What to Wear Sailing
Sailing gear, gloves, clothes, shoes and more
Wondering what to wear sailing? Then you’ve come to the right place. I’ve worked hard to select sailing clothes that have proven to perform well time and time again. If you’re comfortable out on the water, then you’ll enjoy sailing so much more and you’ll get more sailing in, as cold weather won’t put you off. You can trust Gill Marine, Helly Hansen and Sperry.
You might also be interested in Cool Sailing Stuff.
These sturdy boat shoes will give you great support and grip on deck with Helly Hansen’s ‘Ultra Storm Grip’ multi-directional grip system. Highly rated, with 4.5 stars average customer review.
Genuine hand-sewn construction. Canvas upper with rustproof eyelets. Non-marking Sperry rubber sole for the ultimate in wet/dry traction. A great value edition of the classic Sperry Top Sider deck shoes.
A good sailing cap is absolutely essential, to protect your head and face from the sun. Also available in white (recommended, to keep your head nice and cool)!
How are you going to make sure you don’t loose that nice new sailing cap in the sea – this is how!
You’re going to want to protect your hands from blisters caused by handling ropes. These great Gill Marine 4.6 star rated sailing gloves have a pre-shaped construction that fits your natural hand shape, plus stretch fabric on back for comfort.
Awesome 4.8 out of 5 stars customer rated Gill sailing jacket. Fully taped seams, adjustable cuffs and a rollaway hood all help to keep you warm and dry.
4.8 out of 5 stars reviews for these excellent waterproof, windproof, breathable sailing trousers.
If you’re going keelboat sailing, this is the thing to wear and be comfortable in all day. It comes with ‘ReliaPull Guide’ for predictable inflation. U.S. Coast Guard Approved.
This PFD stretches with you for active sailing. Roomy front pocket for secure storage of snacks, chapstick etc. Ideal for wet sailing and SUP’ing. USCG approved. Also available in red and mango.
These Gill sunglasses are designed specifically to wear sailing, with UV protective and 100% glare free polarized lenses.
- Hydrophobic outer coating sheds water and reduces salt residue for clear vision
- Oleophobic technology on the inside face repels fingerprints, sun lotion and skin oils
- Grade 1 Optic lenses designed to exceed EN safety standards
- They look so good – you’ll want to wear them on land too!
Also suitable for regular glasses/prescription glasses. Designed for thin frames – frames wider than 1 cm may not fit easily.