Get the Sperry Style

Paul Sperry designed the Authentic Original boat shoe in 1935 in an effort to provide traction for sailors on wet boat decks. Over 80 years later, Sperry has become a core staple of nautical style, standing the test of time – having been re-imagined over the years to remain as relevant today.   Sperry shoes […]

21/02/2018

What to Wear Back to Work

Getting back into the swing of things after the New Year period can always be a little hard. Dreaming of days spent by the water is often the only escape when stuck at your desk!   January can however present an opportunity to up your style game for the year ahead – so here are […]

16/01/2018

A day on the water with Fortem Watches

  Recently we were lucky enough to spend a beautiful balmy Saturday at the Balmoral Beach Jetty with a team of creators that form the Fortem creative community.   On the waterfront is of course the natural environment for the world’s first boat shoe, so we were right at home teaming up with Fortem Watch […]

14/12/2017

It Was a Simple Invention Born Of Necessity

Our founder, Paul Sperry, was an avid sailor with a passion for discovery. He was an inventor and explorer. An independent spirit enamored with the power, freedom, and unlimited possibilities of the sea. He was faced with a real-life problem that stood in the way of his passion: How to maintain traction on a slippery […]

11/08/2017

Land, Air, and Sea: A Q+A with Slater Trout

Professional stand-up paddle boarder Slater Trout is best known for his skill on the water as a fierce competitor who’s been racing on SUPs around the globe for longer than nearly any other athlete in the sport. Born in Florida and raised in Hawaii, Trout took up paddleboarding at the age of 11 when the sport was […]

27/04/2017

Training in the Sperry 7 SEAS

As an Official Partner of the 35th America’s Cup, our Product Team has been working with athletes from ORACLE TEAM USA and SoftBank Team Japan to design the next generation of boat shoes, the SPERRY 7 SEAS.   To learn about what it takes to be an America’s Cup athlete, we went down to Bermuda to learn […]

22/03/2017

Horton Sets Sail

At Sperry, water’s our thing. In it, on it, near it — the calming, gloriousness of the ocean invigorates us. (You get it, right? The ocean. Nothing beats it.)   So when we heard about an Australian swimmer who dreams of competing on the water after winning an Olympic gold medal in it, we were […]

16/01/2017

Sperry x Sneaker Freaker

We’ve been designing shoes to send to sea since our intrepid founder Paul Sperry designed his first pair of boat shoes in 1935. This season, we’ve partnered with the Australia-based magazine Sneaker Freaker to recap our 80+ year history.   “Every era has its share of pioneers and mavericks, but there are only a select […]

01/01/2017

New Designs with Team USA

  Through our partnership with the America’s Cup, our product team has been working with sailors and athletes from ORACLE TEAM USA and SoftBank Team Japan to design new products that specifically meet the needs of America’s Cup sailors.   America’s Cup yachts sail at speeds of up to 50 knots and foil above the […]

03/11/2016

5 minutes with Mack Horton

We spent 5 minutes with Olympic gold medalist Mack Horton to find out a bit more about the Australian swimming champion and Sperry Ambassador.   How long have you been swimming: I’ve been swimming at a squad level since the age of 10   How did you first get into swimming: Weekly visits to the local pool with the […]

30/08/2016