The GORE-TEX Ocean Racer Boot: made for the harshest conditions. For complete waterproof protection and optimal breathability, the boot features the toughest GORE-TEX footwear membrane available. The CORDURA® upper and gaiter ensures outstanding durability. Areas prone to abrasion damage have also been reinforced with scratch rubber for complete protection. GripDeck rubber and a GripFlex tread to supplies exceptional, multi-directional traction on deck. And a unique DynamicFit bellowed tongue and bungee lacing system provides a locked-down, comfort fit. Swete Sailing recommends these as an extremely comfortable boot for short offshores and inshore racing.