Vakaros is extremely proud to have the Atlas on M32 teams REV, Extreme2, XS Energy, and Riptide Racing who competed in the 2018 M32 World Championship in Chicago. REV came away with…Read More
As part of our ongoing testing program, we have been working with several Marstrom 32 teams to challenge the Atlas on a high performance platform and learn from sailors at the top of the sport. We recently traveled to the M32 North American Championship in Harbor Springs, Michigan to work with Team REV and Team Extreme 2….Read More
As the ship date for the first round of Atlas pre-order customers approaches, we are ramping up our on-the water testing program to continue refinement of the Atlas. We recently partnered with top A-cat sailor and US A-Class president Bailey White…Read More
On-the-water testing is a critical part of product development at Vakaros. As sailors, we have first-hand experience with the challenges posed by the marine environment, from reading a display in bright sunlight to dealing with waves breaking across the deck. We (like many of you) have struggled with instruments that perform poorly…Read More
In this (rather lengthy) post, we share our thoughts on the design and development of the Atlas, and highlight key features that set it apart.
We began the design process by talking to sailors in a wide variety of classes, from foiling dinghies to ocean racers, and studying existing instruments…Read More
One of our key design objectives for the Atlas is highly accurate, responsive GPS measurements of speed and position. Why does this matter, and how do we achieve it?Read More