Blue Water Tracks

Ocean yacht race tracking

Yacht racing and rally organises now have a very cost effective way to provide a public race map. Families, friends and the media can follow along with the action, including replays, boat and crew bio's with hero photos.

Through the Blue Water Tracks portal, race and rally organiser have a full management dashboard that enables them to quick setup and easily control every aspect of the tracked progress along with the public map showing leaderboards and race statistics.

Features

Crew
Manage crew photos and bio


Graphs
Compare boat performance


Leader Boards
Display the boats race position


Boat
Manage boat details and photos


Trackers
Use low cost trackers


Handicaps
Unlimited handicaps


Replay
Replay the race


Admin
Simple administration and full control of the race


Race page
Public race page


GETTING STARTED

1

Purchase your inReach tracker devices from a local supplier

2

Activate your inReach device with Delorme

3

Sign up for your Blue Water
Tracker account here

4

Add your trackers, crews and boats into your Blue Water Tracks account

5

Create a race and assign each boat a tracker

6

Publish the public race page link

Once the the race is set up, Blue Water Tracks will collect the positions and vector data from each tracker and display the boats progress through the live public race page.

Statistics

9

Races

1837

Distance

120

Boats

917

Crews

Races

Race Name Start Time Distance Boats Crews Location
Melbourne to King Island 2017 2017-03-11 01:30 114 18 139 Australia
Melbourne to Hobart 2016 2016-12-27 11:30 440 10 77 Australia
Melbourne to Devonport 2016 2016-12-27 11:30 195 11 71 Australia
Melbourne to Stanley 2016 2016-10-29 02:15 152 19 136 Australia
Melbourne to Port Fairy 2016 2016-03-25 15:00 135 9 56 Australia
Melbourne to King Island 2016 2016-03-12 10:00 114 22 180 Australia
Melbourne to Devonport 2015 2015-12-29 10:00 195 7 55 Australia
Melbourne to Hobart 2015 2015-12-28 10:00 440 9 52 Australia
Melbourne to Stanley 2015 2015-10-31 10:00 152 18 125 Australia

Pricing

Free

The Blue Water Tracks service is provided free of charge to yacht racing organisations. The service is funded by the philanthropy of the Dunoon Family Trust to ensure the highest level of infrastructure and service quality. Significant resource has been made available in the development of this service, ensuring that every race organiser has the tools needed for an effortless race tracking experience that enhances safety for all competitors.

Grant Dunoon

Founder

About Us

Grant Dunoon founded Blue Water Tracks to deliver a service to yacht racing organisation and at the same time make safety affordable for every competitor.

In 2012 Grant was the skipper who rescued 6 crew after their yacht sank suddenly after the loss of their liferaft just before midnight during a devastating storm that wiped out the Melbourne to Port Fairy yacht race. Read more about it here.

Grant has be honoured with the Queen's Group Bravery Award, Australian National Search and Rescue Council Award, Yachting Australia (Australian Sailing) SOLAS Trust Award, Yachting Victoria's President's Awards, Royal Bright Yacht Club's Commodore's Awards.

Our team

Grant Dunoon

Founder

Raju Maisnam

Developer

Dmytro Hrytsenko

Developer

Bhargav Konkathi

Developer

Ilya Alekseev

Developer

Naveen K

Documentation

Margo Kerdikoshvili

Graphic Designer

TESTIMONIALS

“We have found the service to be very reliable and the management portal simple to use. It has and is saving our club thousands of dollars each year and at the same time delivers an invaluable service to our members."

Simon Dryden

Ocean Racing Club Victoria

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