Footwear and Apparel

Good foul-weather gear should not only keep you warm and dry, but it should have safety features like reflective patches and should allow full range of motion.

Men’s Foulie Faceoff

Top brands offer top quality in the $500-kit price range.

Choosing a new set of foul-weather gear is not a decision most sailors take lightly. With mid-range gear priced around $500 for a jacket and bibbed trousers, it isn’t a small investment. Knowing what specific brands have to offer—and what to look for—is key to making a sound purchase, and to ensuring you’ll be warm and dry aboard.

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