Features May 2011 Issue

Portable LED Rail Lights

Solar RailLight and Navilight 360 shine in Practical Sailor test.

Practical Sailor tested the solar-powered RailLight Mini made by Simply Brilliant and the battery-powered Navilight 360 made by Navisafe. Both lights use multiple LEDs for illumination, but they serve different niche needs, in our opinion. The Navilight is a bright, versatile light that's also a Coast Guard-certified MOB marker, and the RailLight boasts an automatic power-on feature that's useful when at anchor. Testers examined the lights’ construction quality, brightness, and durability.

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