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BlueSeventy Reaction Wetsuit

£425.00 £399.99

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(2 customer reviews)

The BlueSeventy Reaction Wetsuit –  every ounce of this suit is designed to help you swim faster and more efficiently in a very comfortable and natural feeling suit.   You will find most of our swim guides at Swim the Lakes wearing the Reaction which speaks volumes about it’s suitability for year round open water swimming as well as its high performance during races.
The Blue Seventy Reaction wetsuit offers loads of features that really do make a difference and are worth the extra price point.
This is a wetsuit for real swimmers.

Full sizes due back in stock 1st April 2019

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What we like about the BlueSeventy Reaction:

Its packed with design features that actually work to squeeze every last drop of help it can out of your stroke. Its super flexible, its very forgiving in terms of fit, its warm and we think its worth every penny.

Very flexible upper body for unrestricted reach
The Reaction is so unrestrictive you’ll be hard pressed to feel you are wearing anything round your upper body. The finest Japanese neoprene delivers super flexibility. In addition the orange ultra stretch jersey backing around the torso plus the 2mm central panel and the oversized high stretch arm gussets allow unrestricted reach in the water.
Arms are 1.5mm premium neoprene, simply the best. All this freedom equals better propulsion through your arms.

Great fit and less chest restriction
The Reaction has a 2mm central split chest panel ( called VO2 panel) to allow greater chest expansion and unimpeded breathing. This coupled with the thin 2mm side panels that begin at the arm gussets and end at the knee ensures a close, flexible fit around the torso.

Great position in the water
The Reaction tiers buoyancy 4-5-4 by centralizing core buoyancy to raise the position of the hips in relation to the rest of the swimmer. Two chest panels of 4mm accentuate natural lung buoyancy to optimize upper body position relative to the legs.

5mm neoprene supports the hips and lower torso, lifting the body in the water, reducing drag and improving speed. 5mm panels in the back of the hips are laterally orientated in order to facilitate a raised body position when you roll to the side during breathing.

Less drag and more warmth
The slippery SCS coating, along with great body position reduces drag. The reaction is designed to fit close like a second skin this helps keep the water out (as too much water can cause drag) and keeps you a lot warmer.
In addition the 4-way stretch fabric in the silicone cuffs (Aquaseal) also helps by sealing the wrists from water entry.

Less chafing
The curved closure flap reduces rear collar height improving comfort and reducing chafing.

Get out of your suit quicker.
If using the suit for triathlons, you’ll appreciate the lower leg panel which is only 2mm thick to promote a quick escape form your suit. The internal seam here is also taped so you can trim the leg to desired height if you like.

More ‘feel’ for the water
The thin textured forearm (called S-grip) provides and extra feel for the water and more grip in the propulsion phase of the stroke to help move you through the water more efficiently.

No-more bunched up Knees
2mm panels behind the knees assist with knee flexion by reducing bunching and improve functionality when running, useful in triathlon.


The BlueSeventy Reaction is, in our opinion, one of the best wetsuits for open water swimming available if you want a natural feeling suit with amazing flexibility, to be warm and comfortable then without doubt this is the BlueSeventy Reaction is for you.

Buy online, please ring us on 015394 33826 if you would like sizing advice or arrange a wetsuit fitting in-store.
Free Delivery. Wetsuits are usually dispatched via courier

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2 reviews for BlueSeventy Reaction Wetsuit

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Great wetsuit and great service!
    Thanks to you all at Head to the Hills ~ Swim the Lakes. Your advice was invaluable in selecting the right size and model of wetsuit for me – the Reaction.
    It’s good to deal with real swimmers who know what they are talking about – thanks again. Andrew

  2. Steve

    Pete and Andrea,
    Thanks so much for your patience, help and advice last Sunday at the try-on event. I am so happy with my new Reaction suit. I went out to my local lake yesterday (usually swim on a Friday, but just couldn’t wait that long!) and did a continuous 3k swim. The suit feels great, very little effort now with the added buoyancy and was a lovely swim.
    Can’t wait until the end of June for my next ironman, and hopefully a great swim time to start the race 🙂
    Thanks again, Steve

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