Bodyline Wetsuit Repairs Blog


Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

  ‘We wish you a very Merry Christmas & all the best for 2017!’ from all the team at Bodyline Wetsuits  Christmas Opening Times Monday 19th December to Friday 23rd December – 09:00 to 17:00 Saturday 24th December to Tuesday 27th December- Closed Wednesday 28th December to Friday 30th December – 09:00 to 17:00 Saturday 31st December […]


Blindstitch Seam Explained

  Blindstitch Seam Explained A blindstitch seam is called ‘blind’ because the needle never penetrates through the neoprene completely, so there are no holes (like a flatlock seam) for water to seep through. Blindstitched wetsuits are often called ‘GBS’ which standas for ‘Glued and Blindstitched’. The ‘GBS’ seam glues the neoprene together and then applies a stitch […]


XCEL WETSUITS WARRANTY

XCEL WETSUITS WARRANTY XCEL WETSUITS HAVE THE BEST WARRANTY AND REPAIR SERVICE IN THE INDUSTRY.  12 month warranty on all materials, stitching and constructions  12 month warranty tape throughout  3 month warranty on accessories THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER THE FOLLOWING Damage caused by anything other than defects in materials or workmanship. Use in commercial, rental, […]


Patagonia Worn Wear – Cornwall

Patagonia Worn Wear UK Tour – Down The Line, Hayle 30th April & 1st May 2016 Worn Wear Tour Comes To Cornwall Head to Hayle, Cornwall and let the Worn Wear team fix your well-loved outdoor gear (including for the first time, wetsuits!). Bodyline Wetsuits will be at Down the Line Surf Shop in Hayle, […]


WETSUIT ALTERATION SERVICE

Wetsuit Alteration The fit of a wetsuit is the most important factor when buying a wetsuit. The best wetsuit on the market will be useless if the suit is too big (or small). A Premium Custom Fit Wetsuit Without The Premium Price – Wetsuit alteration from just £10.00!!! Maybe you are between standard sizes, you have […]


Wetsuit Warranty

Wetsuit Warranty Using Your Wetsuit Warranty Any decent surf shop will explain the wetsuit warranty that supports the suit you are about to buy. As well as helpful information on how to look after your new purchase, so that it lasts as long as possible. Sadly sh@t happens – stitching pulls loose, zip sliders break, […]


Merry Christmas From Bodyline Wetsuits

Bodyline Wetsuits would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! Thank you for all your support this year (and every year).  We are so stoked for what 2016 holds, so stay tuned for our exciting new developments. (spoiler alert – we are moving!). Until then, we wish […]


Hanging Up A Wetsuit

Hanging Up A Wetsuit As wetsuit technology advances, material are increasing in stretch and flexibility. While this is great for your surfing, it does mean that wetsuits might not last as long (those stiff cardboard like wetsuits from the 80’s lasted so long for a reason!), especially if you do not look after your wetsuit properly. […]


DIY Triathlon Wetsuit Repair Using Black Witch Glue

Photo credit: Triradar DIY Triathlon Wetsuit Repair Using Black Witch Glue Transition one is all about getting out of your triathlon wetsuit as quickly as possible. And it doesn’t take much to put a finger nick or tear into the fragile single lined neoprene of your wetsuit.             Using Black Witch […]


Sustainable Surfing – Repair Your Wetsuit

Sustainable Surfing – Repair Your Wetsuit Power (2010) argues that although the act of riding a wave is environmentally friendly, the surfing industry and the lifestyle associated with surfing are unsustainable at present. And while steps are being taken to reduce the impact of surfing products, one of the major obstacle to this goal is the dependence on petrol […]



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