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by SAIL Editors, Posted February 17, 2014With this latest duffel bag from Zhik, those long walks to and from the boat won’t feel half so strenuous.
by SAIL Editors, Posted August 5, 2014The latest version of Helly Hansen’s Hydropower 4 deck shoes for women includes open-mesh, breathable uppers and a structural overlay to protect
by Christopher White, Posted January 30, 2015The Resolute Pants from Atlantis are made from a lightweight, waterproof and breathable three-layer AWG Defender Fabric, and provide a comfortable and durable option for keeping your bottom half warm and dry while out on the water.
by Sail Staff, Posted April 15, 2008When I was a junior sailor, I scoffed at sun protection; now that rates of skin cancer have dramatically increased, I pay close attention. Sun Day Afternoons’s Adventure Hat offers great UV protection (the hat’s material carries a 50+ SPF rating) and, thanks to its generous, down-sloped bill, plenty of shade. What caught my eye was the hat’s long back veil, which keeps the sun off your neck. The
by Sail Staff, Posted May 3, 2010You may not be able to sail like Brazilian Olympic medalist Torben Grael or James Spithill, helmsman for recent Larry Ellison’s recent America’s Cup winner, but now you can look like them—at least a little. Fashion icon Prada recently unveiled a what it calls its “Intrepid” sunglasses—the same glasses BMW Oracle Racing configured with a heads-up display similar to that used aboard fighter jets,
by Sail Staff, Posted November 18, 2010When winter temps plummet, few materials are as warm as wool. The trouble, though, is that wool can be scratchy and even allergenic to some people. Arcteryx cures both of these issues with their Gothic Cardigan, which features non-itch Italian wool that’s been laminated onto a soft micro-fleece lining. The jacket sports a high collar (but no hood), making it an ideal layer to be worn under