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Mag Ranks Hella Spreader Light Tops

Monday, November 18, 2013

          The highly durable and efficient Sea Hawk floodlight from Hella marine recently took top honors following rigorous independent testing performed by Practical Sailor magazine. In comparisons of ten deck and spreader lights from leading manufacturers, the Sea Hawk was named a Best Choice. The magazine also named the lamp one of the year's top marine gear products in its annual Editors' Choice roster.  Read Full Story

Retrofitting Incandescent Nav Lamps with LED Bulbs is Unsafe, Illegal

Thursday, March 01, 2012

PEACHTREE, GA – With all the power-saving and longevity benefits of LED lights, it's easy to see why boat owners replace traditional light bulbs with LEDs.  But doing so with navigation lights can violate the fixture's certifications.  This has serious consequences, as US Inland Navigation Rules and International Navigation Rules carry the force of federal law.  Read Full Story

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