O'NEILL BOYS REACTOR 11 LS STEAMER BACK ZIP 3/2mm


If you're looking to kit out your grom with some quality neoprene for the cooler months, the combination of performance factors and an affordable price in the Reactor range is hard to look past. O'Neill's 'Fuidflex' neoprene seems like it's custom made for use by junior surfers with a durable finish that's resistant to wear and tear from velcro pulls and general day-to-day scuffs, but gives performance-esque stretch. That means efficient paddling in a wettie that's intended to last.

O'Neill have also opted for flatlock stitching in their reactor line as a way to bolster the durability factor. Although this style is less effective than say a GBS seam at water sealing, you can expect multiple seasons from it when cared for correctly thanks to the way the stitching loops interlock.


O'Neill Boys 3/2mm Reactor II Back Zip Steamer Features:

  • Ultraflex/Fluidfoam Neoprene: O'Neill's most durable neoprene won't let you down because it's too busy making your core temps go up. Get learned at our Neoprene Blog.
  • Flatlock Seams: Flatlock seams are synonymous with wetsuits as they're durable and don't rub like their over-locked compatriots. Sounds like the perfect seam but because the sewing process creates pin-holes the seam is known to let cold water in. Intrigued? Check out our wetsuit seams blog.
  • Back Zip Entry:  Backzips have made a resurgence in recent years as the wetsuit world realises that not everyone is a contortionist.  Read our exposé vlog on wetsuit entry systems. 
  • Smooth Skin Coated Chest and Back Panel: The best protection against wind chill!  Another reason why this suit is ideal for cross-over seasons but will provide solid protection from wind-chill.
  • Smart Seams: O'Neill's immense experience as a wetsuit company (Jack Oneill is touted to be the inventor of the modern wetsuit) allows them to draw on decades of anatomical research. All of this creates a range of wetsuits that minimises the overall length of seam and ensures they're in low-strain zones - this isn't just true in there $700 suits but is a part of their entire wetsuit range.

Type: Wetsuits

Vendor: O'NEILL

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