Our Favourite Kit

Our Favourite Kit

recent Henri Lloyd jacket

By Nick Woolven | 30 July 2018

This is a newish Henri Lloyd jacket – Goretex, 3 years old and still waterproof (I use a tech-wash and a reproof twice a year). In heavy spray, or when going onto the foredeck to change a sail it is easy to move in, and the neck and cuffs stay water tight in all but…

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Neoprene Smock

By Nick Woolven | 30 July 2018

This Henri Lloyd sailing smock is more than 40 years old – and still completely waterproof (it is pre-Goretex). I have had this smock since I was 13 and I’m now 54 yrs old. With a wool shirt and possibly a jumper this is still great kit for staying warm without too much bulk. The…

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