A clever solution from Brian Hutchinson. These form-fitting pads allow the sailor to hike on padded lifelines comfortably all day long. With a sculpted foam pad inside it allows you to retain mobility while not hiking and giving you protection while you are. Available in two sizes with adjustable waist and leg straps for the perfect fit.
Hutchinson Leg Savers
Black Sizes: SM/MD or LG
Fabric: Abrasion-resistant Cordura outside with closed cell foam core and skin-friendly inner layer.
Fit: Form fitting; sized according to weight*.
Closures: Velcro adjustable around leg and waist.
Other: 1-3/4" straps, inside foam tapers to the outside and inside for a more form fit.
*Sizing is done by weight, for a sailor of average build. Sailors with a slight build can add another 15lbs to the weight range:
Keep those legs protected during long, painful hours on the rail. Great for wire lifelines, this belt is made of up many PVC segments, that cup the wire as you press against it. Don't be caught on the rail without one!
Skelley Life Line Belt
One Size, Unisex
Fabric: Abrasion resistant cover with rigid crescent-shaped segments sewn into an articulated padded belt; neoprene padded leg straps.
Fit: Form fitting.
Closures: Adjustable waist belt with snap buckle, adjustable neoprene padded leg straps.
Other: Belt is designed to cup the lifeline, spreading out the load on your abdomen for more aggressive hiking.
Outfit your whole crew: order three or more for a 10% discount. Discount will be applied before we charge your card, but will not be reflected in your web checkout process.
This product has been reviewed on APS' Blog, The Stern Scoop; take a look for more information.
Maintain your stamina while hiking hard. The Hike Pro keelboat hiking pad is designed to provide comfort and protection while hiking. Easy to take on and off and can be adjusted to the proper position.
Spinlock Hike Pro
One size fits most
Fabric: EVA foam covered by durable nylon.
Fit: Close fit that is easily adjustable for different waist sizes.
Closures: Webbing strap with buckle.
Other: Shape is unobtrusive when performing maneuvers, can be worn outside or inside of gear layers.