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Gear to protect you from the sun, water and pickpockets

Keep safe and dry with stylish shoes, jacket and bag

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Within easy reach Built to hold a slim laptop, keys, loose change and travel documents, Crumpler’s waterproof Herbas bag is a tidy way to keep your essentials close at hand. Its soft, wide shoulder strap is adjustable and an oversize front closure tightens securely to protect against pickpockets. $74.99; crumpler.com

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A stylish tread Keen’s Timmons Chukka provides a comfortable tread on deck or on shore. Waterproof nubuck leather uppers give them a dressier look than a typical mid-top canvas sneaker, while removable memory foam insoles provide added cushioning on long walks. $130; keenfootwear.com

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Repel rain and rays Tackle rain or sun with the lightweight Windjammer Travel Jacket by Royal Robbins. It repels water and has a UPF 50+ rating to guard against harmful rays. Internal zippered pockets are handy for toting maps and mobile phones. $46.75; royalrobbins.com

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