The HO 41 Tail waterski gloves are the best of the HO Sports Syndicate line of water sport gloves. Tone on tone screening and leather embossing makes the 41 Tail gloves very nice looking. It has a soft Suede feel with a Kevlar palm that continues up through the fingers to give you the needed grip on the handle. The Kevlar does not feel like an abrasive disk grinder. It feels gentle compared to other Kevlar palm gloves on the market. This glove will help grip soft rubber handles without tearing up the rubber in the handles. The Kevlar palm is excellent for other sports that require a strong grip on rubber handles including wakeboarding, hang gliding, and kite surfing.