Patagonia - R5 Yulex 6.5/5.5mm Hooded Wetsuit (Black // BF2)

The ambitious Yulex wetsuit by Patagonia is now very much a functional reality. This wetsuit is hands down the most advanced wetsuit money can buy. The Yulex natural rubber is a plant based material which is grown organically certfied. This wetsuit contains 85% Yulex and 15% synthetic rubber polymer. What does this mean exactly? Well it means that you get the most environmentally friendly wetsuit ever built without compromising on flexibilty, quality and most importantly, warmth. Patagonia are leading the charge here. This wetsuit has been alligned into a more acceptable price range too, making eco more affordable. So if you are looking for the more progressive wetsuit in the world, here you go.....

Product Code: 26643
Sale Price: £299.00
RRP: £500.00

Product Information


Thickness: 6.5mm/5.5mm
Fully built in hooded for deep winter surfing
85% Yulex natural rubber
15% synthetic rubber by polymer content
Recycled polyester lining.

The new, neoprene-free Yulex wetsuits feature 85% natural rubber by polymer content, replacing a petroleum-based material with a plant-based one for significantly reduced CO2 emissions. Patagonia blend it with 15% synthetic rubber ploymer for increased ozone and UV resistance to meet our rigorous demands for durability.

Yulex natural rubber is FSC Certified by the Rainforest Alliance, this means it is complaint with strict social and environmental guidelines for forest management. This is a marathon, not a sprint, these are the steps taken to ensure we move towards a greener line up.

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