Category Archives: Awesome

Ned’s Record Run

Charleston’s Ned Goss has been playing around with high performance boats for a very long time, spending the past decade working as a pro Melges racer, running Ocean Sailing Academy, and now coaching the College of Charleston offshore sailing team. … Continue reading

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Fast shipping for faster sailing.

Charleston Race Week 2014 is a week away and there are over 280 boats entered! With the release of our new tactical weapon, the Shift, Velocitek now offers a device legal for every class competing at CRW. To help boost … Continue reading

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Back at it…

While Velocitek Shift equipped teams continue winning One-Design events across the globe* its great to see the ProStart equipped AC45 cats of Oracle Team USA and Team Australia out on Sydney Harbor practicing before the next America’s Cup World Series. … Continue reading

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#Winning

Before it was released to the public, the Velocitek Shift was helping some of the world’s best teams win big events.  Shift prototype-equipped boats won the J/24 Worlds, J/24 North Americans, and came in second at Melges 24 Worlds. Newly crowned J/24 … Continue reading

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Burling wins Dash for Cash

Barefoot Kiwi phenom, Peter Burling wins the Velocitek Dash for Cash at 2013 Moth Worlds in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Peter won the $1,000 purse with a 25.0 knot 10 second average speed. Red Bull Youth AC winner and 49er World Champion, … Continue reading

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J/22 Class Legal? The SpeedPuck is…

News from the J/22 International Technical Committee 2013 Rulings: the Velocitek SpeedPuck is now J/22 class legal! Here’s the excerpt from the 2013 ITC rulings: For more news from the J/22 International Technical Committee 2013 rulings here is the full … Continue reading

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The Highlander – There can be only one…

National Champion. The Velocitek SpeedPuck accelerated Lee Sackett, Todd Sackett, and Dave Kerr to victory in the 2013 Highlander Nationals. In a light air racing series held at North Cape Yacht Club in Monroe Michigan this July they finished the … Continue reading

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Volvo Sailing Speed Challenge at Cowes Week

The Volvo Sailing Speed Challenge featuring ‘fantastic four’ challengers; 2008 Olympic Laser gold medalist, Paul Goodison – testing his speed onboard his, Velocitek ProStart equipped foiling Moth, double Olympic windsurfing medalist, Nick Dempsey, Alex Thomson, who in January became only … Continue reading

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SpeedPuck on Board!

From the venerable Ensigns to foiling Moths to foiling kiteboards, Velocitek SpeedPucks turn up some very cool places! Here’s a video of the new Zeeko Makaira Race Foilboard rippin’ along in Dubai with a SpeedPuck mounted on the nose: Top … Continue reading

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Velocitek ProStart featured on Top Gear!

The Velocitek ProStart is featured on BBC’s Top Gear, the world’s most-watched factual TV show!* Top Gear’s 20th Season Premiere features a race between an AC45 catamaran and a car. The Cat vs. Car Episode aired Sunday June 30th in … Continue reading

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