Tag : Footwear

How to Size Dinghy Sailing Boots for Women | Expert Advice

We know shopping for women’s sailing gear can be a pain, but we today we have some tips and tricks to make shopping for dinghy boots a bit easier for you. For women, one especially difficult piece of gear to size is a good pair of Dinghy Boots. The material and styling of dinghy boots plus the difference between men’s and women’s sizing  can make for quite the headache! We can help you with each of these factors. Though in […]

Comparing Dinghy Boots: Rubber or Neoprene | Expert Advice

Not sure what type of dinghy boot is right for you?  Don’t worry APS can help! The two most popular types are Neoprene or waterproof. Neoprene boots have a zippered closure, velcro zipper keeper, and tend to be more flexible which allows a thicker than normal sock to be worn without cramping the foot. The waterproof boots typically have a lace-up closure, are more rigid, and hold moisture just as well as it keeps the water out. Type Materials Construction Closure Primary Use Waterproof […]

Musto Boots Review: HPX Boot with OutDry feature image

Musto HPX Boot with OutDry® | Expert Review

This product is no longer available, but check out our selectiono of waterproof and breathable boots here I was asked to write this review about the HPX Leather Musto Boots with Outdry® a while back, but I wanted to make sure that I wore them a lot before giving my opinion. So use them I have. I used them in Annapolis’ warm weather, on the Bermuda Ocean Race, up at the NYYC Regatta, on rainy days, and most recently while teaching little kids […]

Adidas Boat CC Lace Shoe | Expert Review

Note: This product is no longer available.  Check out our other deck shoes here  Charleston Race Week was the perfect venue to test out the new Adidas Boat CC Lace Shoes.  I was able to see how they did in just about any condition – socks, no socks, hot, cold, dry conditions, rain, dry decks, wet decks, calm waters, and pretty good sized waves. Overall, I was pretty impressed with them.  They are super lightweight, breathable and fast drying and […]

Leather Deck Shoes

Leather Deck Shoes | Expert Advice

We’re almost done with our shoe videos!! This week’s addition to the our shoe video library, traditional leather deck shoes. Great for around town or on the boat, with non-marking soles, they can go just about anywhere. The main features you will find in all of our leather deck shoes are a casual look that emphasizes style while providing all day comfort, great durability, water-resistance and last but certainly not least, a non-marking sole. The non-marking sole is an integral […]

My Favorite Cold Weather Gear: Gore-Tex Socks

My Favorite Cold Weather Gear: Gore-Tex Socks | Expert Advice

Newsflash: it’s getting cold out. While winter doesn’t technically start until December 21st, Mother Nature held a dandy of a dress rehearsal last weekend. The temperature never broke 50° on Sunday and the wind gusts topped out over 30 knots. Now, I went to a public school, so I’ve never been really good with numbers, but I think that put the feel-like temperature somewhere around -79°. Yeah, yeah… call these guys: Anyways, Sunday’s are a busy day on the water […]