SailTimer Wind Instrument RB™

Rated 4.20 out of 5 based on 5 customer ratings
(5 customer reviews)


Solar-powered and wireless. Replaceable Battery. If your boat has already been launched, you can even raise it on a halyard without lowering or climbing the mast, until you can get at the masthead.

The home page has a short product summary and there is a list of features and innovations. This new model was launched at the Miami Boat Show with an overview in the Strictly Sail boat show guide. The ingenious design of the battery nose cone is also illustrated in this YouTube overview.

Monthly Installments OptionLow monthly cost of $26.99 per month for 24 months. (Canada here.)

Wind Instrument, quick-start instructions, marine-grade stainless steel 9″ (23 cm) Mounting Rod, four 3/4-inch #8 stainless steel screws, and four pairs of stainless #8 machine screws (3/4-inch) & lock nuts.  Battery comes with a full charge so you can start using it right away.

Accessories:  battery charger with LCD display, replacement batteryspecial mounting bracketsAir Link for NMEA wiring.


A receipt is emailed to you a few seconds after submitting your purchase. Your local currency may be displayed above depending on your country, or you can choose a currency standard like US dollars or euros and your credit card provider will convert to that automatically. Payment can be made by major credit cards or Paypal.

A FedEx tracking number is emailed to you when the package is sent. Ships within 2 days.

We deliver to all countries. The rates for different countries are on the panel where you enter your address. Ships from Canada. There are two components to this price: the Wind Instrument hardware ($250) and cloud services ($300) for the Wind Instrument (both required). This way, any customs duty, tax and fees are only on the package that gets delivered. $250 is the value on the customs documents on the package. Another way we are lowering costs.

We always try to ship with FedEx for speed, and have lower prices than airmail that way because of our volumes. But airmail may occasionally be used for remote locations or if you use a post box for your delivery address.

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Additional information

Weight 1.54 lbs
Dimensions 12 x 9 x 7 in

5 reviews for SailTimer Wind Instrument RB™

  1. Rated 4 out of 5

    john g. (verified owner)

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    Used this instrument on a Rhodes19 this summer. I like how it performed and would recommend this device. Had one issue when removed at the end of the season. Somehow water got into the nose cone and damaged the connector on the instrument and battery. Sailtimer has agreed to send replacement parts. I will install using a dab of dielectric grease on the connector next season to help eliminate this problem in the future.

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  2. Rated 4 out of 5

    Mark (verified owner)

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    “I’ve had an excellent experience with SailTimer. The product arrived in a timely manner. They respond to questions very quickly and with clear information. In testing the SailTimer in my home I damaged the battery plug. SailTimer has graciously allowed me to return the product in spite of the damaged plug as long as I pay for the replacement battery. They have been more than fair in all of their dealings with me.”

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  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

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  4. Rated 4 out of 5

    Beneteau sailor (verified owner)

    Looking forward to using it more with different apps. Seeing wind with Navionics charts in the SailTimer app is great.

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  5. Rated 4 out of 5


    Works great with my iPad.

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