We’ve been helping sailors achieve their dreams since Major R.N. Gatehouse and Ronald Brookes launched the first B&G product in 1955. 2019 was no exception, with a host of innovative products launched, some top racing successes and cruising feats. As 2019 draws to a close, here’s B&G’s year in review.
Tom Cunliffe's Tales from the Helm: Logbook
Tom Cunliffe spins a yarn - and explains why a paper logbook is still crucial with electronic navigation.
Using Radar for Sailing
How can a Radar help you stay safe on the water?
B&G and the Australian Sailing Team
Not so much secret weapon, as weapon of choice
2019: Year in Review
A bumper year for B&G: a look back at 2019's highlights on and off the water
Tom Cunliffe chooses B&G
Find out what renowned yachtsman and author Tom Cunliffe is enjoying most about his new B&G system.
Why choose a vertical wind sensor?
...or why the new WS700 series makes sense for performance sailing.
How to use electronics to win more races
Find out what B&G's exclusive sailing features can do for you
J/111 Blur³ and the H5000 Autopilot
How did Peter Gustafsson get on with his new H5000 Pilot?
Calibrating an H5000 system
Peter Gustafsson's Blur Sailing Team spend an afternoon making sure their new H5000 system is finely tuned
Installing an H5000 system
Peter Gustafsson installs a full H5000 system on his J/111, Blur³
J/111 Blur³ moves to B&G H5000
Find out why the Blur Sailing Team chose a full B&G H5000 system over the competitors
Get the best from your AIS
How to make the most of the AIS information on your chartplotter
New WS300 wind sensors: behind the scenes
Find out the lengths we went to in order to make our new wind sensors the best in the world
Which chartplotter is best for you?
Mark Chisnell looks at how to choose the perfect chartplotter for your boat
How to add a Vulcan chartplotter to any boat
Find out how you can add a Vulcan chartplotter to any instrument system to enjoy unique B&G sailing features
Exploring with ForwardScan
Looking ahead, underwater, with ForwardScan sonar
How to lay up your electronics for the winter
Ensure your electronics are in tip-top condition for next season with our checklist
Advanced WindPlot with Mark Chisnell
Mark Chisnell runs through how to interpret the new Advanced Windplot display on Zeus and Vulcan chartplotters
The Navigator's Checklist (part 2)
Mark Chisnell continues his series on how to become a better navigator
The Navigator's Checklist (part 1)
Mark Chisnell shares the contents of his Navigator's Bag
SailSteer with Mark Chisnell
How to get the best from the SailSteer display on your B&G Vulcan or Zeus chartplotter
How to use the What If? function
We look at the tools provided to help you make smart tactical decisions
Setting a Race Course
How to set up a race course on your Vulcan or Zeus chartplotter
The most important part of the race: how to get the perfect start
Race Panel with Mark Chisnell
A look at the sailing features only to be found on B&G chartplotters
Round the Island race- get the perfect start
How to get the perfect start using your B&G chartplotter
Round the Island - exclusion zones
View the waiting areas and exclusion zones on your chartplotter screen