DOING ITFOR KICKS Molly Foulie
shows Blair Atholl her kung-fu style
(1980), "L'Age du Fer en Aquitaine", Memories de la Societe Prehistorique Frangaise, Tome 14, 1980, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Service des Foulies
The crew on a yacht anchored in the cove at Angel Island in mid-Bay can be quaffing cold beers to beat the heat, while other sailors a mile away are hunkered in their foulies
Technical clothing has gone from woolly jumpers and oilskins to microfleeces and breathable lightweight foulies
. These improvements in personal comfort have been mirrored by developments in navigational equipment--from sextants to GPS--and the increase in the performance of cutting-edge race boats.
Racers had less objection to the harness, it turned out, than the PFDs." He foresees that a future where US Sailing and probably the ORC are going to force crews to wear harnesses; "We're going to see more of the RORC thing, where when you wear foulies
, you're going to be forced to put on a harness."