Apparel + Accessories

New Gear for Cold Weather Sailing

by Christopher White, Posted February 12, 2015
For sailors in the northern climes, just because Old Man Winter is here doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Add these items to your kit and you’ll be better prepared for time on the water, despite the elements. 

Qualicom CIS Swiss Army Jacket from Helly Hansen

by SAIL Editors, Posted January 30, 2015
Helly Hansen’s new Qualicom CIS (Component Insulation System) Jacket is the veritable Swiss Army Knife of winter coats, with its combination of a light insulator jacket made with PrimaLoft Black insulation for maximum warmth and minimum weight that can be zipped into the waterproof exterior shell or worn on its own

Cold Bay Boots from Sperry Top-Sider

by SAIL Editors, Posted January 30, 2015
Cold Bay Boots from Sperry Top-Sider boots are built from stain and water resistant leather to keep them in your kit for a few seasons, and they’re topped off with Sperry’s seam-seal construction to keep the water out.

Resolute Pants from Atlantis

by SAIL Editors, Posted January 30, 2015
The 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. 

Field Edition NTS Mid 250 Crew and Bottom

by SAIL Editors, Posted January 30, 2015
The new Field Edition NTS Mid 250 Crew and Bottom are made from 100 percent Merino wool to help regulate body temperature and minimize sweat during periods of activity.

Rum Runner Backpack from Gage by Grundéns

by SAIL Editors, Posted January 30, 2015
Having a good drybag to stow your gear in is clutch, and the Rum Runner Backpack from Gage by Grundéns is just such a bag.

Cobra Winter Gloves from Henri Lloyd

by SAIL Editors, Posted January 30, 2015
You’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. 

Gill Elements Knit Fleece

by SAIL Editors, Posted January 30, 2015
For days when the breeze has a bit of a bite, but it’s not too cold to don your full-blown foulies, a windproof fleece is an invaluable addition to your kit. The Gill Elements Knit Fleece is a great candidate to fill that role.

Clear-bottomed Kayak from Clear Blue Hawaii Boatbuilders

by SAIL Editors, Posted December 12, 2014
If 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

Real McCoy Spirits: Rum

by SAIL Editors, Posted December 10, 2014
During Prohibition, a rum-runner named Bill McCoy gained a reputation for smuggling such good stuff into the United States that the expression “the real McCoy” became synonymous with quality and authenticity.
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