CARAPACE WETSUITS

car – a – pace   noun   \ˈker-ə-ˌpās, ˈka-rə-\

1: a bony or chitinous case or shield covering the back or part of the back of an animal (as a turtle or crab)

2: a protective, decorative, or disguising shell

www.carapacewetsuits.com

If you have a man pirate in your life, he might want to check out these new kids on the custom-fit-wetsuit block. Creating from a need un-met, Carapace founders Andrew and Alex are combining cutting-edge CAD software, 15 different body measurements with a plethora of algorithms to punch out a neoprene suit specific to your (man pirate`s) body. 

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MATERIAL

High grade, closed cell neoprene

Limestone-based Yamamoto neoprene

(Say what??? Basically: water repellant + light + stretchy)

CONSTRUCTION

All seams are blindstitched and glued

Large panels of neoprene = less seams = maximised stretch

Super stretchy, thin tape to reinforce seams

OTHER FEATURES

Pre-bent knees for better anatomical fit

Wrist seal to keep water out

External key pocket

Magnetic zipper stop

Check out their Kickstarter campaign here. 

Screen Shot 2013-05-29 at 4.52.41 PMAndrew and Alex in R+D mode

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