoprene skirt is best for water tightness, but not the most comfortable.
                        Cheers,
                        JT

                        Answered on 10/10/2012 by jt yak from Reading, PA
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