Gear Most Commented

Halyard Hangers

by Adam Cort, Posted February 23, 2014

With the Halyard Hanger you can keep your cockpit “spaghetti free” and ensure your boat still looks good while you’re doing it. Fabricated from solid stainless steel and equipped with a durable paracord loop, the hooks are rated to 550lb, which makes them tough enough to hold power cords and even anchor rodes, in addition to sheets and halyards.


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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  


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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.


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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.


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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. 


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