Patagonia Women's R1 Yulex 3/2.5 Chest Zip Wetsuit

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PAT88516

Patagonia’s completely redesigned their women’s wetsuits, which now feature a breezy asymmetrical entrance (they slide on and off with ease), a new fit and an ultra-soft 100% recycled polyester internal lining that feels like a second skin. Here’s the suit for the often-temperate Southern California (or somewhere like it) late-autumn into winter. The R1® Yulex® Front-Zip is a 3mm/2.5mm suit, built to perform and keep you warm in water temps at 60-65 degrees Fahrenheit. And, like all of Patagonia’s suits, it’s designed to last you multiple seasons and daily sessions (if that’s the kind of surfer you are).

Patagonia’s 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: 3/2.5mm
  • Neoprene: Yulex Natural Rubber/Synthetic Rubber
  • Internal Lining: Recycled Polyester Jersey
  • Seams: Sealed / Taped
  • Zipper: Chest Zip
  • Hood: None
  • Model Year: 2020/2021
  • Manufacturers Part Number: 8516

Product Features

  • Made with neoprene-free 85% Yulex natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber (by polymer content) that meets rigorous standards for performance, durability, warmth and sustainability; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council certified by the Rainforest Alliance; the synthetic rubber is chlorine-free
  • 3mm of 85% Yulex pure natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber in the torso/thighs
  • 2.5mm of 85% Yulex pure natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber in the arms/legs
  • Torso/thighs have solution-dyed 95% polyester (51% recycled)/5% spandex inverted microgrid thermal lining that minimizes weight, dries fast and offers excellent flexibility
  • 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
  • Easy-access key loop
  • 709 g (25 oz)
  • Made in a Fair Trade Certified facility
  • Made in Thailand
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