Journal

It's always a good day when you see nice things about your company in the sailing press. Thank you to Yachting Times Magazine for featuring 12° West in the most recent issue. It's clear that our mission - making women's sailing clothing that's both functional and flattering...

It's a new year, that hopeful time when many people look ahead and set resolutions for the coming year. I'm not normally big on resolutions, but last year I set one simple goal: sail more. My thinking was that sailing more would increase my quality...

The holiday season is upon us! It's cold here in the Northeast, but we still have sailing on the brain. Needing a jolt of energy to get us in the holiday spirit, we put together a new playlist: Sailing Songs - A Sailor's Christmas. The playlist...

It's the holiday season, and we've been seeking out gifts for sailors that will make their nautical holiday dreams come true. This year, our gift guide has a special twist - we're featuring gift ideas from small businesses that are run by fellow women sailors....

You might call me an accidental entrepreneur. For that matter, you could say I'm an accidental sailor. Both sailing and entrepreneurship came into my life when I least expected them. I learned to sail when I moved to New York City (after all, Manhattan is an...

"Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night." - Hal Borland I have a confession to make: I love fall sailing. We've reached that time of year - the autumnal equinox,...

Full disclaimer: this post has nothing to do with sailing. But there's a historic solar eclipse happening in the U.S. - and we had such a good time putting together our Ultimate Sailor's Playlist, we couldn't resist the urge to make a soundtrack of eclipse...

Music and sailing just seem to go together - we all have our favorite sailing songs, right? There's something about the wind and the water, the motion of the boat, and that laid back sailing lifestyle that begs to be put to music. A good...

When women sailors get together, good things happen. I was privileged to join over 100 other sailors at the 16th annual Women's Sailing Conference event, held in Marblehead, MA at the lovely Corinthian Yacht Club. The goal of the Women's Sailing Conference is to provide women...

Well the racing is over, the dust is settling, and we have a new America's Cup champion: Emirates Team New Zealand. In stunning fashion, they crushed Oracle Team USA 7-1 in the finals to take the Auld Mug back to Auckland. You have to hand...