500 Women's Waterproof Sailing Jacket
The comfort of a high collar and fleece pockets!
- Dual-layer hydrophilic membrane fabric. - >10000 mm of water pressure. - Fully taped seams. - Dual cuffs adjustable in a single movement. - Water repellent fabric. - Central opening features an inner flap with a drainage channel and a double outer flap for optimal waterproofing. - Tested under a simulated heavy rain shower (450 L/hr/sqm) for 4 hours
RET <12: very breathable. To find out whether a fabric is breathable, we measure its evaporative resistance, or RET, (test based on the ISO 11092 standard). It is its ability to allow the water vapour produced by the body during exercise to escape.
- High fleece collar: 17 cm at the back - Adjustable waist - 2 fleece handwarmer pockets - Soft fabric - Two-way zip - Two-way adjustable mesh-lined hood.
Patches intensify sources of low light: - 2 shoulder patches - 2 hood patches
RESISTANCE TO WEAR
- Zips resistant to salt oxidation. - Reinforced jacket hem
885 g in size 40
HOW TO REACTIVE THE JACKET'S WATER REPELLENCY step 1: before washing
Close all zips and flaps and remove any parts of the garment that cannot be washed. Also remember to loosen the straps and elastic parts and empty the pockets. Then turn the garment inside out to wash it.
HOW TO REACTIVE THE JACKET'S WATER REPELLENCY step 2: washing
You can wash your jacket on a synthetic cycle at 30 or 40C with your usual detergent. Do not use fabric conditioner, which could damage the existing performance of the garment, or bleach. Also take care not to bend your jacket too much when you place it in the washing machine and do not overload your machine. Very important: select a thorough rinse or double rinse to completely remove all detergent residue.
HOW TO REACTIVE THE JACKET'S WATER REPELLENCY step 3: drying
Drying is a crucial phase in reactivating the water repellent treatment. We recommend that you lay your jacket flat on a clothes rack and leave it out to dry in the open. Caution: never dry your jacket directly on a radiator. Then place it in the tumble dryer on a short synthetics cycle, i.e. 10 to 15 minutes, before turning it back the right way round. Caution: do not over-dry the garment.
HOW TO REACTIVE THE JACKET'S WATER REPELLENCY
If, despite this procedure of washing and thorough rinsing followed by gentle drying in a tumble dryer, the drops of water no longer run off the surface of your jacket, we recommend that you "re-waterproof" it using a waterproofing spray.
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The environmental impact of the product is calculated over its entire life cycle and with different indicators. An overall score (ABCDE) is attributed to help you easily identify the products with the best environmental performance by comparing products of the same type with one another (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.).Decathlon chose to apply this voluntary environmental labelling scheme. For more information, visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
4 hours under heavy rain (>10000 mm). Fully taped seams. Water repellent.
5 secure pockets. 2 handwarmer, 2 cargo, 1 inside.
Very breathable membrane fabric (RET < 12)
This women's waterproof and breathable sailing jacket provides excellent protection from the elements. Ideal for sailors who want to sail more frequently in rainy conditions.