by SAIL Editors, Posted December 12, 2014If there’s anything in this world that will impress a sailor, it’s got to be a clear-bottomed boat from Clear Blue Hawaii boatbuilders. Available in a number of different configurations
by Sail Staff, Posted December 11, 2007Looking for one pair of “go-to” shades that will serve you equally well on the water, at the club, or on the golf course? If so, Kaenon’s new Kabin model could be your answer. The glasses, made in Italy using injection-molded TR-90 plastic for durability and minimal weight, feature simple-yet-elegant styling. The Kabin’s ultra-grippy Variflex nose pads will hold the glasses
by Charles Mason, Posted January 20, 2010Here’s a new lightweight and eco-friendly carrying bag that’s made from recycled woven polypropylene. Covered with some of Sharon Green’s most spectacular sailing shots, this no-nonsense bag measures approximately 16 by 14 by 5 inches and can handle plenty of food and gear.The webbed handles are well made—unlike many bags this size—and its all-up weight is a lot less than those plodding
by Sail Staff, Posted March 18, 2008Early-season sailing’s burly temps and biting winds demand extra-warm clothing, like this Solo jacket from Arc’Teryx. The Solo is an insulating layer intended to be worn under a shell or foul-weather jacket; it relies on ThermaTek insulation, a hydrophobic, hollow-fiber filament that packs big heat, for its minimal weight and bulk. The Solo features articulated elbows for ease of movement, dual
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by SAIL Editors, Posted August 5, 2014It’s back to the future with West Marine’s new Men’s Dock II shorts, which are made from a cutting-edge, high-performance material known as “cotton.”
by Christopher White, Posted January 30, 2015The new Field Edition NTS Mid 250 Crew and Bottom are made from 100 percent Merino wool to help regulate body temperature and minimize sweat during periods of activity.