Patagonia Women's R3 Yulex 4.5/3.5 Chest Zip Wetsuit

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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. The Women’s 4.5m/3.5mm R2® Yulex® Front-Zip is for water in the 48-55 degrees Fahrenheit range. This is 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.

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: 4.5/3.5mm
  • Neoprene: Yulex/Synthetic Rubber
  • Internal Lining: Recycled Polyester Jersey
  • Seams: Sealed/Taped
  • Zipper: Chest Zip
  • Hood: None
  • Model Year: 2020/2021
  • Manufacturers Part Number: 88531

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: 4.5mm of 85% Yulex pure natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber
  • Arms/legs: 3.5mm of 85% Yulex pure natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber
  • 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
  • Made in a Fair Trade Certified facility
  • Made in Thailand
  • 1106 g (39 oz)
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