The Nymph 3/2mm Steamer by Pride Bodyboards – the most eco-friendly and high-end bodyboarding wetsuit to date. Using Yulex 2021 Ultra-Stretch Natural rubber, their lightest and stretchest ever, allowed us to create just that. The result is pure warmth, comfort & stretch, with a minimal impact on the environment.
Developed, tested, and approved in South Africa’s cold water by the 2019 World Champion Tristan Roberts & WA lunatic Lewy Finnegan. Ideal from 10°C to 15°C water.
This suit will be your best friend for long winter sessions.
Features: Entry: YKK Watertight Chest Zip Neoprene: Yulex Ultra Stretch Sustainably Sourced Natural Rubber Thickness: 3/2mm Stitch: GBS construction Seal: External liquid seam seal Key Stash: Yes Heat Lining: Yes Additional Features: Abrasion free knee pads, internal tape seals, 3D mat finish artworks, wrist and ankle seals, elbow grips, and reinforcements
Understanding this wetsuit's technology
Steamer wetsuits are full-body suits and are made for cold climates. The long arms and long legs are their to help keep in your body heat and help keep out any cold water. These suits are predominantly used in Winter.
3/2mm Wetsuit Thickness
3/2mm wetsuit thickness is ideal for cold waters. These wetsuits use 2mm of neoprene in the farthest ends of the arms and legs, and use 3mm in the chest areas.
Sourced from forest stewardship council forests, Yulex Ultra Stretch maximises rider warmth and comfort whilst also offering an environmentally friendly wetsuit rubber.
GBS refers to glued and blind stitched. This is the most common stitch you will come across. The GBS construction technique allows the rider to feel higher levels of stretch which also allows higher levels of durability.
Chest Zip wetsuits are made to be entered and exited via a zip in the chest. These suits are easy to get in and out of and are the most common suit you will come across in the intermediate to advanced market. Having the zipper in the chest affords the user maximum stretch throughout the rest of their body.
The key stash is a small piece of nylon string that allows the user to lasso and attach their key whilst they surf. The key stash is in the chest area and does not get in your way. The key stash does not work with electric keys.
Heat lining refers to an internal fabric which feels almost like fur to the touch. Heat lining materials hold your body temp and help maintain your warmth for the duration of your surf.