Gear: Ronstan Vaavud Wind Meter

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Ronstan Vaavud Wind Meter

Sometimes the best addition to your boat’s electronics is the simplest one, and the Vaavud wind meter from Ronstan is certainly that. No wires to connect, no mounts to install—simply plug the anemometer into the headphone jack for your smartphone or tablet, download the free Vaavud app, and you’re good to go. The Vaavud comes in two different models: the Sleipnir with a gray blade measuring style (shown) and the Mjolnir with a red cup style. Both have a wind range from 4 to 48 knots, and are accurate to within 0.4 knot. The unit is durably constructed and comes with a neoprene storage pouch to keep it safe. Starting at $39.95. Ronstan, ronstan.us

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March 2016

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