Boat Gear | Boat Gear & Outfitting

Gift Ideas for Cruisers & Sailors

Buying gifts for cruisers is hard – we have limited space and tend to live minimalist lifestyles. But, there are plenty of items out there that are great gifts for cruisers! For the Active Sailor Dyneema is incredibly useful around the boat, and though it’s expensive, small amounts are often needed for projects. Soft shackles…

Boat Gear & Outfitting | Outfitting a Boat for Cruising

Headsails: Gennakers, Screechers and Reachers… Oh My!

Figuring out what kind of sails your boat needs is not always a straight-forward and simple question.  All sailboats need sails, right?  But each sailboat may have a different set of needs.  Most cruising boats come standard with a small headsail and a mainsail. The cruising route of 95% of circumnavigators is a downwind trade…