Sailing Clothes for Cold Weather
Zippered outer layers allow you to remain comfortable under shelter, but ready to go on deck at a moments notice.

Sailing Clothes for Cold Weather


Whether you want to cruise the higher latitudes or extend your sailing season this winter, you’ll need to think about clothing. Over the years, Practical Sailor has published a number of tests and reports on garments that we can count on to keep us warm when the wind chill dips toward freezing. In this report, we’ll take a broader look at the essentials, focusing on the first principles; under layers, accessories, how to wear them, and what materials stay dry.

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