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Wetsuits

Here at Boardworx we stock a large range of wetsuits for men and women.

Winter 5mm westuits, Summer 3mm and Shortys that are 2mm or 2/1mm , we also have a good selection of wetsuit accessories like boots, gloves, hoods.

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Boarworx is the largest wetsuit stockist in Kent. We sell online and instore. We always advise that you come in and try them on if you unsure of your size, Our staff can advise on the best fit and which wetsuit will suit your needs, also the technique of putting on a chest zip or back zip suit.

Here is a link to our Size Guide. Temperature Guide.

For ther UK waters there is no wetsuit that will perform in all seasons, A winter 5/4mm suit will be to warm for summer and summer 3/2mm to cold for our winters as the water temp can drop below 8 degree's.

Choose your next wetsuit by brand C-Skins - O'Neill - Rip Curl - Mystic - Xcel

Wetsuit Fit

A properley fitting suit should cling to you like a second skin with no creases or baggy spots, this will keep out any excess cold water and also eliminate any rubbing. The suit should not be restrictive and should move with your body. A badly fitting suit can rub and flush too much water letting you get cold.

Mens and ladies wetsuits are designed differently to provide the best fit for each sex, also each brand will cut their suits to their own templates, with a massive selection of sizes now available like medium, large xl and also medium tall and short for men, while ladies are sized in dress sizes uk 8, uk 10, , uk 12 and also have tall and short vesrions from some brands like C-Skins, so you can get the best fitting wetsuit for you.

Looking After A Wetsuit

With the neoprene the suits are made of now being so soft and flexible you will always want to either roll your suit up or store it laying flat or with a wetsuit hanger, never fold your suit this can cause creases to the neoprene that will crush into thin spots and shorten the life of a wetsuit. Alway rinse off your suit with fresh water or a wetsuit shampoo and then dry out of direct sunlight, over exposure to UV light be degrade the rubber.