by SAIL Editors, Posted August 1, 2014Gill’s Coastal line of foul-weather gear offers top-end protection for the entire family, including junior sailors.
by Christopher White, Posted January 30, 2015You’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.
by Sail Staff, Posted October 31, 2007Interested in frostbiting? If so, your extremities will thank you for investing in a new drysuit. Gul recently launched their new Code Zero with “action fit” cut, which strategically incorporates ergonomically-positioned stretch panels, giving the user better range of motion. The suit, which is made out of Gul’s proprietary GCX4 fabric is both breathable and waterproof, and features heat-taped
by Charles Mason, Posted October 22, 2009There were lots of happy faces and plenty of celebratory toasts at the Gill 25th anniversary party held during this month's Annapolis Sailboat Show. Founder Nick Gill regaled the audience with some entertaining yarns about what it was like entering the North American sailing market for the first time.And then Gill North America president, David Pritchard, followed up with some amusing
by Sail Staff, Posted January 18, 2008When it’s wet and cold outside, few fibers keep you as comfortable as wool. Smart-Wool garments are not scratchy like some woolen clothing and will keep you well insulated and free of damp, itch, and odor thanks to its internal merino wool construction. Clothing of various types for men, women, and children offer amazing warmth for the weight. See the Web site for products and prices. Smart-
by SAIL Editors, Posted August 5, 2014Today’s foul weather gear is great stuff but can be overkill if all you have in mind is a summer day sail. Enter the Men’s Windbreaker from North Sails Gear, a jacket that is as good-looking as it is comfortable.
by Christopher White, Posted January 30, 2015Having a good drybag to stow your gear in is clutch, and the Rum Runner Backpack from Gage by Grundéns is just such a bag.