Is Gill a good brand?
GILL is the world´s leading sailing glove brand. A reputation that has been earned through constant research, development and launching new sailing gloves year after year, which convince through material, design and exceptional fit. GILL’s gloves give you a more secure grip and protect your hands.
Is Gill Marine a British company?
Over the last 30 years, British dinghy sailor Nick Gill, who founded one of the most innovative of the Marine Technical Clothing companies Gill, has continually delivered major improvements in technical gear.
Where is Gill Marine based?
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Where is Gill clothing made?
Still based in the UK, where we develop and test all our garments, we’ve grown to become one of the leading marine apparel brands in the world.
What is the best clothing for sailing?
Layer Up Your Clothes For Sailing Always bring a t-shirt, a long-sleeved top (preferably a thermal vest), a fleece top and then your raincoat that’s windproof as your final layer. This Helly Hansen fleece top is the perfect sort of layer for sailing as it’s light and breathable, but will also keep you super warm.
What jackets do sailors wear?
An ideal sailing jacket should be made of synthetic materials. Jackets made with synthetic materials like polyester,nylon or neoprene are usually durable, lightweight and impermeable to water.
Where are Gill products made?
Nick Gill creates a collection of clothing for sailing enthusiasts in the back of his father’s Nottingham Lace factory.
What is the difference between Gill OS1 and OS2?
The OS2 line is a mid-weight, “light offshore cruising” level, while the OS1 is a light weight coastal cruising line.
How should I dress for offshore sailing?
1. Dress in layers
- A technical base layer that absorbs sweat and can protect you from the sun if you shed your other layers.
- A smart midlayer that provides extra warmth when needed.
- An outer layer that will protect you from rain, sleet, or even waves.
What do you wear on day of sailing?
A life jacket is the most important piece of gear for anyone spending time on the water.
What do you wear when sailing in the cold?
Base & Mid Layers Make sure you have the necessary pieces: merino wool or synthetic blend base layers, wool socks, insulating mid-layers, stocking cap, mittens, and maybe even a heavy layer. One item I always bring is a good old fashioned wool sweater. It’s warm – wet or dry – and cozier than a synthetic top.
Are OS1 and OS2 compatible?
Single mode fiber cable is categorized into OS1 and OS2 fiber cable. These two kinds of fiber cables have different characteristics for diverse applications. OS2 SMF cables can not be connected with OS1 SMF cables, which may lead to poor signal performance.