Gear

Few sailors look forward to climbing the mast, but inevitably there comes a time when it’s necessary to make repairs aloft. Bosun’s chairs are the method of choice, but you need...


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Odeo Mk3 LED Flare

by SAIL Editors, Posted April 15, 2014

Sailors know that carrying pyrotechnics on board, while necessary, isn’t inherently safe. Enter the Odeo Mk3 LED Flare, the successor to the Odeo Mk2 model that won a SAIL Magazine Pittman Innovation Award in 2013...


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Henri Lloyd’s Newest Elite Offshore Range Jacket

by SAIL Editors, Posted April 15, 2014

Henri Lloyd’s newest Elite Offshore Range jacket is 30 percent lighter and 20 percent more breathable than the company’s other top-end foul weather gear...


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Shurhold Zipper Lube

by SAIL Editors, Posted April 15, 2014

Snaps and zippers are easily overlooked on a boat—until they malfunction. Keep your boat’s snaps and zippers in good working order with Shurhold’s new Snap-Stick protection lubricant and Top-Snapper tool.


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Yacht Thruster i-Thrust Hydraulic Bow and Stern Thrusters

by SAIL Editors, Posted April 10, 2014

Yacht Thruster’s i-Thrust hydraulic bow and stern thrusters employ a beefy transmission belt between the motor and propellers, so there is no need for oil in the gear housing.


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