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Gear: This sailor’s jacket is sea — and land — worthy

The Aegis Jacket is constructed to withstand wet and windy weather and helps your electronics do the same with a zippered pocket (inset) for your cellphone or other electronic device.
(Atlantis Weather Gear)

Atlantis Weather Gear is designed by and for sailors, so waterproof is a given, but the new Aegis Jacket adds some practical features.

A heavily reinforced zippered pocket on the lower left sleeve provides a protective entranceway for a smartphone or GPS, which then slides farther into a touch-conducive transparent window.

The jacket also has a high-visibility stowaway hood, a double storm flap on the main zipper, a fleece-lined collar, roomy hand pockets, a chest pocket with flap-covered zippers, and an internal mesh drop pocket with a draw cord for securing contents.

Polyurethane-laminated cuffs seal out water with an assist from built-in Velcro tab closures. Despite its storm-defying design, the Aegis is neither stiff nor heavy, and has enough breathability to let sweat out.

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The Aegis Jacket in M, L or XL (women should order one size down) costs $350 and comes in High Risk Red.

Info: Atlantis Weather Gear

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