Figuring out what to pack for your sailing vacation isn't always the easiest decision. While your destination will largely dictate your wardrobe, make sure the items you pack are practical, lightweight and versatile. So, before you weigh anchor, take a look at our list of summer-sailing essentials and step aboard in suitable style.
1. STYLE-SAVVY SUNGLASSES
Sunglasses are a great way to make a stylish statement. But come that sailing vac, your eyewear should not only be fashion-forward and polarising — but also polarised. And for those who strive toward the style principle of ‘reduction’, the Götti Switzewrland Titanium collection of glasses and sunglasses embodies just that. Cultivating simplicity in it’s most desirable form, the aviator-shaped Götti Switzerland Titanium Dickens with it’s super-light titanium frame, will invoke eyewear-envy and keep you safe in equal waves.
Götti Switzerland Titanium Dickens
2. REEF-SAFE SUNSCREEN
Sun safety doesn't have to be compromised in order to do your bit for the environment thanks to Aethic Sôvée SPF 40 Triple Filter Eco-Compatible Sunscreen. Where many other products do not provide adequate protection, Aethic Sôvée has three sun filters screening more ray frequencies and providing broad-spectrum, extremely photo-stable protection. Having tested individual ingredients and the final formula on coral, mussels and sea urchins, we Aethic used scientific evidence to be granted the world’s only eco-compatible sunscreen patent.
Aethic Sôvée SPF 40 Triple Filter Eco-Compatible Sunscreen
3. SUSTAINABLE SWIMWEAR
Since the 1930’s Lahco has been producing stylish swimwear for men and women with passionate attention to detail and comfort, characterised by simplicity and elegance. But it doesn’t end there. Today at Lahco recycling and environmental protection is as important as the design itself, and now uses regenerated nylon (polyamide) to create innovative and sustainable swimwear that both meets fashion demands while making a major contribution toward the protection of our environment and future. Whether you opt for the classic Lahco Cleuson Bermuda in a solid colour or a trendy pattern, either way you’ll be doing your bit for the environment.
Lahco Cleuson Bermuda
4. NON-SLIP DECK SHOES
With a dual-density, non-marking and slip resistant sole, the new Gill Magwan Trainer provides a dependable grip in all conditions. The Air-cell impact absorbing, removable insoles mean you'll get around quickly and safely with maximum comfort. Designed to be worn in wet conditions, they feature water expulsion channels, Ideal for on-board athletes and anyone wanting a comfortable, free draining deck trainer with a fashionable edge that transitions easily from deck to shore.
Gill Magwan Trainer (Navy) available at Bucher+Walt
5. A TRUSTWORTHY TIMEPIECE
The sporty yet elegant Carl F. Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec Black timepiece’s connection to the ocean goes far beyond its appearance. With its screw-down crown and automatic helium release valve, it is ideal for underwater adventures – as evidenced by its water-resistance to 50 bar (500 m). It is reliably powered by the CFB 1950.1 caliber automatic movement with a power reserve of 38 hours. It’s extraordinary precision is equally matched by Carl F. Bucherer’s commitment to sustainability and features a black rubber strap made from 100% recycled plastic bottles removed from the ocean.
Carl F. Bucherer Patravi ScubaTec Black
6. REFRESHING COLOGNE
Escape everyday dreariness with Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne - it conjures windswept shores, waves breaking white, the air fresh with sea salt and spray, and alive with the mineral scent of rugged cliffs mingling with the woody earthiness of sage. Lively, spirited and exhilarating with lingering freshness, it transitions easily from day to night.
Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne
Photography by Sébastien Rohner www.sebastienrohner.com
Words by Neil Doveton www.mrdoveton.com
Hair&MakeUp Carline Scholzen www.carlinesart.com
Model Tim N. Scout Models www.scout-model.com