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Offshore Ready Sailing Gear

New sailing gear including sea boots, a sailing jacket and a signal light.

April 22, 2020

Planning for your next offshore sailing adventure? Check out these new items that can help you stay safe, comfortable and organized while aboard.


PEDPOX

Pedestal pockets
Pedestal Pockets $38.50 Courtesy of the manufacturer

Is there anything more annoying than not having a safe place to stash your things in the cockpit? This set of pockets attaches easily to a standard 4-inch steering pedestal, and provides a secure place for your sunglasses, handheld VHF, lip balm and more.

ZHIK

Seaboot
ZK Seaboot 900 $300 Courtesy of the manufacturer

Wet, cold feet will not be an issue with the ZK Seaboot 900. These boots were developed and tested in the Volvo Ocean Race and offer support and comfort for long tricks at the helm. The neoprene and rubber construction, along with the integrated gaiter, will keep water out and feet warm.

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Sirius Signal

sos
c-1002 $300 Courtesy of the manufacturer

This new Coast Guard-approved electronic flare is the first of its kind to have a two-color light combination. Studies by the US Coast Guard have shown that a two-color (red-orange/cyan) combination SOS flash pattern is more visible against background shore lights. It also has an infrared signal that is visible to rescue aircraft.

henri lloyd
M-Pro Jacket $476 Courtesy of the manufacturer

Available in men’s and women’s (shown) sizes, Henri Lloyd’s M-Pro hooded jacket features three-layer Gore-Tex Pro fabric for its durability, light weight and breathability. Aquaguard zippers, an internal spray skirt and waterproof inner cuffs with Velcro closures will help keep the water out.

Shakespeare

Shakespeare stream
Stream $799 Courtesy of the manufacturer

With more and more cruisers relying on cellular for remote work, keeping in touch and more, having a decent signal is imperative. The Stream booster will ­amplify weak cellular signals, allowing you to use your data while cruising the coast.

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