The S6 is the ideal entry level open water wetsuit that offers great flexibility and buoyancy at a superb price point.
Top Features of the Orca S6 Wetsuit
- 2mm 39cell SCS coated Yamamoto underarm, shoulder and arm panels
- 5mm SCS coated Yamamoto front panel and a 5mm lower back panel
- Less panels on the legs and arms
|Wetsuit Type:||Full Sleeve|
Yamamoto 39cell is an extremely flexible neoprene which supports an uninhibited natural swimming motion. 39cell extends to a 513% elongation rate, meaning this material is sure to move with you. Added benefits of zero water absorption and zero weight variation can mean only one thing: more speed. A fine balance between buoyancy and flexibility, 39cell is a durable material which will stand the test of time and distance, representing the best neoprene available in it’s class.
The Yamamoto Corporation is the world’s main supplier of high performance neoprene. Its seal represents quality, technology and innovation.
Acting as a coating over closed-cell neoprene, Super Composite Skin (SCS) has become the benchmark for coating the smoothskin neoprene used in triathlon wetsuits, to reduce friction and increase speed through the water. The micro-cell structure of the SCS coating repels water when in contact with air and reduces surface resistance when in contact with water.
Exo-Cell is a unique sandwich-designed neoprene that provides over 25% more buoyancy than Aerodome.
HydroLite panels make transition that extra bit faster using the super fast SCS (Nano ICE in the Predator) which combined with a special lining which absorbs less water to improve buoyancy while also being extremely sleek –making the suit fast to remove in transition saving you precious seconds.
It’s what’s on the inside that counts and Orca’s unique InfinitySkn lining plays an integral part in the unbelievable flexibility of our top end wetsuits. Constructed from a high stretch nylon, InfinitySkn is strategically placed where ultimate stretch is required and allows the wetsuit to move dynamically through your swim stroke.
TIME TO SUIT UP - The Orca Swim Scale
Based on common errors in swim technique Orca has identified patterns that have been repeated by triathletes over the years. According to these behaviour patterns they’ve have identified three types of triathlon swimmers; Natural, Progressive and Total
The Progressive Swimmer solution provides extra buoyancy for a more stable position in the water, which considerably improves performance. While flexibility is important, if a swimmer’s technique is less than perfect and the stroke is not polished, buoyancy becomes the determining factor in order to improve times.
The Progressive Swimmer range includes the 3.8 and S6 models where Orca has incorporated its Aerodome air pocket technology. The S6 includes 5mm of buoyancy, the maximum thickness permitted by Triathlon’s governing body the ITU (International Triathlon Union), and uses more flexible 2mm neoprene in the upper body to help with freedom of movement. It also features Orca’s inner Infinity Skin liner, which provides maximum elasticity.
- Brand: Orca
- Product Code: S6
- Availability: 1
Tags: Men's wetsuit