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Monohull vs Catamaran: Which is Best for Cruising?

Monohull vs Catamaran:  Which is Best for Cruising?

When it comes to hot debates in the sailing and cruising community, this one probably ranks right next to, "Which type of anchor works best?"   An...

Leeward Monthly Giveaway Contest - February 2017

Leeward Monthly Giveaway Contest - February 2017

Leeward has committed to conduct a monthly giveaway drawing throughout 2017.  As we look to expand our line of authentic all sailing, all Made in ...

About Leeward Apparel's Founders — An Everyday Sailing Family

About Leeward Apparel's Founders — An Everyday Sailing Family

The Leeward Apparel crew is an ordinary sailing family.  We aren't professional sailors, we didn't grow up with privilege, and we didn't grow up s...

Learning the Language of Sailing - Part 3

Learning the Language of Sailing - Part 3

In our final post on learning the language of sailing, we're exploring more fun and interesting terms from the age of sail, both past and present. ...

Learning the Language of Sailing - Part 2

Learning the Language of Sailing - Part 2

In this second lesson on the language and terminology from the world of sailing (somewhat serious yet informative), we tackle more fun nautical wor...

Learning the Language of Sailing - Part 1

Learning the Language of Sailing - Part 1

Something every aspiring sailor needs to learn, besides how to sail safely in a variety of conditions, is the language of sailing.   To a novice, ...

Leeward to begin offering Apple Pay on September 13th, 2016

Leeward to begin offering Apple Pay on September 13th, 2016

Apple Pay will be available starting September 13th, 2016 In addition to accepting PayPal and Shopify Payments, starting 9/13, custom...

Leeward Proudly Sponsors 2nd Annual Boats & Bow Ties Regatta and Gala

Leeward Proudly Sponsors 2nd Annual Boats & Bow Ties Regatta and Gala

Leeward Apparel is excited to announce our sponsorship of the 2nd Annual Boats & Bow Ties Regatta and Gala, Saturday July 30th in Richmond, VA....

Introducing the Leeward Ambassador Program

Introducing the Leeward Ambassador Program

The Leeward Ambassador Program We're excited to announce that Leeward is looking for active sailors, racers, marine industry professionals, and ent...

3 Reasons to Choose 100% Made in USA Sailing Apparel

3 Reasons to Choose 100% Made in USA Sailing Apparel

We've got this crazy idea to design sailing apparel for active sailors. And while we certainly think our clothing products are fashionable as wel...

Leeward Celebrates Robert H. Perry

Leeward Celebrates Robert H. Perry

As long time fans of yacht designer Robert H. Perry, we were thrilled to receive a few pictures from "Flannel Bob" sporting a few of our shirts whi...

Leeward Apparel's New Online Store is Live!

Leeward Apparel's New Online Store is Live!

We've migrated to a new e-commerce platform and we are really excited about what this move means for our customers!   A Fresh New Look - our store...