Essential Sailing Gear

By: Equipment, Members, Partners

There are many ways to go sailing, from relaxing day sails and low-stakes racing to long-term cruising and adventurous offshore passages, but some things never change. The wind and seas are just as they were thousands of years ago, and still present the same opportunities and challenges. The only difference is that these days we have much better sailing gear to help us along! Just as sailboat technology has advanced by leaps and bounds, so have the personal items that improve the sailing experience. Here is some essential sailing gear every mariner can use, no matter what their ambition. If …

Sailing Gear by and for Women

By: Partners, Product Review, women on the water

Introducing Sømand, technical sailing apparel designed for women A new sailing apparel brand has arrived that aims to put women at the forefront in an industry that has historically catered to men. Sømand was founded by Bay Area sailors Noelle Brewin and Laura Levy, who set out to challenge the perception of what a sailor should look like and create apparel that empowers women to feel confident, be comfortable, and perform their best while sailing.  The Somand Story Noelle and Laura met as fellow crew racing a Friday night series in 2018 and bonded over a shared background in design, …

Last Minute Gifts For Sailors

Last Minute Gifts For Sailors

By: Store

With Christmas only a few days away there’s always some last minute gift buying that needs to be done! If one of those people on your last minute list is a sailor then ASA has got you covered. Below are 3 quick and easy gift ideas that will be delivered instantly – no gift wrapping required!

Essential sailing gear for the day sailor and cruiser

By: Equipment

There are many ways to go sailing, from relaxing day sails and low-stakes racing to long-term cruising and adventurous offshore passages, but some things never change. The wind and seas are just as they were thousands of years ago, and still present the same opportunities and challenges. The only difference is that these days we have much better sailing gear to help us along! Just as sailboat technology has advanced by leaps and bounds, so have the personal items that improve the sailing experience. Here is some essential sailing gear every mariner can use, no matter what their ambition. Like …