How To Find Out How Thick Is Your Wetsuit?

99% of the time the thickness of neoprene is written on the wetsuit itself. If you see numbers like 3/2, 4/3 etc… this is it. For instance numbers 3/2 mean your suit is made out of neoprene that is 3mm (usually body and legs) and 2mm (arms and shoulders) thick. The most common places where […]

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Is There a Difference in Male and Female Wetsuits?

Yes, there is. The main differences are: The Cut Women are shaped differently than man and wetsuits follow that. Women wetsuits have wider hips, less material over the shoulders, and a bit more over the breasts. Sizes are also adjusted and if men’s wetsuits are usually sized XS,S,M,MT,L etc… women’s are sized 4,6,8,10,12…etc. Color and […]

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Kayaking Wetsuits: How Are They Different + Temperature Guide

Here you will find specifics of the kayaking wetsuits and info to help keep you warm in those cold rivers and lakes. For a general wetsuit info I still suggest you skim through our wetsuit guide here. Why Are There Specific Kayaking Wetsuits? There are two things to mention here. First is that while kayaking […]

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Diving Wetsuit Water Temperature Guide And Chart

Note: There is another wetsuit thickness/water temeprature guide and chart on this website that I suggest you check out – most of the things written there are very usefull to know. Since diving is a bit specific when it comes to wetsuits and temperature I wrote another guide which is dedicated solely to diving wetsuits. […]

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Explanation Of Wetsuit Sizes: S, MS, M, MT, MLS, ML, MLT, LS, LT, XLS, XLT, XXL, XXXL

When it comes to buying your wetsuit and choosing the right size you will find that wetsuit sizes are usually given in S, M, L sizes. Wetsuits are pretty stretchy and are getting even more elastic every year so there is no need for lots and lots of different sizes like for instance with normal […]

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The Ultimate Wetsuit Guide: All the Info You Will Ever Need

If you don’t feel link reading, there is a video at the end of the article that explains the basic and most important points of this article… If you ask me, without wetsuits the world of water sports, the world of surfing, would not be nowhere near to where it is today. Water sports would […]

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Wetsuit repair guide

Wetsuit repair is a great way to extend your wetsuits lifespan. If your wetsuit is just plain old, if it got stiff, pale and hard from all the sun and UV rays and the neoprene is starting to crack there is not much you can to. This kind of damage is not repairable. But if […]

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Women’s wetsuits | Girls wetsuits guide

Wetsuits for women are technology wise the same as men’s wetsuits. At least in the last few years women’s wetsuits are no longer available only in the cheap end models but are made from the best materials and have all the latest improvements. But even today some of the top of the line models still […]

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Wetsuit (Neoprene) Hood Guide

I can’t remember from the top of my head how much heat does your body loose through the head but it’s a lot in comparison with the size of the head and the size of the rest of the body*. Unless if you have a really large head :). A wetsuit hood will act as […]

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Baby wetsuits | Wetsuits for infants

Why would you put a wetsuit on your baby? Infant’s tinny body cools down much faster than yours. They are also too small to tell you that they are cold so it’s up to you to keep them warm. Besides providing warmth, baby wetsuits also serve as protection against sun and UV rays and against […]

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Child wetsuits | Wetsuits for kids

Why it is important for the kids to wear a wetsuit? Their smaller bodies cool down faster than adults and even if we don’t feel cold they might. On the other hand, they are always the last to admit that they are cold. Playing on the beach and in the water is fun and if […]

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Surfing wetsuits guide

All wetsuits are basically the same – they are made out of neoprene. But after this the paths of wetsuit manufacturers go different ways. Wetsuits can be made specially for diving, for swimming and triathlon, for windsurfing and kite surfing and for surfing. Most of the information on this website is so general that is […]

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How to buy a wetsuit?

Why is choosing and buying a wetsuit kind of hard? Firstly – if you are not used to wetsuits and wearing them then they will feel weird when you put them on. And because of that you might get a wetsuit that is not right for you. And secondly – if you get a wetsuit […]

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History of Wetsuits: Keeping Us Warm Since the 1950’s

You can find many milestones and great inventions in the history of surfing. But when you start thinking about it, the one that had the greatest impact on the sport of surfing and the one that helped shape the surfing world into what it is today is the invention of a wetsuit. Wetsuits are the […]

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Wetsuit Size Guide: How to Choose the Right Size?

This wetsuit size guide is meant for beginners, people that are buying or trying on their first wetsuit. Deciding on the right wetsuit size can be a challenge for beginners and they usually end up with wetsuit that is too big for them. When you are putting on a wetsuit for the first time a […]

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Wetsuit (Neoprene) Gloves Guide

Wetsuit gloves are gloves that you use in water sports like surfing to keep your hands warm. This is probably the last piece of neoprene you put on when you don’t want to be cold. First you start wearing a wetsuit. When water gets colder you also put on booties. When it gets really cold […]

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Wetsuit (Neoprene) Booties Guide

Wetsuit booties (also called neoprene boots) are boots the you put on your feet when the water starts getting really cold and just wearing a wetsuit in not enough anymore. Even a full wetsuit leaves your feet, hands and your head exposed. The first thing you usually protect are your feet, this is where you […]

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Wetsuit temperature guide and chart

What kind of wetsuit do I need for certain water temperature? This is one of the questions we get asked almost every day. What’s the deal here? On one hand you want to wear as little neoprene as possible. Less neoprene and thinner wetsuit means less strain on our muscles when we move. As soon […]

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How to put on a wetsuit guide

Don’t laugh :)! A question like “How do I put on my wetsuit?” might sound funny to you, but if you think back to your first wetsuit especially if your first wetsuit was also the first time you came in contact with water sports you were probably a little bit confused. A wetsuit is just […]

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How to Get Rid of Wetsuit Smell and Odour

First let us explain in our Discovery channel knowledge why does a wetsuit stink in the first place? Wetsuit smell is the result of a normal sweat and body oils and odors that our bodies produce. These get stuck on the neoprene and become a breeding ground for the bacteria. Bacteria is the source of […]

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