Apparel + Accessories

Rum Runner Backpack from Gage by Grundéns

by Christopher White, Posted January 30, 2015

Having a good drybag to stow your gear in is clutch, and the Rum Runner Backpack from Gage by Grundéns is just such a bag.


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Apparel + Accessories

Cobra Winter Gloves from Henri Lloyd

by Christopher White, Posted January 30, 2015

You’ll have a hard time handling the lines if you can’t feel your fingers. As every sailor knows, a good pair of gloves is essential to cold-weather cruising. 


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Gill Elements Knit Fleece

by Christopher White, Posted January 30, 2015

For days when the breeze has a bit of a bite, but it’s not too cold to don your full-blown foulies, a windproof fleece is an invaluable addition to your kit. The Gill Elements Knit Fleece is a great candidate to fill that role.


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Racing News

The Klondike Spirit

by David Schmidt, Posted January 26, 2015

In the Pacific Northwest, sailing can be an adventurous affair. Take, for example, the inaugural Race to Alaska, which starts June 4 in Port Townsend, Washington, and runs 40 miles to a one-day pit stop in Victoria, British Columbia before punching some 710 miles north to Ketchikan, Alaska.


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Follow the America’s Cup long enough and you will notice a cyclical pattern reminiscent of the Phoenix, the mythical bird reborn in flames. We saw this following the 26th America’s Cup in Perth (1987), we saw it following AC32 in Valencia (2007), and we are seeing it in the aftermath of AC34 in San Francisco (2013)


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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