100 Men's 1.5 mm SHORTY Suit

    Designed for OCCASIONAL SURF SPORTS use in water over 20°C.

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    SKU: S10026 (1858763)
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    € 17.99
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    Characteristics Designed for OCCASIONAL SURF SPORTS use in water over 20°C.
    Product Benefits
    1. Easy dressing
      Back zip, making it easier to put on. Long zip pull.
    2. Freedom of movement
      Freedom of movement
      Shaped to optimise arm rotation while paddling. Stretch seams.
    3. Waterproof
      1.5 mm neoprene. Under-zip flap. Adjustable neck. Must be a tight fit.
    4. Reduced chafing
      Reduced chafing
      Adjustable taped collar. No seams under the arms.
    5. Quick drying
      Quick drying
      Synthetic lining.
    Details
    • Sizes
      XS/S/M/L/XL/XXL
    • Thickness
      1.5 mm
    • Fastening
      Back
    • Assembly
      Flat lock
    Product feature
    1. How to choose the right wetsuit (Part 1)
      The first selection criterion when choosing a surfing wetsuit is the water temperature. Water temperature varies according to the location and the time of the year. Systematically make sure that the water temperature at your spot corresponds to the recommended temperature range: Warm water above 20°C. Temperate water between 17 and 22°C. Cold water between 12 and 17°C. Very cold water between 7 and 12°C. Visit the site seatemperature.org to find out the temperature of your spot.
    2. How to choose the right wetsuit (Part 2)
      The 2nd criterion to take into account is the length of your sessions. If your sessions last less than an hour, the 100 models will be suitable. For up to 2 hours, opt for the 500 models and for up to 3 hours, the 900 models. Compared to the 100 models, the 500 models will be warmer (and more watertight) and more efficient at reducing fatigue (more freedom of movement) and irritation. The same is true for the 900 models compared with the 500 models. NB: the 900 models are easier to put on.
    3. Choose the right size
      To make the most of the features of your wetsuit, it is necessary to choose the correct size. A surfing wetsuit should be a very tight fit and there should be no visible folds. When dry, it is perfectly normal to feel like it is too tight, this discomfort disappears as soon as the wetsuit gets wet. If you choose a wetsuit that is too big, folds will appear, you will experience irritation and thermal insulation will be reduced (letting in water). Try it on before you buy it!
    4. How does neoprene work?
      By trapping a thin layer of water around the body, a neoprene wetsuit works in two ways: 1. The trapped water gradually warms up; 2. Heat transfer from the body decreases. The wetsuit and the thin covering of water form a layer of insulation.
    5. Materials
      This Tribord 100 shorty wetsuit is made with genuine neoprene to ensure even better thermal insulation. The neoprene is lined with polyester fabric for added resistance to wear. Neoprene thickness: 1.5 mm. Neoprene is a closed-cell polychloroprene elastomeric foam with trapped nitrogen bubbles that have insulating properties. We test and guarantee the thermal quality of our neoprene materials.
    6. Neck
      The neck finish has been developed to limit irritation. According to the sensitivity of the wearer, a UV top can be worn under the wetsuit to reduce the risk of irritation. The application of grease (e.g. Vaseline) in friction areas (neck, underarms) is also recommended if wearing the wetsuit for long periods. Make sure the flap is always inside the wetsuit to limit the risk of irritation with the zip and the neck.
    7. Fastening
      Our zips and fastenings are laboratory tested in order to ensure an optimal lifespan and good resistance to salt water. We have put the zip at the back of the wetsuit for more comfort during surf sports (when lying down to paddle).
    8. Anti-chafing design
      Seamless panels under the arms to limit irritation due to the repetitive paddling movements associated with surf sports.
    9. Stay warm for longer thanks to our thermal accessories! Each temperature range has its own outfit...
      When we are in the water, we lose more than half of our body heat through our extremities (feet, hands, head). Consequently, here are the recommended accessories: - in warm water and temperate water (>17°C) => neoprene low booties. - in cold water (12 - 17°C): High booties (boots) and gloves. - in very cold water (7 - 12°C): High booties (boots), gloves, hood and hooded top...Find our entire range of neoprene accessories at decathlon.fr
    10. Multi-water sports wetsuits
      Our wetsuits are designed to meet the needs of the most demanding surfers. Our design choices also make them compatible with other water sports such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, water skiing, sea wading or SUP (stand up paddle boarding).
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Secondary lining : 100.0% Polyester (PES) - Recycled Main fabric : 100.0% Rubber - Chloroprene (CR) - Neoprene
    2. Storage advice
      In a dry, ventilated place. Avoid sources of heat.
    3. Cleaning advice
      Rinse in fresh water. To extend the life of your shorty, do not leave out to dry in direct sunlight. Do not put in the washing machine.
    4. Product catchline
      100% neoprene multi-activity water sports shorty suit - unbeatable value for money. Non-intensive use.
    5. Lab tested
      Designed and tested in the waves by our teams in Hendaye, France.
    Product reviews
    4.6 / 5
    12 reviews
    12 users recommend this product
    Write a review
    • Excellent

      28/09/2017
      HASNAIN (India)
      Used for 1 week or less
      Excellent product
    • Good Product

      27/09/2017
      Ashok (India)
      Used for 1 week or less
      Good product but tight
    • Triboard shortie

      20/07/2017
      Tim (United Kingdom)
      Used for 3 to 6 months
      Wetsuit was good fit and drys quick due to its mm. Great for swimming teachers in water teaching for long periods and also for Lidos.

      Well worth it and amazing values.
    • Excellent buy!

      19/07/2017
      Victoria (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      I bought these for my 16 and 18 yr old son. I ordered a small and a medium and they fit perfectly. On our holiday they wore them every day in the sea body boarding and they still look brand new. My only negative is that they smell a bit funky when warm.
    • Good value fits well.

      18/04/2017
      Alex (United Kingdom)
      Used for 1 week or less
      I use the wetsuit to train in my local swimming pool/gym as i have a problem spine
      and the suit keeps me warm.
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