Mens Padded Big Wave Vest
R 2,499.00

With flexible foam panels for supplemental flotation and impact protection, the formfitting R1® Padded Big Wave Vest is made with 1mm and 1.5mm neoprene laminated to high-stretch 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex jersey. Suggested water temperatures: 65–75° F/18–23° C.

Giant Tahiti or grinding outer reefs, the R1® Padded Big Wave Vest offers critical protection in heavy and hazardous surf. Built from durable 1mm and 1.5mm neoprene laminated to high-stretch 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex jersey, the formfitting design includes 11 ergonomically patterned 22mm EVA foam panels for upper-body padding and supplemental flotation in high-impact situations. Foam edges around the armholes are skived at 45 degrees for maximum range of motion; flatlock and zigzag sewing construction offers excellent strength and durability; spandex bindings along the neck, armholes and bottom hem provide a secure and comfortable fit. Nylon reinforcements at the center-front, back and side provide board-short tie-in compatibility.

Features

  • 1mm and 1.5mm neoprene laminated with high-stretch 88% recycled polyester jersey/12% spandex
  • Flatlock/zigzag sewing construction with Tristar 40W and 60W nylon-bonded threadLaser-cut 420D nylon reinforcements for board-short tie compatibility (one in center front, two on back and side)Custom-shaped, ergonomically patterned 22mm EVA foam panels (11 total) for padded protection during high-impact activity
  • Foam edges around armholes are strategically skived at 45 degrees to optimize range of motion
Materials

1mm and 1.5mm neoprene laminated with high-stretch 88% recycled polyester jersey/12% spandex

Weight

549 g (19.4 oz)

Fit

Formfitting