Apex Float Mens Triathlon Wetsuit – Oz Backcountry
Orca

Apex Float Mens Triathlon Wetsuit

1 review

$546.75 $541.27

with complimentary shipping

Select Size: 4 Show size specifications

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • MT
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
View Similar Alternatives Out of stock Notify
Me!

4 payments of $135.31

own it from $10/wk


Order in the next to make the next shipping cutoff! hoursminutes

The Apex Float is a new (r)evolution of the Orca 3.8.

The new Apex Float triathlon wetsuit is the most buoyant wetsuit in the Orca range. This wetsuit incorporates specific technologies for maximum buoyancy and correction of technique, helping swimmers who need support to maintain a hydrodynamic position in open water. It also incorporates highly elastic materials in the upper body, allowing for unrestricted swim strokes.

MAXIMUM BUOYANCY
Whether you need to conserve energy or you're looking for extra support to help you maintain a proper body position in the water, the Apex Float is for you. The specific technologies included in this wetsuit maximize its buoyancy which helps correct your posture and swimming technique so that you can perform at your best.

MAXIMUM ELASTICITY
The Apex Float wetsuit features materials like the Yamamoto 40 and the High Elbow Panel in the shoulder, arm, and back areas, resulting in a high level of elasticity in the upper body.

THERMAL INSULATION
Thanks to the 3 mm thick material in the torso and 5 mm thick material in the legs, this wetsuit will protect you from low temperatures in the ocean during the swimming segment of your triathlons.

NEUTRAL BUOYANCY
The distribution of materials of different thickness and its pattern give this wetsuit a neutral buoyancy. This keeps your body elevated in the water, so you can swim freely and maintain your technique at all times.

CLEANING
Neoprene can be damaged by excess salt or other chemicals such as chlorine if used in swimming pools. We recommend washing your wetsuit with plenty of water after use. A small amount of neutral pH soap can be used and then rinsed out afterwards.
Once clean, be sure to prevent it from holding on to too much moisture. Air dry it outside or in a ventilated indoor space, somewhere without direct exposure to sunlight as this can damage its materials.

STORAGE
Storing your wetsuit properly keeps the materials and seams from creasing and being strained for long periods of time. It also prevents the material from wrinkling, which can affect both the wetsuit's durability and appearance.
The best way to store a wetsuit is to hang it draped from its waist, so that the most delicate areas such as the shoulders and arms do not have any tension on them.
For wetsuits with very flexible shoulders, (Apex Flex or Apex Flow) it is important not to place them on a hanger from the shoulder area, as this will degrade the elasticity over time. For the rest of the models, a wide hanger can be used, as long as the wetsuit is not strained in the shoulder or neck area.

SOME RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE
1) Avoid contact between the velcro and the lining of your wetsuit as this will affect the material’s sensitive fibers. Keep the velcro covered with the provided fabric patch or make sure the velcro is fastened, so that the rough part of the velcro won’t damage the inside of the wetsuit.
2) Be careful not to damage the neoprene material with your fingernails while putting on or taking off your wetsuit, as this type of damage is not covered by our warranty policy.
3) Triathlon and open water wetsuits have been designed specifically for surface swimming. We can't guarantee correct performance of the wetsuits for other activities. Any damage to the wetsuit resulting from activities other than surface swimming is not covered by our warranty policy.
4) Avoid scraping your wetsuit against any surface (especially rough surfaces), never lean on any surface with your wetsuit on.

