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Thought you were supposed to be out sailing...
yeah..and savoring that west palm smuggled cuban sammich...
so cp..how was that sail?..i hope you enjoyed the day for all of us who had to work..then again..i'm glad you got out there..
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You could also check out Rugged Shark's Aquaire shoes. I have the TIE (tie fighter anyone?) and love them so far. They have since expanded the Aquaire line to include some other models as well.

'Course, no shoe is going to save you from wrong-footing a slippery deck...

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Goldingds, if you read to the bottom of the shoelace knots page of the posted link, you will see the fine print in which Ian, the site's mastermind promises to show a knot he calls the "boat shoe". Patience, bare feet for a while and you will have your answer!
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sorry, had far to much laundry to do... sucked big.
I'm told by the Cuban that we WILL go tomorrow.
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Ooh good call yotphix, thanks
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When i get a new pair of topsiders, i just tie a normal shoe knot in them and then super glue the knot. Worked fine over the last 3 years.
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I wear size 15 shoes... I've only been able to get Sebago Docksides for the past 20+ years in this size.. I'd love to find something closer to the Harken in my size. My wife suggests I chop a few toes off. My big toe alone would be size 1 By the way, the Sebago's can be tied day 1.

If you loop the ends through the laces on the exterior of the shoe between the eyelets, pull tight and bring them back up to the loops the shoe will be held onto your foot much tighter. It's a little trick I do when it's really wet out.

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You mean there are other shoes beside Vans slip-ons ???
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That's why I wear sneaker like Harkens instead... No weird tricks needed to keep them on the feet.
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