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Sailing Bag Options – Best Sailing Bags

sail backpacks

If you sail a boat of just about any kind, you know it’s a good idea to have a good sailing bag to keep all your belongings together. Whether you are heading to the changerooms, up in the club after a hard day’s sailing. or stowing your sailing gear below deck when out on the…

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How To Sell Your Laser Sailboat Quickly

Laser Sailboat For Sale

We know that there are lots of people wanting to get their hands on some second-hand laser dinghy gear. And we don’t want to see old Laser sailing gear sitting in the shed or garage going to waste. So if you just don’t have the time to get out on the water anymore, or you…

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The Top Five Sailing Hats for 2019

Gill Men’s Race Sailing Cap

The best sailing hats are generally made from lightweight, quick-drying fabrics. Some have cords you can use to keep them from flying away in a breeze while others are made to float in water. When you’ve packed all your gear for a day out sailing, don’t forget your hat! For many sailors, this is the single…

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Top 10 Best Sailing Shoes

Wearing the best sailing shoes, whether onboard your boat or not, can say a lot about you. Besides looking the part and being a bit of a fashion statement, of course, they have a very practical aspect as well. The most important aspect of wearing the best shoes for sailing is that of safety. There…

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11 Reasons Why Your Child Should Learn To Sail

Why Your Child Should Learn To Sail

Sailing is not just for sport. For young people who are introduced to sailing at an early age, they pick up many skills that can be carried into their adult lives. Regardless of what career path your child may follow, an early introduction to sailing will develop traits that can pave the direction he or…

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Best Sailing Knife Guide

best sailing knife

A sailing knife is one of the most important hand tools that any sailor should own, whether on board your boat, or while rigging up your dingy on shore. Designed as a multi-tool in many cases, the best sailing knife is, more often than not, more than just a sharp cutting blade. In this guide,…

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Best Boat Shoes For Women

Best Boat Shoes For Women

You’ve heard the term ‘boat shoe’ or ‘deck shoe’ but do you really know what they are? In general terms, the best women’s boat shoes are made from canvas or leather with a non-marking sole and are designed specifically for use onboard a sailing vessel. However, ladies sailing shoes are also regarded as fashion accessories…

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What Are The Best Sailing Gloves?

Ronstan sailing gloves

To Summarize: We picked the eleven most popular sailing gloves available on the market. We compared construction, durability, design, and features of each. We also looked at fingerless and full-fingered gloves. Many of the choices here scored high marks on design, fit and strength. Most fared well on dexterity, gripping ability and comfort (including quick…

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Best Handheld Anemometer Options

best handheld anemometer

You’ve no doubt seen these around the place… An anemometer is a wind speed measuring device that is commonly used by weather stations and individuals or institutions interested in measuring changes in the wind speed. To give the best reading, an anemometer is typically mounted on a pole positioned in an open space so that…

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Sailing Holidays – Best Sailing Holiday Options

A laser sailing holiday is an adventure-filled activity that can be shared with the entire family. But before we explore several different holiday programs and packages available, let’s take a closer look at the different types of sailing holidays in general. We have chosen to look at a total of nine basic types sailing holidays.…

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