Boat Bags: Watershed, SealLine Dominate; West a Best Buy
Many of the gear and duffel bags labeled 'waterproof' in the marine catalogs failed our tests. However, after examining 26 models, we did find a few truly dry bags.
Sunglasses: MJ Commanders Lead Way; Serengetis a Best Buy
We prefer Maui Jim, but Oakley and Costa Del Mar also fare well in our test of 19 pairs from eight manufacturers.
Hobie, Nikon Our Picks Among High-End Seagoing Sunglasses
The importance of quality eyeware was publicly manifested by the Navy Air Corps in 1951 when it commissioned Bausch and Lomb to begin developing...
Foul Weather Gear: The New Suits Are Breathable, Dry, and Costly
In the early 1980s, W.L. Gore & Associates and Atlantis teamed up to create waterproof foul weather gear that was also breathable. They had...
Best Boat Shoes: Harken & Rockport
Anyone whos ever taken a spill jumping from a dock or launch onto the deck of a boat knows the value of good boat...
Ultimate Sailing Sandal
In hot weather, a lot of people like to go barefoot aboard, but there are risks, from slipping to stubbing your toes.