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Atilla The Hun

musto br1 or mpx Salopettes

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been trawling the net for the past few days and getting nowhere so hope the anarchists can set a sailor from accross the adlantic straight.

 

got a very nice present of musto br1 salopette's.... my musto mpx's race are very tired now and badly need replacing.

just trying to assess if the br1's are as adequate as the sales talk would suggest and keep the yo yo's in my wallet as there is quite a price difference!

Must BR1 trousers offer yachtsman affordable lightweight protection for all sorts of sailing activities. Primarily they're suited to sailors performing inshore, racing and cruising...

....And being so lightweight they're extremely popular amongst day sailors

Avid enthusiast mostly keel boat day racing on j109 April to Oct and most weekend races and summer evening racing when I can.

will do events like Cork Week, Sovereign's, Volvo Regatta, IRCA Nats etc.

 

Used to do a lot of bow in the past but the last few years have been trimming upwind and down wind and will jump into a problem situation to help where every it can occur around the cans racing.

 

Will do one or 2 costal deliveries a season to and from events

 

Will sail other classes whenever the opportunity arises like sports boats.

 

should I chance the Br1's or bit the bullet and shell out for the mpx??????

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I bought some Musto BR1 as an interim purchase and have used them offshore and around the cans. They have been waterproof, comfortable from a mobility perspective, but they sweat particularly on active round the cans racing. They are not as breathable as the advertising suggests. That's true of a lot of foulie makers. e.g. the SLAM ATS smock is like wearing a platic bag yet it touts all sorts of superior breathability. The most breathable gortex I have worn is my Kokatat Expedition drysuit.

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