Wind, Speed, and Depth Instruments

More Wind, Speed, and Depth Instruments

  • How Do Ultrasonic Wind Sensors Work?
     Subscribers OnlyYou’re standing on the sailboat’s bow on a windy day, facing the helm and yelling “There is a rock...
  • Reading the Wind Series, Part 3
     Subscribers OnlyWhether you’re contending with the violence of an abroholos or the gentle puff of a zephyr, it helps to have an...
  • Wired vs Wireless
     Subscribers OnlyTo wire, or not to wire? This is a good question, and there are certainly some pluses and minus to consider. For...
  • Wireless Multiplexers
     Subscribers OnlyBefore we plunge headfirst (again) into the world of multiplexers with this test report, here’s a quick review...
  • A NMEA 2000—and Beyond—Survival Guide
     Subscribers OnlyNMEA 2000 (aka NMEA 2K or N2K) is the communication standard replacing NMEA 0183. It is a technical standard (IEC...
  • Wind Systems Part 2: Data Display and User Interface
     Subscribers OnlyIt’s dusk on an overcast, gusty day, and raw data is pouring into your wind display from the masthead, GPS, and...
  • Wind Sensor Testing
     Subscribers OnlyFor better or for worse, the modern cruising sailor is becoming more like an airplane pilot. Safely ensconced out of...
  • Test Driving New Nobeltec TZ
    Nobeltec, a marine-navigation software developer based in the U.S., recently released a new chartplotting app for the...
  • Updating Onboard Electronics with N2K
    A sailboat is no place for unnecessary complexity, which was the direction PS contributor Dan Corcoran was headed on...
  • Weather4D iPad App Review
     Subscribers OnlyAs a followup to our April 2012 report on useful iPad apps for sailors, we recently sea-trialed the new Weather4D...

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