Patagonia Yulex Padded Impact Vest

With flexible 22mm foam panels for additional flotation and impact protection in heavy surf, the Yulex® Impact Vest is made from 1.5mm 85% Yulex natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.
Now made in a Fair Trade Certified™ facility, our neoprene-free Yulex® Impact Vest offers additional protection for the torso in heavy and hazardous surf. Made from durable 1.5mm 85% natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content with a high-stretch 100% recycled polyester lining, the streamlined, formfitting design can be worn on its own or under a wetsuit, and includes 11 ergonomically patterned 22mm EVA foam panels for supplemental padding and flotation in high-impact situations. Foam edges around the armholes are skived at 45 degrees for maximum range of motion; flatlock seams offer excellent strength and durability; spandex bindings along the neck, armholes and bottom hem provide a secure and comfortable fit. Nylon reinforcement at the center-front provides boardshort tie-in compatibility. Exterior face fabric is stretchy and durable 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex.
  • Made with neoprene-free 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber (by polymer content) that meets our rigorous standards for performance, durability, warmth and sustainability; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance
  • High-stretch 100% recycled polyester jersey lining improves flexibility and dry time; exterior face fabric is durable, stretchy and water-resistant 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex
  • Anatomically placed 22mm foam panels offer impact cushioning while allowing full range of motion
  • Pullover entry
  • Folded spandex bindings secured with double-needle coverstitching at neck, armholes and bottom hem to increase comfort and strength
  • Flatlock seam construction for maximum durability
  • Fair Trade Certified™ sewn
  • 550 g (19.4 oz)

Body: 1.5mm 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content, lined with high-stretch 100% recycled polyester jersey.

Exterior face: 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex.

Impact panels: 22mm EVA foam.

Natural rubber is from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance.

Fair Trade Certified™ sewn

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