Men's Wetsuit Boots
Choosing comfortable men’s wetsuit boots for the conditions you dive in is not that difficult if you know a few things that you need to pay attention to. The most basic aspect to consider is the warmth of the boot. Most diving and snorkeling boots are made of neoprene, the material that contains tiny nitrogen bubbles, forming an insulating barrier between your body and the water. The thickness of this barrier determines the degree of thermal protection.
If you plan to dive deep, you need to account for the fact that the boots will compress due to increasing water pressure, and, therefore, lose some of their insulating capability. The best choice for deep cold water dives are the thicker 7mm boots.
Another feature, usually most sought-after in men’s dive boots, is durability. Many divers prefer boots with the reinforced sole, as it significantly decreases the wear and tear of both the boots and your feet. Rubber soles provide better grip and help to protect your feet from cuts when walking on sharp rocks or shells. Some manufacturers also add toe and heel caps or abrasion resistant fabric on the exterior of the boot, to increase its strength and durability.
Just like all your exposure protection, dive boots must fit snugly, but not be too tight. For this reason it is important to choose the proper size of the boot. Remember, most dive boots are labeled in men's sizes, unless specifically marked as women’s or kids. So, just choose your regular shoe size and you should be fine. For the more detailed sizing information refer to our size charts.
Finally, when it comes to the style of the boots, there is usually no difference between women’s and men’s diving shoes, so most of them are unisex.
Here, at Dip ‘N Dive you will be able to find a variety of wetsuit boots for different environments and types of diving. Whether you want some basic beach shoes or high end technical wetsuit boots, we have an option for you.