First Mate Pets offers dog leashes that fit the boating theme and stand up to the marine environment.
The Cruising Collection uses New England Ropes’ Mega Braid half-inch line (white or black) with a solid brass swivel snap clip. The Regatta Collection features Yale Cordage’s Ph.D. 7/16-inch line (white, red or navy blue) with a 316 stainless-steel swivel snap shackle with a lanyard. The leashes retail for $38 (Cruising) and $59 (Regatta). First Mate Pets, Newport, R.I., (888) 790-2710. www.firstmatepets.com
This article originally appeared in the September 2011 issue.