Technical Gear and Rash Guards
light weight and fast drying. Technical gear is designed for highly active sailors in warm wet environments.
Rash gear is designed to provide protection for the skin in hot and wet environments. These items provide UV protection from the sun, and keep the skin protected from minor cuts and brusies. Excellent on hot summer days or as protective underlayers in colder climates.
Functionality and style, tech shirts are designed in typical fashions like T-Shirt, Long sleeve T or Polo. Built with lightweight and technical fabrics, these tops are designed to be worn as the first layer or only layer for sailing. UV protection keeps you from burning while great wicking ability keeps you cool and dry. Great for hot days on the water, base layers, or shore gear.
Purpose built sailing shorts for men and women, technical shorts are built with lightweight and breathable fabrics that either dry quickly or are completely waterproof. Many will have strengthened pads on the butt for better durability on boats and some will even have the option for additional butt padding.
Built using the same concepts and methods as technical shorts, these are pants that use lightweight and quickdrying or waterproff fabrics. Designed with the boater in mind, they will often have strengthened patches on the butt and knees as well as the shins. Great for slightly colder conditions on boats when full foul weather gear is not yet needed or for working in wet environments.
These shorts are specifically designed for use in the water. Primarily coming from surfing brands, board shorts often to not contain sailing specific features like butt padding. They are, however, significantly quicker drying, and more comfortable, economical, and stylish. Ideal for casual boating, youth or dinghy sailors, shore apparel or any other water sports.