Can you cut your wetsuit?

Can you cut down a wetsuit?

I have cut my wetsuits down for years and never had any issues. Just use a sharp pair if scissors and cut straight. It’s neoprene so you won’t have fibers fraying like you would a pair of cut off shorts.

Can you alter a wetsuit?

If your wetsuit has become too loose or too tight in key areas (i.e. neck, cuffs, shoulders and back) the neoprene panels can easily be altered, meaning you don’t have to fork out for a completely new suit. …

Can you cut a wetsuit to make it shorter?

Using a sharp knife or scissors, cut the arms and/or legs to the desired length. We recommend cutting parallel to original cut on the wetsuit (note: the ankles are cut diagonally to maintain a bigger opening to aid you in getting your wetsuit on and off)

Are Sleeveless wetsuits worth it?

The number one reason for picking up a sleeveless suit is swimming in warmer climates and races. When air and water temperatures over longer distances rise, some athletes can overheat in a full suit. A sleeveless suit offers most of the buoyancy and speed of a full suit without the additional warmth.

What can I wear instead of a wetsuit?

If you don’t have wetsuit gloves, wear a pair of woolly gloves. They’re better than nothing. Another trick for extra warmth is to wear a pair of rubber gloves (ie. washing-up gloves) under your wetsuit gloves.

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How much does it cost to repair a wetsuit?

It happens to the best of us. Or something like that anyways. Fixing a rip, tear, or hole in your wetsuit is actually really easy, and it only costs about $5-$10.

What if a wetsuit is too long?

Most people tend to buy a wetsuit that is too big for them which can then result in water seeping in and dragging, both of which will impact on your performance.

Why does my wetsuit fill up with water?

Hello, Sounds like the wetsuit may be too big. A swimmers wetsuit should fit like second skin with no bagginess anywhere in the suit. If water is getting in and filling the legs then there is too much water coming into the suit and the suit is not tight enough that water can gather in the legs.