Are you implying that I was wider than tall 22 years ago? I believe the term you're struggling to find is 'bioprene'?I can. Size 16 and above dont count LOL
Definitely don't doubt Dawn - not if you value your life
There was a lady in Nottinghma who used to make dysuits under the Dream Marine label.
Yes Cliff at Solent , sure wasn't a man to mess with bless him, I thought I was good at swearing until I got to know him!! Remember the early Oban Wetsuits designs being identical to Cliff's at the time and I don't think they were connected as such.....
As far as 'Womens work' goes, over the years we employed plenty of blokes, some working on sewing machines, others in finishing, glueing and cutting was a 99.9% mans job, so I'm going to have to start another argument with you over your misleading statement!!! LOL
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There were many years, when just about everyone was diving in one of our Icelandic suits, invented by my Dad and really changed the market at the time. It's hard to imagine now that we literally made hundreds every week as well as other stuff and I basically gave my production staff unlimited overtime and some would be at it from 6 in the morning until 10 at night 7 days a week at times.
Its still a woman's world making suits no matter what you say, its not an argument just an observation. Sadly they rarely get a mention.
At speeds up to 30,000 rpm industrial sewing machines are another lost mechanical art.
(Sorry for O'Neil putting a foot in it)
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