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Offering supplemental warmth while protecting you from sun and rash, the R1(R) Vest features a 100% recycled polyester lining and high-quality 1.5mm neoprene that meets Patagonia's rigorous standards for warmth, strength and stretch. With clean princess seams at the front and back, streamlined anatomical patterning holds the vest snug to your body through long sessions in powerful surf; the 6-inch upper chest zipper has a back flap for soft comfort against the skin. Other features include a rolled hem with zigzag coverstitching at the neck and arm openings, and a heat-pressed hem at the waist. Seams are sewn with flatlock construction, and all critical seams and wear areas are secured with glue dots, 1cm bartacks and spot tape reinforcements for durability. The water-resistant exterior face fabric is made from 88% recycled polyester blended with 12% spandex for additional stretch. Suggested water temperatures: 60-65deg F/16-18deg C.

- Patagonia.com

Features of the Patagonia Women's R1 Vest Made with High-quality neoprene that meets our standard for strength, durability and warmth Neck and arm openings have a rolled hem with a zigzag cover stitch Heat pressed hem at waist Princess seams in front and back 6in. Vislon zipper and back flap for comfort Seams Are sewn with a flat-lock construction for durability 1 cm Bartacks, glue dots and Melco reinforcements secure wear points and critical seam locations Fit conforms to body for maximum flexibility and comfort High-stretch 100% recycled polyester jersey lining improves flexibility and dry time Exterior face fabric is durable and water-resistant with 88% recycled polyester content

- Moosejaw

Surfing long reef rights while waterfalls tumble down the cliffs, the redesigned R1(R) Vest keeps you warmer on those Outer Island sessions when there's a touch of trade wind in the air. Made with high-quality neoprene that offers excellent stretch and warmth, the formfitting pattern holds close to your body for maximum comfort and flex.

- Rocky Mountain Trail