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Camet Shorts Rated Excellent by Practical Sailor Magazine

September 17th, 2012

Camet  shorts were  tested and compared bt Practical Sailor Magazine with 8 pairs of padded sailing shorts on the market, to find out which would offer the most protection and comfort. Just as we have been saying all along, while you may pay a premium for their shorts, they are still the best value on the market!

The Camet shorts have been through a bench and field test by the independent magazine Practical Sailor and are recommended as a best buy for 2012, for durability, quality and price. The shorts received and excellent rating for the following features:  Overall construction, abrasion resistance, drying time, comfort, color fastness, and shrinkage, odor, pockets, pad use and price.

The women’s Wahine received the Practical Sailor 2012 Editor’s Choice . Rating based on Overall construction. They were the top pick since they are well tailored for female bodies, dry fast, color fast very comfortable and held up very well during the bench and field test.

So check out the Wahine and Martinique at http://www.pointlomaoutfitting.com/c/CWS.html.

For you skippers, Camet shorts make good crew gear when you have a stable crew that you sail with year in, and year out as these shorts will easily last three seasons.


Kaenon Polarized Sunglasses introduces two new frames: Hutch and Wishbone

July 19th, 2012

Kaenon Polarized Sunglasses has inroduced two new frames for Mid-Summer, Hutch and Wishbone.

Kaenon Polarized Wishbone Black Frame

Suitable for a wide variety of face shapes and sizes, the new Hutch features a “relaxed” wrapped design for maximum peripheral coverage from the sun and the elements. Grasping the wearer with lightweight comfort, clean lines and thin temples, Hutch comes equipped with Kaenon’s polarized SR-91 lens making it a no-brainer for ultimate glare-reduction and clarity in an easy to wear frame design.

Introducing our newest women’s frame, Wishbone! This lightweight, frame is crafted and hand painted in Italy and houses Kaenon’s proprietary polarized SR-91 lenses for all day comfort, style and clarity.With a hexagonal lens and frame shape that is complimented by thinly sculpted temples, Wishbone helps you channel your inner Audrey Hepburn, as Kaenon once again modernizes a classic women’s fashion design. Moderately sized, Wishbone is our first 6 base women’s sunglass, housing their proprietary SR-91 polarized lenses. This lightweight, feminine frame is crafted and hand painted in Italy, and embedded with discreet, low profile Kaenon icons.

Check them out, and be the first to be sporting these stylish frames.

Road Trip!

July 19th, 2012

Point Loma Outfitting is hitting the road! Next week July 25-27 we will be in Harbor Springs, Michigan to show off our collection of SLAM sportswear. We will be at MG Home (thank you Laura Melges), 157 S. State Street between the hurs 10am and 6pm.

If you are in the  area stop by and say hello. This is the first opportunity to see the collection outside of our San Diego store.

Hope to see you.

Point Loma Outfitting receives new Patagonia Fall 12 Men’s T-Shirts Early

June 9th, 2012

Jun 07, 2012 -
Just in Time for Fathers Day, Point Loma Outfitting has received some of the new Patagonia Fall 12 Men’s T-Shirts early.

These are some of the best selling t-shirts Patagonia offers and with summer approaching, guys are gonna like the new styles.

First is the Patagonia Men’s P-6 Logo T-Shirt which comes in Blue Clay, Black and Hickory. The classic P-6 logo endures. It’s printed with PVC- and phthalate-free inks on our ringspun and supersoft 100% organic cotton jersey. Taped shoulder seams provide a no-chafe fit.

Next in the collection is the Patagonia Men’s Flying Fish T-Shirt in Gravel Heather with Patagonia’s unofficial surf logo. The Flying Fish T-Shirt’s original artwork by Geoff McFetridge is screen-printed on supersoft 100% organic cotton with PVC- and phthalate-free inks. Taped shoulder seams provide a no-chafe fit. http://www.pointlomaoutfitting.com/c/PMTS.html

Another classic is the Patagonia Men’s Live Simply Guitar T-Shirt in Classic Navy and Stone. Live life unplugged with this tee, made of soft, ringspun 100% organic cotton fabric. Artwork by Geoff McFetridge is screen-printed using PVC- and phthalate-free inks, which are easier on the environment. Taped shoulder seams add a clean finish.

