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August 2014 Issue

Shoe Test Update

About 20 years ago, the conventional sailing moccasin started losing ground to more specialized footwear for sailors, but only recently have major sports apparel companies like Adidas and Puma entered the on-the-water footwear fray. Boat shoe style has come a long way since Paul Sperry—whose namesake company, Sperry, originated the nonskid grooved-sole moccasin—carved a zig-zag pattern into an old gumshoe back in 1935.

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