The North Sails Tactician app helps record,
track and analyze wind data while racing. The software replaces
writing port and starboard headings with pencil on paper and puts the
numbers into a smart phone.
free software helps you make better decisions on the race course,”
said Richard Bicknell, General Manager of North Sails. “The app
tracks the wind over time and plots it on a strip chart so you can
look for trends and patterns. It also does the maths for you on key
port and starboard, upwind and downwind headings.
plot of the wind direction makes it easy to identify oscillations or
the suggested median headings, or fine tune them. No relying on
memory once the medians are set.
instant feedback on how you are doing--headed or lifted, and by how
track of max lifted and max headed numbers on port and starboard with
up the baseline time to take into account major windshifts.
alerted to important events and developments, like a new all-time
high or all-time low on a tack, or returning to median.
the free North Tactician iPhone app now from the iPhone App store.