Personal Gear & Apparel

Practical Sailor tested the Soul dry suit on and in the water, even in freezing temperatures, for two years to gauge its durability, flexibility, and practical usefulness for onboard duty.

Soul Dry Suit 2-year Update

After teeth-chattering his way through some brutal winters sailing beach cats on Chesapeake Bay—protected only by a 3/16-inch neoprene suit that made the cold water safe, but not pleasant—Practical Sailor tester Drew Frye decided to upgrade and invested in the Ocean Rodeo Soul dry suit in the fall of 2013, and his winters have been much better.

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