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2006 FKP Awards

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Freeman K. Pittman, SAIL’s technical editor for many years until his death in 1996, was respected throughout the sailing industry for his great appreciation of excellence and technical innovation in sailing gear. Each year SAIL editors scour the boat shows for the best of the new products on the North American market—the kind of gear that Freeman would have loved. For 2006, editor Peter Nielsen (Gear for Cruisers), deputy editor Josh Adams (Performance Gear), electronics editor Ben Ellison (Electronics), and technical consultant Jay Paris (Systems) put in the hard miles at the boat shows to come up with these Editors’ Choice Awards.

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