Getting the correct surfing equipment is vital if you want to spend more time in the water, wetsuit gloves are an important addition to your kit list that should not be forgotten. A pair of neoprene gloves will keep your hands warm and protected not only from the cold water but also from the wind chill. Wet suit gloves are now available in five, three and two finger mitt designs, offering different levels of grip, flexibility and warmth.
If you love surfing it is likely you will want to head out when the waves are bigger, unfortunately often during the colder UK winter months, a pair of wetsuit gloves is therefore a must. In years gone by neoprene gloves, were thick, bulky and made surfing with any grace very difficult. Top surfers have begun to realise too that its not only warm countries that get big waves and that to ride these cold water big waves you need to be warm. France, Tasmania, California, Scotland and Ireland all get waves that will make your hands shake. Top professionals use wet suit gloves to ride famous surf breaks including Shipsterns, Mavericks, Aileens and Belhara, no matter how cold it is, if the wave is breaking these professionals will be there. The surfing industry has now been working tirelessly to produce neoprene gloves that are comfortable, flexible and provide warmth that extends from your suit.
Advances in neoprene technology has allowed for the newer gloves to be better shaped for warmth and paddling flexibility. Improved cuff designs across all the leading brands improves the wetsuit gloves fit and holds the heat in better than ever before. Fluid welds and mesh constructions are often used to along with glued blind stitching. The Boardshop wet suit gloves range is available in three, five and seven millimetre thicknesses. If you are not sure what size glove you need please measure your hand first and then please contact us and we will be more than happy to help.