Gear

In SAIL’s June issue, we reviewed 10 of the best apps for navigation (“Navigating the App World”). One thing I emphasized was the importance of an app being able to use data from ActiveCaptain. But what is ActiveCaptain and how does it work?


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North Sails Windbreaker

by SAIL Editors, Posted August 5, 2014

Today’s foul weather gear is great stuff but can be overkill if all you have in mind is a summer day sail. Enter the Men’s Windbreaker from North Sails Gear, a jacket that is as good-looking as it is comfortable.


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Gill's New Coastal Line of Foul-Weather Gear

by SAIL Editors, Posted August 1, 2014

Gill’s Coastal line of foul-weather gear offers top-end protection for the entire family, including junior sailors.


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In Search of Budget LED Nav Lights

by Ben Ellison, Posted July 19, 2014

As much as I value LED lighting, I was hesitant to change Gizmo’s navigation light fixtures. Why spend the (significant) money and refit time to save power when a big alternator is always running at the same time as the running lights anyway? 


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Suunto Ambit2

by SAIL Editors, Posted July 19, 2014

Suunto’s Ambit2 is a lightweight GPS athletics watch that provides route navigation and tracking.


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