We live in a golden age of wetsuits. But the wetsuit arms race that bloats wetsuits full of shiny new additions each season has made them more expensive, and sometimes overly complicated. Crave simplicity?
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The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Apologies for being the bearer of bad news for those who long for endless summers spent in bikinis and board shorts, but wetsuit season is nearly upon us — at least in the more northern reaches of the northern hemisphere.
There has never been such a great selection of wetsuits for women doing all manner of water sports, from surfing and stand up paddling to triathlon and open water swimming. The first thing you need to know about a wetsuit is the fit. Now this will be different for everyone, depending on body shape and brand, but your wetsuits needs to fit snugly in order to work.
Design your custom wetsuit and we take care of the rest. We produce each suit individually so allow for approximately weeks from the time of order to delivery at your doorstep. We offer a 1 year warranty on all seams and neoprene.
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Japan based Basil Wetsuits offer the premium tailor-made custom wetsuit for all seasons - Men, Women and pets. All the wetsuits are GBS glued and blindstitchyou can choose thickness from 2mm, 3mm and 5mm. For cold water - DRY suits is available with fleecy backing neoprene with waterproof zipper or Zippless entry styles.
Overlock is the simplest, most common construction method, and primarily used on our Vortex models. Two edges of neoprene are rolled together with a thread stitched tightly around them, making an extremely strong and durable method of construction. It is usually used in the upper body where chaffing can be a problem. Flatlock is identified by a band of multi interlocked threads on both sides of the suit.
This is commonly known by most as Neoprene which is a DuPont trademark. Nineplus wetsuits exclusively use Yamamoto rubber which is derived from Limestone and is over Our neoprene is as environmentally friendly as possible.
The majority of ama are women. Japanese tradition holds that the practice of ama may be 2, years old. Even in modern times, ama dive without scuba gear or air tanksmaking them a traditional sort of free-diver. Records of the female pearl divers, or ama, date back as early as AD in Japan's Heian period.