Offshore yacht racing may seem like a gentleman’s sport, but underestimate it at your peril. Leave the polo shirt and leather boat shoes in your shore bag for the yacht club after-party. Here’s the kit Jason Heaton used for the Rolex Big Boat Series while crewing for Escapade Racing.
Shades built for speed
Sunglasses are sunglasses, right? If you’re serious about safe driving, the answer is a resounding no. You can’t just slap on a pair of clearance carousel drugstore shades and expect a great behind-the-wheel experience; nor does spending $300 on top-of-the-line sunglasses necessarily get you the best sunglasses for the road. You’ll want to spend less time looking in the rearview mirror to see if they match your hair and more time concentrating on negotiating that hairpin turn like you were related to Fangio. We offer up some of the best in our roundup.
Made in the Shades
With the latest heatwave glaring down on us, it’s important to remember the basics. No, we’re not talking about getting in a few bottles of water a day — though that is essential. We mean the perfect pair of sunglasses, that underrated adventurer’s friend. Whether you’ll be spending your summer hitting the roads on two wheels, kicking back and enjoying the beach life, or hiking into your favorite backcountry hideaway, we’ve got the best sunglasses (along with similar, more affordable options) for your summer adventures.
Even if casual Fridays aren’t a tradition in your office, putting on a pair of Maui Jim Aloha Friday ($220-$300) will show the world what you’d rather be doing. Both the frames and lens treatments are saltwater safe, so if you do manage to swap that corner office for a patch of sand, you’re good…
By Guest Writer Mark Arevalo On your face, or on my grill (as shown here), the Maui Jim Peahis are sharp. As a guy that reads GP you must know the importance of eye protection. You probably own a pair of stylish sunglasses already that compliment your facial features. I trust you don’t have a…