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.
Manage crew photos and bio
Compare boat performance
Display the boats race position
Manage boat details and photos
Use low cost trackers
Replay the race
Simple administration and full control of the race
Public race page
Purchase your inReach tracker devices from a local supplier
Activate your inReach device with Delorme
Add your trackers, crews and boats into your Blue Water Tracks account
Create a race and assign each boat a tracker
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.
|Race Name||Start Time||Distance||Boats||Crews||Location|
|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|
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 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.
“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."
Ocean Racing Club Victoria