So you spent all your money on the newest and warmest wetsuit on the market, only to find out that your old booties are immensely inadequate. Now, not even your 7mm bio-fleeced hooded full suit can prevent that stinging chill from hindering your surfing experience. Quality booties are an essential part of surfing in cold water. They can be the difference between marathon sessions in frigid temperatures and you failing to even stand up on your board due to complete loss of feeling in your feet. Luckily, we have a wide assortment of warm booties that’ll keep you cozy, comfortable, and surfing longer. Continue reading
Rip Curl answers to Quiksilver’s Neo Goo Boots with their own Rubber Soul 3mm Split Toe Boot. Dipped boot technology is new to the wetsuit world, but it is catching on fast. Dipping boots and gloves in liquid neoprene is said to provide the best seal, allowing you wear a thinner boot or glove that remains flexible and warm. These wetsuit boots aren’t quite available in the states yet, but we’ll have them this fall when they are released.
Here is Rip Curl’s blurb about the boots…
The new Rubber Soul boot has been dipped in liquid neoprene resulting in the ultimate in seam sealing technology. More warmth, durability, flexibility and simplicity gives surfers a great solution to the search for the ultimate surfing boot.
Expected to be arriving in the next few months, so stay tuned, they will be up on our Rip Curl Wetsuits page as soon as they get here.