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Buying the right sailing jacket is essential to keep you dry and comfortable for the most difficult weather conditions on a sailing day. What you will find here are the 3 main things you need to consider when you are shopping for a new jacket. We’ve also selected the top sailing jackets and sailing spray jackets that you can find on Ross & Whitecroft products catalogue. First - Keep the purpose in mind. Jackets are designed to keep you dry when you are sailing. You will find the best brands to use the best technology. Not only protecting you from...

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At the 1900 Olympic Games Paris, sailing made its first appearance. The women’s events weren’t included until the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Nowadays, there are 8 classes of sailing in the Olympic Games: 470 - TWO Person Dinghy (Men and Women categories) 49ER - SKIFF Men 49ER FX Women Finn - One Person Dinghy (Heavyweight) Men Laser - One Person Dinghy  Men Laser Radial - One Person Dinghy Women RS:X - Windsurfer (Men and Women categories) Nacra 17 Mixed Sailors compete in a series of 11 races. The athletes compete 2 - 4 laps in each race to...

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HarnessA great harness is essential for staying safe on the water. It is important to check your harness regularly. A good quality harness feels like your not even wearing one. Good ClothingWet weather clothes that are warm, durable and waterproof. Being wet and cold while on the water is a very miserable experience and you run the risk of getting sick if you don't wear the right gear. CompassDon't even think about getting on the water without a compass! The ocean and weather can change very quickly out at sea and it's essential to know where you and your boat...

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 Zhik noticed that the sailing apparel markets could do with a spark of innovation and wanted to do something about it. Offering technically proficient gear to help athletes win gold whilst maintaining a fresh outlook in styling. They now offer a brilliant range of products to over 40 countries. Top sailors choose Zhik gear and they have a very strong presence with the elite athletes in sail racing. Zhik Isotak™ and AroShell™ wet weather gear is rapidly becoming a new choice for racing sports boats. Zhik has also expanded on its research and development to provide sailing teams with  the...

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Gill, Henri Lloyd and Henry Hansen., Marinepool, Mens Sailing Jackets, MUSTO, SLAM -

There is nothing better than spending a beautiful day out on the water with family and friends. But it’s hard to enjoy being out in the elements if you are not prepared. Especially with the unpredictable weather we have in Australia - it is always important to be prepared for anything. Sailing jackets are an essential part of gear to have. We only stock the best brands and highest quality products to ensure that your sailing jackets will last years. We have compiled 6 of our most favourite men's sailing jackets for 2018 below - which includes jackets from; Gill,...

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