The YM team took 10 new sets of affordable, breathable oilskins and put them to the test.

Nowadays, you don’t need to break the bank to acquire a set of decent hi-tech breathable oilies. Almost every brand now sells a budget range, which would probably prove more than adequate for 90 per cent of UK coastal sailors.

Most cost less than £500 per suit, yet they now come with many features you’d expect from a top-of-the-range suit.

Click through our gallery above to see how they performed.