Darkfin Durafin Gloves


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Darkfin Durafin Gloves


  • 3 layer manufacturing process (Darkfin uses 2)
  • Fingers and Palm have added thickness to handle harsh treatment
  • Longer sleve in order to fit under or over a wetsuit
  • Slightly increase in thermal resistance
  • Lightweight, won't absorb water and get heavy.
  • Superior grip when wet
  • Contoured 3-D shape for ultimate comfort and dexterity
  • Enjoyed by surfers, divers, kayakers and swimmers worldwide!
  • Increases hand surface by 70%


  • The third layer may "feel" like there is a slight loss of dexterity as opposed to the Darkfin Power Glove
  • The longer sleeve might take some time to adjust as you put the glove on. 



The toughest, most extreme paddle glove we offer!
Take everything ground-breaking about our standard Darkfin Power Glove and ratchet it up a few notches and you have the Durafin. More durability, more protection, and enhanced thermal insulation make this the ideal choice for the most demanding environments. Durafins are particularly well-suited to river boarding, spearfishing, bugging (lobstering) and wreck diving, where the balance between propulsion, dexterity, and protection must be considered. There are a few key differences that make the Durafin a separate design of its own:

Multi-Layered Construction
The biggest difference between our standard Darkfin Power Glove and the Durafin Power Glove is in the construction. We start with a standard, .9mill natural latex base layer, add a second .9mil latex layer from the wrist up only, and then coat it with a third micro thin layer of latex infused with fine cotton fiber! This triple layer process produces a Darkfin glove with excellent environmental resistance characteristics (including colder temps), while still allowing for maximum grip and overall manual dexterity.

Extended Gauntlet Design
Durafin Power Gloves were designed from the ground up to be used in conjunction with a wetsuit. For enhanced wetsuit compatibility and performance, we gave the Durafin an elongated gauntlet to facilitate a maximum seal under the sleeve of your wetsuit. Not using a wetsuit? you’ll appreciate the added wrist and arm protection the Durafin provides. 
Just like our Darkfin Power Gloves, the Durafin is also offered in a wide variety of sizes for best fit and performance. If you’re already using Darkfin Power Gloves, some users suggest ordering one size larger than your current glove. Like other great products made by Black Lagoon, this glove is Made in USA"


PLEASE NOTE: Some users suggest to Go Up one size from your normal size or the Size Charts


NOTE: Chlorine water will affect the gloves

All our products are handmade with plant based materials that are 100% biodegradable. Every batch might be slightly different than the next. Although we try to be very strict with our quality control, some defects might go unnoticed and could make it through to the consumer. Please email us regarding any concerns you might have regarding issues such as layer separation, boils, or pin holes in the product. To extend the life of our products, store them in a Ziploc bag with some baby powder or our silicone spray. Please also note that if you leave or forget your gloves under sunlight they will begin to decompose rapidly.


Sizing Reference:

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66 Reviews

Stephano Marchesi Mar 7th 2019

Amazing Gloves

Amazing gloves. I use them all the time. I use them for my own water training exercises. My favourite exercise equipment

Selinica Harbinger Feb 1st 2019

They're fantastic

They help substantially with swimming and work nicely with a wetsuit. They were a little funky to get on at first and they look silly but they really make a difference.

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