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Women’s Yacht Racing Softshell

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Product Features

Women’s Yacht Racing Softshell is designed for

With its excellent resistance to moisture and abrasion, this softshell fleece can be worn alone or under a waterproof jacket while sailing. Perfect for sailing, for inshore or offshore yacht racing

A photo of the Women’s Yacht Racing Softshell in use


Fleece lining: Keeps you warm at perceived temperatures from 50 to 55°F

Water repellent

Specially treated so water and drizzle slide off the fabric's surface.


Membrane blocks the windchill effect. Adjustable cuffs

Freedom of movement

Stretch fabric. Soft underarm inserts. Preformed sleeves and seat


Wicks away perspiration generated by the body. Lightweight underarm inserts

Salt water resistant

Saltwater-resistant zippers and fabrics. Taped shoulder seams


2 external zipped pockets


Adjustable waist and cuffs. 2-way adjustable hood: At the top and the collar

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Me encanta

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Me encanta

Ligera y abrigada

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Chaqueta softshell vela

Me encanta.Es calentita y muy comoda

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Cómoda y calentita

Me encanta lo cómoda y calentita (no para fríos excesivos. Con agua también funciona bien

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Calidad precio esta bien

Una chaqueta ligera,repele la lluvia (llovizna) y el viento moderado.

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très bon produit, pratique,…

très bon produit, pratique, bonne coupe je pense l'utiliser en piscine en bassin extérieur en hiver

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Pratique par temps de…

Pratique par temps de pluie Tient bien chaud Coupe cintrée La capuche est très bien Manches bien longues

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Très bon produit !…

Très bon produit !

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Très bonne veste chaude…

Très bonne veste chaude et pratique

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Mme est contente…

Mme est contente

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Chaud et confortable…

Chaud et confortable

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agréable a porter…

agréable a porter

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bon produit…

bon produit

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Beaucoup de coutures mal…

Beaucoup de coutures mal finies.La fermeture bloque. Déçue surtout vu le prix. Je suis allée chez un concurrent j'aurais pu avoir mieux et moins cher.

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Bonjour Madame,

Merci d'avoir pris le temps de nous donner votre avis sur cette softshell de régate ! Cela est primordial dans notre démarche d'amélioration continue.

Ce n'est pas normal que les coutures soient mal finies ! Nous faisons tout notre possible pour maîtriser la qualité de nos produits, néanmoins nous ne sommes pas à l'abris des quelques défauts lors de la production... Nous nous en excusons.

Sachez que la politique Décathlon vous permet de ramener votre produit pour l'échanger ou vous faire rembourser, je vous invite donc à le faire, même si vous avez déjà porté votre veste.

Je vous souhaite une bonne journée !

A très bientôt !

Violette Lemercier - Chef de produit

Super produit

Super produit

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Additional Product Information


Main fabric

  • 87% Polyester cationic
  • 13% Spandex


  • 100% Polyester cationic

What is a softshell?

The softshell component is a high-tech fabric made of 3 materials: a breathable and windproof microporous coating sandwiched between the water-repellent outer layer and the warm and comfortable fleece inner layer. This technical material provides thermal comfort, breathability, lightness and ease of movement thanks to the warm stretch fabric that also provides protection against 30 minutes of fine rain.

What does water-repellent mean?

Not to be confused with waterproof! Its functionality is achieved by applying a hydrophobic treatment to the fabric. This process prevents the adhesion of water to the surface of the fabric. This limits its ability to absorb water. When movement is added to the equation, water glides over the fabric. This means the fabric is water-repellent. Thanks to the water-repellency, the water does not soak through the outer fabric. It remains light, does not retain moisture and dries faster.

What is breathability and the ret index?

The breathability of the fabric corresponds to its ability to let out the water vapor generated by the body (perspiration). It can be measured using the RET index (Resistance to Evaporative Transfer). The RET is a resistance index; the lower the value, the greater the breathability of the garment. RET between 6 and 12: very breathable; RET between 12 and 20: breathable; RET above 20: not breathable. Our products are very breathable, with a RET between 6.2 and 12.

How important is windproofing?

Protection from the wind is critical, as wind can chill the body significantly whether you are active or at rest. According to the windchill model, which measures how the air temperature feels when factoring in the wind and cold: at a temperature of 41°F combined with winds of 19 mph, the apparent temperature will be 32°F. If the air temperature is 32°F and wind speed is 20 mph, the temperature felt will be 21°F. The materials used in our products help to counter the windchill effect.

What is the hood like?

The hood of this product has been designed so as not to get in your way as you sail. The positioning of its seams is such that the hood follows the movements of your head. Its adjustment point at the top lets you adjust it to the right height. Its additional adjustment points at the collar let you modify the width to help stop the wind and cold from getting in. The hood has been tested to be worn with and without a waterproof jacket on top.

Water-repellency maintenance:

To renew the water-repellency of the fabric, thus optimizing the performance of your garment throughout its life, you can use a re-waterproofing spray or liquid water-repellent reactivator. The waterproofing of the Race softshell jacket lasts 5 washes. After that, we recommend reactivating the waterproofing treatment to ensure performance.



Storage instructions

Store on a hanger or folded in a dry place.

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