TackTracker is a comprehensive GPS tracking system for sailing and other water sports.
We have solutions for everyone from individual competitors and coaches through to clubs, associations and event organizers. TackTracker is an Australian company with the only system that seamlessly integrates both logged and live tracking and runs on multiple platforms including PC, Mac, web player, iPhone and iPad.

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Latest Regattas

Thursday Team Racing
2015 ISAF Team Worlds - Day 3 (Wed)
29er Class European Championship

Latest Races

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picture croften / Winter Series Race 9
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picture croften / Winter Series Race 7


Record your yacht racing using a GPS tracker, and replay with TackTracker. It's fun, and you'll learn things you may never see on the water.

As a racing yachts person, you know that moving up the fleet takes knowledge and experience. But this can take a long time, simply because the information you need is not available. For example:

  • Do you know how high or fast you or your competitors are sailing?
  • How much less distance the winner travelled upwind?
  • How fast your competitors come off each tack?
  • What are the major factors that got them in front the last race?
  • What is your most effective sailing angle downwind?
  • Do you know really what won or lost the last race?

Use TackTracker to find out.

With TackTracker you can replay your race at home or at the yacht club, and find out what really happened. TackTracker is the tool every sailor needs to improve their performance on the water!

Track your racing with a simple GPS logger and review your performances afterwards. Or carry a live tracker so your coach or family can watch the action in real time on their browser or iPad. Either way, you can share your tracks with your competitors using the TackTracker Cloud and publish your racing to your own home page.

TackTracker is much more than a race player. It is a race analyser - giving leg by leg and tack by tack information on how far each competitor has sailed, how fast they were going, and how high they pointed on both port and starboard tack. TackTracker can even deduce the ambient wind direction, and indicate which tack a boat is on at any time, and whether it was close hauled, reaching or running!

It's fun to play your track around the course, and there are plenty of things to learn. The real value is attained when a number of sailors get together and share their tracks with each other. Then you can ascertain who travelled the shortest distance on the windward leg, who was sailing fastest, and who highest. At moments in the race where you may have fallen back, you can see what you were doing in relation to the other boats you were competing with.

Here are some things you can do now to try out TackTracker:

  • Watch a 6 minute TackTracker Tour Video
  • Visit the TackTracker Cloud and watch both live and recorded races in our Web Player.
  • Download and install the free TackTracker Player application for PC or Mac for the most powerful TackTracker experience.
  • Get yourself a free 14 day Race Editor trial license giving you full access to all race editor functionality.
  • Install the free TackTracker App for your iPad or iPhone from the Apple App Store.

We hope you have fun using TackTracker and that it helps you improve your sailing.

Latest News

Brand New Web Player!

HTML5

TackTracker is proud to launch a brand new web player built on the latest HTML5 and JavaScript technologies. The new web player runs on all modern browsers on all platforms including iOS and Android. The player no longer requries any plugin, such as Silverlight, to be installed.

Performance is better too, with smoother and more responsive playback.

To experience the new web player for yourself, visit the TackTracker Cloud now.


RYA Youth Nationals

TackTracker is again helping to track the European sailing season this year, with sportsXstream and SailRacer tracking the RYA Youth Nationals over Easter. Look out for the regattas appearing on the TackTracker Cloud Regattas page.