100 Children's Neoprene Shorty Surfing Wetsuit - Blue

Réf :
8349139
Key feature
Warmth for the price of a swimsuit! Enjoy water sports for longer in warm waters.
Users reviews
4.2 / 5 17 ratings
1,499.00 INR*

User benefits

Easy dressing
Back zip, making it easier to put on.
Freedom of movement
Shaped to optimise arm rotation while paddling. Stretch seams.
Waterproof
1.5 mm neoprene. Under-zip flap. Adjustable neck. Must be a tight fit.
Reduced chafing
Adjustable taped collar. No seams under the arms.
Quick drying
Synthetic lining.

Technical card

Tests
Developed and tested by our design teams in Hendaye, France. The components used for this product are laboratory tested to ensure the best possible quality and durability.
made for
occasional surfers and bodyboarders in warm water, above 20°C. Session length: up to 1 hour.
Warranty
2 years

Tips

Conseils d'entretien
Rinse in fresh water. To extend the life of your neoprene shorty suit, do not leave out to dry in direct sunlight. Machine washing is not recommended.
Storage Tips
In a dry, ventilated place. Avoid heat sources. To extend the life of your shorty suit, do not leave it out to dry in direct sunlight. Machine washing is not recommended.
Restrictions on use
Designed for use in water from 20-25°C. Session length up to 1h.

Features

How to choose the right wetsuit (Part 1)
The first selection criterion when choosing a surfing wetsuit is the water temperature. Water temperature varies according to the location and the time of the year. Systematically make sure that the water temperature at your spot corresponds to the recommended temperature range: Warm water above 20°C. Temperate water between 17 and 22°C. Cold water between 12 and 17°C. Very cold water between 7 and 12°C. Visit the site seatemperature.org to find out the temperature of your spot.
How to choose the right wetsuit (Part 2)
The 2nd criterion to take into account is the length of your sessions. If your sessions last less than an hour, the 100 models will be suitable. For up to 2 hours, opt for the 500 models and for up to 3 hours, the 900 models. Compared to the 100 models, the 500 models will be warmer (and more watertight) and more efficient at reducing fatigue (more freedom of movement) and irritation. The same is true for the 900 models compared with the 500 models. NB: the 900 models are easier to put on.
Choose the right size
To make the most of the features of your wetsuit, it is necessary to choose the correct size. A surfing wetsuit should be a very tight fit and there should be no visible folds. When dry, it is perfectly normal to feel like it is too tight, this discomfort disappears as soon as the wetsuit gets wet. If you choose a wetsuit that is too big, folds will appear, you will experience irritation and thermal insulation will be reduced (letting in water). Try it on before you buy it!
How does neoprene work?
By trapping a thin layer of water around the body, a neoprene wetsuit works in two ways: 1. The trapped water gradually warms up; 2. Heat transfer from the body decreases. The wetsuit and the thin covering of water form a layer of insulation.
Materials
This Tribord 100 shorty wetsuit is made with genuine neoprene to ensure even better thermal insulation. The neoprene is lined with polyester fabric for added resistance to wear. Neoprene thickness: 1.5 mm. Neoprene is a closed-cell polychloroprene elastomeric foam with trapped nitrogen bubbles that have insulating properties. We test and guarantee the thermal quality of our neoprene materials.
Neck
The neck finish has been developed to limit irritation. According to the sensitivity of the wearer, a UV top can be worn under the wetsuit to reduce the risk of irritation. The application of grease (e.g. Vaseline) in friction areas (neck, underarms) is also recommended if wearing the wetsuit for long periods. Make sure the flap is always inside the wetsuit to limit the risk of irritation with the zip and the neck.
Fastening
Our zips and fastenings are laboratory tested in order to ensure an optimal lifespan and good resistance to salt water. We have put the zip at the back of the wetsuit for more comfort during surf sports (when lying down to paddle).
Zip pull
For children’s products, we are required by law to put a short cord on the zips to prevent the risk of strangulation. For older children, you can add a longer cord so that they can operate the zip themselves. A small rip-tab prevents accidental opening of the zip during use.
Anti-chafing design
We designed this product with seamless panels under the arms to limit irritation due to the repetitive paddling movements associated with surf sports.
Stay warm for longer thanks to our thermal accessories! Each temperature range has its own outfit...
When we are in the water, we lose more than half of our body heat through our extremities (feet, hands, head). Consequently, here are the recommended accessories: - in warm water and temperate water (>17°C) => neoprene low booties. - in cold water (12 - 17°C): High booties (boots) and gloves. - in very cold water (7 - 12°C): High booties (boots), gloves, hood and hooded top...Find our entire range of neoprene accessories at decathlon.fr
Multi-water sports wetsuits
Our wetsuits are designed to meet the needs of the most demanding surfers. Our design choices also make them compatible with other water sports such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, water skiing, sea wading or SUP (stand up paddle boarding).

Users reviews

4.2 / 5 17 ratings
15 users recommended this product
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Woman
40-49 years old
07 July 2014
Use since 1 week or less
Good little suit
good price, easy to put on sized small

Sized quite small (my 10 year old has size 14!) also quite thin so stretchy and easy to wear just not going to keep you very warm in cold water!

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Man
40-49 years old
02 September 2015
Use since 1 week or less
Far too small!!!!!
Nothing Far too small

Ordered this for my 10 year old son, size age 12 to be on safe side...or so I thought! Far too small, doubt it would've fitted an 8 year old. Returned item immediately for refund

Brand's answer :

Dear Jonathan,

Thanks for your mail. Sorry to hear about the issues that you have had with the sizing, unfortunately it is something that has been mentioned before as our junior sizes often come up slightly smaller than a standard UK size, ours currently being based on a Southern European version. It is something that we are aware of and we plan to have an adapted sizing system in the not too distant future that is more relevant to the UK one.
I am glad that you have returned the product for an exchange/refund, apologies for the inconvenience.
Regards,
Ross Farrington Market Manager DECATHLON

  • Woman
    25 February 2017
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    Buy a much larger size

    I first bought a size 6 yrs for my 6 yr old, not having read the reviews, it was smaller than the one I was trying to replace! Luckily it fit my 4 yr old perfectly so I didn't need to send back. I then ordered a size 10 and that fit my 6 yr old perfectly. The suits are designed for slim children, which my 6 yr old is. He is quite average in height - not particularly tall or short compared to his class at school. I will need bigger ones as soon as either of them get any taller.
    My younger one is not as skinny but the suit still fits him well. They are nice and snug on the arms and legs and look good quality. Haven't used them yet though.
    Collected at Asda and they came nice and quick. Not 5 star only because of having to second guess the sizes.

  • Woman
    30-39 years old
    22 November 2016
    Use since 1 week or less
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    purchase confirmed
    Good quality and price
    Too small for my son I need to change for a bigger size

    Great quality product and good price.

  • Man
    40-49 years old
    31 August 2016
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
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    purchase confirmed
    tribord 1.5mm
    great value

    4th suit like this which I have bought in various sizes and all have done the job.

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