The Performance Wear range has been created with the help of competition athletes and uses various combinations of the Sharkskin materials in their different designs.

The focus is on performance with Chillproof material where you need warmth, compression material where you need maximum flexibility and for best muscle performance during intense sports, and 4-Way stretch neoprene where you require extra comfort and abrasion resistance.

What makes Sharkskin Performance Wear the best ‘technical water sports protection’ range for those seeking a bit more performance from their favourite watersport?
Chillproof – Chillproof trilaminate material for protection and warmth from the elements.

Compression – strategically placed sports compression panels to aid in endurance and muscle recovery.

Mesh ventilation panels - breathable to regulate body temperature while working hard.

Flexible strategically placed panels - to allow for maximum manoeuvrability during intense water sports.

4-Way Stretch Neoprene - in the seat and shin areas for extra stretch and comfort. Heavy duty saltwater resistant zippers – to control heat retention.

Design team - the Performance range has been created with the help of competition athletes.

You can see some of these amazing Sharkskin brand ambassadors, all leaders in their respective fields in our Testimonials Section.

Performance Wear is ideally suited for all water sports where keeping warm and protected while maintaining a firm focus on performance and flexibility is important. SHARKSKIN PERFORMANCE WEAR GARMENT PROPERTIES -

Nylon/Spandex outer layer Robust and abrasion resistant
100% Windproof membrane panels Stops windchill in the critical areas to keep you warm
Compression panels Improves blood circulation for better oxygenation of muscles for performance and management of lactates and detoxification of muscles for recovery
4-Way stretch neoprene panels Comfort and extra stretch where needed
Breathable 10,000+ membrane Regulates body temperature to avoid overheating
Hollow fibre fleece Best moisture wicking for skin integrity
Neutrally buoyant Don’t have to add weights diving or snorkelling
Water repellent treatment (WRT) Keeps you drier and warmer
Anti-microbial Stops odour building up in the garment
UV resistant (UPF50+) Protection from the sun
Durable thread used in construction Resists deterioration in saltwater and during active watersports
Saltwater resistant zippers Stops zippers seizing up and breaking
Designed by athletes Real world garments designed specifically for watersports