SIZECHESTHEIGHTWEIGHT
 INCH.CM.FEET/INCH.CM.IBS.KG.
433 - 3685 - 915/2 - 5/7157 - 170121 - 13456 - 61
535 - 3790 - 955/4 - 5/8162 - 170134 - 14561 - 66
637 - 3995 - 995/6 - 5/9167 - 175147 - 16267 - 74
MT (6T)37 - 3995 - 995/10 - 6/2177 - 190149 - 16768 - 76
738 - 4198 - 1045/8 - 6/1173 - 185165 - 18075 - 82
841 - 43104 - 1085/11 - 6/2180 - 188180 - 19682 - 89
943 - 44108 - 1136/1 - 6/4185 - 193196 - 21389 - 97
1045 - 49114 - 1246/3 - 6/5190 -196215 - 23398 - 109
1149 - 53123 - 1346/4 - 6/6193 - 200235 +107 +

 

FITTING GUIDE

 

There’s an art to getting a triathlon wetsuit on correctly - the main thing is to take your time!
 

wetsuit fitting guide 01wetsuit fitting guide 02wetsuit fitting guide 03wetsuit fitting guide 04

 

1. Unzip wetsuit and fold in half like a pair of trousers
2. Place a plastic bag/cotton booties over your foot
3. Push your leg through carefully
4. Gather wetsuit leg up and smooth wrinkles using finger tips [not fingernails]

 

wetsuit fitting guide 05wetsuit fitting guide 06wetsuit fitting guide 07wetsuit fitting guide 08

 

5. Slide the suit up towards the crotch and hip
6-8. Place plastic bag on other foot and repeat process, ensure the wetsuit is positioned high up in crotch and on both hips

 

wetsuit fitting guide 09wetsuit fitting guide 10wetsuit fitting guide 11wetsuit fitting guide 12

 

9. Place cotton gloves or plastic bag on your hands
10. Slide hand through sleeve - sleeve cuff should sit above wrist bone
11. Carefully gather sleeve and position on shoulder and snugly into armpit
12. Test fit and flexibility - repeat process for the other arm

 

wetsuit fitting guide 13wetsuit fitting guide 14wetsuit fitting guide 15wetsuit fitting guide 16

 

13. Ensure the inner back flap behind the zip is sitting flat with no ripples
14. You or friend hold the base of the zip and pull the zip lanyard up and close zip flap
15. Stretch and adjust panels and neck seal accordingly
16. Final check for fit and range of motion

1. I have had a look at your wetsuit size chart but only fit the chest and weight measurements in my chosen size. I am too tall for this size, what should I do?
The most important thing to consider when fitting a wetsuit is that the suit fits correctly on your torso (shoulder to crotch). So, if you are too tall to fit into the corresponding height measurements for your weight and chest size, but you either know that you have a long or short legs or arms, then don’t worry, your core will be warm and the suit will fit you. It may be worth try some swim booties when the temperature starts to drop.

 

2. I have had a look at your wetsuit size chart but only fit in the height and weight measurement’s, but my chest is too broad/big, what should I do?
When it comes to being too broad for our size chart (but only a little bit), the best thing to do is to go for a more flexible wetsuit which accommodates your chest or shoulders better. Unfortunately, this does tend to mean spending a bit more, but a correct fitting wetsuit makes a world of difference.

 

3. I have had a look at your wetsuit size chart but only fit in the chest and height measurements, my weight is below the minimum for that sized suit, what should I do?
If you are just a bit below the minimum sizing and you are looking at an intermediate suit or above (Sonar or above) then you should be ok and these wetsuit models are cut to be a more ‘athletic’ fit than the entry level suits. If you are substantially below the weight require and near the lower limit of the height and chest size, it may be worth trying a size down in one of the more flexible wetsuits.

Customer Reviews
5.0 Based on 1 Reviews
5 ★
100% 
1
4 ★
0% 
0
3 ★
0% 
0
2 ★
0% 
0
1 ★
0% 
0
Write a Review

Thank you for submitting a review!

Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

Filter Reviews:
MD
01/31/2023
Mark D.
Australia Australia

Apex float men’s wetsuit

I am new to beach swimming and the Apex Float wetsuit has given me the confidence to swim in the ocean. When I get tied it helps me float in the water and get my breath back to keep swimming. I very happy with the wetsuit. Thank you.

Sunday,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday
January,February,March,April,May,June,July,August,September,October,November,December
Not enough items available. Only [max] left.
Shopping cart

Your cart is empty.

Return To Shop