I'm considering buying a Kokatat drysuit. The coated nylon version is about half the price of the Gortex suit. Can anyone with experience with both make a recommendation?
Is the Gortex suit really that much more comfortable? I understand how movement of water vapor across the Gortex should keep the inside dryer (remove perspiration), but does it really work that well? (especially since wearing a PFD and sprayskirt covers up a lot of surface area and presumably slows down the rate of vapor movement. Also, I assume the nylon re-enforcing knee and seat patches on the Gortex suit slow down or prevent movement of water vapor. Thanks!