Why limit yourself? If you really want to go every week, get a 6/5/4. I tired to get through my first winter with a 5/4 and it wasn't fun. In the end I bought a real winter suit and the 5/4 mostly sits on a hanger now. It might seem like a lot of dough but it's a lot less than a season lift ticket
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Thread: Winter Suit
You are not getting through the winter in MA/NH in a 4/3, so expect to at least get a 5/4 (even then there will be days when there is a wind blowing that you will be cold). I am not sure where the guys live that wear them all winter but they are not surfing in 35 degree water in Jan/Feb that's for sure.
Last edited by somuchsurf; Sep 19, 2013 at 12:13 PM.
Sep 19, 2013, 12:38 PM #13
Yeah 4/3 will not cut it year round. I have worn 6/5/4s and 5/4/3s for my various winter suits, ultimately now I wear a 5/4/3 even on the coldest days in the dead of winter, wore it on a trip to NS last January without issue, but it's a decently nice suit (Body Glove Vapor), you should invest in either a pretty good 5/4/3 or get a 6/5/4. I prefer spending a bit more on a high quality 5/4/3 in order to keep a little less rubber on the body so I can paddle better, but to each his own.
Sep 19, 2013, 02:09 PM #14