Are Wetsuits Unisex?

Are Wetsuits Unisex?

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The most straightforward and precise answer is no. There are wetsuits of various kinds, those meant for kids, men, and women. Wetsuits work by trapping a thin layer of water between the neoprene material and your body, something that allows your body to heat up the water so that you are kept continuously warm. When buying a wetsuit, make sure that it properly fits, otherwise cold water is sure to flush out the warm water continuously.

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Are Wetsuits Warm

Are Wetsuits Warm?

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Whether you’re in the market for men’s wetsuits, women’s wetsuits or kids’ wetsuits, you may be wondering whether they will keep you warm in tough conditions and cold waters. To answer this, we take a look at the way wetsuits are designed and what they are made from.

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Are Wetsuits Waterproof?

Are Wetsuits Waterproof?

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Although they do protect the body from the effects of water, wetsuits are not, in fact, waterproof.
‍Instead they are designed to keep the wearer warm if they are going to be exposed to cold water for long periods of time. For example, if they are participating in water-based activities such as swimming, surfing or scuba diving.

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What Do I Need To Start Kayaking

What Do I Need To Start Kayaking

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When deciding to take up any activity, it’s essential to adequately plan and prepare. Simply leaping into something without considering the potential consequences, dangers or long-term outcomes is a recipe for disaster. This is even true when it comes to any activity involving harsh conditions such as snow, ice, extreme height or deep water. Which is why kayaking, which often involves individuals being in very small groups and in very isolated locations, is something that should not be undertaken lightly.

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What Do I Need To Start Surfing?

What Do I Need To Start Surfing?

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The obvious purchase and definite piece of equipment are your surfboards and surfboard leashes, after all you can’t surf without a surfboard. If you are at beginner level it is best to start off with a large surfboard, that way you can improve your stability and balance as time goes by. Surfboard leashes are a must have, excellent piece of surfing equipment. A bonus is they are inexpensive but serve a truly life changing quality.

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CWS Interview With Jack Cookson

CWS Interview With Jack Cookson

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Here at Coast Water Sports, we are proud sponsors of laser sailor, Jack Cookson. Jack started sailing at the age of 7 when moving with his family to Portugal and his sailing journey started on no other than the Iberian Peninsula in the Optimist. Jack then learnt the basics from a Portuguese local coach at the age of 10. Since moving back to the UK from Portugal, Jack is now a proud member of the Olympic British Sailing Team, which he can now truly showcase his talent, abilities and determination to not only his British team members but his worldwide competitors.

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The Best Kayak Spots in the World

The Best Kayak Spots in the World

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Seeing the world from the water is guaranteed to be unique, rewarding, and above all, amazing. Kayaking is a fantastic way to explore all the secrets that lie beyond the shore, but where are the best spots for seeing this hidden world? We’ve rounded up a few of the greatest locations on earth which are guaranteed to fulfil your kayaking wish list.

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