Advice & How-To
Which of our five categories of foul weather gear is best for you? Offshore, Coastal, Lightweight, Fishing/Rain or Dinghy?
By Tom Burden and Tom Farmer, Last updated: 10/4/2019
Following the label instructions on the inside of your garment and the instructions below will improve the longevity of your gear.
By Tom Burden, Last updated: 2/23/2018
Learn how “layering up” with modern technical garments can defy cold, wet conditions to keep you warm and dry.
By Tom Burden, Last updated: 10/4/2019
Foul Weather Gear
At West Marine, we make preparing for sailing adventures easy with our extensive foul weather gear selection. When shopping for wet weather yachting apparel, choose gear that best fits your boating style. Categories of foul weather gear include ocean and offshore gear, coastal gear, inshore gear, dinghy gear, fishing gear and workwear. We also offer a selection of sailing boots and gloves. Choose from among boating’s best brands, including Gill, Grundens, Helly Hansen, Huk, Pelagic, Ronstan, West Marine, Xtratuf and Zhik.