Darkfin Durafins 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


Reviews (59)

Kimberly G. May 15th 2018

Run BIG!

I wear a size 8 glove and got the Womens Large, but it was too big. If you get the right size I'm sure they are great, although taking them off is a pain. The sizing chart is a little misleading so be careful and order a size smaller then you expect.

Phototraveller May 15th 2018

Simple yet brilliant

My hands are the precise measurement for a mens small. However, listening to other reviewres, I ordered the next size down, which is the youth's large. Perfect fit except little finger is slightly short. Perhaps that's difference between a youth and a man but I'm glad I dropped a size down, you want these to be snug. I'll just live with it for now but if it aches, I'll just snip the tip of the little finger. I bought these for scuba diving, not for protection but for improving my manouverability. I've not had the chance to test in that environment but in a pool you can certainly tell the difference. You can also feel it in your shoulder muscles immediately and swimming is so different (in a very positive way)

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