The fabric favored by the outback drovers had its origins on Australia in the early 1800's. an enterprising Scot by the name of Andrew Leroy hit on the idea of turning second-hand sails, soaked in linseed oil, into waterproof capes and then selling them back to the sailors.
The features of oilskin fabric is to repel the strongest gale,dirt,snow and rain and also the easy care.
The oilskin fabric is made of tightly woven cloth that is impregnated with a hot solution of special oils and waxes to insure maximum snow, wind and rain protection. Unlike many synthetics, it has a natural feel and excellent breathability. Oilskin is your ideal choice when looking for a riding coat, work coat or hunting coat.
Weatherhood oilskin garments are made with very fine quality Wax, heavyweight cotton. It is waterproof, windproof, and breathable. We are using the”PCP & Azo free colours” following the International and European standards.