Journal

Starting a sailing-related company means you get to go to some pretty cool places. I was fortunate last year to spend a fair amount of time in one of my favorite places - Newport, RI. Sometimes known as "the yachting capital of America" (or the...

Thanks to you - our customers and friends - we had a great 2015! In our first year, you welcomed us with open arms - and proved the need for women's sailing wear that is both functional and stylish. Here's a hearty THANK YOU for...

The holidays are upon us! And we're super stoked that Cruising World Magazine selected our products for their 2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Sailors. That's a holiday treat we won't refuse! Here's what they had to say: Women's sailing apparel can sometimes make you feel like a...

Yep, that's our Marblehead Pullover featured in the SAIL Magazine Holiday Gift Guide! We're in great company - sharing the page with featured products from Lemon & Line, Yeti Coolers, Kaenon Sunglasses, and Sperry. Check it out in the December 2015 issue: Sail Magazine Holiday Gift...

We're practical folk, so we're flattered that Practical Sailor included our Newport Crop and Oyster Bay Short in their annual "Practical Gifts for Sailors" in the November 2015 issue. The intrepid female editors at Practical Sailor tested out our performance sailing wear and found it...

Sleek and feminine, deep front pockets, beautiful seam lines. A dropped back hem for coverage, shoulder construction for full range of motion, wind resistant, water resistant and just simply beautiful. Meet our Vineyard Vest. With soft fleece lining that’s wrapped in jewel colors of red,...

People often ask "what possessed you to start a clothing company?" Well, here's your answer. Our friends at Boating Times Long Island wrote this piece on how 12° West came to life. Check out the full article here: Finding a Passion, and a Path | Boating Times Long Island ...

Each month, Yachting World magazine highlights notable new sailing-related products in their "New Gear" section. Test editor Toby Hodges (who has pretty much the best job ever, just saying) does a roundup of the best new stuff on the market. The October 2015 issue features 12°...

This coming week will involve three of the things we love most: Newport, boats and boat shows! We're super excited for our Newport International Boat Show debut. The show runs Thursday September 17 through Sunday September 20, 10-6 each day (except Sunday, when the show closes at...

Last week I wrote about a recent sailing trip in New England, and our visit to the magical island of Cuttyhunk. As sad as I was to leave Cuttyhunk, there was still much ground to cover on our trip. From Cuttyhunk, we had a lovely...