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The Benefits of Waterproof Socks for Sailing

Why Wear Waterproof Socks for Sailing Many times in wet or foul sailing weather you desire to keep your feet dry, but don’t want the weight and chunkiness, and sometimes the insulation that comes with donning your sailing boots. What you may be desiring is your lightweight, easy to move in, deck-gripping sailing shoes; which typically come at the price of wet and cold feet when the weather turns poor.  Also, if you are sailing in tropic or summer conditions, […]

Coastal Sailing Foul Weather Gear Explained

Coastal sailing presents a unique set of conditions. Here you will learn about what coastal sailing foul weather gear is designed for in terms of the type of sailing and the type of weather conditions it will withstand. Coastal Sailing Weather Conditions: Generally speaking, coastal sailing foul weather gear is designed to be worn for days at a time while providing you protection and comfort. It is ideal for short to medium distance passage making, and overnight distance racing and cruising. Not as […]