Footwear and Apparel

PS’s toddler tester lends a helping hand aboard Emma, a Florida-based Catalina 27. Gear from Sunday Afternoons, Coolibar, KEEN, Salus, and EcoVessel keeps her safe and comfortable.

Sailing Gear for Kids

Sailing Apparel and Gear Must -Haves for Kids

Whether your mini crewmembers are bound for a weekend family cruise or summer sailing camp, equipping them with the right gear will ensure their days on the water are safer and more fun for everyone. PS editors have put together a list of our favorite, must-have kids’ products for summer sailing. Some of the items are kid-sized versions of adult products that were top performers in our past lab and long-term tests, and we can vouch for their quality, performance, and durability. Others are products that have survived kid torture testing for at least one season and have earned two thumbs-up.

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