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In 1953, twin brothers Bill and Bob Meistrell co-founded Body Glove when they designed the first practical wetsuit. It all began in a pool in Booneville, Missouri. Bill and Bob were fascinated with the water. When they were 14 years old, they fashioned their own diving helmet out of a vegetable can and a tire pump. One explored the bottom of a pool reading magazines while the other held the air pump on the surface. The Meistrell family packed up and moved to Manhattan Beach in 1944. Bill and Bob immediately fell in love with the ocean. They soon began surfing as balsa boards caught on, and they were among the first to glass the nose of their foam-filled plywood boards. During their time at El Segundo High School, the boys bought a dive helmet for $25—it was cheap because the previous owner died while using it... Marching all over the breakwater, while donning the helmet, opened up a whole new world for Bill and Bob.

After graduating from El Segundo High, the Meistrell twins became full-time lifeguards. Shortly thereafter, the brothers were drafted into the Army: Bill was sent to Korea while Bob was transferred to Monterey. Bill earned a Bronze Star for his service in Korea while Bob remained stateside with the opportunity to serve and to perfect his night surfing in Santa Cruz by car headlight. In 1953, Bev Morgan offered Bill the opportunity to buy into his local marine/dive shop, Dive N’ Surf. Bev owned the shop with Hap Jacobs, who later pioneered the modern surfboard. Jacobs wanted out and Bill accepted the offer on the condition that his brother Bob be brought in as the third partner. Bev agreed, Bob and Bill borrowed $1,800 from their mother, and each bought one-third of the business. To keep themselves afloat, the twins continued lifeguarding on a part-time basis.

Bill and Bob needed to find a way to combat California’s cold water. They tried everything from wartime electrically heated flyers’ suits to wool sweaters that lasted only as long as they were dry. Finally, in 1953, they discovered an insulating material used in the back of refrigerators. With this “neoprene” the Meistrell brothers fashioned the first practical wetsuits, and Body Glove was born.

Body Glove wetsuits are made from incredibly flexible neoprene (circa 200% flexibility) so they may feel different (a lot better!) than what you might be used to. Make no mistake, these are not the same as the ones you buy in the supermarket. They are top end wetsuits engineered to fit perfectly and last many seasons. As a result, please be aware that putting them on is not quite the same as putting on a cheap wetsuit. The arms, shoulders and knees are all ultra flexible so will need aligning or the suit will not feel right, but this takes seconds and you very quickly get used to it. It's just a simple case of pulling the arms all the way up, adjusting the legs so that the knees are in the right position, and then ensuring that the shoulders are lined up correctly. Once you've taken a few seconds to do this you will be rewarded with comfort and mobility that you may never have experienced before and you will feel more than happy wearing your wetsuit literally all day.

BODY GLOVE SIROKO 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: MS (CHEST 38-40IN)

16110BLUMS-182989
SAVE: £132.20 (55.09%)

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Colour: Black Blue
Size: MS (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£107.75 £239.95
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BODY GLOVE SIROKO 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: MT (CHEST 38-40IN)

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SAVE: £132.20 (55.09%)

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Colour: Black Blue
Size: MT (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£107.75 £239.95
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BODY GLOVE SIROKO 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: XL (CHEST 42-44IN)

16110BLUXL-182993
SAVE: £132.20 (55.09%)

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Colour: Black Blue
Size: XL (Chest 42-44in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£107.75 £239.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE VAPOR ZIPPERLESS 3/2 SIZE: L (CHEST 40-42IN)

17142BLKL-183323
SAVE: £133.40 (44.47%)

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Colour: Black
Size: L (Chest 40-42in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£166.55 £299.95
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BODY GLOVE VAPOR ZIPPERLESS 3/2 SIZE: M (CHEST 38-40IN)

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SAVE: £133.40 (44.47%)

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Colour: Black
Size: M (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£166.55 £299.95
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BODY GLOVE VAPOR ZIPPERLESS 3/2 SIZE: MS (CHEST 38-40IN)

17142BLKMS-183320
SAVE: £133.40 (44.47%)

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Colour: Black
Size: MS (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£166.55 £299.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE VAPOR ZIPPERLESS 3/2 SIZE: MT (CHEST 38-40IN)

17142BLKMT-183322
SAVE: £133.40 (44.47%)

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Colour: Black
Size: MT (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£166.55 £299.95
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BODY GLOVE PR1ME 4/3 SLANT CHEST ZIP SIZE: M (CHEST 38-40IN)

16124BLKM-183018
SAVE: £123.60 (41.21%)

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Colour: Black
Size: M (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£176.35 £299.95
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BODY GLOVE PR1ME 4/3 SLANT CHEST ZIP SIZE: ML (CHEST 39-41IN)

16124BLKML-183019
SAVE: £123.60 (41.21%)

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Colour: Black
Size: ML (Chest 39-41in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£176.35 £299.95
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BODY GLOVE PR1ME 4/3 SLANT CHEST ZIP SIZE: MS (CHEST 38-40)

