Patagonia R2 Yulex 3.5/3 Hooded Chest Zip Wetsuit

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PAT88520

The 3.5m/3mm R2® Yulex® Front-Zip is great for the surfer who wants to get in the water faster, surf longer and wear a suit that leaves a lighter impact on the environment than ever before. With an updated entry system that allows for easier on and off the fit and comfort of this suit is better than ever.

Patagonia’s wetsuit line has been completely redesigned this season. The new suits feature an updated patterning across the back shoulder seam for ease of motion while paddling; a wider, lower-profile internal seam tape for utmost comfort; new 100% recycled, ultra-soft polyester arm and leg linings that saves 18 water bottles per suit; 100% recycled spandex in the external and internal thermal linings; AQUAa water-based glue; and, solution-dyed linings. They’re still constructed from a neoprene-free blend of 85% Yulex® natural rubber from sources that are FSC® certified by the Rainforest Alliance (meaning the forest of hevea trees––the source of the rubber––doesn’t come from a newly cut rainforest) and 15% synthetic rubber by polymer content. All Patagonia’s wetsuits are Fair Trade Certified™ sewn (the only Fair Trade Certified™ wetsuits in the industry, by the way).

Details

  • Thickness: 3.5/3mm
  • Neoprene: Yulex/Synthetic Rubber
  • Internal Lining: Recycled Polyester Jersey
  • Seams: Sealed/Taped
  • Zipper: Chest Zip
  • Hood: Attached
  • Model Year: 2020/2021
  • Manufacturers Part Number: 88520

Product Features

  • Made with neoprene-free Yulex; natural rubber/chlorine-free synthetic rubber that meets rigorous standards for performance, durability, warmth and sustainability
  • Yulex is natural and sustainably tapped from hevea trees in Guatemala that are FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified
  • Torso/thighs: 3.5mm of 85% Yulex pure natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber
  • Arms/legs: 3mm of 85% Yulex pure natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber
  • Hood: 5mm of 85% Yulex pure natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber
  • Solution-dyed, high-stretch 100% recycled polyester jersey lining in the arms/legs improves flexibility and dry time; solution-dyed exterior face fabric made with 85% recycled polyester/15% spandex is durable, stretchy and water-resistant; lining and face fabric laminated with solvent-free AquaA glue
  • 100% external seam sealing; all seams are triple glued and internally taped
  • Supratex kneepads and ankle cuffs for maximum durability and anatomic fit
  • Floating, asymmetrical front-zip with corrosion-proof Salmi® zipper provides better seal and extends suit’s lifespan; unlike other designs, zipper is replaceable
  • Adjustable hood opening with cord lock and easy-access key loop
  • Derived from sources which are Forest Stewardship Council Certified by the Rainforest Alliance
  • For temperate water ranging from 55 - 60° F / 13 - 16° C
  • 1,332 g (47 oz)
  • Made in a Fair Trade Certified facility
  • Made in Thailand
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