Category Archives: Tips

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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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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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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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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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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Secret Weapon Revealed

We got a real kick out of ETNZ’s April 1st YouTube video:   To demonstrate Velocitek’s commitment meeting the needs of racing sailors, if Nick Holroyd, Dean Barker, or Grant Dalton sends an email to we will send you … Continue reading

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ProStart Battery Compartment Gasket Upgrade

We have released a new silicone battery compartment gasket for the Velocitek ProStart. Here’s the installation video: Through April 30, we are offering this upgrade to ProStart owners for free with free shipping. Please visit our online store to get … Continue reading

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Barefoot Kiwi Prodigy Snatches Aussie Moth Title

A big congratulations to Kiwi wunderkind Peter Burling on his resounding victory over a ridiculously stacked fleet at the 2013 Australian Moth Nationals. To win this event Pete (an Olympic Silver Medalist himself) had to beat no fewer than three … Continue reading

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SpeedPuck Display Options

Did you know that your SpeedPuck can display speed in MPH or Km/H?  That’s right, if your car’s speedometer is consistently off by 30 + MPH, as my 1993 Jeep Laredo is, you can use your SpeedPuck as a handy … Continue reading

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