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Old 25 August 2017, 21:14   #1
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Rib clothing!

When our very disagreeable family finally and unanimously agree to take the boat out for a blast, we generally all just make for our wetsuits and PBD's hanging on their hangers on a tree outside our kitchen door where the tow jeep is parked. They pretty much live there from May to sept. and they suit us fine because where we live.... on the Atlantic Cork coast, you're generally gonna get wet!

If we go along the coast to one of many lovely local seafood restaurants we all look a bit weird walking in like we are SeaWorld employee's....

What do most of you wear on board that's both tidy and dry, particularly if you're heading somewhere nice for lunch? Thanks.

Here's my disagreeable bunch of eejits that I'm lucky enough to live with for reference.....
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Old 26 August 2017, 00:36   #2
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a dry suit with joggies t shirt underneath you could just whip (pun intended)dry suit off to go for lunch
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Old 26 August 2017, 02:11   #3
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Musto over trousers or Palm dry trousers along with a Helly Hanson (replace with Musto, Decathalon, Paramo) offshore coat.

Wife uses Paramo trousers with a non branded boat coat, both kids are in Musto coats with either Flood suits (https://safequip.co.uk/product/safequip_flood_suit/) or non branded waterproof legs.

The flood suts are very good but have no warmth so wear something underneath suitable for the pub!
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Dry suits for the 3 of us, tuxedos and ball gowns always worn underneath!
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Old 26 August 2017, 05:07   #5
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Doesn't matter what your wearing and you all look like a perfectly agreeable bunch of eejits....
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Old 26 August 2017, 05:24   #6
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Thanks a lot everybody for the replies.

Treerat - super job. I'm onto a few of those flood suits. They look perfect. Thank you.
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Old 26 August 2017, 12:32   #7
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I have a couple of junior drysuit's that I can dig out and flog you cheap. Seals will need a replace if you want immersion waterproof but even without it will be a spray proof onsie.?
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Old 26 August 2017, 16:50   #8
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I have a couple of junior drysuit's that I can dig out and flog you cheap. Seals will need a replace if you want immersion waterproof but even without it will be a spray proof onsie.?


Sounds good. Let's try organise that for our Oct. trip back home again - as soon as the Irish passport office get their finger out and return my kids new passports, we're outta here back to our home in Central Asia early this week so can't be done now I'm afraid.

Dig them out, think of a price and send me a PM with a pic and we'll take it from there. Thanks.
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I like this stuff.

Fladen Two Piece Flotation Suit Rescue System

They do a one piece as well. I prefer they two piece because you can leave the trousers on the boat when you go ashore for lunch.
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Old 28 August 2017, 01:15   #11
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Just normaly oilies over shorts or jeans etc depending on time oy year.
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Old 28 August 2017, 01:34   #12
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I'm considering one of these:

https://northseaworkwear.com/pbs122p...ll-lr5033.html

They claim to be waterproof and breathable and at £75 pretty well priced.
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Old 28 August 2017, 02:01   #13
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You could make a bit more effort to make yourselves presentable ! Take off the buoyancy aids !!! Lol
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Old 28 August 2017, 06:14   #15
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Nice dry suits. Typhoon also have some with waist zips that might be more comfortable for the ladies...
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Old 28 August 2017, 07:33   #16
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You could make a bit more effort to make yourselves presentable ! Take off the buoyancy aids !!! Lol

Belly's too big in a wetsuit alone...
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Follow on from a direct message. Couldn't work out how to send photos!

That's because you can't send attachments in PM's
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Marinepool (or other)flotation suit for last 20 years you don't really need lifejacket use then on yacht as well
When you go overboard you can swim and you will last longer in cold water
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Old 04 September 2017, 09:16   #19
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Wonder if these would be any good?
Black Beacon Waterproof Rain Suit - Christmas Gifts For Bikers - Ghostbikes.com
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Try this: www.wetsuitoutlet.co.uk
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