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Sailboat Speedometer Update

I felt it was time to give a little more information about my sailing speedometer that is under development.  Sailing Speedometer, or SailSpeed, is a project that I’ve been working on to provide a speedometer for small sailboats such as Hobie Cats, Lasers, Sunfish, Nacras, Prindles and the like.

The speedometer uses a GPS to capture the speed and then a double side display unit to show the speed.  The display unit is attached to the boom of the sailboat.   The display read outs are shown on both sides so the speed can be seen whether you are on a port or a starboard tack.




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