2. A cloth tape measure usually 150cm long. Available from most supermarkets for a couple of dollars.
3. A friend to take your measurements. Do not measure yourself, this leads to incorrect measurements.
4. A camera or a smartphone with a good camera.
|Start with the head measurement and work down. Keep the tape tight and measure to the nearest cm.
Head: At eyebrow level
Neck: At widest point (Adam's apple)
Bicep: Relaxed with your arm out, around the widest point. (halfway between your elbow and shoulder)
Forearm: Relaxed around the widest point.
Wrist: Around narrowest point.
Arm length: Measure from the base of neck to wrist arm out and arm down. (there should be 10-15cm difference between out and down)
Chest: Widest point. (relaxed, mid breath)
Waist: (measure at belly button)
Hips: (low waist, around your bum, widest point).
Body: This is the trickiest to take and is often measured wrongly.
From front hollow of neck, down under your crutch and right up your back to where your neck joins your shoulders. This measurement should be somewhere between 140cm and 180cm.
Around torso and arms 5cm down from shoulders: Relaxed with arms by your side.
Thigh. The widest point of the thigh, high up.
Above Knee: Measure the circumference above your kneecap.
Below Knee: The narrowest point below your kneecap.
Calf: Widest point.
Ankle: Narrowest point.
Inside leg. From the highest point of the inside leg to your ankle bone.
Top of knee cap to ankle bone: Measure from the top of your kneecap.
Take your height and weight measurement, note them on the form along with your age.
You can watch a short video on 'How to measure up for a custom wetsuit" [here]
|Now you have completed all the information required to get your Custom-Fit wetsuit. You need to email us your Custom-Fit form and photos to email@example.com
If you don't have a scanner just take a photo of the completed Custom-Fit form and email the form and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have already ordered your wetsuit you will have received an automatic reply from us. Just reply to the email and attach your form and photos.
If you haven't ordered yet. No problem. You need to tell us what model and thickness you are interested in so we can assess your measurements and then advise you what benefits you would receive from a Custom-Fit.
Contact us at email@example.com if you have any problems.