NRS Women's HydroSkin 1.5 Shirt
Item: 15036.01 | Product Description »
- 1.5 mm Terraprene™ neoprene with heat-reflecting titanium provides substantial warmth without sacrificing comfort or mobility.
- VaporLoft™ fleece lining adds warmth, dries in a flash and feels great against the skin.
- Four-way-stretch PowerSpan™ exterior stretches with your movements for unrestricted paddling.
- Paddler-specific design puts seams where they won't cause irritation.
- Side zipper that opens from the bottom of the shirt eases put on and take off.
- Thinner HydroSkin 0.5 panels under the arms reduce bunching for greater paddling comfort.
- HydroSkin is lightweight wetsuit apparel; it's designed for a snug form fit that restricts water entry and locks in your body's warmth.
- A durable water repellent (DWR) exterior coating sheds water to help reduce evaporative cooling.
|Neoprene:||1.5 mm HydroSkin®|
|Entry Style:||Pullover with side zipper|
How to measure:
- Chest/Bust: With arms down at your sides, measure around the largest part of the chest, generally across the nipples.
- Waist: Measure at the natural waist; above the hip bones, across the navel.
- Hips: With feet together, measure around the widest part of the hips, across the fullest point of the buttocks.
- Head: Measure above brow, around the fullest part of the head.
Next-to-skin fit for easy layering and efficient performance.
Fits close but not tight for comfort and layering ease.
Full cut for freedom of motion and layering underneath.
When your clothing's adaptable, you're adaptable—to conditions, situations, opportunities. NRS HydroSkin apparel gives you a range of options between wearing no immersion protection and wiggling into a wetsuit. Three neoprene thicknesses and a variety of tops and bottoms let you layer to match the weather and water, while paddler-specific designs ensure friction-free freedom of movement.
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- NRS Women's HydroSkin 1.5 Shirt
Q:I hope to keep going out on my SUP well into December when the rivers around Annapolis, MD will dip into the 40s. Will this top combined with the 1.5 pant protect me if I fall in, or am I better off in a full wetsuit or farmer jane. Just worried that I'll be too hot in a full suit.Asked on 11/8/2014 by Amelia from United States
A:Amelia, it's all about the water temperature and how long you'll be in the water when you go for a swim. When the water is in the 40s, you'll want more thermal protection than 1.5 mm neoprene. You'll be better off with one of the Radiant suits - http://www.nrs.com/category/2618/women/wetsuits - or a drysuit - http://www.nrs.com/category/2616/women/drysuits - with appropriate layering underneath. The drysuit is really the most adaptable piece, since you can vary the layering to match the conditions. Read this article - http://www.nrs.com/safety_tips/coldwatergear.asp - and give us a call to discuss your options - http://www.nrs.com/safety_tips/coldwatergear.asp - 800.635.5202. Or check with our dealers in your area, they'll be familiar with local conditions - http://www.nrs.com/services/dealerlocator.aspAnswered on 11/9/2014 by Anonymous