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Wetsuit size guide: How should a swim wetsuit fit?

How effective a wetsuit is at performing this task is largely a function of how well it fits the wearer.


11 Safety Tips for Open Water Swimming

From Mark Fleming - Open Water Coach and Aqua Fitness Instructor.


9 Essentials for Open Water Swimming

A mix of beginner gear and pro-level equipment to suit your needs.


Wetsuit Guide: Choosing a Wetsuit for Open Water Swimming

In a specialised swimming wetsuit, you will swim faster, more freely, and in greater comfort.

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Red Paddle Co Lineup

Tips and tricks to help you make an informed purchase.


Red | Paddles with Anya & Co

Brought to you by WSO in collaboration with Red Paddle Co.


5 Reasons to Invest in a Paddle Board

Choosing a SUP is a tricky business. To help, here are 5 reasons to invest in a more premium paddle board.


Amy Stringfellow | Boatbuilder, maker, teacher

Brought to you by WSO in collaboration with Gill


The Crew | In conversation with Fred Whitaker

Brought to you by WSO in collaboration with Helly Hansen & the RNLI


The Crew | In conversation with Mandy Humphreys

Brought to you by WSO in collaboration with Helly Hansen & the RNLI


The Crew | In conversation with Will Richardson

Brought to you by WSO in collaboration with Helly Hansen & the RNLI


Top 5 Technical Drysuits

Our guide to picking a drysuit this winter for sailing, paddleboarding, kayaking, and more...

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Top 5 Warmest Winter Wetsuits

Seriously toasty rubber that?s on our radar.

Surfer wearing a Nyord wetsuit

Which Nyord wetsuit is right for you?

We caught up with new brand Nyord, who talked us through their new wetsuit ranges and how to pick the right one for you.


Is Natural Rubber as Good as Neoprene?

A breakdown of natural rubber wetsuits and their reduced impact on our planet.


WSO Greener Choice

A breakdown of the project, our four chosen primary sustain categories and their relevance within the watersports industry.


Gul | Testing the Viper 6/5/4mm

WSO staff putting the wetsuit to the test over winter


A life at sea | In conversation with Will Harris

Brought to you by WSO in collaboration with Musto

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Christmas Gifts for Surfers

Not sure what to buy for a surfer? Here's our suggestions...

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