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post #9 of Old 05-09-2013
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Re: New Shoe Review

Originally Posted by kellysails View Post
I have worn Topsiders for years and years. Having zero arch support is starting cause me some issues. I may go towards the modern tennis shoe version of boat shoes, ugh. I really love my topsiders. The last pair that I wore until in tatters is floating somewhere in the BVI after an emotionally charged burial service in the middle of the Sir Francis Drake channel. The admiral proclaimed that either the shoes go overboard or me. They were not in the best of shape at the time.

Does anyone have a recommendation on the new modern style of boat shoe?
The only recommendation I can give is to use a heat moldable arch support insole. I use them in my topsiders, I purchased them at a bicycle shop in CT, the brand name is Bontrager, they go for $39.99 and I like them quite a bit.

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