Wetsuit and Thermal Shorts


Wetsuit shorts offer a combination of warmth and comfort and are great for wearing under a wetsuit or just on their own. Our selection of under-wetsuit shorts includes some of the biggest brands on the market, such as Mystic, C-Skins, Zone 3 and Xcel

We have models designed specifically for under-wetsuit shorts for activities like surfing or diving, alongside designs for other watersports such as swimming and kayaking. 

Neoprene shorts are a great addition to your kit, offering added protection in the cold months and a streamlined alternative to your suit in the summer. We also offer wetsuit leggings and thermal rash vests for extra warmth.

Shop our collection of wetsuit shorts now, with a price match promise! Available for men and women in a variety of sizes and thicknesses, from 1mm to 5mm.

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  1. O'Neill Premium Skins Shorts
    As low as £29.95
  2. O'Neill Youth Premium Skins Shorts - Black
    As low as £20.95
  3. O'Neill Thermo X Shorts
    As low as £31.95
  4. C skins session undershorts
    As low as £19.95
  5. C-Skins Legend 2:2 Mens Wetsuit Shorts front
    As low as £49.95
  6. Mystic Bipoly Thermal Womens Shorts 2021 - Black
    RRP: £39.95
    As low as £25.95

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  7. O'Neill Reactor II 1/5mm Youth Neoprene Shorts - Black
    As low as £34.95
  8. Gill Mens Impact Sailing Shorts - Black - Front
    RRP: £66.95
    As low as £53.49

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  9. Zone 3 Aquaflo Plus Womens Tri Swim Shorts  2021 - Navy/Coral - Front
    RRP: £64.95
    As low as £47.95

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  10. Zone3 Originals Mens 5/3mm Buoyancy Shorts 2021
    As low as £68.95
  11. Women's Wetsuit Shorts
    As low as £39.94
  12. Black
    As low as £85.00
  13. Mystic Mens Thermal Shorts - Black
    As low as £44.95
  14. Mystic Womens Thermal Shorts - Black
    As low as £44.95
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Where Can I Buy Wetsuit Shorts?

The main use of neoprene or wetsuit shorts is to keep your lower regions warmer or as a garment to wear rather than wetsuit 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 wetsuit 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 swimming wetsuit which gives you no additional warmth in fact could make you colder. Thermal wetsuit 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.

Do I Need Wetsuit Shorts?

For their price, under wetsuit shorts are something we would always recommend for anyone who enjoys watersports year-round. Neoprene shorts will fit under your wetsuit, which might help you get more use of your summer wetsuit in the colder months. However, even if you have a warm enough winter wetsuit, shorts can still help protect you from chaffing. At the very least, they’re much more effective than wearing your swimming suit underneath. Wetsuit shorts are also a great choice for a range of other water sports where a wetsuit might be too restrictive. Combine wetsuit shorts with a wetsuit top for a great balance of warmth and flexibility, perfect for paddleboarding, canoeing, kayaking or more. We also have wetsuit shorts for open water swimming which offer added buoyancy to create a better swimming profile.

Neoprene Shorts for Men and Women

Wetsuit shorts are an incredibly versatile piece of kit that you’ll want to use all year round, whether you’re surfing, swimming or paddling. During winter, under wetsuit shorts are a quick and comfortable way to add an extra layer of warmth where you need it most. Neoprene shorts are thin enough to fit under your suit, while their high cuts offer protection to your lower back and kidneys, which helps your body stay warmer for longer. Wetsuit shorts are also a great choice for summer sports! When a full wetsuit might be too warm or restrictive, neoprene shorts allow you extra freedom while still keeping your vitals warm. The benefit of neoprene wetsuit shorts over a standard pair of swimming shorts is that not only will they keep you warmer but they will provide a great padded area around your lower regions. Our range of thermal wetsuit shorts come in a range of sizes and styles for both men and women. Browse our neoprene shorts to find the perfect pair for you. If you have any questions about our range, feel free to contact our team – we’re always happy to help!

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