We're sorry to hear about the issue with your ProStart. if you haven't done so yet, would you please fill out a broken product report with the details of your ProStart:
We promised that more videos were coming! Here’s an up close look at how we make the ProStart in San Mateo, California:
Are there other parts of our manufacturing processes you'd like to see? Let us know!
Did you know the Velocitek ProStart is assembled in the USA? It is, and so are the SpeedPuck and Prism!
For an in depth look at this robot program, click here.
We’re giving you a look inside our San Mateo, California manufacturing operations. If you like these videos and there's more you'd...
As a manufacturer of racing equipment, we can be judged by the success of our customers on race day. Our customers have had an exceptional 2022, and it's not over yet. Thank you to all of the outstanding sailors who put their trust in our products! For us, there is no greater honor.
ProStart-equipped teams finished 1, 2 at the 2022 Melges 24 World Championships! Congratulations to the teams on Raza Mixta and Zenda Express:
Raza Mixta - Peter Duncan, Erik Shampain, Morgan Trubovich, Victor Diaz de Leon, Matt Pistay
Zenda Express - Harry Melges IV, Finn Rowe, Ripley...
COG is displayed in degrees magnetic, based on the ProStart magnetic declination setting.
The default magnetic declination is calculated using your current geographic location (from the GPS solution) and the NOAA World Magnetic Model (WMM) which is programmed onto the ProStart. The NOAA WMM...
Thanks for sharing. You beat us to it!
Would you like to display heel and pitch numerically as you speed test and tune? Or would you like to see Heading vs COG on one page for current information? You can do all of that and more with the new Bonus Screen. Bonus Screen is a new feature released...
Did you know the new ProStart calculates the magnetic bearing the starting line is square to? It does, press MODE and MAX simultaneously! Learn more on our blog and watch the video below:
Also, the new ProStart with firmware version 35 and up automatically looks up your local magnetic...
Unfortunately the ProStart Classic is not something we can repair. That product was manufactured in an overseas factory and we no longer have an inventory of spare parts required to repair it.
We have a two year warranty on all of our products. How old is/are your ProStart(s)?
Yes! The bar graph shift tracking still works and it is still magnetic compass based if COG is selected for the direction output.
The bar graph (Heel or Shift) and direction output (COG or Magnetic Heading) are configured independently.
It looks like our Mast Bracket is our best option for you: https://www.velocitek.com/products/mast-bracket
A dimensioned sketch of our Mast Bracket is attached.
The Raymarine product you sent the link to would probably work but you might need to add a G10 or similar plate to the face...
Thanks for your question. There are a few options for mounting a ProStart on a J70 mast. Unfortunately most of the J70 specific options I'm familiar with are from North American suppliers.
You can mount our Mast Bracket on the J70 mast using the supplied fasteners by drilling...
Peter, please update to firmware version 35 here: https://www.velocitek.com/pages/prostart-firmware
There were some problems with how the bar graph worked in version 31 that made it behave in a way that is not intuitive. We fixed those problem with version 35. You can see version 35 working in...
Check out the new video tutorial on the ProStart's automatic shift tracking. This exciting new feature is only available on the all new Velocitek ProStart!
Want to learn more, check out the Velocitek blog here: https://www.velocitek.com/blogs/news/prostart-shift-tracking