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NRS Women's Endurance Jacket

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$99.95

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The NRS Women's Endurance Jacket gives you outstanding wind and splash protection at a great price. Wear the Endurance Jacket over your base layers to help extend your paddling season in comfort.
  • Women's cut lines provide a better fit for lady paddlers, with narrower shoulders and a flared hem line.
  • Waterproof, breathable HyproTex™ 2.5 fabric lets excess heat and moisture escape, keeping you comfortable.
  • Adjustable urethane neck and wrist closures help keep out water.
  • Fully taped seams keep water from sneaking through the stitching.
  • Convenient splashproof sleeve pocket keeps necessities close at hand.
  • Shock-cord waist tightens easily with a barrel-lock to help prevent ride up.

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    NRS Endurance Jacket
    Length:1:25
Material: 40 x 70-denier, 2.5 layer HyproTex™
Waterproof: Yes
Breathable: Yes
Neck Closure: Adjustable polyurethane hook-and-loop closure
Wrist Closure: Adjustable polyurethane hook-and-loop closures
Waist System: Drawcord with barrel lock adjustment
Double Tunnel: No
Pockets:
  • 1 - Sleeve
Latex Neck Gasket: No
Latex Wrist Gaskets: No
Reflective Detailing: No
Gender Sizing: Women
Features:
  • Arm Length: 33" center of back to end of cuff size medium
Size Height Weight (lbs) Bust Waist Hips
XS 4'8"-5'2" 90-115 30"-33" 24"-27" 34"-37"
S 5'1"-5'6" 110-135 32"-34" 26"-30" 36"-39"
M 5'5"-5'8" 130-155 33"-37" 29"-33" 38"-42"
L 5'7"-5'10" 150-180 35"-39" 32"-36" 40"-44"
XL 5'9"-6'0" 175-210 38"-42" 35"-39" 42"-46"
XXL 5'11"-6'2" 200-220 41"-43" 38"-41" 44"-48"

How to measure:How to measure

  1. Chest/Bust: With arms down at your sides, measure around the largest part of the chest, generally across the nipples.
  2. Waist: Measure at the natural waist; above the hip bones, across the navel.
  3. Hips: With feet together, measure around the widest part of the hips, across the fullest point of the buttocks.
  4. Head: Measure above brow, around the fullest part of the head.

Measurement Tips

Form Fit
Next-to-skin fit for easy layering and efficient performance.

Semi-Form Fit
Fits close but not tight for comfort and layering ease.

Relaxed Fit
Full cut for freedom of motion and layering underneath.

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NRS Endurance Jacket (1:25)

The waterproof, windproof NRS Endurance Jacket lets you paddle in comfort, even in windy, splashy conditions. Boaters looking for technical performance at a great price will love this paddling top.

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  • NRS Women's Endurance Jacket

    Q:

    I do a lot of whitewater rafting and I am always cold and wet. Would this be a good jacket to wear over other layers? If so what do you suggest wearing underneath to keep warm and dry? Also what size...I weight 149, chest 36, and I'm 5 feet 4 inches.
    Asked on 3/2/2014 by Jenniferlee212

    6 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I'm about your size (5'4" and 135), and I ordered a large because a) I want
      a bunch of stuff to fit under and b ) I can't stand to be confined. I like
      the fit. It's a splash jacket, so not impossible for water to get in, but
      in general very dry, and it works well as a wind-breaker, so I'd just wear
      whatever keeps you warm underneath, making sure the bottom of the jacket
      covers the bottom of whatever is under it.

