Sailing Magazine - Gear Mon, 24 Jun 19 00:00:00 -0400 en hourly 1 Multifunction displays Multifunction displays
 A new series of multifunction displays from Garmin include a host of new features, including Garmin SailAssist that provides data, display and prerace guidance, built-in sonar on some model...]]>
Compact mooring winch Compact mooring winch
The Compact Light Retractable Mooring Winch from Harken stows flush completely below deck, but is significantly smaller, taking up about half the space of similar winches on the market. It also weighs...]]>
Sunscreen for sailors Sunscreen for sailors
Skin-safe and reef-safe mineral sunscreen Harken Derm was designed by dermatologist Dr. Edit Olasz Harken specifically for sailors. The mineral sunscreen reflects the sun’s damaging rays before they...]]>
New radar technology New radar technology
B&G has lightened up their radars and given them a low-profile dome with their new HALO24 pulse compression radar. The radar offers multiple range options, up to 48 nautical miles and can process ...]]>
Waterproof racing gear Waterproof racing gear
Gill’s new Race Fusion Jacket doesn’t compromise on style, comfort or technology. Made from three layers of waterproof and breathable fabric, this jacket, made for active sailors includes a high-v...]]>
Adhesive handholds Adhesive handholds
Edson has redesigned its ComfortGrips into adhesive strips, allowing them to be easily placed wherever a handhold requires cushioning and better grip. The kits come in 8-inch and 12-inch strips and ha...]]>
Electric furler Electric furler
Selden’s new push-button furler has the great advantage of being easily retrofittable on existing Selden Furlex furlers. The Furlex Electric uses a 48-volt electric motor that, by using the included...]]>
Inflatable PFD Inflatable PFD
Spinlock’s new VITO life jacket and harness is a version of the life jacket Volvo Ocean Race sailors wore that has been modified for every day sailors. It features a hydrostatic automatic inflator, ...]]>
Compact durable camera Compact durable camera
The new GoPro HERO7 is petite, waterproof without a special housing and incorporates HyperSmooth video stabilization for sailing videos ready to go viral. It captures Ultra HD 4K resolution video at u...]]>
Heads Heads
HeadsStart with the right toilet then add the waste-management method that works best for youSailors like refitting sails, rigging and electronics, anything but heads. Heads are not sexy, not fast and not fun. But the high-tech advancements in toilets and marine sanitation systems restore bragging rights to the heads. Let's face it, for a weekend of coastal cruising a nice head could be more impor...]]>
Electric and Hybrid Motors Electric and Hybrid Motors
Quiet, clean and economical are just some of the benefits of 'green' auxiliary power I hardly use a tank of fuel in an entire season," the purist sailor boasts, gleeful about all the money he or she is saving by running the inboard just long enough to leave the harbor. Thrift isn't the only reason purists don't like the iron genny. Inboards are noisy, they vibrate and they stink, especially if ...]]>
Cabin Bedding Cabin Bedding
Create a more comfortable berth with a new mattress or by adding a few simple upgrades Iam currently reading, for the first time, John Caldwell's Desperate Voyage, his account of sailing solo across the Pacific Ocean following World War II. I just got to the part where, during a hurricane, he pitches his bunk mattress overboard and spends the next 1,000 miles with nothing but a perpetually wet bl...]]>