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by Kate Calamusa
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Filson Ultralight Jacket

Windproof, warm, breathable, and compressible, the Filson Ultralight jacket is a workhorse, built with a featherlight ripstop nylon shell, prepared for outdoor adventuring with a reinforcing layer built over the shoulders. Insulated with the Seattle brand’s trademark PrimaLoft Gold fill, the olive green and Orca gray style also retains an impressive 98 percent of its insulating ability even when wet, guaranteeing you’ll stay warm even in the wettest of squalls. $215 // filson.com

Pendleton Victoria A-Line Slicker

With waterproof zippers, a layback hood, and a high-low hem complemented by an adorable patterned lining, this cheery yellow slicker from Pendleton boasts both substance and style. The polyurethane shell and double welded seam construction will help wick away any moisture you encounter, while the company’s patented eco-friendly polyester fill locks in warmth to keep you cozy all cruise long. $195 // pendleton.com

Huk Grand Banks Tidal Map Jacket

Cut the wind, stop the wet: Fittingly named for a locale known for its thick fog and gusty gales, this windbreaker by Huk features 2.5-layer construction, fully taped seams, and an adjustable hood, hem, and cuffs so you can really shut out the drizzle. Additionally, wearers will enjoy the waterproof zippered chest pocket ideal for stashing away phones or wallets, as well as the very apropos tidal map motif. $180 // hukgear.com

Patagonia Isthmus Anorak

This lightweight windbreaker pullover is well-suited to the changing seasons, boasting both 40+ UPF sun protection and a durable water repellent finish from its recycled nylon/spandex shell. The fixed, three-panel hood also features an adjustable drawcord to cinch it down over your noggin when things get blustery, and the horizontal, zippered front flap pocket not only houses VIP items, but also doubles as a stuff sack to pack up the anorak on-the-go. $149 // patagonia.com

Ably Alice Full-Zip, Hooded Long Coat

This sleek, three-quarter-length style will work hard all weekend long: Featuring Ably’s signature quick-drying, stain-resistant, odor-blocking Filium technology and 100 percent cotton, the Alice has the durability to outlast the elements. The coat, which comes in olive or charcoal, also boasts weather-proofed zipper enclosures, a cozy brushed cotton interior, a hood to keep the head warm and dry, and thumbhole detailing at the cuffs to keep hands toasty warm. $175 // ablyapparel.com

Passenger Eden Recycled Oversized Water Resistant Jacket

This lightweight smock pullover jacket from outdoor clothier Passenger is made with a Repreve fabric crafted from recycled, single-use plastic bottles (we sure salute that!) and finished with a water repellent coating. The oversized fit makes it super comfy and wearable, while the adjustable hood and hem still allow you to keep out the chill. $99.95 // us.passenger-clothing.com

Fall Layers - Boots


Chooka Chelsea Rain Boot

Crafted from premium waterproof rubber and featuring twin elastic gores for easy, slip-on-and-off wearability, these boots from Washington-based Chooka meet at the intersection of fashion and function. This puddle-ready style can also list a breathable polycotton lining, molded EVA insole for support, and a traction lug rubber outsole on its very impressive resume. $75 // shopchooka.com

SeaVees Mariners Boot

These urbane lace-up, sneaker-style boots can brave the elements, thanks to a water-resistant Ventile cotton canvas fabrication that is woven specifically to keep out water, plus a gusseted tongue for extra water resistance and extra-high rubber foxing around the outsole. A cushy memory foam footbed with airflow channels also allows for breathability. $180 // seavees.com

Vessi Weekend Sneakers

Reviewers are raving about these street-smart sneaks. Available in both men’s and women’s sizes, the machine washable shoes feature Vessi’s 100% waterproof Dyma-tex® technology, which is engineered with thousands of nano-sized pores small enough to keep water out, but large enough to let sweat and heat still escape. The four-way stretch knit uppers hug feet in comfort, and the lightweight rubber soles only add to that cozy appeal. $125 // vessi.com

Salmon Sisters x Xtratuf Tails & Scales Deck Boot

A new season means fresh styles from frequent collaborators the Salmon Sisters and Xtratuf. Full-waterproof, tough, and hardy, this newest style is cute, to boot, featuring a whimsical fishtail design that is accented by a bright blue heel. The slip-resistant outsole ensures sure footing on deck, while the molded EVA insole adds padded comfort for long days on the water. $115 // aksalmonsisters.com

Huk Rogue Wave Boot

Available in an array of colors and patterns, these slip-on style boots are constructed of durable neoprene rubber to ensure all-day protection from the damp. Huk’s exclusive Grip-X Slice outsole traction pattern and microchannels help provide stable footing that grabs in all directions, no matter how slick the deck or dock may become, while the breathable mesh liners keep tootsies toasty dry. $110 // hukgear.com


Outdoor Research Flurry Driving Gloves

Made with warm, wicking wool-blend fleece and supple goat leather, these two-tone gloves have pull-on loops to make for easy on and off wear, as well as flex stitching at the knuckles to provide added dexterity as you maneuver at the helm. Additionally, the full leather palm and top-of-hand overlay provide durability and a good grip, and touchscreen compatibility allows you to stay connected without sacrificing your digits to the cold. $55 // outdoorresearch.com

Patagonia Fly Catcher Hat

Keep pelting rivulets out of your peepers with the Patagonia Fly Catcher hat, a cozy corduroy style that is accented by a brim cleverly made from recycled fishing nets. The high-crown design has an adjustable snap back made of recycled polyester mesh, while the fish patch on the front panel can cleverly house whatever fishing flies you would like to bring along for the ride. $45 // patagonia.com

Passenger Mulled Recycled Sherpa Fleece Snood

Available in a variety of colors, this fleece-lined snood provides a little extra layer of protection against the elements. Easily stowable among your boat belongings given its petite, compact size; the nifty neck warmer is made from a combination of recycled Polar and Sherpa fleece and features an adjustable drawcord for cinching it as tight as you please. $34.95 // us.passenger-clothing.com

Salmon Sisters Bristol Blooms Snow Tour Neck Gaiter

This layering piece from the Salmon Sisters and Vermont-based women-owned brand Skida packs a lot of punch for its featherweight size. Crafted from a brushed, thermal, polyester spandex fabric that boasts moisture management and anti-microbial technology, it also has a UPF rating of 50+ should you need to protect your neck from sunny rays as well as drippy drops. $24 // aksalmonsisters.com

Showers Pass Crosspoint Ultralight Waterproof Socks

Wet, soggy feet sure can bring ya down, but, never fear, the Crosspoint sock from Showers Pass is here. Originally crafted with cyclists in mind, these lightweight socks are also ideal for boaters as three-layer, 3D molded design is 100% waterproof thanks to a wear-resistant knit exterior, a waterproof breathable membrane lining, and the natural moisture wicking anti-bacterial properties of the merino wool found in the inner sock. $40 // showerspass.com

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