B&G is proud to be an Official Volvo Ocean Race Supplier for the 2017/18 race. Sitting at the heart of the entire fleet of Volvo Ocean 65 yachts are B&G’s state-of-the-art navigation systems, tactical software, and Grand Prix level instrument systems. B&G will also be providing race support to the organizers and crews of the 2017 Volvo Ocean Race.
B&G will be following the teams from Leg 0 right through to the final, offering a unique perspective and exclusive commentary from the race. And we have lots of exciting competitions and giveaways throughout the event including a chance to be at one of the race villages.
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Clear, bright instrument displays – display essential sailing data
Sailing instruments do not replace a sailor’s natural senses, but they enhance and validate them ensuring that sailor’s are prepared and informed when they are out on the water. Whether you require basic instrumentation for cruising or an advanced system for offshore racing, B&G’s marine instrument range has an option to suit every sailor.
Introducing our connected vessel concept
Monitor and control every aspect of your on-water experience from a variety of customisable B&G multifunction displays. Extend your vision and control anywhere on board using your existing smartphone or tablet. Safeguard your investment with the ability to track your boat’s position online, diagnose issues remotely, and even take control of key systems from anywhere in the world. This is the reality of today’s connected vessel.16:05
Outstanding accuracy and reliability – steering many of the world’s top helmsmen to race victory
B&G’s autopilots have been proven in the toughest conditions and most testing environments by some of the world’s best sailors. This race-winning technology is now available for the cruising sailor and club racer in our easy to use Triton² range so whatever your requirements, B&G have an autopilot system for you.
Accurate data onboard
Everything you need to accurately measure conditions, with all the precision and quality you would expect from B&G. From wind sensors to compass and motion sensors, you’ll find it all here.
B&G is the world leader in marine instruments, autopilot systems and tactical software solutions for race boats, sail boats, blue water cruisers and superyachts.
Comparison of B&G Multifunction Displays
|B&G Zeus³||B&G Zeus²||Vulcan 9||Vulcan 5 & 7|
|Sailing Specific Software||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Radar Compatible||Yes||Yes||Yes-Single display only||No|
|Multi-Touch & Hard Key Controls||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|Insight Cartography||Yes||No (requires WiFi-1 module)||Yes||Yes|