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 on the Decathlon website
Multisport nautical accessories
Our neoprene accessories are designed to meet the needs of the most demanding surfers.
Our design choices also make them compatible with other watersports such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, water skiing, sea wading or SUP (stand-up paddleboarding).
Warmth and wind
The minimum water temperature recommended for the use of this anti-UV T-shirt is 22°C if it is worn on its own. Max. duration: 3 hours.
This top is made of fleece which helps avoid shivering when you enter the water. Please note that the presence of wind will have an impact and can cause discomfort when wet, making you feel colder. In windy conditions it is therefore recommended to choose a top with neoprene.
This top can be worn under a wetsuit.
UPF is a sun protection factor (Ultra Violet Protection Factor) and is standardised worldwide. It defines the protection level of a fabric and more precisely the proportion of UV rays it lets through. To meet the standards, it must block at least 95% of UV rays. UPF 50+ means that the fabric blocks at least 95% of UVA and 98% of UVB rays.
This thermal top helps limit rubbing and chafing due to contact with the surfboard or bodyboard. It can also be used under a wetsuit to limit chafing, particularly around the neck and armpits. We have added seamless panels under the arms to limit irritation due to paddling movements. Our test protocols confirmed that chafing was significantly reduced during three-hour sessions.
The polyester textile is naturally quick drying.
An additional water-repellent treatment prevents water absorption to limit shivering in case of wind. It also makes drying easier. The effects of this treatment will decrease after 5 or 6 machine washes. To increase the life of the treatment, rinse with clear water instead of washing with detergent.
What is the OLAIAN brand?
OLAIAN, DECATHLON'S SURFING BRAND
Based in Hendaye, in South West France, OLAIAN is Decathlon's surfing brand. In our offices at the water's edge, we can design a thermal top and then on the same day test it directly in real practice conditions