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Sailing Shoes

Sailing ShoesIf you are an avid sail boat enthusiast, you’ll want to get yourself some sailing shoes that really perform. All shoes are not the same and a simple pair of sneakers isn’t going to give you the same kind of support that good sailing shoes will. Amateur or pro sailboat racers alike need a shoe that can keep up with them. Explore your options and you’ll find that there are newcomers to the athletic shoe game that you’ll want to check out.

If you’ve looked into sailing shoes at all, you’ll already know that there are tons to choose from. But what you really need to do is narrow it down to the basics of what’s essential in a shoe you’ll use on deck. You want top quality materials and sturdy construction, that’s for sure. But what else is important?

A sailor’s shoe needs to be rugged yet slip-resistant. No slick bottomed shoes need apply. You want a shoe that can stay water resistant even under the worst conditions. A shoe that has an alternative to laces that can untie and cause falls would be great too. Can you have it all?

You can have everything you’re looking for in a deck shoe and more. Companies are now turning out shoes that perform at top quality when you need them most. Check out a neoprene nonskid version that conforms to your foot like a glove. It’s part sock and part shoe, and when the decks are slick, you’re not going anywhere. Special toe sections allow you to grip the deck more easily. And water-wicking materials mean you won’t end up with soggy feet that can easily freeze at night. Read the rest of this entry »

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