Patrick and Carmen spend long days in their Seventhwave wetsuits training, racing and just playing.
Optimist regattas are long an tough on the young kids. Conditions can be really rough. Patrick especially, pushes the limits and takes a few unplanned swims. They think your wetsuits are great. Comfy and warm. As a parent I'm grateful for a tough, quality, good fitting kids wetsuit. We especially like that they can be custom sized.
Cold is a real concern and can impact on a sailors performance. We have been at many regattas where kids have given up due to debilitating effects on cold bodies. Thanks to great gear and warm Seventhwave Wetsuits our kids never have. They even sail throughout winter in Christchurch with merino underneath their wetsuits, a windbreaker overtop, a good pair of gloves and a pair of your booties. Mad but keen! The Kids just keep growing so we really appreciate being able to trade in wetsuits for the next size up. This enables them to always have a good fit.
Patrick, for the third year running, had great results at the NZ Optimist Nationals. 2008 National Green fleet champion, 2009 Top 11 year old, 2010 in the top five 12 year olds. His sister Carmen was top 10 year old in 2010 too and the youngest open fleet sailor. For the second year in a row Patrick represented New Zealand at the New Caledonia Optimist Nationals in December 2010. As lead up to this regatta he sailed about 10-12 hours a week to build up fitness and strength. His Seventhwave wet suit had a real workout!
With the speed they grow we will be regular customers for a while yet! Keep up the great work."
Brian and Kelly Haybittle