How to keep warm and dry this winter.
Here at Ross & Whitcroft, we only sell the best of the best when it comes to sailing clothes. It’s important to have a good sailing jacket while sailing in the winter months, and we’ll dive into why in the blog below!
Not only will a good sailing jacket be comfortable so that you can move freely, a good sailing jacket will provide protection from the wind, rain, and cold temperatures. This will help keep you warm and dry while sailing, reducing the risk of hypothermia and other cold-related illnesses. Sailing jackets are typically designed to be durable and long-lasting, able to withstand the harsh conditions of the sea. A good jacket will be able to withstand the wear and tear of sailing, providing reliable protection for years to come.
Let’s have a look at some of the best sailing jackets we stock below!
The Crew Lite Jacket offers performance and protection with its use of a durable, waterproof, and breathable 2-layer fabric coupled with a cooling mesh lining making it the perfect choice for sailing, travelling or just out and about.
Available for both men and women, this is a versatile jacket that is great for sea or land! With Helly Tech® Protection, its 2 ply fabric construction is waterproof, windproof, and breathable, with fully seam-sealed seams and a Durable Water Repellency treatment (DWR). The jacket is lined with fleece for extra comfort and warmth, and the insulation is provided by Polartec® 100g fleece lining. It is hip-length and features hand warmer pockets, adjustable cuffs, and a one-hand adjustable hem. The jacket is also embroider-friendly, allowing for personalisation! Contact our partner; Quality Marine Clothing to customise yours today!
The Corsica Jacket offers highly waterproof and breathable performance. Lined with premium, hydrophobic Arctec fleece, this jacket keeps much of its insulating power even when wet. Sleeve and underarm articulation supplies dynamic movement that is ideal for active sailors. Adjustable hem and cuffs provide an incredibly comfortable fit.
The Musto BR1 sailing jacket is an excellent choice for sailing in wet weather conditions. The jacket is made from a 2-layer showerproof and breathable fabric that meets Musto's stringent BR1 standard, ensuring protection from persistent downpours. The jacket is lined with Arctec 160 microfleece, providing warmth and comfort even in the coldest of conditions. The jacket also features a detachable and adjustable hood with a stiffened peak to keep run-off water away from your face. Additionally, the YKK® VISLON® front zip has an internal, roll-over zip guard for added weather protection, ensuring that you stay dry and comfortable even in the harshest of weather conditions. Overall, the Musto BR1 sailing jacket is a reliable and practical choice for sailing in wet and cold conditions.
These are our top three picks, with the Helly Hansen Crew Jacket leading the way. We also have a huge range of other jackets if you follow the link here!