Gear Most Commented

Karver Flying Cam Cleat

by Adam Cort, Posted January 10, 2012

“Every sailor’s ditty bag ought to have one of these things in it,” proclaimed one of our judges. Many of those ditty bags will, of course, belong to racers (dinghy sailors in particular will like the flying cleat for handling loaded working lines more comfortably), but we think cruisers will ultimately find the most creative uses.


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2015 Pittman Innovation Awards

by SAIL Editors, Posted January 20, 2015

One of the fun things about our Pittman Innovation Awards—besides getting to check out what’s new and improved in the sailing world—is the way each year’s winning class seems to have it’s own distinct personality.


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Ocean Signal’s rescueME PLB1

by SAIL Editors, Posted January 16, 2015

Billing itself as the “world’s smallest PLB,” Ocean Signal’s rescueME PLB1 measures just 3in high by 2in wide and 1in deep. Specific features include a retractable antenna, 66-channel GPS receiver, fully functional 406MHz satellite transmitter, a 121.5MHz homing beacon and a strobe.


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Garmin’s GNX 20 and 21 instruments

by SAIL Editors, Posted January 9, 2015

Garmin’s GNX 20 and 21 instruments allow trimmers, drivers and navigators to get all the information they want, when they want it, no matter what the conditions. Measuring 4in across, the glass-bonded, monochrome displays feature over 50 different vessel parameters, including depth, wind, speed, course over ground, distance to waypoint and other navigational data.


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Holiday Gift Guide from SAIL

by SAIL Editors, Posted December 16, 2014

Once again, the editorial staff at SAIL magazine has been keeping an eye out all yearlong for bits of gear and other neat products that would make for great gifts during the holiday season.


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