ARCATA, CALIFORNIA, November 15, 2011 â€“ Kokatat is proud to announce that its MsFit Tour and Guide PFDs, GORE-TEXÂ® Meridian Dry Suit, and GORE-TEXÂ® TecTOUR Anorak were each recognized with 2011-2014 Sea Kayaker Magazine Readers' Choice awards. Sea Kayaker Magazine polls its readers triennially to recognize the best gear in a number of paddling categories. The results from this year's poll were published in the magazine's current issue.
â€œSea Kayaker's readers are some of the most committed enthusiasts in the sport and we're proud that they recognize our gear as the best in the market,â€ said Jeff Turner, Kokatat sales and marketing manager.
From mid-December 2010 through the end of May 2011, Sea Kayaker readers wrote in their favorite products regardless of the season or availability of products. In this year's poll, Kokatat products were recognized as the best in five categories.
Dry Suit Category - Kokatat GORE-TEXÂ® Meridian Dry Suit
Paddle Jacket Category - Kokatat GORE-TEXÂ® TecTOUR Anorak
PFD Category - Kokatat MsFIT Tour PFD
Women's PFD Category - Kokatat MsFIT Tour PFD
Specialty PFD Category - Kokatat Guide PFD
The Kokatat MsFit Tour, Guide PFD, and GORE-TEXÂ® Meridian Dry Suit each received Readers' Choice awards in the last poll conducted in 2008.
About Kokatat Watersports Wear: â€¨
Celebrating 40 years of innovation, Kokatat is an independently operated, US manufacturer of technical apparel and accessories for water sports. Handcrafted in Arcata, California, Kokatat employees are focused on building the finest functional product for people who work and play on water. Our gear is designed for paddlers, by paddlers, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience on the water all year long and in all weather conditions. Into the water with Kokatat! Please visit www.kokatat.com and follow Kokatat on Facebook and Twitter â€œ@kokatatâ€.