New Sailing Gear for Spring

Five new products to take sailing.

May 16, 2018
Sailing gear
New Season, New Kit Photos courtesy of the manufacturers

Helly Hansen Hellypack Bag

Helly Hansen Hellypack Bag $150 Courtesy of the manufacture

From the outside, this may look like an ordinary duffel bag, but unzip the sides and it unrolls to reveal pockets and pouches to keep all your gear organized. Clips at the top allow you to hang the pack up, keeping your cabin tidy, and the waterproof outer fabric ensures your stuff will survive splashy ­dinghy rides.

Gill Coastal Jacket

Gill OS3 Coastal Jacket

OS3 coastal jacket $230 Courtesy of the manufacturer

Gill has updated its ­popular OS gear for coastal cruisers. The new OS3 Coastal range features jackets and bibs for men, women and kids. The jackets (women’s shown) feature waterproof and windproof two-layer fabric, adjustable cuffs with inner seals and a fully lined, high-visibility hood.


Freedom Hi-Fit ­Trousers

Henri-Lloyd Freedom Hi-Fit ­Trousers

Henri-Lloyd Freedom Hi-Fit ­Trousers $235 Courtesy of the manufacturer

The Hi-Fit trousers are designed for comfort and ease of movement. Adjustments for a customized fit can be made at the waist and shoulders, and the contoured cut reduces windage. The women’s trousers feature a convenient drop seat.

Regatta boat shoe

Dooney & Bourke Regatta Boat Shoe

Dooney & Bourke Regatta Boat Shoe $135 Courtesy of the manufactuer

Look stylish on board or off in the new Regatta boat shoe. The shoe is available for men and women and features hand-sewn leather ­uppers, a cork-lined foot -bed and a durable rubber sole.

Seatek Pablo

Seatek Pablo

Seatek Pablo $139 Courtesy of the manufacturer

Protect your eyes while you’re on the water. These glasses feature durable and lightweight frames, and offer 100 ­percent UV protection and scratch-resistent ­polarized lenses. The blue-mirror finish helps to cut reflection and glare off the water.



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