Upgraded with reformulated Yulex more stretch in the surf, the 2020 Patagonia R4 Yulex Chest Zip Hooded Wetsuit offers top-level, planet-friendly performance. And you still get all the awesome features from previous seasons - super-durable GBS seams with external sealing, a floating asymmetrical front zip, adjustable hood, and hardy Supratex knee pads. It's best suited for surfing in water temperatures between three and nine degrees Celsius, with thermal lining in the torso, thighs, and hood to insulate your warmth and a stretchy recycled polyester lining in the legs and arms that sheds water quickly.
construction is sourced from FSC Certified sources and processed to create Patagonia’s stretchiest rubber yet.
is mixed in to further improve the longevity and durability of the wetsuit. Fast-drying inverted microgrid thermal lining in torso and thighs. Made from recycled polyester and elastane.
dries rapidly and insulates effectively, whilst offering excellent flexibility. Water-resistant 100% recycled polyester jersey lining in arms and legs. This flexible lining is laminated with solvent-free AquaA glue and as with all wetsuit tech – it dries fast.
contains an 85% recycled polyester/15% elastane blend that doesn’t inhibit the rubber’s stretch and sheds water quickly. 100% external seam-sealing, all seams triple glued and internally taped for durability. Patagonia’s suits aren’t just built for a season, they're built to last.
increase the suits durability at key points and seal out flush.
Patagonia uses a replaceable zipper design that provides a super seal from the sea.
securely stashes your housekeys during the session. Not recommended for electronic key fobs though.
for increased warmth in the core areas of the body.
improves flexibility in areas that need to move a bit more freely.
adjustable opening with cord lock for a custom fit.
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