Sailing Gear

Having the right kind of gear aboard a sailboat is essential, not only to its performance, but the safety of the crew. With this in mind, SAIL not only reviews a wide variety of equipment, including foul weather gear, life jackets, sails, rope, electronics, paints and spars, but recognizes the very best of the best every year through its Pittman Innovation Awards.


Apparel and Accessories

Gear Review: Bikes Onboard

One of the best parts of arriving in a new port of call is the opportunity to go exploring—whether you’re looking for a place to get some food and drink, a secluded beach where you can kick back or somewhere to provision for the next leg of your journey. And what better way to do all that than by bicycle? But bikes are big, and space onboard is limited. Enter the folding bike—the cruiser’s best friend. Here is a selection of functional folding bikes. Grab one and stow it onboard for your next cruise. You’ll be glad you did. Read More


Sailing Gear

Gear for Oceangoing Cruisers

The 28th ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers) finished up in St. Lucia in mid December, and a stroll around the docks at the IGY Rodney Bay Marina yielded some interesting sights. Not least among them was the number of general-purpose production cruisers that weren’t specifically built or marketed as ocean boats Read More


Apparel and Accessories

S2L-X by Brompton

If you like making things your own, then you’ll want to check out the offerings from the folks at British bike builder Brompton. These guys make the cycle version of a bespoke Saville Row suit Read More