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Thick or thin? Full or spring? The shape and thickness of your wetsuit will depend on how warm or cold your choice-spot happens to be.
This simple guide will help you get it right for the season and conditions you're planning on ripping.

A 6/5/4 wetsuit combines three different neoprene thicknesses: -6mm torso - 5mm legs - 4mm arms. Styles available: Hooded full suit.

A 5/4/3 wetsuit combines three different neoprene thicknesses: 5mm torso - 4mm legs - 3mm arms. Styles available: Full suit & hooded full suit

A 4/3 wetsuit combines two different neoprene thicknesses: -4mm torso - 3mm arms and legs. Styles available: Full suit.

A 3/2 wetsuit combines two different neoprene thicknesses: -3mm torso - 2mm on the arms and legs. Styles available: Full suit.

A 2/2 wetsuit is made entirely of 2mm thick neoprene. Styles available: Short sleeve full suit - Long sleeve full suit - Short sleeve spring suit - Long sleeve spring suit.

Neoprene tops protect you from UV rays and provide extra insulation in waters of around 21°C and above.