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Zhik's ZSkin maintains warmth in the core and flexibility in the arms.

Zhik ZSkin Top Reviewed

For dinghy sailing, this this and comfortable neoprene top could be your go-to piece of kit all summer long.

A woman working on a sailboat rigging.

Autopilots for Racing Sailors

If you’re seeking a reliable co-skipper that can deliver to the targets all watch long, without any relief, you’re in luck because modern autopilots are faster and more reliable than even the best professional hand on the helm.

jib car on an Etchells sailboat

Harken’s All-Soft-Tie Jib Cars

It’s always cool when a sailboat hardware company can be nimble—recognizing a need, quickly tooling up and starting production, all within a few months. Case in point is Harken’s new 13mm ball-bearing car, which became available this past April.

Harken Gizmo

Harken Gizmos

New through-deck attachment systems engineered for a variety of hookups.

5.5 Metre sailboat with crew hanging over side of the boat

Making Complex Simple

In this web series of technical articles highlighting some of the major controls generic to most keelboats, we’ll use the 5.5 Metre as a platform to explore various key controls, what they do, and how and why they’re set up as they are.

Gill Pro Glove

Gill Redesigns Its Sailing Gloves

Visually, they may look about the same, but there have been some cool changes at hand in the Gill line of performance sailing gloves. We got a chance to check out three of their top sellers—the championship, pro and helmsman gloves, all in long-fingered models. Here’s what we found.

Navigator’s Jacket

Gill’s Triple Play

We recently got to check out three new products from Gill—the Navigator’s Jacket, the Waterproof Beanie and the Millbrook Zip Tee, and when combined, we were feeling warm and fast.

Sailing gloves

Best Sailing Gloves for Serious Sailors

As the most ubiquitous piece of sailing gear (aside from a PFD, of course), the sailing glove of today is a highly designed and engineered thing of beauty. Here’s a look at the latest reviews and offerings in rope-holding and palm protection.

FireCell wetsuit

Wet-Suited for High-Performance Sailing

There are skiff suits, and then there are skiff suits. Gill Marine’s new cold-weather FireCell Skiff Suit and FireCell top are in the latter category, as they’re well beyond basic neoprene kit.

Sail Insight

The Intelligent Race Tracker App

In a press release issued today, SAP SE and partner Sailing Yacht Research Foundation announce the launch of Sail Insight, a new mobile app designed for the global sailing community.

Zhik's ZSkin maintains warmth in the core and flexibility in the arms.

Zhik ZSkin Top Reviewed

For dinghy sailing, this this and comfortable neoprene top could be your go-to piece of kit all summer long.

A woman working on a sailboat rigging.

Autopilots for Racing Sailors

If you’re seeking a reliable co-skipper that can deliver to the targets all watch long, without any relief, you’re in luck because modern autopilots are faster and more reliable than even the best professional hand on the helm.

jib car on an Etchells sailboat

Harken’s All-Soft-Tie Jib Cars

It’s always cool when a sailboat hardware company can be nimble—recognizing a need, quickly tooling up and starting production, all within a few months. Case in point is Harken’s new 13mm ball-bearing car, which became available this past April.

Harken Gizmo

Harken Gizmos

New through-deck attachment systems engineered for a variety of hookups.

5.5 Metre sailboat with crew hanging over side of the boat

Making Complex Simple

In this web series of technical articles highlighting some of the major controls generic to most keelboats, we’ll use the 5.5 Metre as a platform to explore various key controls, what they do, and how and why they’re set up as they are.

Gill Pro Glove

Gill Redesigns Its Sailing Gloves

Visually, they may look about the same, but there have been some cool changes at hand in the Gill line of performance sailing gloves. We got a chance to check out three of their top sellers—the championship, pro and helmsman gloves, all in long-fingered models. Here’s what we found.

Navigator’s Jacket

Gill’s Triple Play

We recently got to check out three new products from Gill—the Navigator’s Jacket, the Waterproof Beanie and the Millbrook Zip Tee, and when combined, we were feeling warm and fast.

Sailing gloves

Best Sailing Gloves for Serious Sailors

As the most ubiquitous piece of sailing gear (aside from a PFD, of course), the sailing glove of today is a highly designed and engineered thing of beauty. Here’s a look at the latest reviews and offerings in rope-holding and palm protection.

FireCell wetsuit

Wet-Suited for High-Performance Sailing

There are skiff suits, and then there are skiff suits. Gill Marine’s new cold-weather FireCell Skiff Suit and FireCell top are in the latter category, as they’re well beyond basic neoprene kit.

Sail Insight

The Intelligent Race Tracker App

In a press release issued today, SAP SE and partner Sailing Yacht Research Foundation announce the launch of Sail Insight, a new mobile app designed for the global sailing community.

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