Wind sensor launch
B&G has launched its new WS300 series of wireless and wired wind sensors for improving the accuracy and performance of cruising and club racing sailors.
The wireless WS320 is aimed at yachts with masts up to around 25m. It is designed to be easy to install, low weight and with improved aerodynamics and accuracy. It also has a smart rechargeable solar power management system. The WS310 wired option comes with the same improvements but allows for the more traditional wired installations.
“We are delighted to launch our new wind sensors, both the wireless and wired units offer exceptional performance in terms of accuracy of wind angle and speed and are also extremely reliable,” said Alan Davis, B&G’s product line director.
“As the most exposed sensor on a yacht, the wind sensor is critical for instruments and autopilot steering. Reliability of these sensors is key and to address this the WS310 and WS320 have undergone rigorous validation. We have conducted benchmarking tests against multiple different sensors in over 500 individual wind tunnel tests and conducted over 200,000 hours of field tests without failure.”
One of the main challenges with wind sensors is installation. The lightweight WS320 eliminates the need to run wires through the mast of smaller boats, therefore making installation much easier. Like the wired version, it outputs wind at five times per second.
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