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Foulie Fashion

Helly Hansen Skagen race JacketPSs testing of the Skagen Race jacket supported the makers claim that it can take a pounding. Made from patented,...

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,...

Foul-weather Gear Must-haves

At the very least, foul-weather gear must be warm, dry, and comfortable. It also should be easy to adjust and fasten, which means zippers,...

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...

Staying Warm

Hard-core dinghy sailors affectionately refer to their drysuit as the bag, and until recently, its been an appropriate, descriptive nickname. But in our last...

Testing Telemedicines Limits

Early into the 645-mile race between Marion, Mass., and the island of Bermuda in 2009, trouble brewed aboard the C&C 40 Corsair. The bizarre...

Keep Your Lid On

Whats the best sailing hat? According to our reader survey, there are as many answers to that question as there are hats on the...

PS Tests Firstwatch Float Coats

Flotation CoatWhile it shares many similarities with the Bomber Jacket, the Flotation Coat also has some unique features. The most obvious is the coats...

Chandlery: February 2012

Bottom lineThe products work, and wed definitely recommend adding the Wash-in Cleaner ($16 / 10 ounces) to your laundry kit. The Reproofer we liked...

Mailport: March 2010

Another sailboat owners’ group that should be added to your list of boat owners’ websites ("Website Roundup," January 2010) is the Friendship Sloop Society:...

An Italian Go Fast Sailboat – The Viko S 35 |...

Looking to buy a 35-40 foot sailboat? Considering a Viko S 35? See a Viko S35 for sale? What are the pros and cons...