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NRS Women's HydroSkin 1.5 Capris

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Our thickest and warmest HydroSkin™ offering, 1.5 mm HydroSkin 1.5 provides substantial warmth without restricting your movements or cramping your style.
  • With a shorter inseam, these Capri pants are ideal for shorter women, or taller women who want a little leg ventilation on warmer days!
  • 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.
  • A zippered stash pocket in the waistband lets you keep small essentials handy.
  • A durable water repellent (DWR) exterior coating sheds water to help reduce evaporative cooling.

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    NRS HydroSkin Apparel
Neoprene: 1.5 mm HydroSkin®
  • 4-way stretch PowerSpan outer layer
  • VaporLoft™ lining
  • Titanium laminate adhesive
  • DWR coating
Seams: Flat-lock stitched
Gender Sizing: Women
Size Height Weight (lbs) Bust Waist Hips
XS 4'8"-5'2" 90-115 30"-33" 24"-27" 34"-37"
S 5'1"-5'6" 110-135 32"-34" 26"-30" 36"-39"
M 5'5"-5'8" 130-155 33"-37" 29"-33" 38"-42"
L 5'7"-5'10" 150-180 35"-39" 32"-36" 40"-44"
XL 5'9"-6'0" 175-210 38"-42" 35"-39" 42"-46"
XXL 5'11"-6'2" 200-220 41"-43" 38"-41" 44"-48"

How to measure:How to measure

  1. Chest/Bust: With arms down at your sides, measure around the largest part of the chest, generally across the nipples.
  2. Waist: Measure at the natural waist; above the hip bones, across the navel.
  3. Hips: With feet together, measure around the widest part of the hips, across the fullest point of the buttocks.
  4. Head: Measure above brow, around the fullest part of the head.

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Form Fit
Next-to-skin fit for easy layering and efficient performance.

Semi-Form Fit
Fits close but not tight for comfort and layering ease.

Relaxed Fit
Full cut for freedom of motion and layering underneath.

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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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    Would this product be appropriate for swimming laps? If not, do you sell other capris that would be? Thanks!
    Asked on 9/27/2014 by Sarah

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      Since I only use this for SUP I can't give a definitive answer. I'd guess you would also wear a neoprene top to keep your core warm. These may not give you enough freedom of movement depending on what strokes you're doing. The one time I fell wearing them, the water was warmer than the air so they worked great both in and out of the water. But I don't think they act the same as a wetsuit or tri-suit for prolonged emersion in water. Hope this helped. Not the best answer.
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      Irene Fujimoto

      Answered on 9/27/2014 by Irene SUPer from San Leandro, CA
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      Sarah, for swimming I think the thinner 0.5 mm HydroSkin Capris, Item # 15017.02, will be more satisfactory. One note: the higher chlorine content in pools is damaging to the insulating neoprene foam. Thoroughly rinse the pants in fresh water after every pool session, and air dry.

      Answered on 9/27/2014 by Clyde from NRS
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By H at the Beach

from Encinitas, CA

Verified Buyer


  • Comfortable
  • High Quality
  • Washes Well


    Best Uses

    • Kayaking In Cold Water
    • Ocean Playing

    Comments about NRS Women's HydroSkin 1.5 Capris:

    These capri pants are excellent and very comfortable but they are sized very small. I exchanged my medium for size XL which fit perfectly when dry but also expanded when I went into the water. I am 5'5" and 140 lbs. NRS dealt with this exchange in the most wonderful manner. It was easy,fast, and free to exchange.

    • Waist:
    • Feels too small
    • Length:
    • Feels true to length
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Women's Hydroskin 1.5 Capris

    By Irene SUPer

    from San Leandro, CA

    Verified Buyer



      • Sits too low
      • Stitching Cuts Into Waist

      Best Uses

      • Cool Sunny Mornings

      Comments about NRS Women's HydroSkin 1.5 Capris:

      Waist band designed for thin ladies with no hips. Prefer the band-free higher waist of prior models which are really comfortable for us pear-shaped paddlers. This is also a problem with the skirted shorts that are otherwise stylish. I needed to size up to M for this year's models and would be a problem if I needed the full length pants since I'm short.

      • Waist:
      • Feels too small
      • Length:
      • Feels true to length
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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