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Big Pimpin'

Look aboard some of the world’s fastest and largest yachts and you may not immediately identify the logo on the instrument displays…

On the face of it there’s little to separate many of the sailing instruments that are currently on the market once they are fastened to a bulkhead. Be they bold digital displays or colourful analogue dials, the way most of us assess their fitness for purpose is rather binary. If they turn on and deliver accurate data, they’re fine.

Breather holes and flimsy rubber waterproof plugs on the back face of a display unit are typical examples of a potential vulnerability in the harsh marine environment. Units that are sealed and have no means of being separated are often just not made to allow servicing nowadays. Details like these were at the heart of A+T Instruments’ mission to up the instrument game and create the best systems on the market.

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