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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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Velocitek Apparel Contest

Like Velocitek on Facebook for a chance to win: https://www.facebook.com/velocitek The first person who correctly identifies the boat in today’s post wins a Velocitek t-shirt. The first person who correctly identifies the sailor and the boat in today’s post wins a … Continue reading

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Flames to the Moth – Velocitek at the 2012 Moth Worlds

From August 19th – 26th, the 2012 Moth World Championships were held in Lake Garda, Italy.  Velocitek’s exclusive importer for Italy,  Velocitek Italia,  sponsored the event.  Domenico Boffi, Velocitek Italia’s General Manager, sent us the following event report. Domenico Boffi: … Continue reading

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Sailing Video of the Week: SpEEd Scow

Our good friend Chris Fretz demonstrates the E Scow’s acceleration in 25 knots of breeze: Boy, that escalated quickly! We hope to see similar speed runs this weekend.  Tonight, Alec and I are traveling to the Lake Geneva Yacht Club in Fontana, … Continue reading

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Raising the Stakes – $1000 Speed Challenge

28 feet long and packing 81 m² of sail downwind, the E-Scow has been frequently called the rocket ship of the inland lakes.   When the weather conditions are best described as “Nukin!,”  these keel-less sleds can hit speeds upward of … Continue reading

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February SRC Update

February’s Speed Read Challenge was directed to iceboats.  We thought videos of iceboats blasting around with SpeedPucks showing 60 mph + would be awesome.  But I was pessimistic about receiving entries into the contest.  The weather was uncooperative (wretchedly warm … Continue reading

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Survey Results

Over the past three weeks we conducted a product evaluation survey.  We’d like to give a big thanks to the 680 people who completed the survey.  The honest feedback that we received will be invaluable for future product development. Congrats … Continue reading

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SpeedPuck news and the Crash of the Month

SpeedPuck News Now, when you purchase a SpeedPuck a free mounting cradle is included in the box. These cradles, seen above, are compatible with all SpeedPucks, both new and old, provide a secure way to fix your device to your boat’s … Continue reading

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The Speed Read Challenge – Feb 2012 – Iceboats

It’s February.  For most of us, the sailing season ended around four months ago. For ice-boaters, the season has just begun to hit its stride. When the breeze fills in and the black ice forms, ice-boaters travel from across the country to the … Continue reading

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