Category Archives: ProStart

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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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/70 North Americans – Velocitek Workshop Recap

In case you missed it, here’s how to set your Velocitek ProStart to the local magnetic declination in Annapolis, MD: Turn on ProStart Press and hold RESET button for 5 seconds Press PIN button (triangle icon) until declination is set … 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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Oreo wins 2013 Santana 22 Nationals

Richmond Yacht Club hosted 2013 Santana 22 Nationals. The event pitted 40+ year old, 22’ fiberglass, 4 knot… boats… against the San Francisco Bay in 25+ knots and 3-4 foot square ground swell. Five races were held over two days … 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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GC32 Austria Cup

Great footage from last month’s Great Cup 32 Catamaran racing on Lake Traunsee, Austria. We’re delighted to see that they’re loaded with Velocitek ProStarts! Team Minoprio, fully ProStart equipped, would go on to win. Take a look:

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J.P. Morgan BAR break the Round the Island Race Record

Sir Ben Ainslie and his ProStart-equipped crew onboard J.P.Morgan BAR AC45 smashed the Round the Island Race multihull record off the Isle of Wight. J.P. Morgan BAR shaved 16 minutes and 8 seconds off the previous record, which stood for … Continue reading

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Dude, Where’s My ProStart?

Anthony Kotoun, the 2013 Moth North American Champion, took a moment to check in with us from Newport, RI. Here’s a photo and a ProStart story from Anthony: The day before Charleston Moth North Americans, Anthony and other Moth sailors … Continue reading

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