The Axis winter wetsuit from Xcel is great value and has some fantastic features that will help keep you warm and flexible that you'd expect to find on a more expensive wetsuit

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No complaints for the price. Seals on arms and legs aren't as good as the higher spec suits but still a good suit and warm. Key pocket is a bit too small.”

Oliver Buxton, 29 Jan. Review is from Xcel Mens 5mm Axis (Black). Translate.
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The Axis winter wetsuit from Xcel is great value and has some fantastic features that will help keep you warm and flexible that you'd expect to find on a more expensive wetsuit.

The Axis is equivalent to last seasons X-Flex style of suit, with single lined, slick skin neoprene on the chest and back panels with the polypro thermal lining on the inside of both giving you protection against harsh wind.

The seams are taped in critical places on the inside and are glued and blind stitched throughout.

A front zip system allows more flexibility through the shoulders and means less water gets in through the neck compared to a back zip entry.

If you want a stretchy, warm wetsuit for winter surfing at the right price the Axis is a great choice.

Choosing the right thickness for you

This is a 5/4/3 wetsuit, it has 5mm panels in the torso and legs and 4mm panels in the arms and 3mm panels under the arms, this ensures you get the warmth in the core of the body and the flexibility to paddle in the arms.

The best thickness of wetsuit for you depends mostly on where and what time of year you will be surfing, 5mm is the most popular thickness for year round surfing in the UK.

We have created a guide which goes into more depth about choosing the best thickness for you so if you've got any doubts take a look at the msw wetsuit thickness guide

Choosing the right size for you

Getting the right size wetsuit is critical, the wrong size will not keep you warm and could end up putting more stress on the seams, different brands use slightly different size charts so you may not be the same size across different makes of wetsuit, we suggest looking at the size chart page to judge which size will be the best fit for you.

If you have any questions about the differences between wetsuits, the fit or the thickness that would be best for you give us a call on 01548 854660 or an e-mail on store@magicseaweed.com where we're happy to help.

Features:

  • X2 - Front entry attached at the right shoulder to keep more water out; with a SmoothSkin hem seal, pull cord/barrel lock combo, and a snap lock to keep zipper pull in place; plus cross over neck entry for extra wide, step in through the neck entry.
  • Quick Dry Lining - All-new, more lightweight inner lining with faster drying time; made from recycled polyester fibers
  • Ultra Stretch - Comfortable, lightweight neoprene with softer foam and a tighter weave textile in the sleeves and underarms
  • Fusion Seam Technology - Inner waterproof stretch Fusion taping fuses seams together in the upper body
  • Pressure Bonded Seams - Highly durable yet still flexible seam. finished with inner taping for comfort in the lower body
  • Nexskin Seals - Thin band of liquid neoprene in the inner wrists and ankles forms an excellent seal and helps minimise flushing
  • Texture Skin - Outer front and back chest for excellent wind resistance
  • Glued and Blindstitched Seams - Panels are glued together and blind stitched for a fully sealed, flexible seam.
  • DuraFlex Knee Panels
  • Contoured Neck
  • Lower Leg Key Pocket
Unless you've had your head in the sand you'll have heard the buzz around Xcel wetsuits in the water for a while now. Anyone who surfs the winter in the UK will know that function over fashion is not a choice but a necessity. Xcel wetsuits have been coming up with the goods everytime with gimmick free products that do exactly what's needed. Their Drylock wetsuit is a market leader and the brand a regular winner of the 'wetsuit of the year' award.
  • is 100% ultraflexible neoprene or does it have stretchy neoprene just in the arms and shoulders?

    The Axis has stretchy neoprene throughout the whole wetsuit.

  • Does it come in blue?

    No, I am afraid that we only have it in Red

  • No complaints for the price. Seals on arms and legs aren't as good as the higher spec suits but still a good suit and warm. Key pocket is a bit too small.

    , 29 Jan 14. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm Axis (Black).
  • Warm and stretchy. Very good price-performance ratio. As stated, its no high end wetsuit. The size ms fits perfect (177 cm and 70 kg).

    , 12 May 14. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm Axis (Black).
  • Still in my summer suit so not used yet.

    , 11 Dec 11. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm X-Flex (Black) 2013.
  • Ideal cheap/fitting/warmth

    , 14 Dec 11. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm X-Flex (Black) 2013.
  • Lovely suit, keeps you nice and warm.

    , 17 Dec 11. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm X-Flex (Black) 2013.
  • I was really pleased with this suit - am 6ft in height and of an athletic build - a MT fits perfectly. Surfing the South Wales coast this suit is super toasty - no water flushes down the neck or back like old school wetsuits. The front zip really secures you in and keeps you warm. Super flexible and light weight. An awesome priced wetty at £195.99!

    , 29 Dec 11. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm X-Flex (Black) 2013.
  • Good value suit. XL size a little tight, could do with being a little larger for an XL.

    , 31 Jul 12. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm X-Flex (Black) 2013.
  • Love this suit great fit n really warm

    , 29 Sep 12. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm X-Flex (Black) 2013.
  • Love this suit great fit n really warm

    , 29 Sep 12. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm X-Flex (Black) 2013.
  • Love this suit great fit n really warm

    , 30 Sep 12. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm X-Flex (Black) 2013.
  • Great suit and bargain price. End of feb and it was verging on being too warm!

    , 19 Feb 13. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm X-Flex (Black) 2013.
  • great fit and it'll definitely keep me warm through the Danish winter

    , 12 Mar 13. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm X-Flex (Black) 2013.
  • great fit and it'll definitely keep me warm through the Danish winter

    , 12 Mar 13. Review is for Xcel Mens 5mm X-Flex (Black) 2013.

Average rating of 4 from 14 ratings.

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”Very professional staff and service. Quick responses and good feedback to any questions.“

John O'Shea

”Dont have any mates so cant recommend. Give that Ben bloke an extra days leave“

Stu 'Soul Arch' Holley