3mm full wetsuit, taped seams and GBS (glued and blind stitched) assembly.
Shoulder and lower back reinforcements for more comfort when carrying a tank.
One-piece stretch neoprene wetsuit with back zip fastener.
Freedom of movement
Stretch neoprene and fitted women’s cut with no underarm seams.
Protective reinforced knees.
Designed and developed by women, for women!
Details on thermal insulation
3 mm full one-piece wet type with back zip. Seams taped using a GBS (glued and blind stitched) assembly. Once a thin layer of water (that enters through the zip) gets trapped between you body and the wetsuit, the water stays warm as it is not replaced. This thin layer of water keeps you warm. Rolled, smooth edged cuffs, ankles and neck for maximum watertightness.
GBS (glued and blind stitched) assembly
The seams of the wetsuit are waterproof due to GBS assembly (Glued and Blind Stitched): Neoprene is bonded and then stitched to ensure maximum resistance (the needle does not go all the way through the neoprene, preventing leaks).
More comfort when carrying diving equipment.
A wetsuit specially developed for greater comfort when carrying a diving tank and wearing a buoyancy vest. The neoprene reinforcements are strategically positioned at the points of the vest exposed to pressure. 5 mm more neoprene on the shoulders, the collar bones and the lumbar zone that acts like a cushion. Snap hook on the upper thigh to attach accessories.
Freedom of movement/Easy to put on.
One-piece with separate hood (not included). Stretch neoprene side and extremity panels (very soft and stretchy neoprene) to adapt to fit different body shapes and suit various physiques. The extremities of the legs and arms are also made of stretch neoprene for easier dressing. No underarm seams for easier arm movements.
Designed for the female body shape!
Neoprene wetsuits must be skin tight to be effective, that's why Subea has developed specific sizing for the female body. The designs and prototypes of these products are tested "by women, for women"!
Resistance to rubbing
The wetsuit is equipped with reinforcements on the knees to increase resistance.Prints on the friction zones linked to the buoyancy vest (shoulders and lower back). Also provides better body support and prevents the vest from slipping on the slides.
Thermal performance class
This scuba diving suit provides thermal protection that has been tested by the independent INPP institute (Marseille, France) in order to validate its compliance with the current standard (EN 14225-1: 2005). This wetsuit is certified for use in waters warmer than 25°C.
Why use a 3 mm wetsuit?
Even in warm waters, the body ends up cooling down (25 times faster than in the air). Use a thin 3 mm wetsuit that will allow you to delay this drop in temperature so that you can enjoy your activity for longer. In addition, use a full wetsuit to fully protect you from UV rays and the underwater environment (coral, etc.).
What is a wet diving wetsuit?
This is the most common type of diving wetsuit on the market. It is not designed to keep the water out, but to trap it, so that your body then warms it up, creating a thermal buffer between you and the outside. Made of neoprene - a rubber polymer filled with air bubbles - these wetsuits are available in thicknesses of 0.5 to 7 mm. Thanks to their suppleness and modularity, they constitute excellent diving wetsuits.
Tips on how to get into a wetsuit
Put your foot in a plastic bag.Then put your leg into your wetsuit. Your foot comes out completely and smoothly! To adjust, ask someone to blow into your sleeve from the wrist. The incoming air inflates the interior of the neoprene wetsuit, immediately separating it from your skin. You can then easily proceed with the final adjustments.
Tips on how to take care of your wetsuit
1) Soak the inside and the outside of the wetsuit in clean water after each session. 2) Clean with a bactericide solution. 3) Rinse thoroughly in clean water. 4) Dry on a wide hanger in a dark and well ventilated place. Pay attention to the sun, because it will cause the textile parts of the wetsuit to fade. Zip fasteners can be cleaned with a toothbrush and lubricated with a suitable lubricant, such as silicone grease.
Dry your wetsuit out of the sun and well clear of all sources of heat.Store your wetsuit on a hanger to keep its shape and conserve the neoprene.
Designed and tested by our teams and our technical partner in Hendaye (France) to approve the thermal insulation.
Swimming and wave sports.
Do not bleach
Do not tumble dry
Do not iron
Do not dry-clean
Our technical partner: Planet Ocean (the PADI 5-star diving centre) based at the Water Sports Centre by Decathlon in Hendaye - France. The centre uses SUBEA diving equipment throughout the year. The team of instructors are rigorously involved in the development of our SUBEA products: from the design phase with the teams (product managers, designers and engineers), to the endurance tests with the help of the centre’s divers (from beginners to trainee instructors, all year long).
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