West Marine Third Reef Jacket
WHERE? The one to grab for coastal cruising in moderate conditions, followed by a
walk around town to check out the sights.
WHAT? The Third Reef Jacket is waterproof, windproof, and fully lined, but it’s
also breathable and lightweight, has a
high-vis foldaway hood and angled cargo
pockets for easier access, plus a nifty
internal zip pocket with a headphone port.
BONUS? An adjustable waist so you don’t
look like a rectangular box, and it comes
in multiple colors for both genders. Hand
warmer pockets have been added at the
upper chest to make access easy while
wearing a life jacket.
WHERE? Working on
your boat in colder
weather when you
don’t want to be
restricted by a bulky
jacket, but still need
to make a coffee run
without looking like
you came out of
WHAT? A new fabric
that’s a laminated
combo of stretchy,
waterproof polyurethane, with a polyester fleece lining
that wicks moisture
away from your
body to keep you
warm and comfy.
dirt, oil, and other
stains while staying
soft, flexible, and
Henri Lloyd Falcon Jacket
WHERE? Keeping you dry and warm
aboard while making you look like that
megayacht owner on dock B when you
WHAT? This GORE-TEX® 2-Layer jacket
is waterproof, tear and abrasion-resistant,
and has a separate lining that allows moisture to escape. All the seams are taped
so water is sealed out. Raglan cut sleeves
mean you won’t get tangled up in yourself
reaching for something aboard.
BONUS? You’ll look dressed wherever you
All available at www.westmarine.com,
except Atlantis microburst jacket, available
In the city. Trekking
through the wilderness.
WHAT? Maybe the
most versatile, this
jacket with waterproof breathability
and wicking technology keeps you
dry and comfortable
on both the exterior
vents for breathability, and it packs
into its own pocket
for easy stowing
aboard or traveling.
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If you’ve paid any attention to the trends in sport and outerwear over the past few decades,
you’ll have noted that understanding fabric technology now comes with the need for a PhD
in engineering. It can all be a lot to take in, so we’ve digested it so you’ll stay warm and dry
aboard, and still look like you’re styling when you hit the dock or the yacht club, later.