- Thickness - 5.5/4.5m
- Zip: Chest Zip
- Seams - Triple GBS & Taped Internally
- Neoprene Free Wetsuit
- 85% Yulex® Natural Rubber/15% Synthetic Rubber
- Suggested Water Temperatures: 3-9° C
Whilst still one of the warmest wetsuit on the market Patagonia have worked to increase the flexibility in their suits, high-stretch polyester jersey lining in the arms/legs improves flexibility & dry time whilst exterior fabric (Polyester 85%/Spandex 15%) is durable, stretchy and water-resistant. All the warmth you expect with a Patagonia whilst still retaining maximum range of movement. You can distinguish this years more flexible Yulex by looking at the internal ankle cuffs: black for R5, red for R4 & yellow for R3. Patagonia have the best warranty of all wetsuit brands, they'll cover anything that appears to have failed under normal use, such as a blown seam, failed power seam seal or broken zipper.
Patagonias R5 is made with neoprene-free 85% Yulex® natural rubber & 15% synthetic rubber that meets rigorous standards for performance, durability, warmth and sustainability; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance; the synthetic rubber is chlorine-free. The torso, thighs & hood contain solution-dyed 95% polyester (51% recycled) inverted microgrid thermal lining that minimizes weight, dries fast and offers excellent flexibility. Whilst solution-dyed, high-stretch 100% recycled polyester jersey lining in the arms/legs improves flexibility and dry time; solution-dyed exterior face fabric made with 85% recycled polyester/15% spandex is durable, stretchy and water-resistant. Patagonia have made a very water resistant suit, this is done with 100% external seam sealing; all seams are triple glued and internally taped to prevent as much water as possible entering the suit. Floating, asymmetrical front-zip with corrosion-proof Salmi® zipper provides better seal and extends suit's lifespan; unlike other designs, zipper is replaceable. Adjustable hood opening with cord lock to tighten accordingly. For more advice call 01243 674830.
Why Buy From Shore.co.uk
- We started selling wetsuits over 30 years ago
- We use the suits we sell, call our friendly staff for advice on 01243 674830
- Our store has europe's largest dedicated wetsuit showroom
- No hassle returns policy, if its not right just send it back for a full refund or exchange