PIXEL in the News

April 3, 2006

Meet the Pixel

By Tuck Northrop and Matt Gurney, WindCheck Magazine

The JSA of LIS had been looking for a more “sailable” boat to replace the Blue Jay, setting their sights on a vessel that would be faster and more exciting while maintaining a standard of safety and stability suitable for intermediate sailors.

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March 16, 2006

The Pixel is the New Answer for Junior Sailors

By Canadian Yachting Magazine

The Pixel is Bruce Kirby’s concept to provide junior sailors a boat they can handle and sail more easily than what is out there today. The high-performace Pixel is the answer to low cost fleet updates and lower maintenance costs.

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February 8, 2006

The Pixel Junior Racer

By Robert H. Perry, Sailing Magazine

Designer Bruce Kirby brought us a covey of competitive International 14s before he drew the Laser dinghy. Whatever you have to say about the Laser I think you have to admit that it set the standard for small, planing dinghies that exists to this day.

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January 2, 2006

The Pixel's Place: The Pixel is a Pistol

By from SailMagazine.com

Move over Blue Jay. The Junior Sailing Association of Long Island has decided it's time for a change on Long Island Sound. That change will come in the high- performance form of the Pixel, the latest creation from Bruce Kirby of Laser fame.

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November 14, 2005

JSA Selects Pixel as New Trainer

By Windcheck Magazine

The Junior Sailing Association of Long Island Sound (JSA) announced today that it has chosen the 14-foot Pixel as its new double-handed training and racing sailboat. The decision was made after an extensive three-year decision process.

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August 1, 2005

Bruce Kirby: Taking a New Tack on Boat Design

By Stephan Sawicki for New Caanan Darien Magazine

As a former Olympic Sailor and designer of more than sixty boats, including the popular Laser, Bruce Kirby gets plenty of respect in yachting circles. This summer, a new generation of sailors will be getting to know Kirby by way of the Pixel.

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