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SALT-WATER JOCKEYS
Fred R. Smith
February 20, 1961
In jackets inspired by the bright geometry of international yachting code flags, this yearns sailors can sport their own initials and be as easy to spot as a jockey in his silks. For more new color-struck boating clothes, turn the page
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February 20, 1961

Salt-water Jockeys

In jackets inspired by the bright geometry of international yachting code flags, this yearns sailors can sport their own initials and be as easy to spot as a jockey in his silks. For more new color-struck boating clothes, turn the page

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Alphabet jackets (the ones shown above are W, Y and Z) are available in all 26 letters. They are made by Mighty-Mac of Gloucester, Mass. of water-repellent, Scotchgard-finished Cone poplin; men's sizes cost $17, women's cost $15.

Slicker parkas (men's sizes $25, women's $20) have matching unlined pants ($14.50 and $13.50). They, like the alphabet jackets, are by Mighty-Mac and are available at D. H. Holmes, New Orleans; Arnold Leonard, Skokie, Illinois; Phelps-Terkel, Los Angeles.

HIGH, DRY COLOR

Foul-weather gear, once as drab as a squall cloud, is now brightly hued as a fiber-glass hull and is made of new materials nearly as watertight. The parkas on the facing page are of a vinyl-coated nylon, terry-lined for comfort inside. In the sketch below are a parachute-weight-nylon parka of new high-visibility orange and a chrome-yellow inflatable jacket from England. The lady's parka comes in indigo or yellow and is of five-ounce weatherproof Gannex cloth. For sunnier sailing, there are a new stretchable terry-cloth orange parka and a new edition of an old favorite—British campaign shorts, now being made for American sailors.

British campaign shorts ($11, Bennett) and black wool sailing shirt ($15.50, Crow's Nest) are for fair cruising. Fair crew member wears new stretchable terry pullover ($11), white sailcloth bell-bottom trousers ($13, both by Ulla).

Orange parka, matching pants are Horcolite-coated nylon ($28, Hodgman). Oilcloth jacket ($39.50) has corduroy collar, inflating tube. It and lady's Gannex-cloth suit (parka $49.50, pants $35.50) are from British Sporting Goods.

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