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The Highest Level of Thermal Protection — Orca RS1 Thermal
The Orca Women's Openwater RS1 Thermal Wetsuit is the wetsuit that provides the most thermal protection of the Orca range. It features a specially developed inner lining to maximize heat retention for open water swimming. It also has a second layer of "batwing" neoprene that provides more insulation down the zipper and neck areas, minimizing the inflow of cold water.
In the torso, Yamamoto 39 technology which is up to 5mm thick provides maximum thermal insulation where it is needed most, without affecting the positioning of the swimmer or restricting movement. This material provides 85% more insulation compared to not wearing a wetsuit. The Thermal X high-performance inner lining retains heat more efficiently than our standard linings. It is also comfortable and soft to the touch. Yamamoto 40 is used in the shoulders and back together with the Infinityskin lining. This material can stretch by up to 130%, more than double its original size, providing maximum performance in your swim stroke. For the wide range of movements that occur in the shoulders, it offers 72% less resistance than a conventional wetsuit.
To avoid heat loss in the back through the zipper, the Women's Orca Openwater RS1 Thermal Wetsuit model features a "Batwing" construction consisting of a second layer of neoprene. This layer prevents water from seeping through the zipper and coming into direct contact with the body, keeping a layer of warm water inside. It also guarantees a comfortable snug fit in the neck, reducing friction and water entry from the neck area into the suit. Complete with Infinity Skin 2, Super Composite Skin treatment, and a combination of laser cutting and Velcro, you can feel right at home while in the open water.
The warmest women's wetsuit from Orca
Durable Yamamoto neoprene is lightweight for a high-performance construction
Yamamoto 40 technology requires 72% less force to stretch than plain neoprene
Yamamoto 39 neoprene has high elasticity for short-stroke and long-haul movements
Super Composite Skin (SCS) treatment guarantees optimal performance
Infinity Skin 2 inner lining allows for greater flexibility, maintains body heat, and reduces odor
Combination of laser cutting on the neck and the inverse Velcro reduces friction
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