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Chosing a wet suit

Most people find that wet suits are a good investment if they're going to go kayaking. The reason for this is that these suits will let you stay warm while you're kayaking - even if you get wet. These are usually the type of suits that are used by scuba divers as well. If you're not sure what type of suit to get, you can always talk to somebody at your local sporting good's store, as they may be able to give you more help if needed.

Wet suits are made out of neoprene. This is due to the fact that this type of material is both soft and stretchy. As a result, you'll be able to move around in the wet suit easily. If the material did not stretch, I'm sure you could imagine that it might obstruct your movement at times. As a result, if you're worried about your wet suit getting in the way of your paddling, make sure you either get a wet suit that fits tightly - or try one of the sleeveless wet suit versions.

Different wet suit companies have different designs. As a result, no matter what you're planning on doing, you should have no trouble finding the right wet suit for you.

If you're only going to be kayaking in the wet suit, then you might want to think about getting one of the designs that does not have arms. These designs will be a little bit colder, but you won't have to worry about the wet suit getting in the way while you paddle.

Another thing that you should consider is how thick you want your suit to be. The material tends to range from about two to six mm. As you might guess, this is another issue that might have an effect on how well you're able to kayak in your wet suit.

However, if you're going to be kayaking in extremely cold water, then you'll want to go for a thicker, full body suit. This is due to the fact that all the mobility in your kayak will not help you at all if you are in the water and it is freezing.

In order to find the best wet suit for you, you should consider both where you're going to be kayaking, and what expectations you have regarding how well you'll be able to kayak. Unlike helmets, if you're looking to save some money, you should definitely consider buying a used wet suit.


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