CURRENTS & TACTICS VI: LAYLINES

CURRENTS & TACTICS VI: LAYLINES

The approach to the marks is always a really important moment of the regatta. Both overstanding the layline or, worst, tacking short of the layline can really mess up a whole regatta! So, let’s see how the laylines are affected…

CURRENT & TACTICS V: COURSE OVER GROUND and VMG

CURRENT & TACTICS V: COURSE OVER GROUND and VMG

It may seem quite an obvious statement, but the influence of the current on our Course Over the Ground and VMG is one of the biggest subject to discuss when we speak about racing in current. We’ve seen in the…

Easycurrents at 52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2015

Easycurrents at 52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2015

EasyCurrents has been present at the 52 World Championship Puerto Portals 2015. Our partner VMG has been doing support for the sailing race.

EasyCurrents at Oceans2015

EasyCurrents at Oceans2015

EasyCurrents team showed our buoy at Oceans-15 MTS-IEEE in Genova. We had a shared stand with EDGELAB from La Spezia (Italy).

TP52 Gladiator with EasyCurrents

TP52 Gladiator with EasyCurrents

Team Gladiator gets easycurrents to start this season and improve its performance.  The team is aready in Valencia to start the2015 Barclays TP52 Super Series season.

CURRENTS & TACTICS IV: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE COASTLINE SHAPE AND UNDERWATER BATHYMETRY

CURRENTS & TACTICS IV: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE COASTLINE SHAPE AND UNDERWATER BATHYMETRY

When sailing and racing along the coast there are local effects that we have to consider. “The wind will back next to that cape”, “be careful of the funnel effect between those two islands”, “the wind-shadow of those cliffs is…

CURRENTS & TACTICS III: THE START

CURRENTS & TACTICS III: THE START

There are many statistics and many more books talking about how important it is to start a regatta in the best possible way. It doesn’t matter if we are sailing in a fleet regatta or in a match race, a good…

EASYCURRENTS AT TROFEO PRINCESA SOFÍA IN PALMA

EASYCURRENTS AT TROFEO PRINCESA SOFÍA IN PALMA

EasyCurrents will be present in Palma de Mallorca’s sailing Trofeo Princesa Sofía, taking place from March 28th to April 4th 2015. Want to know more about measuring currents real-time and in an easy, fast and accurate way? Improve your performance Learn…

CURRENTS & TACTICS II – THE WIND TRIANGLE

CURRENTS & TACTICS II – THE WIND TRIANGLE

Every sailor in the world has seen this image (the wind triangle) on the board of a sailing school’s classroom or in a yachting manual. What some sailors may have missed from that lesson or that chapter of the manual…

CURRENTS & TACTICS I – How to measure currents?

CURRENTS & TACTICS I – How to measure currents?

Currents can be defined as the continuous flow of water from one place to another (definition by the UK National Oceanography Centre). Many factors can generate currents, such as gravitational forces, rotation of the earth, wind, water conditions gradients and/or geographical…

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