Founded in Norway in 1877, Helly Hansen continues to develop professional-grade apparel that helps people stay and feel alive. Through insights drawn from living and working in the worlds harshest environments, the company has developed a long list of first-to-market innovations, including the first supple waterproof fabrics almost 140 years ago. Other breakthroughs include the first fleece fabrics in the 1960s, the first technical base layers in the 1970s, made with Lifa Stay Dry Technology, and todays award winning and patented H2Flow temperature regulating system.
Helly Hansen is a leader in technical sailing and lifestyle apparel, and is worn by national teams from the US, Canada, Norway and Japan. Helly Hansen also works with leading regattas like NOOD, Frder, Oslo Race Week, AF Race week, Round The Island regatta in the UK, the EU Melges Series, and many more. Its apparel is worn and trusted by more than 55,000 professionals around the world, working actively with those professionals to perfect the product.