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 July 10, 2007It’s not easy to find the right sea bag. If it’s too big, you’ll inevitably fill it; if it’s too small for all your gear, you can look forward to cold, miserable night watches. Harken’s new Waterproof Duffel bag can hold everything you need for a multiday trip and is small enough to double as a daysailing tote. The fabric is polyurethane-impregnated nylon, the panels are welded, the seams are
by Sail Staff, Posted May 6, 2011The SafeLink R10 is a new type of man-overboard rescue beacon that communicates with all operating AIS systems, typically within a range of 4 nautical miles, according to the manufacturer. The unit is clipped to or permanently worn on a life jacket or inflatable PFD. Upon immersion a clip is pulled to release the antenna and activate the locator beacon. The device is also designed to be activated
by Sail Staff, Posted July 18, 2014West Marine’s Digital Tide Watch not only displays both high and low tides, it also includes a tide prediction function presented in the form of a digital, easy-to-understand graph.
by SAIL Editors, Posted December 5, 2014The Mariner Rope belt from York River Traders ($98) is available in five different colors, made from real rigging line and backed by high quality leather and bearing a solid brass buckle.