We test this Henri Lloyd jumper, which is made from recycled polyester, to see how well it performed as a mid layer while out sailing
This new Henri Lloyd jumper is sold as a technical mid-layer sweatshirt.
It is made from recycled polyester, which means for each garment, a little over 13 plastic bottles have been used in its manufacture.
I tried this top out on the water in September.
The weather was warm, so I wore it as my main outer layer.
It managed to keep me relatively dry in terms of perspiration and dried impressively quickly on the few occasions I got it wet.
As with most polyester products there is a slight shine to the jumper.
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And while the elastic binding on the hem and cuffs kept the top in place while onboard, they too are not the most aesthetically pleasing.
This is nitpicking in a top that worked extremely well and will justify its place in my kit bag as a mid-layer of choice.
As options, the same top can be purchased as a hoodie or a zippered jacket (both £135).
It is available in two colours, navy blue and Victoria blue.
Sizes range from small to xxl.
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