West Coast Sailing Blog

West Coast Sailing's Scholastic Sailing Apparel Guide

Take the hassle and stress out of shopping for scholastic sailing gear with our handy guide. Plus, find out how you can save 15% on your order today. Our guide includes all of the top gear we recommend for any level of High School or College sailing, with an eye towards pieces that are versatile and cost effective.

Gill Launches The World's First Marine Specific Hydrophobe Down Collection

Gill, the world leader in sailing apparel, has launched a new range of marine specific down jackets and vests. The pioneering Hydrophobe Down Jacket and Vest have been designed specifically for the marine environment. Insulated with 650 fill power and packed with a 90/10 water-resistant Duck Down, it's perfect for sailing in cold, wet and windy conditions. Click to find out more.

Sponsored Sailors Set To Represent Team USA in 2017 Sailing Youth Worlds

West Coast Sailing sponsored sailors Neil Marcellini (Lafayette, Calif.) and Ian Brill (San Diego, Calif.) have been selected to represent the US in the Boys 29er class at the 2017 Youth Worlds, to be held this December in China. Selection is based on results of two qualifying regattas in a very competitive field. Check out the link for video coverage.

2017 National Sailing Programs Symposium

The West Coast Sailing crew of George, Chris, and Andrew headed down to Texas this month for the annual US Sailing National Sailing Programs Symposium. This multi-day event brings together the best of the sailing industry, from coaches and program directors to builders and race managers. Our team showed off the range of boats from RS Sailing and Hansa to a crowd of happy sailors! Read on for a recap and photos from the event.