      Answered on 3/4/2014 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Recently bought jacket but haven't tried it out. Ventilation in sun may be an issue but similar to other wp shells.
      Sent from Windows Mail

      Answered on 3/4/2014 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Hi there. I do a lot of class 4 and 5 whitewater rafting, sometimes in
      very cold water, and I am also prone to getting cold. I use the NRS
      endurance paddle jacket and love it. My boyfriend is a professional raft
      guide/kayaker and he uses a similar jacket. Also, the company that I
      usually go rafting with supplies similar splash jackets to guests, and
      others seem to be very comfortable wearing these. I am 5'6", chest 34,
      130 lbs and I wear a small. I probably could get away with an extra small
      but think the small is the most appropriate for me. It doesn't need to be
      super fitted b/c it has adjustable neck and waist closures.
      As for what to wear underneath, depending on how hot it is outside, and on
      the temperature of the water, I usually do a variety of layers. On a
      particularly cold day and/or in cold water I use an NRS sleeveless wetsuit
      and layer a quick-drying long-sleeve shirt underneath. My typical choice
      is a long sleeve Smart Wool shirt (they come in a variety from lightweight
      to fairly heavy weight). (Some of my friends even wear smart wool pants
      under their wetsuits, but I have a very warm wetsuit so it is usually
      sufficient for keeping my bottom half warm). Capilene is also a good
      material. Both the wool and capilene dry quickly, but I prefer wool b/c it
      seems to take on less "river odor." Stay away from cotton layers b/c
      cotton doesn't dry quickly. On a cold day in cold water, I have worn up to
      3 smart wool shirts underneath the paddle jacket and have been completely
      comfortable and warm. You can always pack an extra long-sleeve shirt in a
      little dry bag and then layer accordingly once you are on the water. Also,
      I always wear wool socks when in cold water.
      Hope this helps! I highly recommend this NRS paddle jacket. Not that it
      matters, but an added bonus is that the blue is a beautiful color! :)

      Answered on 3/2/2014 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Hi I'm 5ft 3in chest 36 &130 lbs...I've only purchased this jacket this
      summer before week long island to island trip in July so it was warm
      weather yet not real warm as it was upper Maine coast. perfect (wind
      rain), and really liked neck & wrist gaskets as I thought I might not like
      the neck one. Other than long johns or fleece vest I think my arms would
      feel too restricted in the size I have to put anything else under it.
      Unfortunately , my life was has been too busy for any trips past early
      fall.. Though were I have Raynaud;s abd am always cold/wet I would think
      another time of a wetsuit. or something neoprene for warmth..( like the
      booties/gloves)..
      Hoping for an early spring and more free time this year. sorry couldn't
      help you.
      Happy paddling!

      Answered on 3/2/2014 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Jennifer, it's no fun being cold when doing something fun. The Endurance is a splash jacket, so it'll shed spray and rain, but if you go for a swim your underlayers will get wet. The neck and wrist cuffs fit snug, aren't as watertight as latex gaskets but are more all-day comfortable. If there's not much risk of dunking, fleece and other synthetic layers are fine underneath. Or, wetsuit and HydroSkin layers will provide warmth even if you do end up in the drink. A lot depends on how cold the water and weather is. You're on the upper end of the weight and chest for a Medium; but the jacket is cut generously for layering. If you find you need the Large, exchanges are easy and free.

      Answered on 3/2/2014 by Clyde from NRS
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I bought a medium women’s Endurance jacket last spring. I’m 5 feet 5-1/2 inches, 132 lbs, and chest 36. The jacket fits me well, layered with a lightweight synthetic undershirt and a heavy fleece. I get VERY cold on rivers and need as many layers as possible. (I am a rafter, not a kayaker.) I suggest you order a large so you can layer or even consider an extra large - try both with your fleece layers. The neck and cuffs snug down to keep you warm and dry. I still haven’t figured out how to keep my feet warm!

      Answered on 3/2/2014 by Fast Eddy from Missoula, MT
  • NRS Women's Endurance Jacket

    Q:

    Does the jacket contain any latex?
    Asked on 12/13/2013 by Derek

    5 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The tag says materials: 100% nylon Trim- 100% neoprene
      Kim Jones RN BSN CCM
      Prior Auth

      Answered on 12/14/2013 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      There's no latex, Derek. The neck and wrist closures are urethane coated.

      Answered on 12/14/2013 by Clyde from NRS
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The label says the garment is 100% nylon, and the trim is 100% neoprene. I
      looked up both on the internet, and neither contains any latex. Since I
      don't have the allergy myself, I can't help you further than that. I trust
      the label because I trust NRS.

