As of now, when summer is over, we enter the long season dedicated to winter championships: it is time to renew your wardrobe so that you can face the challenges between the buoys with maximum agility and without suffering the grips of sudden colds and rains. With the right oilskin and footwear, combined with an ergonomic underwrap, you’ll have no problem-here are some products you’ll be on the safe side with.
SKAGEN OILSKIN AND CREW COASTAL PANTS – HELLY HANSEN
Let’s start with the outermost layer: the Skagen oilskin from Helly Hansen is rainproof and breathable, and is ideal for offshore sailing and coastal racing. Fabrics are at the cutting edge of technology, and all seams are welded. You can match her Crew Coastal pants, with HELLY TECH fabric, double turn-ups and an ergonomic cut for added protection and comfort. You can purchase the oilskin directly HERE, and the pants HERE.
WATERPROOF OVERBOOTS AND LIZARD BOOTS
Lizard has produced an innovative waterproof and breathable over-sock. Keeps feet dry and warm even in the most adverse conditions. The unique manufacturing technique of this over-sock makes it one of the most versatile products on the market. The SHIELD over-sock is waterproof, breathable, warm, lightweight and thin (it can be easily worn over one’s own socks, even in tight-fitting shoes, and has a small footprint). The recommended pairing is with the Spin boot, also from Lizard. HERE you will find the overboots, HERE the boots.
MICROFLEECE POLO SHIRT AND PANTS – XM YACHTING
Having solved the problem of oilskins and boots, the question remains how to stay warm while keeping “snappy”: the microfleece underwear suit produced by XM Yachting is ideal, featuring a Close-fitting cut to the body for optimal thermal insulation. It features anti-abrasive flatlock seams to provide more comfort. To purchase the polo shirt click HERE, for the pants HERE.