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Sail magazine recognized 15 sailing products for its 2009 Pittman Innovation Awards.
The products will be featured in the magazines February issue, as well as at Sails Innovation Station Jan. 29-Feb. 1 during the Strictly Sail Chicago Boat Show.
The winners are as follows:
- Peter Nielsens Cruising Gear awards went to the Ronstan Boom Tent, Vesper Marines AISWatchMate, and Tallon Marines RIB receivers.
- In the Racing Gear category, David Schmidt chose the Spinlocks ZS Jammer 1014B, Harkens TTR Airblocks, and the Karvers K-BTI Smart Block.
- In the Safety Gear category, Schmidt chose Colligo Marine for its Emergency Shroud Kit.
- In the Electronics category, electronics expert Ben Ellison recognized ActiveCaptain Mobile, Navicos broadband radar, FurunosStandard Horizons HX850S hand-held VHF. NavNet 3D, and
- Jay Paris Systems choices include the Walker Bay Airdock, the Steyr Motors hybrid, Maretrons SIM100 and ACM100, and Evrsafe Marine Technologies ISS-1040 toxic gas detection system.