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Winter Sailing Gloves

Linda Schwartz

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I am looking to buy some dinghy sailing gloves for cooler weather. Do any of you northern Sunfish sailors have some suggestions? They can't so bulky that you can't bend your fingers or feel the mainsheet. Many thanks for your advice.


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I got a pair of Zhik "superwarm" gloves last spring, and they certainly live up to their name, even in near-freezing temperatures. Not cheap, nor especially long-lived (I suspect) either, but they do the job very well indeed.



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Check out the “helmsman glove” from Gill. Those are heavy duty too so it won’t rip up to quick when you slide the sheet through your hands when releasing