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Navigation Software For Performance Sailing And Weather Analysis

SailFastâ„¢ is a PC-based navigation program with features that greatly enhance your ability to make sailing decisions, whether your goal is to go fast and win races or to cruise off-shore safely.

New Release Version 7 - March 2015

  • More Grib weather models - NAVGEM (Navy) & OSCAR (satellite altimeter surface currents)

  • Simultaneous display of alternative weather models.

  • Optimum routing with alternative and overlapping grib models.

  • Easier chart position navigation with undo/redo and programmable pre-sets.

With SailFastâ„¢ you can -

  • View detailed weather and ocean forecasts for any region world-wide. Grib file forecasts are readily available from a number of sources, 5 day forecasts in 3 hour steps is typical.

  • Find the fastest/optimum route based on forecasted wind, current and your boats sailing characteristics.

  • Plan routes to avoid extreme wind or wave conditions.

  • Use NMEA 0183 to interface with GPS and various boat instruments. Use Sailfast as a convenient data repeater at your nav station.

  • View calculated current drift and set (requires NMEA boat speed and heading inputs).

  • Compare your actual sailing performance to your boat polars.

  • Use SailFast at home with weather forecasts for planning, then refine your navigation decisions in real-time while your sailing.

  • Save vessel tracks along with weather and performance data. Analyze your prior sailing performance in detail, plus customize the data you'll see.

  • Integrate with OCENS WeatherNet giving you easy access to extensive weather and ocean data. (WeatherNet purchased separately)

 SailFast gives you the features you need in a simple to use package, and at a great value ($299).

View the Products  page for more details.

Example optimum route for a Farr40 from Newport to Bermuda. Color gradient represents the Gulf Stream velocity.

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