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Zhik's ECO Wetsuits - better for the environment

Zhik's ECO Wetsuits - better for the environment

Zhik’s innovative range of technical wetsuits, now perform to a high ecological standard too.

Zhik ECO Wetsuits are made from a 2mm 100% neoprene-free fabric, which uses sustainable, natural plant-based materials and recycled plastic fabrics. The fabric manufacturing process also produces far less toxic CO2 emissions than conventional fabrics, causing less harm to the planet.

What's it made of?  Each suit contains

  • An average of 32 recycled plastic bottles for a Skiff suit
  • 16 plastic bottles for each top, . Zhik have opted
  • 100% recycled polyester for the outer face fabric and inner fleece lining fabrics

The  aim of the ECO Wetsuits is to manufacture a more environmentally-friendly high-performance wetsuit. I

The ECO wetsuits provide:

  • good thermal insulation
  • 100% recycled, soft fleece quick dry lining 
  • built in four-way stretch enabling excellent flexibility
  • flatlocked seams for comfort

ECO Wetsuits are designed with 3D body mapping fit technology to ensure your suit moves with you and enhances your kinetic movements on board.

ZhikTex II abrasion resistant fabric protects the high wear areas, and the patented waterproof Loo-Rip seal does what it says on the tin!

The ECO Range comprises the ECO Skiff Suit and Top, together with a coordinating ECO Spandex UPF50+ protective stretch top.