Mares Reef Wetsuit
The Mares Reef wetsuit is made of 3mm neoprene one-piece. Ideal for diving in warm, tropical waters. Made with an elastic neoprene that makes it easy to wear. The seals at the wrists, ankles and neck are enhanced with an Aquastop finish. These applications reduce the continuous flow of water. The chest area has a soft, elastic rubber panel that makes this suit ideal for a variety of surface water sports.
The new neck fastener enables the collar to be adapted to suit your needs. The VELCRO®brand collar can be rolled up to prevent snagging of the plush or neoprene. Rear zips with skin-to-skin seals for a superior seal against water entry.
The main features of the Reef 3mm wetsuit are:
– New modern design with non-slip shoulder area
– Lightweight, stretchy and ideal for temperate waters
– Comfortable, ergonomic hook-and-loop fastener and back zip puller
– Wrist, ankle and neck seals perfected by Aquastop finish”
Check out other range of wetsuits we have in store as well!
Why do we need wetsuits for diving?
Understanding what wetsuits do and why you need one may help to steer you in the right direction when it comes to buying one. Also, it’s just good to know why you’re buying this essential bit of gear. Wetsuits are called wetsuits because they trap a thin layer of water between your skin and the suit to help conduct heat around the body. Your body warms up the trapped water and creates a protective layer of warmth between you and the colder water you’re diving in. This process keeps you warmer (and more comfortable) while you’re diving in cool waters so that you don’t spend your whole dive shivering.
So now that you know how wetsuits work and what they do, it’s then important to know the temperature of the water you’re diving in so you can prepare properly. You don’t want to go diving in 60° waters with a 2mm wetsuit. Why not? Well, 60° is pretty cold and 2mm is rather thin for a suit. Therefore, you’ll probably be back on the boat wrapped in a warm towel with your teeth chattering before you ever even got to your dive location with that suit on in those conditions.
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