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Knee Pads and Braces for Sailors

Battered sailors make good test subjects, especially when we are talking about gear to preserve our joints and appendages. That is why we sent...

Compact Scuba Kits for Sailors

In general, many cruisers prefer the freedom of snorkeling to scuba diving, yet there are situations when extending the time you can spend underwater...

Enticing Gifts and Gadgets for Sailors

While the keep-it-simple-sailor philosophy underlies our selection process, we do stumble upon products that, although far from necessary, fulfill their primary mission: incite an...

Boating Eyewear Guarantee

One of the reason we pay premium for brand-name products is the expectation that if something goes wrong, we'd get outstanding support. Some U.S....

Look for UV protection, fit, impact resistance

The ideal pair of sunglasses will vary among individuals. Fair-eyed people, for example, often prefer darker lenses. Our list of must-haves include UV protection,...

Winter Sailing Apparel

Mustang Survivals EP 6.5 Racing Dry Suit is part of an impressive line of EP 6.5 apparel and gear including dinghy smocks, dry bags,...

Holiday Gift Ideas for Sailors

Sailors are a practical lot. Sure, wed all enjoy a Fruit of the Month membership, but if you really want to make a sailors...

Sailing Gear 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...

Earth, Wind, and Water

Each foul-weather garment was subject to a series of rigorous tests designed to measure resistance to the elements, breathability, wearability, reflectivity, functionality, and abrasion...

Mens Foulie Faceoff

West Marine NavigatorThe West Marine Navigator jacket and Navigator bibs are a formidable foulie combo designed for coastal sailing. The Navigator jacket is waterproof,...

C&C 40: What You Should Know | Boat Review

Looking to buy a 38-42 foot sailboat for less than $50,000? Considering a C&C 40? See a C&C Sailboat for sale? What are the...