PredictWind, weather for the 36th America’s Cup
PredictWind, is the weather data provider for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada.
PredictWind customers now have access to the same world-leading wind forecasts and observations as America’s Cup teams with PredictWind.
America’s Cup Event Ltd and the Challenger of Record selected PredictWind to install 14 weather stations for the America’s Cup event.
America’s Cup teams monitor the wind in real time using this extremely dense weather network to give them an advantage in winning races.
Many of the America’s Cup team members are regular PredictWind users. They are highly dependent on PredictWind forecasts for race day and training decisions.
“I have been using PredictWind forecasting and observations for many years. The tools provide a great understanding of what is likely to happen during the day and how it is being tracked. During our America’s Cup training we used PredictWind observations a lot in the Hauraki Gulf for any changes, trends and to make the most of the day. I would definitely recommend PredictWind to anyone out on the water. ” – Peter Burling
“I really enjoy using the PredictWind app wherever I run around the world. The weather models and predictions are extremely accurate, while the app itself is intuitive.” – Sir Ben Ainslie
“I have been using PredictWind for many years and I rely on the information for all the races I do. Having access to the different weather models gives an immediate understanding of how a day will unfold and gives you confidence in many decisions of the day. The different characteristics graphs are also really useful for visualizing wind patterns in places we haven’t been very often. “ – Dean Barker
“Boating, foiling, surfing, fishing, rowing, hunting … every time I do an outdoor activity, the first thing I do is look at PredictWind. Great tool and technology, it has been really beneficial for all my activities. That.” – Jimmy Spithill
The Race Committee uses forecasts, observations and a new PredictWind tidal current model for the Gulf of Hauraki to give competitors the actual adjusted wind speed for the tidal currents.
“America’s Cup 36 Race Management fully utilizes PredictWind’s services for high-resolution local forecasts in the five designated areas for the Americas Cup. Quality information is required 24 hours prior to the race for initial planning of upcoming racing days and PredictWind delivers. On race day, PredictWind is reliable The solutions in combination with easy-to-read local observations give us the tools to make the right decisions when setting precise bearings for extreme AC36 performance. “ – Iain Murray, America’s Cup Race Director