The Best Sailing Gear of 2010

With the end of the year approaching, Practical Sailor editorsoffer the annual selection of Editors Choice products for the Gear of the Year lineup....

The Liquid Image 310 Video Mask

For those of us who spend nearly as much time under the water as on it, the Liquid Image 310 video mask sounded like...

Sailing Sandals for Women

Its challenging to remember a world without sport sandals, but the performance sandal is a somewhat recent invention, having only been around 25 years....

Camet Wahine Shorts for Her

After a frustrating and fruitless day of shopping locally for gear appropriate for a 30-something woman to wear on the race course, Practical Sailor...

Columbia Mocs for Him . . .

As we noted in our last look at mens athletic-style boating shoes (June 2007), the marine footwear market is changing quickly. This hasn't necessarily...

Mens Foul-Weather Gear Update

The world of marine apparel is continuously evolving, following fashion trends and innovations in materials. One of the newest players to toss their hat...

Stocking Stuffers For Sailors

Its hard to believe, but the 2009 holiday season is upon us. As is custom, Practical Sailor editors have put together a varied roundup...

Sea-Boot Camp Tests Footwear for Traction, Comfort, and Quality

When heavy weather hits, the last thing a skipper needs is the distraction of discomfort or worries over losing his footing. Effective foul-weather gear...

Practical Sailors Gear of the Year 2009

As each year nears its end, Practical Sailor editors find themselves poring over the dozens of products reviewed in the previous months to choose...

Crossing Over

When it comes to gear for the outdoor enthusiast, there are a lot of crossover products. Hikers, bikers, boaters, backpackers, and climbers share a...

Catalina 445: What You Should Know | Boat Review

Looking to buy a 40-50 foot sailboat? Considering a Catalina 445? See a Catalina 445 for sale? What are the pros and cons of...