Category Archives: Awesome

Shift-equipped teams dominate 2015 Etchells Worlds!

The Etchells Worlds continues to be one of the most hotly contested regattas in the world, pitting America’s Cup sailors, Olympic Medalists and Volvo Ocean Race veterans against each other. This year, in Hong Kong, two American teams, Aretas and … Continue reading

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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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