Cressi Playa Scuba Diving Wetsuit

A Review

Cressi Playa Scuba Diving Wetsuit Review

Overview

Yes, we love a very functional scuba diving wetsuit, but every scuba diver also wants more. We want a suit that is as easy to dorn as it is to doff so that there is no fuss or hassle when going scuba diving. The Cressi Playa wetsuit features a front zipper that allows every scuba divers to easily get into and off the suit at will and without stress and in no time. In this robust Cressi Playa wetsuit review, we shall be looking into all the dimensions of this super quality gear.

The Cressi Playa features a front zip which allows you to take the dive suit on and off in just a few seconds. Made of elastic ultraspan neoprene with special sealing at the arms and legs, every scuba diver that opts for the Playa is assured of warmth like no other. Because of the design of Cressi Playa, it makes a great ultralight diving suit for travelers on tropical vacations.

Although the Playa is a shorty-type suit, it is well suited for the enthusiast who requires a light protection from the cold, wind and sun. It is fabricated from a 2.5 mm thickened double-lined neoprene for the needed warmth around your chest and thighs when diving in tropical climates. Moreover, being a shorty, this wetsuit gives you greater freedom of movement underwater.

Cressi Playa Wetsuit review

Taken, the Playa from Cressi is not your full-scale scuba diving kit for extremely cold waters, but it has been proven to be well-suited tropical dives where it delivers unreserved comfort and flexibility in high regards. For its capacity, the Cressi Playa has a very good core-warming capability that delivers on the promise of providing a good level of heat to your body when underwater. This is achieved more because all the seams on this suit are glued and sewn for reinforced strength and durability.

The suit is made from the famous Nylon 2 Neoprene material and has a heavy-duty YKK front zipper. It also provides added thermal protection with the advanced layering solution it delivers. Further on the promise of warmth and protection, the Cressi Playa comes kitted with High-stretch Ultra-span neoprene seal that is strategically positioned on the arm and leg. These continually reduce the influx of water into the suit while giving you a very good level of warmth required for an excellent diving session.

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Specs

Material Nylon II Neoprene
Thickness 2.5 mm
Seams Glued and Sewn
Closure YKK Front Zipper
Wetsuit Style Shorty Wetsuit

 

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  • Nylon 2 Neoprene Construction
  • Thickness: 2.5mm
  • Suit Ideal for Very Warm, Tropical Waters and Variety of Water Sports
  • Heavy-Duty YKK Front Zipper
  • Glued and Sewn Seams
  • High-Stretch Ultra-Span Neoprene Seals on Legs and Arms
  • Protection from Cold, Wind, Sun or Water Spray
  • Available in Multiple Sizes


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Pros and Cons

PROS:
  • 2.5mm neoprene shorty ideal for warm water
  • Ultra-span neoprene decreases water exchange
  • Thin neoprene offers better flexibility

CONS:
  • Not suited for cold water dives
  • Exposes a better part of the divers’ body

 

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Editors’ Opinion

The Cressi Playa features a front zip which allows you to take the dive suit on and off in just a few seconds. Made of elastic ultraspan neoprene with special sealing at the arms and legs, every scuba diver that opts for the Playa is assured of warmth like no other.

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