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March 29, 2019 2 min read

New Zhik 170 Sailing Boots

Not long now until the new Zhik 170 dinghy boots land at Sailing Chandlery, we can't wait to see them and the rest of the new Zhik dinghy sailing boots range.

If you want to get your hands on a pair of the Zhik boots and be one of the first then why not pre order with us, as soon as we have them we'll dispatch straight to your door step.

So, the new Zhik 170 sailing boot, is the evolution of the very popular summer sailing wetsuit boot the Zhik 160 sailing boot. The 160 has been very popular, especially through the summer months.

Zhik 170 Boot Quick Overview

  • Low profile sailing boot for user with footstraps
  • More grip than the previous version
  • Quick drying
  • Molded sole with arch support
  • Improved deal design to stop debris entering the boot


  • Outer Sole: 100% Rubber
  • Mid Sole: 80% Neoprene; 20% Nylon
  • Upper: 80% Neoprene; 20% Nylon

Zhik 170 dinghy sailing boots

We already know that Zhik test all of their products with their World class sailor teams who include World and Olympic champions, these sailing boots would have been through a rigourous testing, feedback and improvement cycle to ensure the right product is launched first time.

The key things we think are going to make a big difference, apart from a colour scheme we love, are:

  • The grip - how can Zhik make this better we ask??
  • Better fit
  • Seal to stop debris getting in - there is nothing more annoying that getting a stone in your dinghy boots

Traditionally Zhik dinghy boots and sailing shoes have come up small and we're always dealing with exchanges. We don't yet know how they are going to fair against the exisiting boot sizing but one of the first things we'll be doing is trying them on to let you know.

Other Sailing Boots

Other boots launching in 2019 from Zhik:


As always, if you have questions about the Zhik 170 sailing boot, or any of the other boots or products Zhik are releasing this year then please do get in touch.