Apparel + Accessories

West Marine Digital Tide Watch

by Sail Staff, Posted July 18, 2014
West 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.

York River Traders: The Mariner Rope Belt

by SAIL Editors, Posted December 5, 2014
The 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.

Grand Prix Jacket

by David Schmidt, Posted August 5, 2009
Let’s face it: The vast majority of your time spent on the water is during relatively easy weather windows. Spring, summer, and fall — months when the winds are fairly warm and the rains are fairly tame. Obviously, if you’re a Volvo Ocean racer or a diehard frostbiter, this review doesn’t apply to you, but for everybody else, why pack a full-on foul-weather-gear jacket if all it’s going to do for

Soft Touch

by Sail Staff, Posted September 16, 2007
How many times have you found yourself sailing in a spitting rain that’s not wet enough to warrant an offshore jacket but is cold enough to require some protection? The Atlantis Grand Prix Softshell Jacket is made of stretchy, ripstop polyester with a weatherproofing membrane and a brushed polyester microfleece backing for comfort; it works well as both an outer layer for misty, light rain and an

Water-Repellent Fleece

by Adam Cort, Posted July 6, 2011
The new Zephyr Softshell jacket from Atlantis WeatherGear combines the warmth of a fleece midlayer with a “Sheerline” softshell laminate that repels water like an outer layer, offering the best of both worlds without a lot of bulk. When the spray or rain really starts to fly, just pull over a conventional shell, the same as you would with any other fleece jacket. The Zephyr is available in both

The Ultimate Water Shorts

by Adam Cort, Posted July 12, 2012
It’s not often that a pair of shorts really grabs our attention, but these shorts from Liquid Flow did just that—and then some. Made from a super-soft, quick-dry micro-fiber material, they can be used as swim trunks in the afternoon and then worn out on the town at night.
Turn your iPhone into a ruggedized offshore camera with a Qmountz transparent casing from Maptaq. Waterproof to 9ft and sufficiently shock resistant to ...

West Marine Regatta Timer Watch

by SAIL Editors, Posted July 18, 2014
West Marine’s Regatta Timer Watch with built-in compass is exceptionally user-friendly, with a ring of digital black boxes along the perimeter of the face to indicate seconds

WEST MARINE: Navigator Jacket for Men

by SAIL Editors, Posted December 5, 2014
Stay warm and dry, whether hauling upwind, weathering stormy seas, or being at sea on a long night watch. Our rugged, comfortable foul weather gear is new for 2011 and is designed specifically for coastal cruising and racing.

Atlantis Weather Gear

by David Schmidt, Posted August 18, 2009
Atlantis Weather Gear recently introduced two new items in its coastal sailing line, the Aegis Hybrid Bib and the Aegis Spraytop, as well as a re-tooled version of its flagship Aegis Jacket. The gear utilizes Atlantis’s triple-layer, highly breathable laminate Typhoon fabric. For years, Atlantis has held that sailing gear can be versatile and comfortable without the bulk of
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