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The FloTool shaker siphon (above) and Parker LifeGuard bested their counterparts in the fuel-spill protection evaluation to notch spots on the 2016 Editors’ Choice lineup.

The Year's Top Sailing Gear

PS names 2016 Editors’ Choice lineup.

Each fall, Practical Sailor editors pick through the best test products of the past year to find the cream of the crop for our PS Editors’ Choice roster. To be named to the list, products must earn the Best Choice rating among their respective peers and clearly stand out above others in their field.

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