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Old 18 July 2013, 04:17   #31
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"Those Crocs look great"! Said nobody.... Ever!!!
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Old 18 July 2013, 05:01   #32
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For summer use I've moved away from Crocs - they wear really quickly and offer very little grip,but they are comfortable and float.

I now have a pair of Merrill trekking sandals with covered toe (cheaper than Crocs too), which offer good grip when launching / recovering.

Sailing Wellies for when it's colder.
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Old 18 July 2013, 05:11   #33
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Cheers guys, think I have a better idea what I'm looking for now.

Pair of jetski boots I reckon and a pair of sailing wellies for winter.

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Old 18 July 2013, 05:47   #34
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Am I the only one to wear ' boat/ deck' shoes ? I have a couple of pairs depending on if I am stepping off a pontoon, walking off a beach or trailer launching - of course only for summer days out . Crocs ? why look 'cool' in RIB then let yourself down with those stuck on your feet? I've nearly had to distance myself from our resident SR pilot due to those things

I found sailing wellies in winter let my feet get cold - so the Henri Lloyd / Dubarry type leather/gortex boots keep me warm and dry in winter .
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Old 18 July 2013, 05:50   #35
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Am I the only one to wear ' boat/ deck' shoes ? I have a couple of pairs depending on if I am stepping off a pontoon, walking off a beach or trailer launching - of course only for summer days out . Crocs ? why look 'cool' in RIB then let yourself down with those stuck on your feet? I've nearly had to distance myself from our resident SR pilot due to those things

I found sailing wellies in winter let my feet get cold - so the Henri Lloyd / Dubarry type leather/gortex boots keep me warm and dry in winter .
I like the look of some of those Henry Lloyd ones..they look proper warm...not so keen on the price though Probably worth it...maybe not a purchase in the same month as buying the boat though!
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Old 18 July 2013, 06:04   #36
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Wow, who knew there was such footwear bigotry going on!

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Pair of jetski boots I reckon and a pair of sailing wellies for winter.
I doubt you'll need the wellies too. In theory wellies would let you keep your feet totally dry - in practice I rarely find that happens!
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Old 18 July 2013, 06:21   #38
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I found sailing wellies in winter let my feet get cold - so the Henri Lloyd / Dubarry type leather/gortex boots keep me warm and dry in winter .
You can wear sailing wellies if they have the correct grip on the bottom, you just need a really good pair of thermal socks, Musto do some that were great for me before I bought a pair of gortex boots.
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"Those Crocs look great"! Said nobody.... Ever!!!
This coming from a man who where’s a thong on his head!
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This coming from a man who where’s a thong on his head!
Wearing a pair of pants on your head has more street cred that a pair of Crocs
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