For UK diving a
5mm two piece zipless suit with attached hood is the best option.
A 7mm suit is nice for early in the season. You can start spearfishing
in a surfing suit, but you will get cold!
A cell interior is warmer, but needs soap and some care for dressing.
Spearo UK also offer nylon interior suits which are very hard wearing,
and ideal for the diver who is not planning on spending 5 hours in
the water at a time.
For the beginer, a nylon or lycra outer is the best option, as it
will stand up to the abuse that ones first suit tends to get. Smoothskin
suits are very comfortable, but do need to be handled with care.
A loading pad on the chest of the suit is worthwhile, as it does reduce