Player function and playback feature
The FastSkipper software has a Player function and playback feature for reproducing training sessions, displaying the boats track and allowing both sailor and coach to analyze and work on errors.
This will help a sailor to build more confidence and obtain better results at competitions.
High-quality training is especially important for children.
For this reason, FastSkipper interface is user-friendly indeed. Every athlete will be able to get a clear analysis of his training session, work it out with the coach and show better results in future.
Experienced yachtsmen like to think they can feel every half-degree of the yacht’s heel and sense the wind with the tips of their ears, however sport requires maximum accuracy and concentration and it is unreasonable to rely only on feelings.
Professionals understand this perfectly well. Therefore, the FastSkipper sensors show the yacht’s heel (HEEL) and the speed of approach to the target (VMG) with the highest accuracy. During the training session, the sailor also sees the speed of the boat (BS). Knowing this data allows the sailor to be more effective when maneuvering.
The coach, tracking the session on his iPad, will be able to analyze the mistakes of his athletes, hence increasing their performance in future. To achieve the best results, FastSkipper calculates not only the boat’s data, such as the steering angle (RDR), speed and effective thrusting frequency (RDR fq and RDR hz), but also the heart rate of the sailor (HR).
SOG: Speed over ground.
Course: Course of the boat.
PITCH: Pitching of the vessel from bow to stern.
HEEL: Rotation of an object around its longitudinal axis.
BS: Boat speed.
BS min: Minimum boat speed per minute of time.
BS max: Maximum boat speed per minute of time.
VMG: The speed of a sailboat towards (or from) the direction of the wind
DRA: Angle of drift.
AWA: Apparent wind angle.
AWS: Apparent wind speed.
AWD: Apparent wind direction.
TWD: True wind direction.
TWS: True wind speed.
TWA: True wind angle.
VMG tgt: VMG target value.
BS tgt: BS target value.
TWA tgt: TWA target value.
DMG: The distance to the mark in the projection to the wind.
VMC: The speed of reaching the mark.
TRIM1,2,3,4: Load indicator.
BPM: Heart Rate.
DTM: The distance to the mark by the shortest distance.
HEEL_A: Amplitude of heel.
HEEL_FREC: Frequency of heel.
TWD max: Maximum TWD per minute of time.
TWD min: Minimum TWD per minute of time.
TWS max: Maximum TWS per minute of time.
TWS min: Minimum TWS per minute of time.