Velocitek Prostart 2020

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  • Velocitek Prostart 2020

    The Velocitek Prostart just got better! Rated as the best distance-to-line tool the Prostart now comes with crystal clear optics, zero-latency navigation, and a multi colour backlight.

    The Prostart will put you on the line at the gun without any guess work. The Prostart gives you hard data to show you where you are, even if you can't see the end of the line.

    All you need to do is sail to the committee boat, hit a button, sail to the pin, hit a button, and then activate the Prostart when the countdown starts. The Prostart then shows you how far away you are from the line, along with where you will be if you keep sailing at your current pace.

    Sailing World called the Classic ProStart possibly the greatest electronic racing gadget of this decade, and Practical Sailor gave it their prestigious Editor's Choice award. Now Velocitek have built on the original model taking this legendary product to the next level with some major upgrades.

    Prostart Upgrades

    • Highly Visible in All Conditions - A bonded Gorilla® Glass display with razor sharp white on black digits shows up crystal clear through your favourite polarised sunglasses. A user selectable white / red LED backlight takes care of night sailing or other low light situations.
    • Zero-Latency Aerospace-Grade Navigation - A powerful 72 channel, 18Hz multi-constellation GPS receiver combined with a 100Hz solid-state 6-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) and a patented high-precision 3-axis geomagnetic sensor gives you accurate distance, speed and heading information with zero lag time.
    • Better off the water too - 100-Hour Li-Ion Battery - A battery that you can charge using any USB port or phone charger and then forget about for the rest of the week gives you one less thing to worry about on race days.
    • High-Speed, High-Capacity Data Logging - The ProStart records position, time, course over ground, speed over ground, magnetic heading and heel angle four times per second. The 8GB onboard flash memory is enough room for 1000 hours of sailing data.
    • Replay Anywhere - When you plug the new ProStart into any Mac, PC or Linux computer it shows up as an external drive with your track files on it. You can drag and drop these files into browser based replay software like Charted Sails or Njord Analytics, without having to install anything on your computer.

    Prostart Introduction Video

    Key Features

    • ± 0.1 Knots Speed Accuracy
    • ± 0.5°Heading Repeatability
    • Refreshes 4 times per second (4Hz)
    • Water Resistant to 3m / 10 ft (IPX8)
    • 120mm × 175mm × 40mm case
    • 30mm tall digits and 120° viewing cone
    • Red / white LED backlight
    • Captures Lat, Long, Time, COG, SOG, magnetic heading, and heel angle (4Hz)
    • 1000–hour data log downloadable on MacOS, Windows, or Linux
    • 100–hour Lithium-Ion Battery
    • Compatible with Velocitek Mast Bracket and Velocitek W Bracket
    • 2 Year Warranty


    • Height - 120mm
    • Width - 175mm
    • Depth - 40mm

    What's in the Box?

    • The Prostart
    • Protective Case
    • Mounting Bracket
    • USB Cable
    • Instruction Booklet
  • Delivery and Costs

    We try to treat delivery as a pass through cost and keep the cost to you as low as possible, on top of our already competitive product prices.

    We offer free UK standard delivery for orders over £50, this does exclude boats, trolleys, masts, booms and large items which can't be sent via standard mail.

    Any order placed by midday will leave us the same day unless there is a lead time which we detail on the product page.

    Delivery Costs

    UK 2nd Class Small Packet - £3.99

    UK 1st Class Small Packet - £4.50

    UK 1st Class Small Packet - Over 1KG - £5.99

    DPD Next Day Courier - £8.99

    Courier - Long Items - Masts, Booms Etc - £40

    Close to England - £10

    We are not currently shipping further afield due to customs charges and the cost of shipping, this will be reviewed soon.

  • Frequenty Asked Questions

    What is the quantity for ropes?

    The quantity is meters. If you order 5 items you will receive one 5 meter continuous length of that specific rope.

    How do I claim my first order discount?

    Simply sign up to our newsletter and we'll send your unique first order discount code.

    Do you ship to other locations?

    We are always happy to provide you with a quote for shipping, simply drop us an email to info@sailingchandlery.com with the items you are planning on ordering and your address.

    Who are Sailing Chandlery?

    We're a team of sailors who are passionate about keeping you sailing and providing an excellent service first time. Find out more.

    I have another question?

    You can call the team on 07793 953564 or email us info@sailingchandlery.com

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