Need a little help figuring out what to get the dinghy sailor in your life? Here's some great gift ideas that would make any dinghy sailor happy.

Salus Abacus PFD

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Designed for sailors by sailors, the Abacus Sail Vest was developed for you to get the most out of your adventures. The tapered front, 8-points of adjustment, ergonomic pocket and rounded edges combine to enhance your fit, comfort and performance while on the water - or in it! Plus Salus is made in Canada. 

The Canadian Flag Edition Abacus is exclusive to and only available at Fogh Marine. 

Price: $159.00

Available in S-M, M-L, L-LX sizes. Availability depends on colour preference. 


Mobius Carbon Fibre Tiller Extension 

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Designed and produced by Canada's Olympic 49er Sailor Gordon Cook, this tiller extension is great for dinghy's. The tiller extension is wrapped carbon with a kevlar reinforced weave. The 48" and 54" tiller extensions are great for the Laser and many other dinghy classes. The 96" is the perfect length for the 49er and many other classes including the Hobie 16 and F18 catamarans.

Price: 48" - $109, 54" - $119.00, 96"- $169.00 

Available in 48" (Special Order), 54" or 96".

* The 96" does not include a unviersal so you can get the correct one for your boat.


Musto Championship Buoyancy Aid

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The Musto Championship Buoyancy Aid is sleek and stylish and features an ergonomic fit, perfect for the sailor who racers. It features EPE layered foam construction, front zipped pocket with with side bellows, waist belt, 50 Newton's of buoyancy (5kg/11pds), elasticated hem and shoulders straps for comfort and ease of movement, and reflective prints. 

Price: $119.00

*This PFD does not have Canadian approval 


Zhik Hiking Strap 

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Hiking Strap for the Laser featuring Zhik Grip lock system designed to improve hold when hiking in Zhik booties. Together they provide the best connection to your boats dynamics, allowing you to hike hard for longer, while keeping your foot relaxed. Durable Nylon and ZhikGrip rubber construction. 810mm long by 85mm wide.

Price: $84.95


Gill Regatta Race Timer 

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Brand new for 2015, The Gill Regatta Race Timer is sure to make any dinghy sailor happy! A sailing specific watch developed exclusively for Gill. The sporty Regatta Race Timer is made using a carbon reinforced ABS plastic construction with a stainless steel case back. It is water resistant up to 30m and is shock and impact resistant. It features a countdown timer with synchronisation, key lock function, electro luminescent backlight, time, date and day, alarm function, audible alarm and alert sounds, sleep mode to preserve battery life, carbon reinforced ABS plastic construction with a stainless steel case back and flexible, hardwearing TPU strap.

Price: $130.00


Tacktick Micro Compass

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The Raymarine Wireless Micro Compass gives you a massive racing advantage. It is light, easy to read, reliable and precise. The Micro Compass's tactical scale gives you clear stable figures for port and starboard tacks. When tacking, the readings are always the same, meaning you never have to remember numbers.

Price: $575.00

*Mast bracket included

Gill Trapeze Boot 

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Great for those dinghy sailors who trapeze while out on the water. Designed specifically for trapezing, these boots flex and grip for greater confidence and performance. They feature 5mm neoprene for warmth, velcro zip lock, wraparound non-marking natural rubber soles for improved grip, reinforced heel, toes and bridge area for increased support, and neoprene gusset behind the zip for to reduce water ingress. This boot is also a bit wider making it great for those with wider feet or those who want some extra room to be able to wear socks with their boots.

Price: $99.95

Zhik Spandex Top Mens

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Sun protection is an important part of being out on the water. This Zhik Spandex Top is a great base layer for any dinghy sailor. Zhik's range of spandex tops and bottoms will suit your every need. Made from durable non-itch nylon spandex and featuring UVA 50+ Protection. There is a colour and cut to keep you safe in the sun.  

Also available in women's in ash colour.

Price: $59.95




Fogh Board Bag 

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Keep all your equipment in one place! No more scattering it all over the back of the car during regatta season or losing things during the off season. The Fogh Board Bag lets put your rudder blade, tiller + extension, daggerboard, and lines all in one bag. Originally designed for the Laser, this board bag is large enough to accomodate boards and line from many other dinghies including the Feva and Vision. With its padded carry handle and padded shoulder strap, this bag is comfy to carry and handy to have around!

Price: $175.00


Laser Harken Block Upgrade Boom and Traveller Set  

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For the Laser sailors out there, the Harken Block Upgrade set for the Boom and Traveller is a great choice! This upgrade kit replaces the original plain bearing blocks on your Laser with high performance ball bearing blocks from Harken. This is a class legal upgrade that reduces friction in the mainsheet system for easier and smoother sheeting. The traveler blocks are permanently connected eliminating the need to mess around with awkward brummel hooks and shrink wrap.

This is a complete kit including four rivets to enable the removal and reattachment of the boom blocks. Drilling and a rivet gun will be required for installation.

Price: $105.00

Fogh Laser Deck Cover 

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Deck cover's are always a good idea to help protect your boat from the elements and identifying your boat at regattas. Our Laser Deck Cover is manufactured with super strong 1680D PVC coated polyester. It is 100% water resistant and comes in grey with the Fogh logo.

Price: $225.00

Fogh Marine also carries covers for RS boats, Opti's, Zim 420, and kayaks. 


McLube Sailkote Spray 6 oz.  

assets/images/MCSK6OZ.jpgOh Sailkote, how we love thee! Sailkote is the easy to apply high-tech, high performance dry lubricant that makes sails, hulls, rigging, deck hardware, and anything that moves on your boat run smoother, work more efficiently and last longer than you ever thought possible.

Team McLube Sailkote is the only dry lubricant currently available that has been specifically designed for marine use. Sailkote is a translucent liquid that sprays or wipes on and completely dries in seconds. Unlike oils, silicones, and waxes, it will never attract dirt, water and contaminants that eventually degrade lubrication performance. 

Price: $14.99 

* Available in 11oz for $23.99 

Tags: dinghy sailor, holidays, holiday gift guide, gift guide, Musto, salus, Gill, Zhik, Apparel, PFD, Mobius, tiller extension, footwear, TackTick, watches, Harken

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