Mopeds No, Zodiacs Yes: Chatting with Ernesto

by Sail Staff, Posted October 16, 2007

By Kimball Livingston

 

Early this month, Ernesto Bertarelli made a whistlestop USA tour—as whistlestops go via private jet—and I spent enough time with the America's Cup defender, over a two-day period, to chat about matters other than the controversies dragging us toward the courts of New York. The legal battle looms large in every Cup aficionado's mind, but Mr. Bertarelli is going


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IBEX 2007: New Gear Sneak Peek

by Sail Staff, Posted October 12, 2007
Because IBEX is a show for professionals, some of the gear and technology on display isn’t yet available to the public (or has only recently been released). But just because it's industry news, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t know about it. Here are three new items to keep an eye out for.

Fusion MS-IP500 Stereo UnitForget CDs, digital music is the way of the


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IBEX 2007: What's New in LEDs?

by Sail Staff, Posted October 12, 2007
On Thursday afternoon, David DeHorn, the National Sales Manager for AquaSignal (www.aquasignal.net) – maker of LED navigation lights, gave a surprisingly candid seminar about the state of LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting technology. And by candid we mean he didn’t shy away in the least from discussing both the advantages and disadvantages of LED
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IBEX Innovation Awards

by Sail Staff, Posted October 11, 2007
While the IBEX innovation award judges are busy deciding this year’s winners (check back next week for the results), here are three nominees that caught our attention. Admittedly, IBEX skews toward the powerboat side, but there was plenty or gear, gadgets, and technology that could easily be used on a sailboat.

Rapid PatchThis low


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IBEX 2007 Photo Gallery

by Sail Staff, Posted October 11, 2007


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