3 mm Neoprene Surf Sock Boots

Ref :
8044063
Key feature
The flexibility of the 3 mm neoprene surf sock gives the impression of surfing barefoot, while keeping your feet warm. Suitable for both surfing and bodyboarding. Taped seams.
£10.99*

User benefits

Thermal insulation
3 mm neoprene. Stitch / bonded assembly. High upper. OK for temperature 12 -17°C
Sensitivity
Ultra-thin sole for better contact with the board.
Grip
Polyurethane sole with granulated surface.
Waterproof
Stitch-bonded assembly.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Thickness
2 mm
Composition
Neoprene upper, polyurethane latex sole.
Tests
Developed and tested by our design teams in Hendaye, France. The components used for this product are laboratory tested to ensure the best possible quality and durability.
made for
occasional surfers and bodyboarders in cold water, between 12°C and 17°C. Session length: up to 1 hour.
Warranty
2 years

ADVICES

Care instructions
rinse in clean water. Do not leave out to dry in the sun.
Storage Tips
In a dry, ventilated place. Avoid heat sources. To extend the life of your neoprene, do not leave it out to dry in direct sunlight. Machine washing is not recommended.
Restrictions on use
Designed for water between 12 and 17°C. Session length up to 1h.

FEATURES OF THE PRODUCT

Stay warm for longer thanks to our thermal accessories! Each temperature range has its own outfit...
When we are in the water, we lose more than half of our body heat through our extremities (feet, hands, head). Consequently, here are the recommended accessories: - in warm water and temperate water (>17°C) => neoprene low booties. - in cold water (12 - 17°C): High booties (boots) and gloves. - in very cold water (7 - 12°C): High booties (boots), gloves, hood and hooded top... Find our entire range of neoprene accessories at decathlon.fr
How to choose the right boots
The first selection criterion when choosing a surf boot is the water temperature. Water temperature varies according to the location and the time of the year. Systematically make sure that the water temperature at your spot corresponds to the recommended temperature range: Warm water above 20°C. Temperate water between 17 and 22°C. Cold water between 12 and 17°C. Very cold water between 7 and 12°C. Visit the site seatemperature.org to find out the temperature of your spot.
Choose the right size
Surfing socks should be a very tight fit to ensure the best possible thermal efficiency. It is perfectly normal to have the impression it is too tight when trying it on in a dry position. Choosing well-fitting socks ensures a better fit and prevents them swelling with water in use.
Neoprene: how does it work?
By trapping a thin layer of water around the body, a neoprene wetsuit works in two ways: 1. The trapped water gradually warms up; 2. Heat transfer from the body decreases. The wetsuit and the thin covering of water form a layer of insulation.
Materials
The 3 mm surf socks are made of neoprene to ensure better thermal insulation. The neoprene is lined with synthetic fabric for added resistance to wear. Neoprene thickness: 3 mm. Neoprene is a closed-cell polychloroprene elastomeric foam with trapped nitrogen bubbles that have insulating properties. We test and guarantee the thermal quality of our neoprene materials.
Thin sole
We chose a thin and light polyurethane sole to favour contact and sensations with the board. Therefore, this sock is not suited to long approach walks: in such a case, choose the 3 mm Surf bootie.
Watertight assembly
The seams are stitched and glued to ensure a watertight seal and durability. The seams are "blind-stitched" The thread does not pass all the way through the neoprene, so water can't get through. The absence of threads on the inside avoids irritation and chafing. Patches for comfort and reinforcement are strategically placed on the inside in sensitive areas.
Multi-water sports boots
Our wetsuits are designed to meet the needs of the most demanding surfers. Our design choices also make them compatible with other water sports such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, sea wading or SUP (stand up paddle boarding). These surf socks, however, are not suitable for windsurfing.
Get the wetsuit to match!
Our wetsuit models are also classified by water temperature range: Warm water, Temperate water, Cold water. Our wetsuits are designed to meet the needs of the most demanding surfers. Our design choices also make them compatible with other water sports such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, water skiing, sea wading or SUP (stand up paddle boarding). Find the whole range of surfing wetsuits at decathlon.fr
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