Gear

Maybe you’ve seen the popular shirt around the marina that reads: B-O-A-T/Break Out Another Thousand. It’s a pretty accurate saying when it comes to boat ownership and maintenance, but you don’t have to take the same financial blow to capture quality images offshore.


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2014 Pittman Innovation Awards

by Adam Cort, Posted February 26, 2014

Sailing has always been a technology-driven activity, and the spirit of innovation that prompted the first Stone Age sailor to cast off and let the wind do the work remains as vibrant today as ever. 


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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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