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10-10-2012 08:06 PM
red.sky
Re: boat shoes - women's wide, lace up??

absolutely most comfortable boat shoes ever! I've been wearing them all summer & love them. Zhink ZKG's - lightweight neoprene shoe, slip on, with laces to tighten fit. looks like a sneaker but definitely a boat shoe with a great non-stick sole.
And they come in pink too
06-16-2012 06:45 PM
dongreerps
Re: boat shoes - women's wide, lace up??

Ask you podiatrist about slim line orthotics. I am told they were developed to fit into ballet slippers.
06-16-2012 11:14 AM
zeehag
Re: boat shoes - women's wide, lace up??

throughout my sailing life--since i was 7 yrs of age, i have been seeking adequate sailing shoes-- there are NONE. top sLiders do just that--slide out from under your body when ye NEED the traction. so do all others i have met and tried. omega reef warriors were best things i ever found and they are n0 longer made. oh well.
bare feets for me--best deck shoes the gods ever made.
06-13-2012 03:02 PM
getwet
Re: boat shoes - women's wide, lace up??

I know we did a segment on our website not too long ago about women's boat shoes and the feedback we've been getting is awesome. I have also heard a lot of good things about the Sebago Balas wide, and Sperry of course is a go-to for most women sailors.

You might want to take a look at the
Adiddas Boat Lace
Vibram Five Fingers

I've especially heard good things about the orthodics in the Slam Code One shoes.

I know it's well past Memorial Day now, so you've probably got it figured out, but just in case here is the post How To Find The Best Women's Boat Shoes
05-20-2012 01:14 AM
tomandchris
Re: boat shoes - women's wide, lace up??

I think if you are after a athletic look deck shoe in wide you are going to be out of luck or extremely lucky. A few years back Sperry had a mutual deal with New Balance and they made shoes in wide for men and I believe women. When they discontinued them I bought three pair and I have not seen them offered in mens, let alone womens, since.
You may want to bite the bullet and get a pair of Sperry Billfish or similar as they are available in wides.
Good luck
05-18-2012 01:24 PM
cthoops
Re: boat shoes - women's wide, lace up??

How about Zappos? Easy to quickly narrow done what you're looking for, and free shipping both ways.
05-18-2012 12:58 PM
latitudes
Re: boat shoes - women's wide, lace up??

I'm very happy with my sebagos in wide. they also stretch a bit too.
05-16-2012 09:21 AM
sailingfool
Re: boat shoes - women's wide, lace up??

You can get some boat shoes with a discount at
http://www.shoebuy.com/boat-shoes.htm

These folks have marine specialty shoes
http://www.whitecapsfoulweathergear....ocks_11.aspxat a discount

This company has the most complete inventory of marine shoes, and expert staff:
Team One Newport
05-16-2012 02:11 AM
RedHorizon
Re: boat shoes - women's wide, lace up??

My wife loves her keens, but the contoured insole may not work for custom orthotics. Sperry offers their original 2 eye shoe in wide widths. While its not an athletic type shoe, it does lace:

Sperry Top-Sider - Women's Authentic Original 2-Eye Boat Shoe

Another one to consider is Sebago. They have a three eye lace style in wide:

Women's Sebago Castine Dress Shoes - Sebago.com
05-15-2012 09:08 PM
T37Chef Would Keens work?
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