16124BLKMS-183017
SAVE: £123.60 (41.21%)

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Colour: Black
Size: MS (Chest 38-40)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£176.35 £299.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 4/3 SLANT CHEST ZIP SIZE: M (CHEST 38-40IN)

16124BLUGRYM-183023
SAVE: £123.60 (41.21%)

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Colour: Blue Grey
Size: M (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£176.35 £299.95
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BODY GLOVE PR1ME 4/3 SLANT CHEST ZIP SIZE: MT (CHEST 38-40IN)

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SAVE: £123.60 (41.21%)

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Colour: Blue Grey
Size: MT (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£176.35 £299.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: L (CHEST 40-42IN)

16123BLUGRYL-183008
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

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Colour: Blue Grey
Size: L (Chest 40-42in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: M (CHEST 38-40IN)

16123BLUGRYM-183006
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

Body Glove Wetsuits UK | Wetsuits | Summer Shorty | Winter Steamer | BEST DEALS! | Action Sports International
Colour: Blue Grey
Size: M (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

Alternative Sizes/Colours



Buying advice on the 2019 Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Blue Grey Full Wetsuit

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£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: MS (CHEST 38-40IN)

16123BLUGRYMS-183005
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

Body Glove Wetsuits UK | Wetsuits | Summer Shorty | Winter Steamer | BEST DEALS! | Action Sports International
Colour: Blue Grey
Size: MS (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

Alternative Sizes/Colours



Buying advice on the 2019 Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Blue Grey Full Wetsuit

Technical Specifications for the Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Blue Grey Full Wetsuit
£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: MT (CHEST 38-40IN)

16123BLUGRYMT-183007
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

Body Glove Wetsuits UK | Wetsuits | Summer Shorty | Winter Steamer | BEST DEALS! | Action Sports International
Colour: Blue Grey
Size: MT (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

Alternative Sizes/Colours



Buying advice on the 2019 Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Blue Grey Full Wetsuit

Technical Specifications for the Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Blue Grey Full Wetsuit
£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: L (CHEST 40-42IN)

16123CJETL-183014
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

Body Glove Wetsuits UK | Wetsuits | Summer Shorty | Winter Steamer | BEST DEALS! | Action Sports International
Colour: Black
Size: L (Chest 40-42in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: LT (CHEST 40-42IN)

16123CJETLT-183015
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

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Colour: Black
Size: LT (Chest 40-42in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

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£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: M (CHEST 38-40IN)

16123CJETM-183011
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

Body Glove Wetsuits UK | Wetsuits | Summer Shorty | Winter Steamer | BEST DEALS! | Action Sports International
Colour: Black
Size: M (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

Alternative Sizes/Colours



Buying advice on the 2019 Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit

Technical Specifications for the Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit
£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: ML (CHEST 39-41IN)

16123CJETML-183013
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

Body Glove Wetsuits UK | Wetsuits | Summer Shorty | Winter Steamer | BEST DEALS! | Action Sports International
Colour: Black
Size: ML (Chest 39-41in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

Alternative Sizes/Colours



Buying advice on the 2019 Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit

Technical Specifications for the Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit
£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: MS (CHEST 38-40IN)

16123CJETMS-183010
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

Body Glove Wetsuits UK | Wetsuits | Summer Shorty | Winter Steamer | BEST DEALS! | Action Sports International
Colour: Black
Size: MS (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

Alternative Sizes/Colours



Buying advice on the 2019 Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit

Technical Specifications for the Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit
£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: MT (CHEST 38-40IN)

16123CJETMT-183012
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

Body Glove Wetsuits UK | Wetsuits | Summer Shorty | Winter Steamer | BEST DEALS! | Action Sports International
Colour: Black
Size: MT (Chest 38-40in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

Alternative Sizes/Colours



Buying advice on the 2019 Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit

Technical Specifications for the Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit
£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: S (CHEST 36-38IN)

16123CJETS-183009
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

Body Glove Wetsuits UK | Wetsuits | Summer Shorty | Winter Steamer | BEST DEALS! | Action Sports International
Colour: Black
Size: S (Chest 36-38in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

Alternative Sizes/Colours



Buying advice on the 2019 Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit

Technical Specifications for the Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit
£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping

BODY GLOVE PR1ME 3/2 SLANT ZIP SIZE: XL (CHEST 42-44IN)

16123CJETXL-183016
SAVE: £113.60 (39.18%)

Body Glove Wetsuits UK | Wetsuits | Summer Shorty | Winter Steamer | BEST DEALS! | Action Sports International
Colour: Black
Size: XL (Chest 42-44in)
Year: 2019
Level: All Skill Levels
Gender: Mens

Alternative Sizes/Colours



Buying advice on the 2019 Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit

Technical Specifications for the Body Glove Pr1me 3/2 Slant Zip Black Full Wetsuit
£176.35 £289.95
excluding shipping