Finally we have the Patagonia Men’s Surfboards T-Shirt in White. The nostalgic image on the Surfboards T-Shirt feels as lived in as a good pair of board shorts. Durable 100% organic cotton jersey fabric is printed using PVC- and phthalate-free inks. Taped shoulder seams for chafe-free comfort.

All of these and many other fine Patagonia Summer Clothing Items are available at Point Loma Outfitting. http://www.pointlomaoutfitting.com/c/NEW.html

New SLAM Force 1 Foul Weather Gear Series at Point Loma Outfitting

June 9th, 2012

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 01, 2012

Point Loma Outfitting has announced the arrival of SLAM’s Force 1 Foul Weather Gear Series

Point Loma Outfitting, a leading store in specialized apparel for life on the water, is the largest retailer of SLAM sailing clothing in the United States and offers a long line of premier technical gear and sportswear by the Italian company. Featuring the lightest and most adaptable pieces, SLAM’s Force 1 Series can be worn in a multitude of conditions. Whether it’s boating around the harbor with the family, exploring the shore with a light drizzle, or racing in warm climates, the Force 1 Jacket and Bibs are ideal when meeting comfort and versatility needs. In addition to functionality, the pieces are unmatched in color variety, available in light grey, steel grey, navy, red, and black.

The SLAM Force 1 Jacket is a two-piece, waterproof garment with taped seams, featuring a stow-away hood, storm flap with snap closure, two-zippered side pockets, and an interior Velcro pocket to protect essential belongings. This jacket is a basic piece of gear designed for warm weather and low-impact conditions. Wear it while you drag your kids around on water skis or during a casual day-sail.

Accompanying the jacket are the SLAM Force 1 Bibs, made with the same waterproof nylon material and taped seams. The chest-high bibs feature a cuffed hem at the bottom. This pant is a basic piece of gear and perfect for racing in warm climates, such as around the Midwest and along the coasts in wet weather.

The SLAM Force 1 Series Jacket and Bibs offer superior protection for mild conditions. Unlike other foul weather gear, these pieces won’t stifle you as you enjoy quality time on the water. For more information on SLAM’s Force 1 Series of foul weather gear, please visit the company website, http://www.slam-shops.com/, or call us directly at 619-224-4060.

New SLAM Force 3 Foul Weather Gear Arrives in US

August 10th, 2011

SLAM, a leader in sailing and foul weather clothing, has expanded the Force Series of foul weather gear by adding the New SLAM Force 3 Series, the next step up from the SLAM Force 2.

SLAM, Foul Weather Gear , Force 3, Point Loma Outfitting

SLAM has expanded its foul weather line  of clothing by releasing the New Force 3 Foul Weather Jackets and Long Johns. Their design objective was to come up with durable pieces of foul weather gear, at a reasonable price. The SLAM Force 3 is the next in the Force Series of foul weather gear by SLAM. Earlier this year SLAM released the Force 2, a lightweight foul weather jacket and long johns, perfect for Inter-coastal sailing.

The SLAM Force 3  is made with a heavier dual layer waterproof material that offers up to 50% more waterproofing without sacrificing breathability yet is still lightweight. The SLAM Force 3 Jacket offers a wider storm collar, Micro-fleece lined pockets for added hand warmth and is 3 inches longer in the back with a heavy Nylon reinforcement backing for added durability. Safety features include large reflective SLAM patches on the shoulders and cuff, emergency whistle in right hand pocket, a large yellow Reflective hood, and safety tabs on the zipper to attach a beacon or knife.

