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Old 18-01-2014, 15:12   #16
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wow everyone!! i never thought about court shoes. i did find some of my tevas to be slick. i am constantly looking. thanks for everyone'w help!
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Old 18-01-2014, 15:24   #17
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wow everyone!! i never thought about court shoes. i did find some of my tevas to be slick. i am constantly looking. thanks for everyone'w help!
You bet Skippy!

By the way.... is that a GSP in your avatar pic?
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Old 18-01-2014, 15:30   #18
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I just got a pair. Everyone I know that has them loves them, but I am still not sure.
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I have had these for 2 years: CREW
They are perfect for me: lightweight, fit the shape of my feet, comfortable, good grip on the deck, not too smelly...

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Old 18-01-2014, 18:05   #20
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I have 2 sets. One bare feet, and two, sea boots when it's cold !
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Old 18-01-2014, 20:14   #21
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Skippy,

I, too, have wide, flat, arthritic feet. I wear orthotics inside New Balance cross-trainers. They don't last too long, but give the support I need, and improve the alignment of my toes (because of the orthotics). I wish I could have sandals that work with my orthotics, but all efforts in that direction have failed. I also go barefoot on deck. My toes just have to learn to avoid the hard bits.

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Old 18-01-2014, 21:39   #22
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There are unbelievable prices for just a few more days on Harken's here:
http://www.defender.com/activecaptain.jsp

I bought 2 pair - wearing one now and put the other away.
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I have been using these Sperry Sandals for years in the tropics
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Hey HappMDRsailor, that's my sidekick or shadow. Snickers my dog. She's a registered therapy dog who goes out n visits people n puts a little happy in their day. Plus she is my therapy too! In her spare time her hobbies are "squirrels" when on the dirt n "crabs" when on the dock n "couch" when on the water.
Thanks everyone for your help. I've got some new ideals for shoes!
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Hey HappMDRsailor, that's my sidekick or shadow. Snickers my dog. She's a registered therapy dog who goes out n visits people n puts a little happy in their day. Plus she is my therapy too! In her spare time her hobbies are "squirrels" when on the dirt n "crabs" when on the dock n "couch" when on the water.
Thanks everyone for your help. I've got some new ideals for shoes!
Good lookin' pup! Breed??? (pic too small)
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There are unbelievable prices for just a few more days on Harken's here:
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I bought 2 pair - wearing one now and put the other away.
Me too, they look like very good shoes at a great price. I bought three pair and another for my visiting brother, we'll see next week if they are as comfortable and functional as they appear to be.
I've picked up a few things, including two pairs of shoes (one a Sperry leather that is the finest shoe I've even owned, at less than half the usual price), from West Marine recently too. It's sale/clearance time at Cabela's too.
Lots of good sales going on now (mostly 'clearance' stuff'; but hey, it's still good stuff.
And no, my middle name isn't Imelda M., I just seldom ever buy shoes/clothing, just every couple of years I restock.
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I suppose this goes under this forum. Was wanting opinion of others on what they feel is the best of boat shoes. I unfortunately have very flat wide arthritic feet so my "barefoot" days are over. I have worn Sperry shoes on the boat but there is not much arch support to them. Shimano makes a "Croc" style shoe but they do tend to be hot and cause my feet to sweat.
Just give me new ideas of any shoes out there I might try.

Here is a heck of a deal on some great sailing shoes. Use the ActiveCaptain code to get special pricing:

Harken Men's Classic Leather Boat Shoes: $39.00 (Regularly: $59.00,
List: $129.00)

Harken Hydroflux Boat Shoes, Men's or Women's: $29.00
(Regularly: $49.00, List: $119.00/$109.00)

Harken Vortex Boat Shoes, Men's or Women's: $29.00
(Regularly: $49.00, List: $119.00)

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Old 19-01-2014, 13:49   #29
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Snickers is a spaniel mix as far as I can figure!
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Here is a heck of a deal on some great sailing shoes. Use the ActiveCaptain code to get special pricing:

Harken Men's Classic Leather Boat Shoes: $39.00 (Regularly: $59.00,
List: $129.00)

Harken Hydroflux Boat Shoes, Men's or Women's: $29.00
(Regularly: $49.00, List: $119.00/$109.00)

Harken Vortex Boat Shoes, Men's or Women's: $29.00
(Regularly: $49.00, List: $119.00)

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Wow, those are great deals. I personally love the Keens but at those prices would try Harkens. Unfortunately, I eventually learned not to buy shoes without trying them on. So internet deals don't work, unless I am buying an exact copy of the shoe or clothing I already own. And even then, I've been burned a few times when clothing suppliers change their own sources. Columbia the main culprit, in my case.
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