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Velocitek Speedpuck

If you race sailboats, the benefits of an accurate speedometer are probably already fairly obvious to you. Even still, you might not sail with a speedo because you can’t be bothered to drill holes in your hull and wire-up a paddlewheel transducer. Or maybe you already have a through-hull speedo but you’re sick of the transducer getting fouled and you’re never quite sure if the instrument is properly calibrated. The award winning Velocitek SpeedPuck is completely self contained and can be installed in seconds, without tools. Instead of using a paddlewheel, the SpeedPuck calculates your speed by measuring the Doppler shift in GPS signals to provide you with an updated reading every half-second. The SpeedPuck never needs to be calibrated and maintains uniform accuracy at all speeds.

Speedpuck Features:

  • Speed display - shows speed and wind shift indicator
  • Heading display - shows GPS heading and wind shift indicator
  • Maximum Speed
  • Wind shift indicator can be disabled
  • 27mm tall digits

Product Description


The SpeedPuck is designed for long-term reliability in a saltwater marine environment. The SpeedPuck's caseback screws on and off like the lid of a leak-proof water bottle to reveal the battery compartment. In addition to this, the battery compartment is completely sealed off from the rest of the device's electronics, providing a second layer of protection against moisture.

The SpeedPuck combines a high-accuracy GPS speedometer, compass and bar graph wind shift indicator in a compact, durable package. It is designed to be mounted on a dinghy or handheld when hiking on a sportboat. The SpeedPuck improves your sailing by allowing you to quantify the effects of boat trim, sail trim, wind shifts and current. No more second guessing yourself.

• Speed and Heading updated twice a second.
• Compact, low-profile design.
• Maximum speed recall.
• Bar graph for lift / header indication.
• Waterproof to 3 m.
• Can be handheld to read when hiking on a sportboat or boat mounted on a dinghy.
• 20+ hrs of battery life and GPS data storage.
• Fully compatible with Velocitek SpeedPlay .

Main Display Modes
Speedometer: Displays speed, updated at 2Hz.
Compass: Displays heading / course over ground, updated at 2Hz.
Maximum Speed: Displays maximum speed attained since the device was turned on.

Bar Graph Lift / Header Indicator
• Automatically locks on to your tack angle.
• Bar graph shows lifts and headers in 3 degree increments.
• Automatically resets when you tack or jibe.
• Can be disabled if prohibited by class rules.

Technical Specifications

• Speed Accuracy: ±0.2 Knots
• Heading Resolution: 1°
• Display Update Rate: 2Hz (once every 0.5 sec.)
• Water Resistance: ipx-8 to 3m / 10 ft
• Display: 27mm / 1.06” digit height 120 degree viewing cone
• Data Logger: Lat, Long, Time, Speed, and Heading recorded at 0.5 Hz (once every two seconds)
• +30 hour of capacity
• Data download requires Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Mac OS X 10.6.
• Batteries: 3 x AA +20 hour endurance rechargeable or disposable
• Dimensions: 115mm / 4.5" diameter, 27mm / 1.06" thickness.
• Weight Including Batteries: 295g / 0.65lb
• GPS Chipset: u-blox LEA-4A
• Warranty: One year


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