The new NRS HydroSkin 0.5 Jacket is a welcome update to a legendary classic. This immersible, mid-weight insulating top features premium nylon-spandex exterior material that offers optimal stretch and reduced water retention, with a brushed interior for amazing next-to-skin comfort. This is a great layer for situations where you'll be getting splashed a lot, or temporarily submerged, like rafting, IK paddling, packrafting, canyoneering, etc. Also makes a great full-submersion layer for warm water environments. This versatile layer is a must have in your layering arsenal!