Sailor-Focused Skincare Brand Harken Derm Joins the US Sailing Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
BRISTOL, R.I. (July 07, 2021) – Harken Derm, the supplier {of professional} high-performance sunscreen and skincare merchandise, has joined the US Sailing Team as an Official Partner. Harken Derm will present the athletes on the annually-selected U.S. Sailing Team (USST) with their full vary of long-lasting protecting and restore merchandise, which were particularly designed to thrive in the marine setting.  
“US Sailing Team athletes want the very best in UV safety, which is necessary not just for long-term pores and skin well being, however their efficiency on the racecourse,” stated Dr. Edit Olasz Harken MD PhD, the co-founder of Harken Derm. “I’m thrilled to be partnering with the group, not solely in order that we might help defend the athletes, however in order that they are often examples to sailors throughout the nation of tips on how to strategy UV safety the proper approach.” 
Beyond UV safety, Harken Derm merchandise present further options which can be necessary for sailors. The sunscreen is extremely water and sweat-resistant, retaining customers protected for longer. The cream can also be quick-drying and lacks the greasy and runny points of different manufacturers. Additionally, it’s full of antioxidants and hydrating components which can be important to the pores and skin restore course of.
“Harken Derm is the finest sunscreen product on the market and will probably be utilized by our sailors as we race and practice round the world,” stated Paul Cayard, Executive Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing. “We are grateful to Dr. Olasz Harken, who like her husband Peter Harken, has a longstanding historical past of supporting our program. This partnership is an instance of how we’re sourcing top-shelf efficiency expertise to assist our athletes race at their finest.”  
Harken Derm merchandise had been designed in response to Dr. Olasz Harken’s private expertise treating pores and skin most cancers and different UV-related points.  “Sailors are at excessive danger for early pores and skin growing old and pores and skin most cancers as a result of they spend a variety of time in the solar,” stated Dr. Olasz Harken. “Sailors usually don’t use the applicable sunscreen for the environments they’re in. We got down to create Harken Derm sunscreen to repair this, and our two-product system follows our ‘Morning Protection and Evening Repair’ philosophy. Daytime safety is vital, nevertheless it’s additionally necessary to permit nightly restore to assist your pores and skin get better.”
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About Harken Derm 
Harken Derm is an expert skincare line based by board-certified dermatologist Dr. Edit Olasz Harken and her husband Peter Harken. The mission of Harken Derm is to supply high-performance, skilled high quality and reef-safe options for solar safety and pores and skin take care of individuals in and on the water. Harken Derm was initially created for sailors as they’ve significantly excessive danger of pores and skin most cancers and early pores and skin growing old as a consequence of the triple menace of solar, wind and water. Harken Derm is pleased with its two flag-ship merchandise; a sunscreen and antioxidant pores and skin restore lotion. 
The quick-drying Harken Derm Ultimate Shield Sunscreen provides most SPF 50 safety, 80-minute water resistance, comprises solely zinc oxide and titanium dioxide ultraviolet filters and devoid of chemical energetic components which can be confirmed to hurt marine life. 
The Harken Derm Daily restore lotion was particularly formulated to mitigate solar injury and to revive the pores and skin. Due to the advantages of its potent antioxidant and wealthy lipid content material, Harken Derm Daily Repair Lotion is a required a part of our Harken Derm Two-Step Solution to maintain sailors’ pores and skin wholesome in the hardest circumstances. Harken Derm is the official alternative of the US Olympic Sailing Team, America’s Cup sailors and the International Optimist Dinghy Association. 
It’s time for SOS; Save our Sailors, Save our Skin, and Save our Seas.  
Learn extra about Harken Derm: https://harkenderm.com/our-story/  
About the US Sailing Team
The US Sailing Team is an annually-selected group of the top-performing female and male Olympic-class sailors in the United States. The group is managed by the United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the nationwide governing physique for the sport of crusing and sailboat racing.  US Sailing helps these elite athletes with monetary, logistical, teaching, technical, health, advertising and communications assist, in addition to by managing the U.S. athlete choice system for the crusing occasions of the Olympic Games. US Sailing Team sponsors embrace Primary Sponsor Kilroy Realty, Apparel Sponsor Helly Hansen, IR&D sponsors, Nimbix and Siemens, and Equipment Sponsors Harken, McLube, Marlow Ropes, Yeti, Oro Sports and Harken Derm. For extra data, please go to www.ussailing.org/olympics.  
About US SailingThe United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the nationwide governing physique for crusing, gives management, integrity, and development for the sport in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Bristol, Rhode Island, US Sailing is a 501(c) (3) non-profit group. US Sailing provides coaching and education schemes for instructors and race officers, helps a variety of crusing organizations and communities, points offshore ranking certificates, and gives administration and oversight of aggressive crusing throughout the nation, together with National Championships and the US Sailing Team. For extra data, please go to www.ussailing.org. 
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US Sailing Team Contact – Olympic Games  
Will Ricketson   
Olympic Games Communications Lead   
[email protected]   
+1 978 697 2384 (USA and abroad) 
 
US Sailing Team Contact – General Inquiries
Allison Chenard   
Media and Communications Coordinator  
[email protected]  
704-657-2822 
 
 

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