Alternating wet & dry conditions combined with variable wind and sun exposure creates real challenges for performance apparel.

Our job at Bluesmiths is to solve these issues so we can spend more time on the water.

We seek the finest fabrics and most relevant fabric technologies to make our garments the hardest working, most versatile available.

We work directly with fabric mills and fabric technology partners to customize fabrics that really bring our gear to life.

We are constantly evolving, but the technologies below are some of the cornerstones of our current collection.

Schoeller® Technology

NanoSphere fabric technology uses nanotechnology to repel water.

When the fabric does finally wet out, it dries extremely fast. It’s revolutionary in application for sports like stand-up paddling (SUP), wing-foiling, kitesurfing, windsurfing and sailing where we face alternating wet-and-dry conditions. 

USED IN: Our Hydrophobic Shirts & Spartan Shorts

Luxury Fleece with Wind + Water Protection
WindPro® by Polartec®

WindPro® HardFace® stretch fabric from Polartec® means that despite feeling ultra-cozy on the inside, The Kula Hoodie is both wind & light water resistant.

While still air permeable, a tighter knit construction reduces the amount of wind chill. A durable water repellent outer surface withstands moisture and rain while retaining breathability and comfort.

HardFace® technology enhances abrasion resistance + durability.

USED IN: Kula Windpro Hoodie

water repellent stretch nylon

Used in our Spartan Shorts, this is the most luxurious performance fabric we could find. It’s incredibly durable, has controlled stretch and feels great both in and out of the water.

The Dynamic fabric is deliberately more substantial than most other shorts out on the market. This makes them more wearable day-to-day. When combined with Nanosphere® (see below), the results are remarkable.

USED IN: Spartan Shorts

protective fabric finish

The Active>Silverâ„¢ finish on our Spartan Shorts reduces odors and ensures freshness and hygiene.

USED IN: Spartan Shorts