Product Review: PredictWind

by William Crockett

In this modern day and age with a plethora of technology, apps and online services for sailors to use to try gain a performance edge, it is almost expected that accurate weather information should be easily available.

PredictWind has been at the forefront of development in terms of accurate weather forecasting and making it available. It’s no secret that certain weather services, while free, just don’t measure up in South Africa in terms of their forecast accuracy and predictions.

I’ve been using the Professional version of PredictWind for a while and I am impressed. Prior to using the Professional version, I used the paid for ‘Basic’ version. The ‘basic’, which costs $19 per year, is more than adequate for just about any club racer, who does not require the use of PredictWind’s weather routing service or the option to download high resolution gribs.

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april 2015 pg 10 Product Review