The Slam Code One has a specially designed heel for the kind of grip boaters need-it is essentially split into four sections, each one free to move separately from the others. This contouring ability allows for one part of the heel to always lie flat on deck, meeting the angle of attack and optimizing traction.
The Balance Control feature offers supreme flexibility to the sole of the shoe as well as adapability to any type of surface and incline even in extremen conditions. Becasue of this control the SLAM system reduces stress on the ankle by allowing for pefect alignment and improved posture.
Along with a spcially designed heel, the SLAM Code 1 sailing shoes have a Torsion Control system with a synthetic shank from heel to ball to promote stability. The helps ensure greater balance.
Plus the entire upper is synthetic to allow quick drying, and breathability.