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Our Guide to Picking the Perfect Wetsuit


Water sports have taken over in recent years with surfing and kite surfing becoming much more popular as the warmer weather rolls around. But as the weather heats up, many will be wondering what wetsuits they will need to keep them protected during the summer months. With a number of shops having a wetsuit sale, you can find the perfect size for you without having to spend a small fortune. In this article, we are going to be looking into how you can find the perfect wetsuit for you before heading out on the water.


Establish A Budget

The first step to picking the perfect wetsuit is setting a reasonable budget. With a wetsuit ranging from between £50 to in excess of £200 depending on the material, the thickness, and its overall purpose. When looking into the type of suit you need, it is important to undergo research; if you are looking for a high-quality wetsuit, it would be beneficial to look at the industry leaders as you can then be sure you are getting the best quality product available.

Consider the Season

When you have conducted research into the market and the type of wetsuit you may need, it is important to consider the season that you will be using it in as the thickness changes depending on the weather conditions. Below is an image showing you a range of stitching advice as well as a chart to show you the very best thickness, depending on the temperature of the sea. This is important as you will need to adapt the style of wetsuit that you have, depending on the weather conditions. In addition to this, there are also a wide number of fashion options for you to choose from when the weather gets warmer, allowing you to head into the water without the need for a wetsuit.

Check the Sizing Chart

When looking into the brand of wetsuit, it is important to remember that every brand has its own sizing chart. With this available in-store as well as changing rooms, this sizing chart is the perfect way to purchase the very best wetsuit for you. With kids sizes as well as adult sizes, trying on before you buy is the perfect way to ensure that your chosen wetsuit will fit the first-time round.

Look into Brand Quality

The final aspect to look out for is the quality of the brand you will be purchasing from, with well-known brands such as Billabong, Rip Curl and O’Neill all creating high-quality wetsuits that work for a range of different water sports, you can find the perfect wetsuit for any time of year. Whether you will be diving, swimming or surfing, you will find a wetsuit that fits you like a second skin, allowing you to feel comfortable giving you the flexibility that you need in order to step up your performance and make every time out on the water an enjoyable one.

Whether you are buying a brand new wetsuit this summer or you are looking to buy one in the near future, this guide can help you to find the perfect fit for you and all the family regardless of the budget you have to spare.

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