Thanks Ronnie, this chart - the same as any other manufacturers i could find is a perfect example of my problem: i.e for my height 6'2 and chest 42 and weight of 211 I am XL or XLT, but this has waist of 36.5 and I am more like 39 which is XXL (waist 38.5).
sergei Scotland wrote: ↑Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:57 pmSad but i have a 39.5 (100) waist which and only 41.7 or 42 chest, 96 kg 211 pounds.
Add 6'2 height (188) and the only make which fits me (almost) on paper seems to be Mystic XL which is 41-44 chest and 35-38 waist. As I am still comfortable wearing 38 jeans i guess this should work. I tried it actually and while it is difficult to get wetsuit up my bum it seems comfortable enough, but i'd love to try and find something better fitting as chest is like at the bottom of the range and I do have some loose neopren in the underarm area.
I am also somewhat worried that suit will not live long because of too much stretch in the waist (39.5 where designed to be 36-38).
Should I simply go for stretchiest neopren - i.e. Majestic and hope for the best?
Any other makes do sizes for fat blokes? I am basically looking for bigger waist for chest 42 -- most makes do only 34-36 waist for 42 chest?
Or should i ignore waist number as most people say that chest and height are most important?
Sorry for a stupid question - buying online makes it difficult to try several makes really...
Thanks Scoop, C-skins classic seems to be on the par with Mystic in waist size-at least on paper. I missed this actually.ScoopZ wrote: ↑Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:10 pmA back zip wetsuit would probably work best for your physique, the shoulders are more of a worry generally than waist as this is is where a suit goes first.
Broad cut suits like O'neill, xcel and c-skins, stay away from waife cuts like rip-curl.
Get a back zip that suits your height first. Boadwise were great for O'neill but the store was gutted with a fire a few years ago. There is also St. Vedas at Coldingham, you can try on suits there. Longer drive though.
Skymonster are online only, no bricks and mortar to try before you buy but Jake would happily help you out.
Not sure - 2XL chest is 46-48.5.I have 42? Do you think it will be tight enough at the chest?
Perhaps call Shore Water sports on 01243 672315, they do a lot of mail order. Ask to speak to Adam or Roscoe who are very knowledgeable and would help sort out your sizing. Yes, it is my local shop and I know them well. And no, I have no financial or other interests in Shore.sergei Scotland wrote: ↑Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:49 pmNot sure - 2XL chest is 46-48.5.I have 42? Do you think it will be tight enough at the chest?
Unless there is a separate British chart?
In Oneil sizing above on paper I am about LT with chest 41-43.5,but waist is 33-35.
I guess I was like this when I was 18 y.o.