Gear: Zhik’s Seaboot 900

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A Better Sea Boot

ZK-Seaboot-900

Following up on its successful ZK Seaboot 800, Zhik’s Seaboot 900 was created in partnership with team AkzoNobel and Dongfeng Race Team, the latter the overall winner of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race. Designed for serious, long-distance offshore racers and professional sailors who wear their boots day-in-day-out, the boots have reinforced areas in the arch, heel and ankle areas, all with an eye toward reducing the risk of injuries from twists, turns and knocks on a steeply angled deck. Each boot’s molded rubber sole provides exceptional grip while also serving as insulation from the cold. Uppers are 100 percent waterproof and constructed from a combination of highly durable rubber and neoprene for warmth and longevity. $299. Zhik, zhik.com

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