Journal

We're thrilled to announce that 12° West will make our boat show debut at the Annapolis Spring Boat Show, April 24-26! We couldn't be more excited to meet new sailors and show you our clothing line. We'll be looking for your feedback, so come by and tell...

It's the first day of spring, when my thoughts typically turn to boats and sailing. But, it's snowing in NYC. Sigh. Thoughts of sailing are generally what gets me through the long, cold winter (well, that and wine). And this winter has seemed especially long and...

The idea for 12° West has been in my head for a while. A long while, actually. As I gained skill and confidence as a sailor, started racing, and did some charter trips there was one consistent frustration: what to wear. A few years ago I...

I learned to sail when I moved to New York City. Before that, I had never even set foot on a sailboat. It’s kind of strange to take up sailing in the country’s largest city. But I lived in Manhattan, and after all, Manhattan is...