WindBot

WindBot is a portable wind measurement solution, that enables you to visualise trending wind patterns in real-time, and calculates true wind information, even on a moving boat.

WindBot true wind measuring system mounted on a boat with sailor in foreground
WindBot true wind measuring system with closeup of attached YachtBot Bio
WindBot true wind measuring system mounted on a yacht

WindBot monitors shifts in wind direction and strength as they happen – giving sailors a competitive advantage, and race officials the information they need to make the best decisions.

Required: Please enter your name
Required: Please enter a valid email address
Required: Please enter a message
Required: Please fill out required fields

WindBot Display

Truly understand the breeze, and observe trending wind patterns over time with WindBot Display.

WindBot true wind measuring system with closeup of attached YachtBot Bio WindBot true wind measuring system with closeup of attached YachtBot Bio

Download for free on the PlayStore now, or use one of our robust daylight viewable displays.


Product Specifications

WindBot consists of three major components; 3m carbon mast (3x 1m long sections). Precision ultrasonic wind sensor. And YachtBot telemetry electronics.

True wind

WindBot ignores boat motion, so you can keep doing what you’re doing and still get accurate and continuous true-wind information.

Made to travel

Pack it up, freight it, check it in as luggage. WindBot’s pole is made of three sections and fits into a robust travel case.

Sturdy design

Made to work in the toughest conditions. WindBot has no moving parts, nothing to calibrate, and features single button operation.

Cloud connectivity

View your wind information anywhere. WindBot transmits via the cell phone network to YachtBot Web app and Igtimi Cloud.

Size WindBot brain: 150 x 85 x 35mm; fully assembled WindBot 0.2 x 0.2 x 3m Weight WindBot brain 450g; fully assembled three part pole: 3.8kg
Charging 12VDC with supplied charger Battery Li-Ion, or continious power via pigtail
Runtime on single charge Between 8 and 14 hours *1 LED indicators Click here for details
GPS update rate Up to 10Hz Additional sensors Gill Windsonic ultrasonic wind sensor, Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and nine axis gyro-stabilized compass, Bluetooth for connection to WindBot Android App
WCDMA (3G) bands 800, 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz GSM (2G) bands 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
Position accuracy 3m *2 Outputs Proprietary and NMEA 0183 *3
Data logging Yes - removable, USB accessible SD card Waterproof IP67+
Operating temperature -20 to 55℃ Operating humidity 5 to 95%
Accessories Small backplate with safety lanyard for bung and SIM card removal tools Accessories cont. 3m high carbon pole in three sections, Android tablet with WindBot App *4
  • 1 Battery life variable depending on whether live transmission enabled, quality of network coverage and GPS update rates.
  • 2 Accuracy near water is tricky business. Find out more.
  • 3 Raw data streams are accessible via the Igtimi Cloud, contact us for details.
  • 4 Replacement accessories and spares available, just ask.
Size WindBot brain: 150 x 85 x 35 mm; fully assembled WindBot 0.2 x 0.2 x 3m
Weight WindBot brain 450g; fully assembled three part pole: 3.8kg
Charging 12VDC with supplied charger
Battery Li-Ion, or continious power via pigtail
Runtime on single charge Between 8 and 14 hours *1
LED indicators Click here for details
GPS update rate Up to 10 Hz
Additional sensors Gill Windsonic ultrasonic wind sensor, Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and nine axis gyro-stabilized compass, Bluetooth for connection to WindBot Android App
WCDMA (3G) bands 800, 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
GSM (2G) bands 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
Position accuracy 3m *2
Outputs Proprietary and NMEA 0183 *3
Data logging Yes - removable, USB accessible SD card
Waterproof IP67+
Operating temperature -20 to 55℃
Operating humidity 5 to 95%
Accessories Small backplate with safety lanyard for bung and SIM card removal tools
Accessories cont. 3m high carbon pole in three sections, Android tablet with WindBot App *4
  • 1 Battery life variable depending on whether live transmission enabled, quality of network coverage and GPS update rates.
  • 2 Accuracy near water is tricky business. Find out more.
  • 3 Raw data streams are accessible via the Igtimi Cloud, contact us for details.
  • 4 Replacement accessories and spares available, just ask.