SailTimer Wireless Wind Instrument


SailTimer Wireless Wind Instrument

SailTimer masthead anemometer transmits to mobile devices, including OpenCPN App for Android version 1.0.10 and up.


  • Wireless

  • Solar Powered

  • Waterproof – Submersible

  • Visit SailTimer for entire list of features.

“OpenCPN for Android:  the longstanding open-source chartplotter for PCs is now available from the Google Play store.  To display wireless wind speed and direction, connect the SailTimer API to the Wind Instrument.  Then in OpenCPN go to Settings (wrench icon) – Dashboard – Preferences, then Add wind direction or wind angle (True and/or Apparent) from this menu.  You can see a wind gauge for wind angle or wind direction with vector or raster charts.”

OpenCPN on Windows, Linux or Mac OSX:  There are a lot of devoted users of this free open-source chartplotter program (background here). They have been asking if there was a way to receive transmissions from the Wind Instrument on computers, and now there is…

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