Journal

When you live for summer, the summer solstice is a big deal. It's the official start of summer and the longest day of the year. It's always one of our favorite days to be on the water, and we're not alone. There's a special event...

When an event is in its 17th year, you know it's got a good thing going. So I wasn't surprised when the 17th annual Women's Sailing Conference drew over 100 women, new and experienced sailors alike, to the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA. Presented...

Sailing season is finally here, and we can't wait to get out on the water! To get ready, we've been assessing our sailing gear and prepping for on-the-water fun. We've already covered the top 5 items you need for safe sailing, and the things we...

Sailing season is finally here! Time to pull out the sailing gear and get your sailing bag ready to go. We've already covered the top 5 items you need for safe sailing. Now let's talk about the things you keep in your sail bag all...

Have you been counting down the days until sailing season? Yep, us too. Now that the weather has (finally!) turned for the better here in the northeast, we're thinking ahead to sunny days on the water. It's not too soon to start getting your kit...

It's that time of year again! The weather is (finally) warming up and thoughts turn to sailing. One of the best ways to kick off sailing season is the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show. Last year we put together a guide to making a weekend out...

This week we celebrated International Womens Day. It seems wholly inadequate to devote one day of the year to the focus of women and their rights - but we're women, so we're used to having too much to do, not enough time to do it, and still getting...

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...