Patagonia Women's R1® Lite Yulex® Front-Zip Long-Sleeved Spring Wetsuit-Big Winds
Patagonia Women's R1® Lite Yulex® Front-Zip Long-Sleeved Spring Wetsuit-Big Winds
Patagonia Women's R1® Lite Yulex® Front-Zip Long-Sleeved Spring Wetsuit-Big Winds
Patagonia Women's R1® Lite Yulex® Front-Zip Long-Sleeved Spring Wetsuit-Big Winds
Patagonia Women's R1® Lite Yulex® Front-Zip Long-Sleeved Spring Wetsuit-Big Winds
Patagonia Women's R1® Lite Yulex® Front-Zip Long-Sleeved Spring Wetsuit-Big Winds
Patagonia Women's R1® Lite Yulex® Front-Zip Long-Sleeved Spring Wetsuit-Big Winds

Patagonia Women's R1® Lite Yulex® Front-Zip Long-Sleeved Spring Wetsuit

A stretchy, neoprene-free spring suit made of 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content, with 100% recycled polyester lining and floating front-zip entry; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Suggested water temperatures: 65°–75° F/18°–23° C. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.

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A stretchy, neoprene-free spring suit made of 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content, with 100% recycled polyester lining and floating front-zip entry; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Suggested water temperatures: 65°–75° F/18°–23° C. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.

This year we reformulated the Yulex® material in our spring suits, making them lighter, stretchier and more comfortable. Made of 85% natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content that replaces a petroleum-based material with a plant-based one, they offer the same performance attributes as conventional stretch neoprene while reducing CO2 emissions by up to ~80% in the manufacturing process. Derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance, we blend the natural rubber with chlorine-free synthetic rubber to increase ozone- and UV-resistance and meet our rigorous standards for strength and durability. Offering full-arm warmth, comfort and sun protection for long sessions in warmer water, the neoprene-free R1® Lite Yulex® Front-Zip Long-Sleeved Spring Suit is 2mm throughout, lined with stretchy and fast-drying 100% recycled polyester; the face fabric is an 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex blend. The face fabric and lining are now solution-dyed—using 86% less water than conventional dyeing—and are laminated with water-based AquaA™ glue that’s free from harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The floating front-zip entry provides excellent flexibility through the chest and shoulders and has a corrosion-proof Salmi® zipper that is fully repairable to extend the suit’s lifespan. For additional strength, seams are triple glued and blindstitched, and are internally spot taped at high-stress areas. Easy-access key loop included. Made in a Fair Trade Certified™ facility. Suggested water temperatures: 65–75° F/18–23° C.

FEATURES

  • Made with neoprene-free 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber (by polymer content) that meets our rigorous standards for performance, durability, warmth and sustainability; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance; the synthetic rubber is chlorine-free
  • Solution-dyed, high-stretch 100% recycled polyester jersey lining throughout improves flexibility and dry time; exterior face fabric made with solution-dyed 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex is durable, stretchy and water-resistant; lining and face fabric laminated with solvent-free AquaA™ glue
  • All seams are triple-glued and blindstitched; internally spot-taped at high-stress areas
  • Floating, asymmetrical front-zip with corrosion-proof Salmi® zipper provides better seal and extends suit’s lifespan; unlike other designs, zipper is replaceable
  • Easy-access key loop
  • Fair Trade Certified™ sewn
  • 567 g (20 oz)

SPECS

Body: 2mm 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content, lined with high-stretch 100% recycled polyester jersey.

Exterior face: 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex.

Natural rubber is from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance.

Fair Trade Certified™ sewn

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Model is 5'9" and wearing a size 6

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