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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 SLAM Code 1 Sailing Shoes Setting New Standards for Sailing Shoes

March 18th, 2010

 The New SLAM Code 1 and SLAM Code 3 Sailing Shoes are setting the new standard for the sailing shoe market at a very affordable price. The SLAM Code 1Sailing Shoe is only US$89.95. Point Loma Outfitting, the largest SLAM retailer in the US, is set to receive the latest sailing shoes from SLAM before the end of March

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2010 — SLAM’s Code 1 sailing shoes are the third generation of technical sailing shoes offered by SLAM Evolving from the successful Code Zero, and SLAM Mistral sailing shoes, the SLAM Code 1 sailing shoes are a high performance lightweight shoe offering more balance and greater control on pitching surfaces.
SLAM Code 1 Sailing Shoe Grey/SilverThe SLAM Code One (US$89.95) has a specially designed heel that provides the kind of grip sailors at the highest level desire—it is essentially split into four sections, each one free to move separately from the other. This contouring ability allows for one part of the heel to always lie flat on deck, meeting the angle of attack and optimizing traction.

The Balance Control feature offers supreme flexibility to the sole of the shoe as well as adaptability to any type of surface and incline even in extreme conditions. Because of this control the SLAM system reduces stress on the ankle by allowing for perfect alignment and improved posture.

Along with a specially designed heel, the SLAM Code 1 sailing shoes have a Torsion Control system with a synthetic shank from heel to ball to promote stability. This helps ensure greater balance.

The SLAM Code 1 sailing shoes are Extremely Lightweight. They are made with a synthetic upper that will not absorb water, and has a close cell water repellant insole. This helps the shoe to shed water and not become heavy maintaining the lightweight nature of the shoe when it’s wet.

The best part of the new SLAM Code 1 Sailing Shoe is the price! This shoe has a MSRP of only US$89.95! For a technical sailing shoe of this caliber that is an unheard of price.