Gill Competition Boot

SKU: 52452
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A Gill classic is reborn! Combining excellent support from a close-fitting lace up system with reliable waterproof protection, the Competition Boot excel in wet and slippery conditions where sure grip is an absolute must.



A Gill classic is reborn with the Competition Boot.

  • 100% Natural rubber compound
  • Non-slip razor cut outsoles for grip
  • Close fitting, lace up design provides support and adds agility
  • Quick drying polyester lining
  • Waterproof construction
  • Reinforced instep, toe and heel for maximum support and durability
  • Low-profile waterproof gusset behind lacing system
  • Includes stretch and static laces

Additional Info

Additional Info

US Men 3 4 5 6 7 7.5 8 9 10 10.5 11 12 13
US Women 5 6 7 8 9 9.5 10 11 12
Euro 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
UK and
2 3 4 5 5.5 6.5 7.5 8 9 9.5 10.5 11 12
Gill Footwear sold in US Men sizing. Use chart above for comparison to other size conventions.
SKU 52452
Manufacturer Gill
MPN 904
Condition New


Wear out quickly- not worth the investementReview by Another Sailor
I had these boots for less than three weeks before the rubber ripped and no longer keep my feet dry. In less three months of my dinghy sailing season, they completely fell apart and I had to duct tape them together in order to wear them. I took extremely good care of them all season, only putting them on once I was in the boat, etc, and still the rubber tore along every seam. If you are looking for a pair of boots to wear them while being active in the boat, I would not recommend these. (Posted on 7/18/2017)
Quick Delivery but Wore out VERY QuicklyReview by Sailor
I purchased these on sale (sail) for about $75 about two weeks ago and I was very excited to get them. After an anticipated 1-2 week delivery, they arrived after about three days after I ordered them, much earlier than expected. I wore them to a regatta the next day and fell in love with the waterproof-ness of the high cut boot. At first, they seem pretty well made. They come with an elastic pair of laces as well as a regular string pair. In addition to this, they are very warm, even when wet (especially with wool socks!). They held up fine for two more regattas, until I noticed a small slit in the side of the boot that started letting water in. The grey rubber layer is very thin and bends when you walk. After bending back and forth so many times, the boots wore out the seam between the grey rubber section and the black rubber laces. No point in having rubber sailing boots if they don't keep the water out. My guess is that they are not a defect pair since another member of my team warned me to get them since she had the same problem. Maybe going to try the NeilPryde Evolution boot instead. Best of luck. (Posted on 5/7/2017)

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