The SLAM Force 3 Long Johns offers a large chest pocket that is Micro-fleece lined, and has large heavy duty protective fabric covering both the knee and the seating area.

The SLAM Force 3 Jackets and Force 3 Long Johns come in three colors: SLAM Red, Light Grey and Steel Grey. This offers a wide range of color options for boats and crews. The size range for SLAM Force 3 is XS to 3XL. Pricing is: Force 3 Jacket:$280.00, Force 3 Long Johns:$240.00. All sizes and colors are now in stock for immediate delivery.

View the New SLAM Force 3 Foul Weather Gear in the following video:

Announcing The US Super Yacht Collection from SLAM

February 2nd, 2011

San Diego, CA  January 21, 2011-The US Super Yacht Collection for 2011 is a complete Re-Invention of the SLAM Clothing line from skin to shell. Fresh Italian designs for the 2011 SLAM line begins with new and updated technical fabrics offering better protection from the elements and body temperature control. SLAM’s Italian designers utilize these fabrics to create comfortable, functional everyday fitting clothes for men and women that feel good and look great. Highlights of the 2011 SLAM US Super Yacht Collection are as follows:

New in the SLAM Foul Weather Line is the addition of the BOR Spray Top. This spray top was tested and worn by top sailing competitors and major competition winners. It is flexible, comfortable and best of all protects you from the environments.

SLAM Force 2 Inshore / Coastal Foul Weather Gear: The Force 2 Series offers Jacket and Pants combinations in Red, Steel and Grey. The SLAM Force 2 series coastal weight foul weather gear is very affordable for sailing crews. The Force 2 complements the current Women’s New Racing Foul Weather Gear.

New baselayers include the Long Sleeve Bascom, Thermal Pant Boyette, T-shirt Kioti and the Bike Mendun. All are thermal under layers, with ergonomic designs, breathable and thermal regulating. These layers are great baselayers for many outdoor activities including, sailing, hiking, biking, rock climbing, skiing or simply watching a football game in Chicago or any other cold climate.

Waterproof, breathable, and windproof Softshell Jackets continue their rise in popularity and SLAM offers two new jackets the Aventura for men and the Astatula for women which offers a comfortable soft shell combined with polar fleece, internal stretch cuffs and a removable hood.

New Fleece clothing includes the Felpa Bartow fleece 1/2 zip pullover and the women’s Felpa Kathleen full zip fleece jacket which is available in white and navy.

This year a new collection of Polo Shirts for men and women join the SLAM Polo Regata. The Polo Dundee and Polo Conway are new styles for men both available in navy and white and for the ladies the new Polo Keystone comes in navy and white as well. Both the Conway and Keystone are made from the TECHNO PIQUET fabric which wicks away moisture making this a quick drying technical polo shirt.

This year the SLAM US Yacht Collection add new shorts, pants and shirts for both men and women. Women now have their own version of the popular Hissar shorts, the Bermuda Jay, which is made from the same technical material but designed for a women. Men will like the new 100% cotton Vela Cargo pants or the water repellent technical Miami pants.

Rounding out this years collection are new Bermuda shorts for men, The Bermuda Parker, Bermuda Mayo and Bermuda Noma. Women have a choice from a classic Bermuda Davie short or the stylish new Gonna Havana Skort.

SLAM US Yacht Collection sets a new standard in fashionable Italian Sportswear and the new “Skin to Shell” clothing line offers something form everyone in every type of weather.

New Kaenon Polarized Sunglasses Holiday Colors – Available November 15 At Point Loma Outfitting

November 6th, 2010

The Holidays are almost upon us and Point Loma Outfitting is excited to announce the newest release of winter-inspired colors of Kaenon Polarized Sunglasses in some of their best-selling frame styles.

