I bare backed it on Saturday for 4 hours. Been out of a suit for about 3 weeks. For me, when the water gets in the 60's it's all about the air temperature determining my comfort level, plus the cold helps you burn off extra winter calories.
I second that. I just ditched the rubber this week, feels so good.
i'm usually able to put trunks on in late may. by memorial day weekend. the last week or so the water is still a little cool maybe 60. a little bit cooler than it was the last 2 years at this time. i'm hoping to ditch the boots when i go out tomorrow. can't complain too much. in 09 i think it was? about 3 years ago i couldn't trunk it until late june. that year we had a way below average spring all the way until july. i couldn't even lose the trunks till like june 20th or something. maybe closer to the 25th. 23rd or something it sucked.