Offering superior warmth for winter surfing while maintaining a more natural feel on your board, the R4® Yulex™ Hybrid Booties are made from 4mm 85% Yulex™ natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content, the natural rubber content is from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Suggested water temperatures: 38–48° F/3–9° C.
It might be a 5-mile trek to get to your spot, but your booties don’t have to feel like hiking boots when you finally paddle out. Light, stretchy and superflexible, their R4® Yulex™ Hybrid Booties offer supplemental warmth and protection while maintaining a traditional barefoot feel. Made from durable 4mm 85% natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content with a fast-drying 95% polyester (51% recycled)/5% elastane inverted microgrid thermal lining, their minimalist split-toe construction gives you superior dexterity and a close connection to the deck of your board. The exterior face fabric is 88% recycled polyester/12% elastane, soft but durable Supratex soles have Tatex rubber touch points to maximize grip. All seams are triple glued and internally taped. The low-bulk design also slides easily into swim fins for cold-water bodysurfing. Natural rubber content is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Suggested water temperatures: 38–48° F/3–9° C.
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