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Dinghy 500 Men's Sailing GBS 3/2 mm Neoprene Wetsuit - Black/Orange

€ 64.00

Designed for regular dinghy/catamaran sailing in cool and cold weather (light sailing)

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SKU: S148726 / 2192369 / 8383864
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Product benefits Designed for regular dinghy/catamaran sailing in cool and cold weather (light sailing)
  1. Thermal insulation
    3/2 mm neoprene. Glued and blind-stitched seams to help keep water out.
  2. Abrasion resistance
    Wear-resistant anti-abrasive reinforcements on seat, backs of thighs and knees.
  3. Freedom of movement
    Cut suitable for the trapeze position Separate pieces on the arms and torso.
  4. User comfort
    Comfortable thickness on knees: 7 mm, with multi-layer stretch neoprene
  5. Ease of use
    SIZE MARKINGS: marked inside for visibility when turned inside out after drying.
  6. Easy dressing
    Zip at the back with a pull tab to make it easier to open and close.
  7. Quick drying
    Polyester inner lining.
Product feature
  1. The concept of thermal insulation using neoprene:
    By trapping a thin layer of water around the body, a neoprene wetsuit works in two ways: 1. The water trapped inside the wetsuit gradually warms up 2. Heat transfer from the body decreases. The wetsuit and the thin covering of water form a layer of insulation. Neoprene is a closed-cell elastomeric foam with trapped nitrogen bubbles that have insulating properties.
  2. The technical GBS design of the DG500 dinghy/catamaran neoprene wetsuit is intended for cool and cold weather:
    The Tribord DG500 neoprene wetsuit is made of 100% neoprene (thickness: 3mm) to ensure optimal thermal insulation. All seams are sewn together with strong thread suited to this particular type of fabric and are glued to prevent water getting through the seams (GBS). A neoprene strip is sewn under the zip to reduce the cooling effects of any water that gets through it. In the event of moderate to strong winds and cold weather, also wear the Tribord S500 sailing smock
  3. Freedom of movement of the DG500 dinghy/catamaran neoprene wetsuit:
    The Tribord DG500 dinghy/catamaran neoprene wetsuit has a cut and materials designed to make the movements and different positions of sailing much easier. The arms and chest piece consist of a different piece of fabric to make manoeuvres and movements much easier. The legs, buttocks and knees are also separate pieces to make sitting, crouching and changing sides in the boat much easier. All the seams are stretch seams.
  4. Neoprene reinforcements on the DG500 wetsuit on the knees, buttocks and thighs:
    It has reinforcements on and below the knees and on the seat and thighs. The thickness is 7mm on the knees for added comfort. The additional fabric works in two ways: - to reduce the wear and tear of the neoprene in areas that are the most exposed to friction on the boat (deck fittings, rubbing strake, carpet, etc., depending on the craft) - to reduce the discomfort of this friction on the knees, seat and thighs for the user wearing the suit and moving around on the boat
  5. Construction of the neck of the DG500 dinghy/catamaran neoprene wetsuit:
    The neck finish and height has been developed to limit the sensation of discomfort from the neoprene and irritation on even the most sensitive skin. However, not everyone's skin reacts in the same way: in this case, we recommend that you wear a top under the wetsuit to reduce sensitive rubbing and chafing.
Product testing
  1. Composition
    Foam : 100.0% Rubber - Chloropren (CR) - Neopren Lining : 100.0% Polyester (PES)
  2. Storage advice
    Once dry, store on a hanger away from direct sunlight. Rinse with fresh water to remove salt that could deteriorate the neoprene and the zips. Avoid direct heat sources. Hand wash recommended.
  3. Product information
    Neoprene wetsuit to keep you warm in a dinghy thanks to its thickness and efficient seams! It makes movements easier with its cut and elasticity. Resistant to friction against the boat
  4. Lab tested
    Developed and tested by our design teams in Hendaye, France. Tested by the 47°Nautik sailing school (Gulf of Morbihan, Brittany - France) during the 2016 season.