Gear

LED Nav Lights

by Sail Staff, Posted November 4, 2005
Hella Marine’s NaviLED PRO navigation lights look tailor-made not only for trailersailers and smaller cruisers with limited battery capacity, but for offshore and bluewater boats that need to conserve energy. They come in 2- and 3-mile versions that meet all international requirements for navigation lights. They consume only one-tenth the power of their filament-bulbed equivalents and, like all
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Weather Alerter

by Sail Staff, Posted November 4, 2005
The clever little AM/FM LINgo Weather Alert radio automatically scans the seven NOAA weather radio channels and broadcasts local weather information and alerts, even when it’s switched off. It will store all NOAA broadcasts too, as well as displaying warnings on its LCD screen. As if that’s not enough, the maker has built in some gadgets for you to fiddle with in between forecasts—there’s a
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Koch exhibit anchors at Boston's MFA

by Sail Staff, Posted September 2, 2005

America³ and Il Moro di Venezia, the 1992 America's Cup contenders, are once again doing battle—only this time on the front lawn of Boston's Museum of Fine Arts (MFA).

The two yachts, owned by the often controversial winning skipper of the 1992 campaign, Bill Koch, are suspended in action as part of a recent exhibition entitled, Things I Love: The


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Binocular Resources

by Sail Staff, Posted August 20, 2004
Bushnell, 800-423-3537, www.bushnell.comCanon USA, 516-328-5000, www.usa.canon.comFujinon, 800-872-0196, www.fujinon.comIntermark, 800-453-2101Leica Camera, 800-222-0118, FULL STORY

Small Boat Seamanship Manual

by Sail Staff, Posted March 5, 2003
Small Boat Seamanship Manual Edited by Richard N. Aarons $29.95. 2002 International Marine, Camden, Maine

Richard Aarons and International Marine have taken the U.S. Coast Guard Boatcrew Seamanship Manual and made it available to recreational sailors. Aarons made only small changes in style and organization, so the Small Boat Seamanship


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