Sailing at a higher level
Knowledge wins races. Ockam Instruments is committed to providing that
Ockam is the proven leader in performance sailing information systems.
- Through accuracy of the most technologically
advanced instruments available.
- Through research and development of new race
- Through education for you and your crew.
- Through exemplary service and support
instruments are so important
acting on a 5º shift gets you
Half a knot
of current gains or costs you
|You need sailing
instruments to be on top of true wind and its antics. Wind direction
lets you see even
small wind shifts so you can get onto the lifted tack, get onto the
favored side of the fleet and call laylines perfectly.
is a big player for sailboats. Most instrument
systems don't calculate
this important value, so it's up to the navigator. Knowledge of current
will get you better results than a
new set of sails.
|These factors apply whether you have
instruments or not. If you want to be on top of them, you need
Why are we teling you this? Because we provide, by far, the best
for wind direction and current.
find out more...
After racing as navigator on Phil and Wendy Lotz
Ockam equipped S42 'Arethusa' for the 2012 Fort
Lauderdale to Palm Beach Race and the Sailfish Club Ocean Challenge,
Artie Means gave us this equipment report:
expedition/Ockam combo is what everyone has wanted. Easier &
more stable than WTP, more function than h3000
to learn how the combination of ease, stability, and greater
functionality can work for you!
- Seasons greetings! The Ockam U manual makes a great
stocking stuffer or crew gift for every sailor on your list.
- The Ockam U manual is now available as an eBook. Order yours today.
- We've restyled our Facebook page. Take a gander.
- OS5 is at revision 5.2. There are lots of new
features. Take a
- Longevity award to the 1-ton True North,
starting its God-knowsth season. Her Ockams were
made in 1984
for the 12-meter True
North and subsequently transplanted. They're
still running and upgradable. Amortize that!
‘83 wins first in the modern division at the 12
- Bill Wildner's Mr. Bill's
Wild Ride takes first at the J35 North Americans. 5
OS5 is designed to provide data services to
multiple applications and hardware items on the boat, and even
extending out of the confines of the hull.
is a new program for automatically troubleshooting and calibrating your
boat. There are two flavors:
- DeWigglerPro™ is an expert-driven
program where an authorized calibrator comes aboard and sets up your
- DeWigglerAnalyst™ is a program you
run yourself. When you send the data files in, recommendations are
returned by email.
Read more about it...
DeWiggler presentation (516Kb PDF)