Sailors worldwide rely on Helly Hansen for formidable waterproof breathable protection on rough seas. When Thomas Coville attempted to single handedly sail around the world in record time he chose to wear Helly Hansen from head to toe to keep him dry, warm and comfortable no matter how high the waves rose.
by Jess Mulquiney
The summer 2012 sailing collection which is available in stores and online now, offers all types of sailors this same protection. The range which features bright, bold and inspiring colours reflects Helly Hansen’s commitment to not only developing products designed for high level professionals around the world, but reflect the brands strong Scandinavian heritage through its elegant and simple designs.
The Crew Midlayer Jacket is a transformable jacket suitable for the full range of sailing activities and conditions. The jacket which features Helly Tech Protection, 2 layer construction and a fleeced lined interior, pockets, and collar, ensures warmth and protection from spray without adding extra bulk. Designed to be worn as a midlayer in cooler the months, the jacket is also suitable for use in the summer months when used as a protective layer. The jackets simple design and fitted shape mean you can also wear it both on the water and in the clubhouse. About Helly Hansen
Founded in Moss, Norway, in 1877, Helly Hansen continues to protect and enable professionals making their living on oceans and mountains around the world. Their apparel, developed through a blend of Scandinavian design and insights drawn from living in some of the harshest environments on earth, helps provide the confidence professionals need to step out into the elements and complete their jobs. The company invented the first supple, waterproof fabrics more than 130 years ago, created the first fleece fabrics in the 1960s and introduced the first technical baselayers made with LIFA® Stay Dry Technology in the 1970s. Today, Helly Hansen is the official uniform partner for more than 35 ski resorts and mountain guiding operations. The brand’s outerwear, baselayers, sportswear and footwear for winter, outdoor and water sports are sold in more than 40 countries.
To learn more about Helly Hansen’s latest collections, visit www.hellyhansen.com.au
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