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Racing Cloths from Gill

by SAIL Editors, Posted November 10, 2014

Gill’s latest clothing builds on the Race Collection the company introduced in 2010, with even lighter, more high-tech fabrics to promote flexibility and comfort afloat.


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Marinebeam's New Ultra Long Range Flashlight

by Ben Ellison, Posted October 24, 2014

Illuminator flashlight has to be seen to be believed. I put my camera on a tripod and simply began lighting up a number of boats and mooring buoys about 500 to 700 yards away. 


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Sailboats can be remarkably noisy when it comes time to dock or anchor. The wind, the rumble of the auxiliary, the chatter of the windlass: all these things and more can make it surprisingly hard to hear what the person at the other end of even a smaller boat is saying. 


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Racers can trim yet more weight off their masts and booms with Harken’s new Carbo Pivoting Lead Blocks: high-strength, glass-reinforced composite blocks that are up to 25 percent lighter than the stainless classic versions they replace. 


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Hugo Boss Sunglasses

by Adam Cort, Posted October 18, 2014

What better way to channel the look of Alex Thomson’s distinctive black-and-silver Hugo Boss-sponsored Open 60 Vendée Globe boat than with a pair of super-cool Hugo Boss shades?


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