Probably not the best idea to wear high heel shoes while boating.
Avoiding slipping overboard and keeping your balance is critical.
However, if you are on a yacht or luxury cruise, high heels are possibly
- In modern use of the term, yachts differ from working ships
mainly by their leisure purpose. The dress code is a bit
different on a yacht verse a small fishing vessel.
A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human
foot while the wearer is doing various activities. Boat shoes are designed
for the activity of boating, but they can also be worn simply for fashion.
- Boating is the leisurely activity of travelling by boat, or the
recreational use of a boat whether powerboats, sailboats, or man-powered
vessels (such as rowing and paddle boats), focused on the travel itself,
as well as sports activities, such as fishing or waterskiing. It is
a popular activity, and there are millions of boaters worldwide.
Boat shoes (also known as deck shoes) are typically canvas or leather
with non-marking rubber soles designed for use on a boat. A siping
pattern is cut into the soles to provide grip on a wet deck; the leather
construction, along with the application of oil, is designed to repel water;
and the stitching is highly durable. Boat shoes are traditionally worn without
Modern boat shoes were invented in 1935 by American Paul A. Sperry of
New Haven, Connecticut after noticing his dog's ability to run easily over
ice without slipping. Using a knife, he cut siping into his shoes' soles,
inspiring a shoe perfect for boating and a company called
Sperry Top-Siders are still a popular brand of boat shoe today, among
many others, including Sebago and
About Sperry Boat Shoes: authentic women's boat
shoes and women's dock shoes. Sperry boat shoes have outfitted people with
innovative design, fashion, and comfort from the deck to the sea to the
street since 1935, and they continue their tradition of enduring style for
women today. Women's Sperrys come in a variety of styles ranging from traditional
authentic original 2-eye boat shoe designs in classic colors and materials
like leather and suede, to fun seasonal materials and colors like metallics,
brights and patterns. Sperry boat shoes for women come with the promise
of innovative comfort features, as well as Sperry's staple wet/dry traction
for non-slip safety for the dock and beyond. Available in everything from
colorful floral prints to Breton-inspired stripes to airy, modern mesh designs,
there's the perfect dock shoe for every occasion at Sperry.
About Timberland Boat Shoes: Timberland.com for women's
boat shoes and women's flats in all colors, or design your own. Boat shoes
for women are summer essentials. These boat shoes are so comfortable
you may never want to take them off. They are built to last. Many boat shoes
are too narrow and you cannot wear socks with them, These are slightly wider
so you can wear them with or without socks (obviously, you would need to
try them on because you have a different size foot). If you are looking
for the best boat shoe this may be the brand for you.
Learn about more women's footwear & fashion that starts with the letter
"b" from our
Women's Clothes Directory B section.