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Old 19 October 2009, 02:11   #1
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Drysuit recommendations

I've seen lots of threads on here regarding drysuits - but none that are terribly recent

Are there any special offers currently running that people are aware of - I've been looking at Typhoon and Solas as possible purchases - any thoughts on these as brands


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Old 19 October 2009, 04:59   #2
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I've seen lots of threads on here regarding drysuits - but none that are terribly recent

Are there any special offers currently running that people are aware of - I've been looking at Typhoon and Solas as possible purchases - any thoughts on these as brands


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The Typhoon WOSS is now approved by SOLAS. It is the only drysuit to have the wheelmark.
If you do not require SOLAS then just go for the standard beathable WOSS
see
http://www.typhoon-int.co.uk/product...eathable_woss/

note new front entry system the diagonal zip now does not go down past the waist only around towards the back. very good when sitting down on a jockey seat
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Old 19 October 2009, 05:13   #3
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RNLI use typhoon and I got Nautibuoys Typhoon WOSS which I think is excellent.
Have a word with Bam Bam on here as he recently bought one and seems pleased with it.

Have a search on eBay for Multifabs, shark or survival suit and you may find some old offshore ones, the Multifabs suits are the most comfy suit I've worn.

Crewsaver hyperdry seem popular too.
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I use a Polar Bear suit and love it, Dave there can also supply most other makes of lightweight suit (Gul, Crewsaver etc) if you come accross one that you really fancy.

I know Lumo do some great priced suits as well.
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Anyone any idea on the Typhoon Prices. Looking for a similar one to RNLI...Front Entry, Boots (not socks) etc and breathable.

Got an used typoon one if anyones intersted, to small for me and im large build + 5ft 9" if any1s interested ? It was the best (lesiure) typhoon avaliable about 4 years ago but never really fitted unfortunatley. Ill post it in the for sale section also.
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Brand new the Typhoon WOSS is about 435 I think.
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I am getting myself a new one, not the cheapest on the market it is a two piece suit and fully waterproof made by Ursuk in Finland.

www.ursuk.com

If someone is interested contact me.

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I'm happy enough with my crewsaver one. Wasn't expensive but I've been in some bloody cold water in it and it does what it says on the label.
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I'm happy enough with my crewsaver one.
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Anyone any idea on the Typhoon Prices. Looking for a similar one to RNLI...Front Entry, Boots (not socks) etc and breathable.

Got an used typoon one if anyones intersted, to small for me and im large build + 5ft 9" if any1s interested ? It was the best (lesiure) typhoon avaliable about 4 years ago but never really fitted unfortunatley. Ill post it in the for sale section also.
The RNLI WOSS is Typhoon and is made from a Nylon fabric which is not breathable
You should get the standard WOSS which has a fully breathable yellow top.
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