Wetsuit Shorts & Thermal Under Shorts
Neoprene Wetsuit Shorts
offer a combination of warmth and comfort and are great for wearing under a wetsuit or just on their own. Their high cut backs offer extended coverage to the lower back and kidney areas which mean they are ideal for watersports
where you are sitting down, like Kayaking, Canoeing or Sailing. Choose from a range of O'Neill Wetsuits
, Rip Curl Wetsuits
Where Can I Buy Neoprene Shorts?
The main use of neoprene or wetsuit shorts is to keep your lower regions warmer or as a garment to wear rather than shorts in the summer months. In terms of winter use under a full wetsuit then you would be better using thermal shorts as they are designed to be worn underneath. Wetsuit shorts are great however are great in the summer months and are very popular with stand up paddle boarders and jet ski enthusiasts alike. The benefit of these type of neoprene shorts over a standard pair of shorts is that not only will they keep you warmer but they will provide a great padded area around your lower regions. If you are going on holiday to warmer climates and are looking to participate in some water sports then these will be a great buy for sure. They come in men's and women's versions.
When Should I Buy Thermal Shorts?
Thermal shorts are great in the winter months of the UK and Europe for keeping you even warmer in your wetsuit. Rather than wearing shorts or a bikini under the wetsuit which gives you no additional warmth in fact could make you colder. Thermal shorts are made from a poly pro material designed to retain your body heat even in the coldest of conditions. The good thing about them is they are made from a thin stretchy material so you don't lose any of your movement when worn under the thick 5mm wetsuit. They can also buy the thermal top too so that your body is completely insulated in the water and you stay as warm as possible.