For the surfer looking to get the most bang for their buck, we’ve reviewed a wide range of suits and put together a list of the 6 best mid-range wetsuits available today. If you’re wondering what exactly constitutes a mid-range suit, we’re defining them as any suit between $225-400. These suits borrow features from many top-tier suits out there like liquid fluid seam welds, ultra-flexible neoprene and internal taping without the big price tag. If you’re on a budget, need a backup suit or just want the best value in wetsuits, look no further than these six. Continue reading
Brand new for this fall, O’Neill has released a hooded version of one of their best suits, the Hyperfreak. This is a wetsuit we’ve been looking forward to (and asking for) for a long time, and now that it’s been released, we can say it’s definitely surpassed our already high expectations. The Hyperfreak Hooded is the best new suit for 2019.
A good wetsuit can change your surfing experience, and you really do get what you pay for. If you use your wetsuit regularly or hate being cold, it’s worth investing a little for something high-quality. When you can stay out for longer sessions, your surfing improves, and you can catch more sunsets and not worry about the temperature dropping. No suit is perfect, and most of them (like most of us) are outstanding in some categories and average in others. With that said, here’s our roundup of the Best Women’s Hooded Wetsuits for 2019.
With wetsuits getting warmer every year, surfers are looking to the lighter and more flexible 4/3 Hooded Wetsuits to replace their heavier 5/4’s. We now have the luxury to choose from a wide range of 4/3 wetsuits with hoods, so which one should you get? We spend a lot of time in the water testing wetsuits, and a good 4/3 with a hood can work well in the Northwest where water temps often hover around 50 degrees. That said, here’s our rundown on a few staff and customer favorites.
The newest Psycho Tech wetsuit from O’Neill is the pinnacle of wetsuit technology and performance. Gone are the days of sacrificing one desirable trait in light of another. The new Psycho Tech is lightweight and warm. Durable and Flexible. Easy to get on and it dries fast. Oh, and to top that off, O’Neill is now offering the 5.5mm Hooded Psycho Tech in a Women’s Version as well. Overall, O’Neill hit an absolute home run with this wetsuit and I cannot wait to tell you why it should replace your current hooded full suit.