Thermocline Short Sleeve Top - Mens

  • £99.95


Fourth Element Thermocline Short Sleeve Mens Top

NEXT GENERATION OCEANWEAR

NEW COLLECTION

The original neutrally buoyant wetsuit system, Thermocline is lightweight, machine washable and equivalent to a 2mm neoprene wetsuit, without the wetsuit, making in perfect for those allergic to neoprene. Now, made using recycled ‘Ghost’ fishing nets, Thermocline is part of our OceanPositive collection.

This top can be worn on its own as a thermal top or with a pair of Thermocline shorts as a lightweight shortie. Alternatively, layer this underneath a neoprene wetsuit to increase thermal protection of the body core by the equivalent of an extra 2mm of neoprene, without affecting your buoyancy.

See below for size chart

Thermocline provides a solution for many people who suffer from neoprene allergies either by replacing the traditional wetsuit entirely or acting as a barrier, reducing contact between the skin and the wetsuit itself.*

Perfect for all surface water sports as well as warm water scuba, this is revolutionary thermal protection. Lightweight, neutrally buoyant, machine washable, breathable and hypo-allergenic, the Thermocline full suit combines our experience with high technology fabrics with our passion for life in, on and under the water, to produce a truly versatile lightweight wetsuit system. The fabric ensures that the wearer is more comfortable when out of the water, during surface sports, or when kitting up for a dive. The inner fleece layer draws moisture away from the skin and wicks through the breathable membrane where it evaporates off the nylon surface. In the water, the membrane traps a thin layer next to the skin and prevents colder water flowing over the body, perfect for surfers, freedivers and scuba divers.

Thermocline dries rapidly, often within an hour or between dives – a quick rinse and a squeeze to get rid of excess water before hanging it up inside out should ensure it is ready for your next adventure.

No more smelly neoprene suits – this wetsuit can be machine washed (we recommend using our SUB30 environmentally friendly washing liquid). Store it safely with other garments and when packing for vacation there’s no need to worry about potentially damaging the fabric – it can be squeezed into that last remaining space in your luggage without any worries.

*It is our experience that skin allergies to neoprene, whilst rare, are also not caused by a single compound and therefore it is difficult to be certain of preventing a problem. Thermocline has been used with a great deal of success by neoprene allergy sufferers, but it is important to consult with a doctor about any symptoms and possible alternatives.

OceanPositive

Utilising a unique fabric made using ECONYL® recycled nylon from ‘ghost’ fishing nets, laminated with a waterproof membrane and thermal fleece, Thermocline revolutionises the notion that being environmentally responsible means sacrificing performance or aesthetics. The next generation Thermocline fabric is the highest performing fabric we have ever made for this application and it feels as good as it looks. Its outer layer is 78% recycled nylon, from ‘ghost’ fishing nets and other post-consumer waste; this truly is good for the ocean.

Key Features

Neoprene free

Outer contains 78% recycled Nylon

Lightweight

Wind and waterproof fabric

Breathable

Neutrally buoyant

Machine washable

Equivalent of 2mm neoprene

Fabric and Care

33% Econyl® Recycled Nylon / 57% Polyester / 10% Elastane

Machine Wash at 30°C

 

 Mens Size Chart

Sizes Height   Chest   Waist   Inside Leg*  
Inches Cm Inches Cm Inches Cm Inches Cm
XS Short 5'3"-5'6" 161-169 30-34" 76-86 23-27" 58-68 28.5-30.5" 73-77
XS 5'5"-5'8" 165-172.5 30-34" 76-86 23-27" 58-68 30-31.5" 76-80
S Short 5'5"-5'8" 165-172.5 34-38" 86-96 27-30.5" 68-78 30-31.5" 76-80
S 5'7"-5'10" 170-178 34-38" 86-96 27-30.5" 68-78 31-32.5" 79-83
S Tall 5'9"-6'0" 175.5-183 34-38" 86-96 27-30.5" 68-78 32.5-34" 82-86
M Short 5'7"-5'10" 170-178 38-41.5" 96-106 30.5-34.5" 78-88 31-32.5" 79-83
M 5'9"-6'0" 175.5-183 38-41.5" 96-106 30.5-34.5" 78-88 32.5-34" 82-86
M Tall 5'11"-6'2" 180.5-188 38-41.5" 96-106 30.5-34.5" 78-88 33.5-35" 85-89
L Short 5'9"-6'0" 175.5-183 41.5-45.5" 106-116 34.5-38.5" 88-98 32.5-34" 82-86
L 5'11"-6'2" 180.5-188 41.5-45.5" 106-116 34.5-38.5" 88-98 33.5-35" 85-89
L Tall 6'1"-6'4" 185.5-193 41.5-45.5" 106-116 34.5-38.5" 88-98 34.5-36" 88-92
XL Short 5'11"-6'2" 180.5-188 45.5-49.5" 116-126 38.5-42.5" 98-108 33.5-35" 85-89
XL 6'1"-6'4" 185.5-193 45.5-49.5" 116-126 38.5-42.5" 98-108 34.5-36" 88-92
XL Tall 6'3"-6'6" 190.5-198 45.5-49.5" 116-126 38.5-42.5" 98-108 36-37.5" 91-95
XXL Short 6'1"-6'4" 185.5-193 49.5-53.5" 126-136 42.5-46.5" 108-118 34.5-36" 88-92
XXL 6'3"-6'6" 190.5-198 49.5-53.5" 126-136 42.5-46.5" 108-118 36-37.5" 91-95
XXXL Short 6'3"-6'6" 190.5-198 53.5-57.5" 136-146 46.5-50.5" 118-128 36-37.5" 91-95
XXXL 6'5"-6'8" 195.5-203 53.5-57.5" 136-146 46.5-50.5" 118-128 37-38.5" 94-98