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Inside Practical Sailor Blog
by Darrell Nicholson on April 21, 2015
The real test of any good marine product involves many units on many boats, so the true winners in the new technology game dont rise until long after they are introduced. This requires staying power. I often wonder how many good ideas for sailors never made it to fruition for lack of capital. In recent years, many of the most promising products we look at trickle down from other, more lucrative arenasenergy and defense being two of the most common sources. Such is the case with the Firefly Oasis battery we tested.
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