We caught up with new brand Nyord, who talked us through their new wetsuit ranges and how to pick the right one for you. They’ve got three fantastic wetsuit ranges, each with different benefits.
Every Nyord wetsuit is made of a super stretchy limestone neoprene that delivers great flexibility and reduces Nyord’s reliance on oil by replacing traditional petroleum-based neoprene.
All Nyord wetsuits also have glued and blind stitched (GBS) seams, as well as taping on the critical seams that get put under the most pressure. The watertight seal provides extra warmth while the taping improves durability. They all have anti-slip ankle and wrist cuffs that stay put and create a watertight seal to minimise water flushing through the suit. Lastly, every wetsuit has a glideskin neoprene neck that’s a very stretchy and comfortable type of neoprene. It sits snugly against the skin to prevent cold water from flushing down your neck.
The Furno is Nyord’s least expensive wetsuit. It’s ideal for new surfers or summer surfers who surf occasionally. It delivers a great balance of value and quality, incorporating some high-end features at an affordable price.
This range is lined with a fast dry jersey lining that speeds up drying time between sessions so you can get back on the water faster. The back zip entry means you’ll find this wetsuit really easy to get on and off.
The Furno Warmth range comes in two different thicknesses: 4/3mm and 5/4mm. The 4/3mm is a great wetsuit for surfing from mid-spring through to autumn. Whereas the 5/4mm can be worn through the winter months as well.
Balancing comfort and warmth with flexibility, Nyord’s mid-price wetsuit is a great all-rounder. The plush internal lining on the chest and back panels is an upgrade from the Furno range. With a soft brushed feel, 4-way stretch and large loops in the fabric to trap heat, this lining has great thermal insulation.
The Furno Warmth also uses a higher stretch and more durable taping on the critical seams. The chest zip entry system means more flexibility across the shoulders than a back zip, and less chance of flushing because the zip is smaller.
The Furno Ultra is Nyord’s top of the range wetsuit. Perfect for summer surfing with a warm enough lining to take you through spring and autumn too.
Designed for ultimate surfing comfort, Nyord’s premium wetsuit is loaded with high-end features. The Ultra has everything the Warmth range has but with an upgraded lining. The Ultra lining is super warm and plush, whilst holding onto minimal water for a quicker dry time. The lining covers more of the suit too, going from the chest to the knee.
Written by Lucy Harris.