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New Office

New Office Cyclops Marine completed the exciting move to larger premises in Farnbourgh, located amongst technical firms such as Airbus & QinetiQ. We will greatly benefit from local Aerospace and Specialist Automotive resources and the proximity to our product assembly partners and testing in the Solent.    We are now situated in:Cyclops MarineA2 G005Cody Technology…

Smartune featured in Seahorse Magazine

Smartune featured in Seahorse Magazine Smartune is featured in the November 2019 edition of Seahorse Magazine. The article can be found on page 82, or here. ‘Bolt On Speed’ is all about our flagship product, Smartune Uno, which brings grand prix technology to yachts of all sizes, enabling accurate forestay tension measurement.

Why forestay SAG is a critical factor in upwind speed

Why forestay SAG is a critical factor in upwind speed Getting the optimum speed and performance from your yacht, especially upwind, comes down to a combination of many factors.  One of the most important variables is forestay ‘sag’, but why is this so critical? Eddie Warden-Owen, RORC CEO, former sailmaker and America’s Cup coach explains:…

Smartune Testing Update

Smartune Testing Update This summer, we’ve been testing our new Smartune forestay load sensors (which are the result of 12 months of product development) including on the water testing across the Northern Hemisphere. We have had multiple units under design review in Europe and the US in order to get the design and requirements perfectly…

Innovation for a competitive edge

Innovation for a competitive edge Last month’s YBW had a fun roundup of the top 10 innovations in the history of sailing. All good contentious stuff (although I suspect no-one would argue with the invention of the keel). Sailing has always attracted innovators, particularly in racing. In particular, the rate of innovation in design and…