by Sail Staff, Posted July 10, 2008Looking for the perfect sailing/hiking/exploring sandals? Look no farther than the Chaco Z1. These kicks are equally at home on a trail, on a beach, in the surf, or on a deckprovided you buy them with the nonskid Unaweep sole. Credit the versatility to an ingenious strap-tightening system. Simply pull on the adjustment strap and you’re set; there’s no Velcro to come
by SAIL Editors, Posted March 20, 2014Zhik’s brand-new ZK Seaboot represents not just a new look, but an entirely new approach to high-tech offshore boot design. Specifically, Australia-based Zhik
by SAIL Editors, Posted November 21, 2014With a pair of Steiner glasses on board you need never worry about picking out that headland or distant buoy.
by Christopher White, Posted February 24, 2015A high performance waterproof flashlight is an essential onboard accessory. The Olympia RG850 has all the staples of a rugged fixture on your boat—waterproof and impact resistant
by Sail Staff, Posted August 5, 2008We had the opportunity to test top-of-the-line foul weather gear from Musto and Gill HPX Ocean and Gill Atlantic gear on a Southern Ocean sailing expedition to South Georgia,” writes our man in te field, Hamish Laird, skipper of the high-latitudes charter boat Seal.. “The Musto HPX Ocean and Gill Atlantic suits have now done over 5000 miles on the boat in cold, wet
by Sail Staff, Posted December 9, 2005Looking for a stocking-filler for Dad? We’ve long been fans of the natty nautically themed ties ($65) from Vineyard Vines. They’re pure silk, and there’s a huge range of them to choose from, including the Catboat and Anchor & Wave designs pictured here. Or you could go for the full ensemble—VV makes shirts, trousers, and jackets too. Vineyard Vines, 800-892-4982,