What is the best Sailing Boat Shoe?

What is the best Sailing Boat Shoe?

March 14, 2019 2 min read

Here are 5 reviews to help you find the perfect Boat Shoe

 We have recently interviewed the most savvy boaters and this is what they are looking for in a boat shoe - fast drainage, quick dry, good grip and a shoe that does not leave a scuff on the deck and if it looks good then that’s a bonus. The look of the traditional boat shoe is changing from oiled-leather moccasins to a more technical shoe which is just what our 1st shoe review encompasses -

AC's GYBE2 (rated 5) Best value Boat Shoe

  • Light, flexible EVA with rubber outsole

  • Slip resistant

  • Non-marking – great for boat decks

  • Anti-fungal removable insole

  • Adjustable strap

The "Go to" for all aquatic endeavours. Whether you sail, fish, work on resorts, yak-fish, or want a shoe that is going to give you all day comfort in or around the water, Gybe 2 is perfect for all conditions

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GILL Mens Race Trainer Shoe RS11 (rated 5)

This technical sailing shoe has a secure fit, non-absorbent materials and fast-draining outsole. Provides a dependable grip in all conditions. Its lightness means you'll get around deck quickly and safely, and is ideal for on-board athletes, and anyone wanting a comfortable, free draining deck trainer resistant
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HELLY HANSEN Mens Ahiga V3 Hydropower 11215 (rated 5)

The ahiga name is synonymous with versatility; securly anchored in our sailing category these breathable and light-weight sneakers will provide you with all the key sailing features; comfortable and stable eva midsole, siped ‘Helly grip’ rubber outsole, and quick-drying mesh upper. These good looking sailing shoes are your ultimate partner during long sessions on deck, or for a weekend on the coast

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Sperry Billfish 3-Eye Boat Shoe (rated 5)

This classic deck shoe gets a modern update and features an improved sole for added durability
  • Stain and water resistant leather for durable and lasting wear
  • 360° Lacing System™ with rust proof eyelets for a secure fit
  • Air-mesh upper panels for cool, breathable comfort around the foot
  • Shock absorbing EVA heel cup for added comfort
  • Molded EVA cushion midsole for all-day, under-foot comfort
  • Non-marking, rubber outsole with Wave-Siping™ for ultimate wet/dry traction
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Helly Hansen Hydropower 4 Sku-10832 (rated 5)

The Hydropower 4 is one of the world's best selling and most versatile sailing shoes has become even better. Featuring -
  • Open-mesh construction that enhances breathability and flexibility, whilst the engineered structural overlays protect the feet from both deck hardware and rocks
  • Comfortable, internal, moulded EVA removable midsole, which boasts a quick-drying and antibacterial surface
  • Sleek performance shoe idesigned for all watersport activities and has a best-in-class outsole with superb grip for boat deck

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