Product Review: The Sømand Farallon Sailing Jacket for Women

By: Equipment, Partners, Product Review, women on the water

Before I get thrown overboard for being a man doing a review of a woman’s sailing jacket it should be known that I am simply being a man who is doing what his wife is asking him to do.  The sailing jacket review is really me taking dictation from my wife who is doing the heavy lifting on this review.  My wife has been sailing for over 20 years. She can do anything I can do on a sailboat and she typically does. The only difference between her as a female and me as a male is that she sails …

Product Review: Gill Marine Coastal Jacket

By: Equipment, Partners, Product Review

You can guess that when I walked into an ice rink with the Gill Marine Men’s Coastal Jacket, I got a few looks from the parents along the glass. Testing out a sailing jacket means a lot of things to me, but functionality is essential. On this day, walking into an ice rink to watch a hockey practice was high on the list. On this particular day, taking a walk in a downpour was also very important. Ultimately, testing this jacket in multiple conditions is important because how often do you find yourself wearing your favorite jacket just for sailing? …