Personal Gear & Apparel

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  • Practical Gifts
    Practical Sailor editors have put together some gift-giving—or gift-getting—ideas for the sailorly crowd....
  • Getting to the Top
    There are times when getting to the top of a mast is a far easier solo proposition than hunting for help. The first...
  • The Year’s Top Gear
    During the 12-month period from September 2013 through August 2014, Practical Sailor evaluated dozens of boating...
  • Shoe Test Update
     Subscribers OnlyAbout 20 years ago, the conventional sailing moccasin started losing ground to more specialized footwear for sailors,...
  • A Shoe Tester’s Epiphany
    I had a bit of a problem last month when we scheduled our latest shoe test. PS Managing Editor Ann Key, our premier...
  • Reads for Summertime Relaxing
    Summer arrives this month, and hopefully, the long, sunny days will include some time for summer reading. Practical...
  • Holiday Gifts Ideas for Sailors
    Looking for a holiday gift for the sailors on your list? Here are some new and gift-worthy products to consider.
  • Finding the Bright Spot: Marine LED Spotlights
     Subscribers OnlyA marine spotlight, as opposed to a floodlight or flashlight, must sufficiently illuminate an object at a...
  • The ODEO Laser Flare
    Like winning lottery tickets and accurate head shots during the zombie apocalypse, visual distress signals are one of...
  • Mailport: September 2013
    In response to “What’s in the Practical Sailor Toolbag?” (PS, January 2012): How about a list of tools...

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