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Find the latest performance sailing gear reviews including, racing equipment, foul weather gear, marine gear and sailing accessories. All tested and reviewed at Sailing World.

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Thomas Dixon

The Making of A Shackle

Curious how our Tylaska shackles are made, we took a field trip to see firsthand the magic of metalworks in Mystic.

harken zircon block

Harken Zircon Block Range

Could there possibly be a better block? We check in Harken engineer Matt Schmidt and Harken test pilot Ravi Parent to hear what makes the Harken Zircon Block range an efficient thing of beauty.

Gill Verso Jacket in white

Gill Verso Gear Makes the Grade

The Gill Verso Jacket and
Trouser combo is a go-to foul-weather gear set going around the cans and
overnight. Details make the difference.

West Marine shop

Industry Insider: West Marine

We find out how West Marine is keeping sailors equipped with the latest in gear and tech in a constantly evolving sailing world.