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Why Have a Shorty Wetsuit and Booties in your SUP Gear

Apr 23, 2022
In this video I talk about wetsuits, primarily shorty's. I also touch on other gear you'll want to wear all summer long, especially booties.

I discuss why wear a wetsuit and a bit on how they work. When to wear a shorty, it's not just a spring and fall thing. Even in the middle of summer, if it's cool and the sun isn't out to warm us, wearing a shorty can extend our time on the water.

I also cover how your suit should fit, putting it on, and care after it's been used. 

Top reasons to have a shorty in your SUP kit are,
- More comfortable and safer when paddling in cooler temperatures
- We gain a little extra buoyancy floating in the water, BUT it's not a replacement for a PFD
- Extend on the water paddling time by helping maintain body heat on cooler days

If you are looking for more information or assistance in selecting a paddle, sizing or using it Contact Me.

If you are looking to learn more about Stand Up Paddling, how to get into the sport, or how to build on your skills, check out my SUP Lessons and SUP Certifications.

Hope to see you on the water soon!