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Not Best Sailing Shoes for Sailors, 5 Pairs

Are these best performance shoes for ecology-minded sailors?

Beauty and Dutch Heritage at Antigua Classics Yacht Regatta, 1960

Caribbean yachting season’s end was marked by captains and crews challenging each other to a race to Guadeloupe.

Gorgeous Classic Yacht Bounty, 1949 Sparkman Stephens Yawl

Classic Sparkman Stephens yawl yacht Bounty nearing the finish at the Master Mariner Regatta in 2015.

A San Francisco Bay View Aboard America’s Cup Boat “USA 76”

Hop onboard USA 76 with ACSailingSF for a two-hour America’s Cup boat voyage on San Francisco Bay. Charter sails every day with reservations.

Be full of lust, like a sailor.