Where’d You Get That Rashie?

Thankfully, the ‘rashie’ we are talking about isn’t a skin rash! A rash guard, or ‘rashie’, is a shirt made popular by surfers needing a layer of protection between their skin and the surf board. The wax used on the top of the board for better foot grip also holds sand which then chafes against […]

Sun Protection: Is Cream Enough?

When we first started sailing in Hong Kong, we were surprised by the number of sailors at the club who wore head-to-toe sun protection when they were out on the water.  I mean, aren’t catamaran sailors all about the sun, the water, the beach, and a carefree approach to life?  Within a few short months, […]