Category Archives: Equipment

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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ProStart Waterproofing Upgrade Kit

We have released a new Waterproofing Upgrade Kit for the Velocitek ProStart. The PVC strips in the kit help the mounting cradle push on the back of the battery compartment lid. This gives the battery compartment a tighter seal. Through … 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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Charleston Race Week 2013

Charleston Race Week 2013 is just over one week away! There are over 290 boats entered. Here are the current Velocitek-legal fleet tallies: 56 J/70 39 Viper 640 37 Melges 24 34 Melges 20 11 Ultimate 20 4 J/80 59 boats … Continue reading

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Pros using ProStarts: Malcolm Page

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to connect with two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and eight-time 470 World Champion, Malcolm Page, and ask him a few questions. Below, Malcolm shares his insights on the nail-biting 470 medal race of the London Olympics, … Continue reading

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Knowledge is Power

The Melges 24 Worlds kicked off today in Torbole Italy, with an incredible 125 teams from around the world competing for the title.  To mitigate OCS chaos, the race committee has split the fleet into two divisions with separate race … Continue reading

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