The LavaCore Hood has been designed to protect against thermal loss in water as well as protecting against the wind. The LavaCore hood can be worn on its own but also under a wetsuit or dry suit for extra warmth. This dive hood has a unisex fit and has a sun protection factor of 30, so you can spend longer in the water.
Flexible, durable and water repellant outer layer facilitates fast water run-off and quick drying. UPF 50+
Windproof and breathable middle membrane provides anti-wind chill properties, draws moisture away from the body on the surface and ensures warmth in cold conditions.
Warm, moisture wicking and anti-bacterial inner fleece layer minimizes odor and keeps you warm above and below the surface.
DWF – Durable Water Repellent
Super Comfortable 4-way Stretch
Lavacore is a technically advanced fabric. Constructed and engineered exclusively for water sports requiring the ultimate in thermal control and superior comfort.
The outer Lycra layer is a 180 g/sqm knitted nylon warp knit Tricot with water repellent. Then an impermeable breathable microporous high stretch PU film that is wind proof is the middle layer. And inside the Polytherm Fleece layer is a 240 g/sqm 4-way stretch polyester fleece with Elastane.
This unique synthetic construction closely matches the stretch and movement of a traditional lycra rash vest, while providing the insulation qualities similar to that of a water sport Neoprene wetsuit.
Lavacore’s extreme 4-way stretch nylon Tricot shell, windproof breathable inner and close to the skin Polytherm’s ultra soft thermal fleece produces the ultimate comfort – warmth – weight ratio.
A true leader within water sports.
4-Way Stretch and Breathable
100% Windproof and Water Resistant
All Seams Fully Over locked
Multiple Sport uses
Head Size (Inches)
Head Size (CM)
16″ – 19″
41 – 48
5 1/4 To 6
18″ – 21″
46 – 53
5 3/4 To 6 5/8
20″ – 23″
51 – 58
6 3/8 To 7 3/8
22″ – 25″
56 – 63
7 To 8
24″ – 27″
61 – 69
7 5/8 To 8 3/8
We want you to get the best out of your new Lavacore product, a few simple tips will ensure that your garment will provide many years of use.
Care should be taken when donning and doffing your garment. Be careful not to unduly snag or stress your garment, it should easily slide on and off.
Do not machine wash.
Hand wash in cool water after each use.
Do not tumble dry.
Avoid contact with Velcro.
To dry – hang your garment inside out, on a padded plastic or wooden hanger and away from direct sunlight.
Avoid storing Lavacore product folded, instead store on a padded hanger or flat.
Zippers and sliders should be thoroughly cleaned after each use. It is advisable to lubricate regularly with a suitable wax.
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