It was a sunny summer afternoon in 2017 when we approached the Storm Petrel - our future sailboat - for the first time. Her faded orange hull was dated, but friendly. We were novice sailors and needed a means and motivation to sail every weekend. (Check out how we learned...
Imagine your perfect day...
Cold dock under your feet, as you watch the sunrise and listen to the waves lapping.
Comfy t-shirts and well fitting flip flops. The crackle of fresh whitefish on a beachside fire, over the cooing of a friend's ukulele. 15-knot winds at beam reach. Tanned skin, with legs dangling overboard. Laughing.
Hammocks... lots of hammocks. Piles of clothes left behind while you skinny dip.
Whatever is in your perfect seagoing/beach day, we want you to have the perfect outfit and all the right tools to make it a smashing success and to remember it for many years to come with the best in coastal home decor and ocean-inspired wear, accessories and novelties.
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We are veteran owned and woman-led, and we are from Anchorage, Alaska!
We have so much coastline... so much ocean. We encourage you to visit Alaska. It is both vast and understated. While here, you can get yourself into any imaginable sport, activity or a way of life. Who knows, your next epic adventure could be waiting for you here, unbeknownst...
"Our purpose is to help you discover and responsibly enjoy your passion for the world's oceans, coastlines and beaches!"
We humbly appreciate your business, if you've purchased something with us. A portion of proceeds from every sale goes to the Ocean Conservancy to help us keep our oceans clean.
If you're browsing around, check out our Adventure Journal to get you in the seaworthy mood!
A coastal salty salute to you from all of us at DSW!
Now let's get this show underway...