Judging by the weather and surf of the last few days, summer is here! The sea is finally starting to warm up and it’s time to shed the winter wetties and get yourself some fresh summer rubber. (Obviously today the weather was never going to cooperate, but at least there are waves!)
No one knows wetsuits better than Tiki, so here’s their pick of the summer’s best rubber tracksuits:
Rip Curl 3/2 Flashbomb Zip Free. £314.95
As worn by Gabriel Medina himself, they don’t come more flexible than this. E4 neoprene and E4 flash lining throughout. AND using Rip Curl’s Zip Free system.
O’Neill 3/2 Psychotech Front Zip. £249.95
As always with O’neill this wetsuit is loaded with all the Tech: exclusive TechnoButter 2 neoprene with TechnoButter 2 Air Firewall Insulation, single fluid seam weld and F.U.Z.E Closure System.
Tiki Zepha 3/2 Zip Free Steamer. £179.95
Ridiculously good value for money in this premium full stretch, Zip Free model. Limestone based PAH free Super Extend neoprene through out with drylining. Tried and tested by Andrew Cotton – come and try one on, you’ll be amazed.
Patagonia R1 Front Zip. £249.95
Premium quality, performance and a clear eco-conscience from Patagonia as always.
If you are not looking to sell the family silver to buy your new summer wettie, they do have a killer range of price point suits available too:
Rip Curl 3/2 Dawn Patrol Back Zip. £139.95
For the surfer who wants a quality wetsuit from the leading brand, incorporating some high end features, at an economical price. Available in Chest Zip or Back Zip.
Based on the Zepha 2 pattern and featuring Super Extend neoprene this is a high spec chest zip wetsuit for the money. The 4/3 will keep you toasty well into early winter as well.
O’Neill 4/3 Hyperfreak Fz. £184.95
The Hyperfreak series is constructed with super buttery 100% TechnoButter. Available in 3/2 for the perfect summer or 4/3 for the pessimists!
And not just because of the colour, it’s a premium suit at a very good price.
Rip Curl G Bomb Spring. £69.95
Patagonia R1 Spring Jane. £69.95