New Boat & Gear Review

Signaling & Safety Equipment

by SAIL Editors, Posted May 23, 2014
There are many different aspects to safety afloat, including having the necessary tools to deal with emergencies when they happen, and being able to call for help when all else fails

Gill’s OC1 Racer Jacket

by SAIL Editors, Posted March 1, 2014
Take off for your next wet and wild ride on the ocean in Gill’s OC1 Racer Jacket, which will keep you warm and dry with its waterproof, three-layer laminated fabric, fully taped seams, and SuperFabric protection that guards against spray and wear and tear. 

Rigging & Sail Controls

by SAIL Editors, Posted February 19, 2014
For racing sailors, the latest in rig hardware is all about weight savings and performance, while for cruisers it’s also about reliability and ease of use  

Atlantis WeatherGear Challenger Jacket

by SAIL Editors, Posted February 19, 2014
Featuring a waterproof breathable nylon shell with taped seams, a Primaloft insulating layer, reflective piping and an elastic waistband, the Atlantis WeatherGear Challenger jacket is equally suitable for cruising, PHRF racing or a walk in the woods.

Harken’s Waterproof Rogue Backpack

by SAIL Editors, Posted February 19, 2014
Harken’s waterproof Rogue backpack is constructed from thermoplastic polyurethane-impregnated nylon, which resists abrasion, stains and UV.

North Sails Apparel Collection

by SAIL Editors, Posted February 19, 2014
First came the sails. Then came the belts and hats. Now North Sails is offering a limited edition “collection,” which is as fashionable as it is functional...

Floating Sunglasses

by SAIL Editors, Posted February 17, 2014
Stuff going over the side is one of the hazards of sailing, but these new “Floater” polarized photochromic shades from Australia’s Barz Optics provide hope by staying at the surface, even in rougher conditions.

Life Jacket Thigh Straps

by SAIL Editors, Posted February 17, 2014
Staying afloat is only part of the battle when you go overboard. It’s equally important to keep your head and mouth clear of waves and spray—which is where West Marine’s Universal Inflatable PFD thigh straps come in.

H2 Flow Jacket

by SAIL Editors, Posted February 17, 2014
Helly Hansen is taking personal “temperature management” to a whole new level with its H2 Flow jacket, which can be worn as either a mid-layer or a stand-alone outer layer. 

Zhik duffel bag

by SAIL Editors, Posted February 17, 2014
With this latest duffel bag from Zhik, those long walks to and from the boat won’t feel half so strenuous.
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