Ocean Racing’s Optimum Time OS315 sailing watch remains a classic with its oversized, easy-to-read digits. Other features include multiple pre-programmed start sequences with beeps on the minute. And don’t panic if you miss a flag midway through—just engage the “sync” feature to catch up again. The OS315 also comes with a mounting bracket, so you can strap it to your mast instead of your wrist.
MOB: A Whistle in the Wind
Mark Wheeler went overboard a few minutes before midnight. He was in the middle of Lake Michigan, 30 miles offshore in 40 knots of wind. As he fumbled for the lanyard to inflate his lifejacket he watched his racing sailboat, Meridian X, disappear into the night at more than 18 ...read more