      Answered on 12/14/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      In addition to what I said earlier, there is Velcro on this jacket, although
      it is not listed separately on the label; therefore, I assume it comes under
      the heading of 100% nylon or 100% neoprene. A quick google search of Velcro
      did not seem to indicate it contains latex.

      Answered on 12/14/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I'm allergic to latex too. No latex here! I've really enjoyed having it for
      kayaking. Hope you enjoy yours too!

      Answered on 12/13/2013 by Anonymous
  • NRS Women's Endurance Jacket

    Q:

    Have 36 Bust yet only 5ft 3in tall. weight & others fit within sizing for small. was gong to order small -- would this be too tight?
    Asked on 7/14/2013 by Betty from United States

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Betty, the jacket is built for layering underneath. I believe the Small will work for you.

      Answered on 7/15/2013 by Clyde from NRS
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NRS Women's Endurance Jacket
 
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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish (5)
  • Comfortable (4)
  • Durable (4)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Breathable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Fit:
        • Feels too small

           

          Feels true to size

           

          100% 

          (6 reviews)

          Feels too big

           
        • Sleeve Length:
        • Feels too short

           

          Feels true to length

           

          100% 

          (6 reviews)

          Feels too long

           
        • Chest Size:
        • Feels too small

           

          Feels true to size

           

          100% 

          (5 reviews)

          Feels too big

           
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (5)

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      5.0

      Grand Canyon whitewater

      By Whitewater boater

      from Southwest Utah

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Rafting

        Comments about NRS Women's Endurance Jacket:

        Over 40 years of whitewater rafting -- why did I wait so long to get this fabulous splash jacket? Easy to put on and take off, lightweight but does the job. With the biggest waves in the most intense rapids, the jacket did admit water up the sleeves and down my neck, but not much. I am 5 ft 8 inches, 150 pounds, and have long arms. I chose women's Large so I could fit warm layers under. It was perfect for me. Dries quickly and stores small. So much better than a rain jacket or wetsuit.

        • Fit:
        • Feels true to size
        • Sleeve Length:
        • Feels true to length
        • Chest Size:
        • Feels true to size
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        3.0

        Returned

        By ME

        from Boise, ID

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about NRS Women's Endurance Jacket:

              I had to return because under the cut under the arm was too tight. Size otherwise was good and I liked the quality.

              • Fit:
              • Feels true to size
              • Sleeve Length:
              • Feels true to length
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Does the trick

              By MTKH

              from Missoula, MT

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Durable
              • Lightweight
              • Stylish

              Cons

              • Poor Fit
              • Tight under arms

              Best Uses

              • Spring Whitewater

              Comments about NRS Women's Endurance Jacket:

              Overall a good purchase. It kept me dry and warm on a snowy spring float. A tad snug under my arms.

              • Fit:
              • Feels true to size
              • Sleeve Length:
              • Feels true to length
              • Chest Size:
              • Feels true to size
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Great Jacket

              By Yak girl

              from Indiana

              About Me Avid Adventurer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Lightweight
              • Stylish
              • Waterproof
              • Windproof

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Cold Weather
                • Extreme Conditions
                • Wet Weather

                Comments about NRS Women's Endurance Jacket:

                Great Jacket. ;-)

                • Fit:
                • Feels true to size
                • Sleeve Length:
                • Feels true to length
                • Chest Size:
                • Feels true to size
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Awesome Spray jacket

                By Booboo

                from Evington, VA

                About Me Avid Adventurer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Durable
                • Great To Keep Water Spray
                • Keep Water Spray Off Grea
                • Lightweight
                • Stylish
                • Warm
                • Windproof

                Cons

                • Not Waterproof

                Best Uses

                • Keep Warm Dry Kayaking
                • Wet Weather

                Comments about NRS Women's Endurance Jacket:

                Product is made well. Velcro enclosure at wrists and neck provide warmth if needed, or open neck to provide some air flow. Great for mornings or evening windy conditions, drizzle or just when you need a little cover. Great spray jacket.

                • Fit:
                • Feels true to size
                • Sleeve Length:
                • Feels true to length
                • Chest Size:
                • Feels true to size
                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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