The Holidays are almost upon us and Point Loma Outfitting is excited to announce the newest release of winter-inspired colors of Kaenon Polarized Sunglasses in some of their best-selling frame styles. The stark, statement-making White and steely, cool Titanium colors will be available beginning November 15 at Point Loma Outfitting, but have already been making appearances on the greens, the water, and on the baseball diamond on some of the world’s most noteworthy athletes.

Waterman and paddling champion Jamie Mitchell, PGA Tour champion golfer Robert Allenby, baseball star Jayson Werth and fishermen Steve Lassley, Conway Bowman and the Holeman brothers, who, along with others have all been creating buzz wearing the yet-to-be-released new colors.

Some of Kaenon Sunglasses very best selling styles will be available in White and Titanium. These top selling styles include the stylish Georgia for women, Burnet, Rhino, Klay, and Kaenon Hard Kore Performance Sunglass. The Kaenon Kanvas Sunglasses are offered in Liquid Titanium. Check out all the new colors here. http://www.pointlomaoutfitting.com/c/kaenon-fall-2010.html

Point Loma Outfitting is one of the few Kaenon Gold Standard Dealers in North America. We carry the complete line of Kaenon Polarized Sunglasses for men and women including the Kaenon Polarized Metal Sunglasses. http://kaenon.pointlomaoutfitting.com

Patagonia Advocate

October 19th, 2010

Point Loma Outfitting now has the New Patagonia Advocate, a 100% synthetic, ultra-lightweight slip-on that is highly packable for travel, camp. or boat.
The Advocate for women by Patagonia, is the ultimate travel shoe – smash it into your glove box, backpack or carry-on and pull it out at camp. The slip-on’s 100% synthetic leather upper is durable and super soft. Recycled, dual-density EVA anatomical footbed and insole lend cushioning support. Elastic stretch bands and rear pull loop allow for easy on/off.
The Patagonia Women’s Advocate come in three colors: Dark Ruby, Teakwood, and Blue Yonder.
The Patagonia Advocate for Men comes in three colors as well: Sable Brown, Sea Grass, and Narwahl Grey.
The Advocate is made of durable, super soft synthetic leather with a 20% recycled EVA anatomical footbed and l5% recycled EVA insole for cushioning and support, the Advocate packs down to just over an inch to fit in your glove box, messenger bag, carry-on, or tent pocket to wear after a run or catching a wave, on the plane, post-climb or around the site.
Patagonia partnered with l% For the Planet to create a clean simple, portable, ultra comfy, insanely lightweight  slip-on with a purpose all your sports adventures. http://www.pointlomaoutfitting.com/c/PFOOT.html

New Camet Code Zip Long Sleeve Performance Shirts at Point Loma Outfitting

June 29th, 2010

Jun 28, 2010 – Point Loma Outfitting would like to introduce to you the newest performance shirt from CAMETThe Code Zip! Based off of our highly successful Code Zero shirts, these shirts have been designed to complement our growing line of team and corporate clothing.

The Camet Code Zip Shirts are made of 100% polyester and you can do dye sublimation on the front chest and back. This makes the Code Zip Shirts the ideal shirt for all sailing teams or for that matter any team wanting a high quality performance shirt!

Camet Code Zip Performance Shirt is a high-performance technical shirt that works great as your only layer in warm weather and as an under layer in cooler conditions. The double circular knit engineered fabric is lightweight, breathable, dries quickly and has a wicking finish to move moisture away from your body while still offering maximum UV protection. The shirt features a mini-mock neck for sun protection and a long front zipper for added ventilation.

The Camet Code Zip is not only the perfect performance shirt on the water, but this shirt excels on land as well. Mountain Bikers will love the lightweight material in a long sleeve shirt that offers protection for the sun and dirt. Hikers and rock climbers will find this shirt to be cool and comfortable and very flexible while reaching for the next hand hold.

The Camet Code Zip comes in sizes from Small to XXL and available in two colors, White and Gray. The Code Zip is machine washable and dry on cool temperature settings. The best part is this shirt is American Made and retails for less than $60.00

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