From Press release: Gill Marine have launched their latest collection with a burst of tango inspiration
Engineered for Protection: Gill’s RACE, PERFORMANCE and ACTIVE lines celebrate the brand’s heritage and expertise in crafting innovative technical marine clothing and accessories.
The large collection is spearheaded by the brands’ iconic £550 Race Ocean Jacket designed to meet the needs of the elite level sailor with advanced technological details for the ultimate protection. This design philosophy and commitment to 100% water testing is reflected in the innovative new products rolled out across the whole collection. Matching salopettes are £400.
The new collection builds on the company’s unrivalled experience and expertise in technical marine clothing developed over 40 years; all Gill products are created using Gill’s proprietary fabrics and materials. The iconic British brand are proud to release over 60 new products across the RACE, PERFORMANCE and ACTIVE lines, including sailing jackets and salopettes, smocks, bags, sunglasses, watches, UV tech t-shirts and shorts, hats, deck shoes and trainers. For the new season, Gill have incorporated a blend of blue, graphite and tango to bring energy and cutting-edge style to the new collection.
Some of the standout products include:
RACE OCEAN SYSTEM: created for the best sailors in the world, the jacket and trousers are created using Gill’s own Offshore Super Fabric offer cutting-edge design and innovative elements for high performance durability and protection against the toughest ocean conditions.
OS2 (Offshore) SYSTEM (See above and right): Gill have revamped their most popular line of 2-layer clothing designed to protect against the elements with new features and colours, and now offering a dedicated drop-seat trouser design for women. Jackets are £285 and salopettes are £225.
OS2 has a two layer laminated fabric, creating an incredibly waterproof, windproof and breathable protective shell. Fully taped seams for a waterproof seal.
Laminated moisture-management fabric technology with a durable water repellent outer finish. Advanced composite waterproof fabric featuring a combination of Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic technologies that efficiently transport moisture away from the skin whilst keeping the wearer 100% protected from the elements.
UV Tech: Gill are bringing a wide new collection of multi- activity, multisport clothing for fun and adventure in and around the water, with built-in UV protection, including t- shirts, polos, shorts, skorts, trousers and board shorts.
Eyewear: whatever the purpose, Gill’s latest sunglasses offer a stylish solution with technical adaptations, whether it’s racing around the cans in the bay, trekking along the coast in all conditions or enjoying drinks in the sun with friends on the shore.
Footwear: Gill’s latest trainer designed for extreme conditions is optimised for the perfect balance of breathability, protection, quick drainage, grip and comfort.
Watches: widely respected for crafting some of the best marine watches, the new RACE watch and Regatta Timer are the ideal solution to get the most out of your time on the water.
Matt Clark, Product Development Director at Gill says: “Our latest range is our best yet, it combines all of our technical know-how from the last forty years with more innovative designs to increase performance of the garments. Our Race Ocean System has been tested for more than 700 hours by some exceptional athletes in the toughest conditions. We can therefore say without hesitation that the best just got better!”