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Bainbridge International - Plastimo Olympic 115 Compass
Plastimo Olympic 115 Compass
The new Olympic 115 compass for sailboats from 19 to 40 feet features a unique universal balance feature – the compass works anywhere in the world.
This compass is available in white or black with flat or conical cards. Optional binnacle bases and protective covers are available. Compass card is graduated every 5 degrees with heading numerals every 30 degrees. The compass features LED lighting for use at night.
Bainbridge will be showing the whole line of Plastimo Compasses for sailboats at the Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Chicago show. See all the Plastimo products at www.bainbridgeintcatalogs.com.
Delphia Yachts - Delphia 40.3
Garmin - GPSMAP 1040xs
The 10" color Garmin GPSMAP 1040xs keyed chartplotter/sonar combo unit has preloaded BlueChart g2 and LakeVü HD maps. It’s offered without a transducer or available with included all-in-one transducer for advanced HD-ID and Garmin DownVü with CHIRP technology for a nearly photographic view under your boat. The GPSMAP 1040xs also supports the GCV 10 sonar black box which adds both DownVü and Garmin SideVü scanning sonar with CHIRP technology (sold separately). With built-in 10 Hz GPS/GLONASS refreshing your position up to 10 times per second, the GPSMAP 1040xs gives you accurate and precise location data.
PYI Inc - Sonihull
PYI Inc. is the North American Distributor for the Sonihull ultrasonic antifouling system. Sonihull ultrasonic technology keeps your hull free of fouling. The Sonihull system will increase your fuel economy and save you money not only from spending less on fuel but you’ll also not have to haul your boat out as frequently. This system is also eco-friendly as it does not release any metals and toxins into our waters. No hull penetration required when installing this system. Sonihull works on virtually any kind of boat such as sailboats, power boats, catamarans and even large commercial vessels.
Ronstan - Clear Start™ Watches & Timer
Improving on the original design, the updated Clear Start™ timer and watches have been carefully developed with direct input from some of the world's top sailors. This input led Ronstan to create both an updated version of the original Clear Start™ Race Timer and a new wrist watch version that can be comfortably worn as a day-to-day time piece. Available in three attractive color combinations, the new Clear Start™ Watches feature smooth contours so lines won’t get caught on the watch face, while the versatile large faced Race Timer can be worn as a watch or mounted remotely for viewing by crew.
Ronstan International - The Constrictor
Ronstan/Andersen - The VAAVUD wind meter for your phone.
The rugged and electronic-free Vaavud™ Wind Meter turns your compatible smartphone into a high-tech meteorological tool, measuring wind speeds up to 48 knots with near-professional precision. With its compact two cup design, inspired by professional anemometers, the Vaavud™ Wind Meter is accurate, practical and truly pocket friendly. Reliability and long service life are assured through the use of revolutionary electronic-free technology, communicating directly with the magnetic field sensor in you smartphone.
The Vaavud™ App measures and displays wind speed in commonly used units of measurement. It has a neat and clean interface that shows the most important wind characteristics: the actual, mean and max wind speeds. The smoothed graph provides additional data on variations in strength as well as a quick overview. The graph supports both drag and pinch to zoom so data can be viewed in fine detail.