Rash Vests for Men
Rash vests were originally invented by surfers needing a top that they could were underneath a wetsuit to prevent rashes and rubbing. As wetsuits have got better and better in recent years then the purpose has been changing they they have become more of a beach wear sun protection garment. In more recent times there have been certified as UV sun protection factor 50+ so that you know when you wear one you will not get burnt.
Surfers still use them when surfing in hotter climates wear a wetsuit is not required to protect themselves from the sun. In colder climates some water sports users still wear them under a wetsuit. You can even get them in thermal versions which are made from a poly pro material for additional warmth.
Where To Buy O'Neill & Billabong Rash Vests
When it comes to rash vest then Wetsuit Centre has on of the largest ranges online to suit every water sports enthusiast. Rash vests are great for either beach use where you want to protect your body from the harmful rays of the sun as they are all UV 50+ and this means you don't get burnt. The original use of a rash vest and the reason it is called a rash rash is because it was worn under a wetsuit the prevent rashes under the arms or around the neck. Surfers still use a rash vest under the wetsuit but less often due to wetsuits being so good in terms of neoprenes. It is more often used by surfers in hot climates where they are just wearing boardshorts and need to protect themselves against being in the sun. Our range is one of the largest in the UK and we stock O'Neill, Billabong and Rip Curl as these guys are the originators of the rash vest. We stock a great range for men, women and children so no matter who you need to buy for we have all sizes and colours. Shop at Wetsuit Centre now for the very best ranges and prices online.