Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Fire-X FreeZip 5/3 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Fire-X FreeZip 5/3 2019
Prolimit Fire-X FreeZip

As someone who is in the water all year round an awful lot, I have in recent years begun to favour top-end suits as these can be easily justified. Not only that, 5 years ago a mid-range suit would leave little to write home about other than a potential good look and, if you were lucky, a lone patch of…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Vapor Free-X Powerseam 6/4mm 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Vapor Free-X Powerseam 6/4mm 2019
Prolimit Vapor Free-X Powerseam

Growing up I never had particularly technical wetsuits, and I never really felt the cold (oh the bliss of youth!), yet in recent years things have changed. We want to get out and make the most of the conditions regardless of the temperatures, and with technology advancing (at fairly reasonable prices) it has now become a no-brainer to kit yourself…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit VEX 2019
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit VEX 2019
Prolimit VEX

The VEX is a low-profile 3D molded waist harness. It is pre-curved and has an internal load frame. It comes with multiple leash attachment points, uses four straps for tightening and comes with the Fat Bar (a wide bar mounted on a super wide pad). The spreader bar is a pin release and is super easy to clip in and…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Mercury Freezip Steamer 3/2mm FTM 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Mercury Freezip Steamer 3/2mm FTM 2018
Prolimit Mercury Freezip Steamer 3/2mm FTM

Tried and Tested We’ve long been a fan of the Prolimit range of suits, think high-quality materials that are well put together, but more importantly can last a few seasons. The Mercury Freezip Steamer 3/2mm FTM is certainly a mouthful, but it’s their top of the line suit. Available in a range of thicknesses this is the thinnest one for…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Vapor 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Vapor 2018
Prolimit Vapor

Tried and Tested The Vapor is a semi-rigid harness from Prolimit, it uses an internal load plate, which is very stiff vertically but has quite a bit of flex horizontally. The harness can be used with either their Universal Rope Bar or the Fat Bar traditional hook set up. It’s always great to see choices like this with a harness…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Predator  2015
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Predator  2015
Prolimit Predator

The Predator harness from Prolimit has been in their line up for a few years now, the design is tried and tested, but it features some great technical features too, as well as boasting great looks! The Predator is pre-curved and 3D shaped for a great fit and features a four point connected neoprene belt to keep the harness in…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Pure Edge  2015
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Pure Edge  2015
Prolimit Pure Edge

Prolimit have had a female specific harness in their line up for quite some time now. 2015 offers us two; the Pure Eve and the Pure Edge. We have had the Pure Edge on test which is aimed at the freestyle girls out there. The Pure Edge first off is incredibly lightweight, you hardly notice you are wearing it. It…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Fire 5/3mm 2014
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Fire 5/3mm 2014
Prolimit Fire

The Fire suit from Prolimit is their mid range offering and the pricing is incredibly good for the technology and features it includes. We have tested out the 5/3 double lined version, but there is also a Fire Mesh option which has a single lined smooth skin finish to work even better against wind chill. Prolimit have proved to make…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Mercury Free Zip 6/5mm 2014
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Mercury Free Zip 6/5mm 2014
Prolimit Mercury Free Zip

The Mercury Free Zip from Prolimit is a mid range suit packed with features to offer excellent value for money. It features a front zip entry system to offer maximum flexibility and it is aimed at multi sports use, not just kitesurfing. It’s flexible enough to go surfing, do some SUP or windsurf, whilst still retaining some key kite features.…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit C4 6/5mm 2013
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit C4 6/5mm 2013
Prolimit C4

The C4 Powerseam from Prolimit is a high-end suit with the progressive rider in mind. It has a distinctive bright colour way that will stand out on the beach and makes the suit very striking indeed. The C4 isn’t just about looks though, it is packed with some of Prolimit’s most progressive wetsuit technology too. The Powerseam is a thin…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Pure Girl Fire Steamer 5/4mm 2013
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Pure Girl Fire Steamer 5/4mm 2013
Prolimit Pure Girl Fire Steamer

Having worn the Pure Girl Oxygen suit from Prolimit for most of the last winter and being a fan of its warmth and flexibility, I was keen to try a suit from the Fire range and see how it compared. The Pure Girl Fire series is the mid-range in their women’s wetsuit collection. Well constructed and designed, with plenty of…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Hydrogen Power Seam 5/3mm 2012
Kitesurfing Reviews - Prolimit Hydrogen Power Seam 5/3mm 2012
Prolimit Hydrogen Power Seam

The Hydrogen Power Seam is the top of the range suit from Prolimit; designed specifically with kitesurfers in mind it features a double layer Air Flex 500+ neoprene that is durable, warm and most importantly stretchy. All the seams are sealed using Power Seams, which are a type of fluid weld. The chest panel features a single lined area of…

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