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An ultrawarm, neoprene-free hooded wetsuit made of 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council™ certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Suggested water temperatures: 32–38° F/0–3° C. Features Made with neoprene-free 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber that...

An ultrawarm, neoprene-free hooded wetsuit made of 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council™ certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Suggested water temperatures: 32–38° F/0–3° C.

Features
  • Made with neoprene-free 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber that meets our rigorous standards for performance, durability, warmth and sustainability
  • Natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council™ certified by the Rainforest Alliance; synthetic rubber is chlorine-free
  • Torso/legs/hood have 51% recycled polyester/44% polyester/5% spandex inverted microgrid thermal lining that minimizes weight, dries fast and offers excellent flexibility
  • High-stretch 100% recycled polyester jersey lining in the arms improves flexibility and dry time; exterior face fabric made with 85% recycled polyester/15% spandex is durable, stretchy and water-resistant
  • 100% external seam sealing; all seams are triple glued, blindstitched and 100% internally taped
  • Supratex kneepads and ankle cuffs for maximum durability and anatomic fit
  • Floating front-zip with corrosion-proof Salmi® zipper provides extra room to get in/out, extends suit’s lifespan and is fully repairable; adjustable hood opening with cord lock; easy-access key loop
  • Materials

     

    Torso/thighs: 6.5mm (hood: 4.5mm) 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content; arms/lower legs: 5mm 85% Yulex natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content

    Lining: 51% recycled polyester/44% polyester/5% spandex inverted microgrid in torso, legs and hood; high-stretch 100% recycled polyester jersey in arms; exterior face fabric: 85% recycled polyester/15% spandex

     

    Weight

    2063 g (72.8 oz)

Our new, neoprene-free Yulex® wetsuits are made of 85% natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content. Replacing a petroleum-based material with a plant-based one, they offer the same warmth and performance attributes as conventional stretch neoprene while reducing CO2 emissions by up to ~80% in the manufacturing process. Derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance, we blend the natural rubber with chlorine-free synthetic rubber to increase ozone and UV resistance, and meet our rigorous standards for strength, stretch and durability. With an anatomical, performance-focused design that maximizes comfort and flexibility while minimizing weight, the R5® Yulex Front-Zip Hooded Full Suit is 6.5mm in the torso and thighs, 5mm in the arms and lower legs, and 4.5mm in the hood. The torso, legs and hood are lined with high-stretch, fast-drying 51% recycled polyester/44% polyester/5% spandex inverted microgrid; the arms are lined with high-stretch, fast-drying 100% recycled polyester jersey; the face fabric is 85% recycled polyester/15% spandex. The floating front-zip features a corrosion-proof zipper and asymmetrical flap for better seal, stretch and range of motion through the chest and shoulders; unlike other designs, the Salmi® zipper is fully replaceable to extend the suit’s lifespan. Supratex kneepads and ankle cuffs provide excellent abrasion resistance and increased durability. 100% external seam sealing; all seams are triple glued, blindstitched and internally taped. Adjustable hood opening has cord lock for custom fit. Easy-access key loop included. Suggested water temperatures: 32–38° F/0–3° C.

 

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