Personal Gear & Apparel

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Protecting the Sailor’s Pumpkin

 Subscribers OnlyHead protection has become a hot topic among sailors. Volvo Ocean Race helmsman wear surf helmets with retractable...

Luck and the Urge to Duck

At night, when only the counted seconds between the lightning flash and thunder-crack offer any clue of what is to...

The Sailor’s Boot Dryer

 Subscribers OnlyI like the outdoors. I sail year-round, and I can endure as much heat and cold as my passions demand. But whether it...

Sailing Socks

 Subscribers OnlyWe can endure a great deal in the name of good sailing, but cold, wet feet chill us through, and we’d rather not...

Sailing Clothes for Cold Weather

 Subscribers OnlyWhether you want to cruise the higher latitudes or extend your sailing season this winter, you’ll need to think...

The Get-Home Sailboat Tool Kit

The tools and materials required to maintain and repair everything on a boat will barely fit in a room. Just the kit...

Knee Pads and Braces for Sailors

 Subscribers OnlyBattered sailors make good test subjects, especially when we are talking about gear to preserve our joints and...

Compact Scuba Kits for Sailors

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