Racing more than 45,000 nautical miles around the world in thoroughbred sailboats capable of 20-plus knots requires specialty gear. And anyone who has had cold, wet feet knows how important sea boots are. Dubarry of Ireland is equipping Volvo Ocean Race teams Brunel and Scallywag with its Crosshaven boots. Made of leather, high-grip rubber, water-repellent Cordura fabric and a Gore-Tex membrane, the boots have a thermally insulated footbed and a drawstring to keep things dry inside. $499. dubarryboots.com
This article originally appeared in the January 2017 issue.