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RELIABILITY IN INNOVATION

INNOVATION ACCURACY SAFETY RELIABILITY

20 YEARS OF PASSION TO THE SERVICE OF ALL SAILORS

THE NKE TEAM IS PROUD TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE SUCCESS OF THE BEST, PROUD TO PROVIDE ALL SAILORS WITH THE MOST ADVANCED INSTRUMENTS AND TECHNOLOGIES RESULTING FROM MORE THAN 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND PASSION. PERFORMANCE, RELIABILITY, USER-

FRIENDLINESS AND SAFETY REMAIN OUR LEADING OBJECTIVES, AS LANDMARKS IN TERMS OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AS WELL AS SERVICE AND INFORMATION. WHICHEVER YOUR TYPE OF SAILING, REGATTA OR CRUISING, SINGLE HANDED OR CREWED SAILING, NKE PRODUCTS ARE DESIGNED TO SATISFY EVERY LEVEL OF REQUIREMENTS. IN 3 LETTERS, CHOOSING NKE IS THE GUARANTEE TO OBTAIN ADVANCED, INTELLIGENT AND UPGRADEABLE EQUIPMENT. OUR KNOW-HOW HAS BEEN PROVEN BY THIS YEAR’S PRESTIGIOUS VICTORIES. A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED IN THIS SUCCESS.

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Adopted by the sailing elite, our products benefit from the most advanced technologies. Always on the lookout for the latest advances, our Research & Development department designs and constantly optimizes each product in order to provide you with the most advanced, intelligent and safe equipment.

LT IF UN CT IO PI N LO DI GY T SP RO LA PI YS LO CR T UI PE SE RF HI OR PA MA GH CK NC E PR RESO LU ES TI TI ON GE nk

nke instruments reveal their differences : User-friendliness, functionality, and versatility. Each of our products are designed to facilitate your navigation requirements, and to provide the necessary level of safety to the helmsmen and crew-members. Tested under the most extreme conditions, nke has been used and appreciated everywhere in the world for more than 20 years.

A technical piece of advice? A question concerning an installation? Whatever you need, our “nke international service” specialists are there to offer you their support and expertise. Managed and permanently trained by the customer service department, our experts operate in France and worldwide.

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SENSORS
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Paddle wheel speed/log Electromagnetic speed/log Ultrasonic Speed/log Depth Sensor Wind speed/direction (Masthead unit) HR Masthead unit Carbowind Masthead unit Compass Rudder reference Heel angle Mast angle Keel angle

SAMANTHA

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DISPLAYS
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SL 50 TL25 Gyropilot graphic Performance Analog

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JOSCHKE

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REMOTE CONTROLS
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TTL 25 wired or wireless remote control Gyropilot wireless remote control Crew transmitter

POWER PACK (MOTOR/PUMP)
YVES

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ROUBINET

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Hydraulic Drive unit

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BUS
Having now become an industry standard, the bus system was developed by nke. Designed to guarantee real-time sharing of all navigation data, it interconnects each component with a single 3-conductor cable, thus reducing the weight of your installation. Wherever you are on your boat, you have access to all navigation information. Our network is upgradeable.
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Advanced, aesthetic, ergonomic and easy to use, our displays represent the best navigation tools for the helmsman and crew. In real time, they provide all the navigation data to the nearest degree. Completely waterproof, they can be mounted inside as well as outside.

Instantaneous, accurate and comprehensive data

Each multifunction unit
Can make calculations and display all the data from the sensors A single display with sensors can manage all of the data available in the system E Automatically adapts to the nke Bus E Gives access to all the data, either calculated or transmitted by the sensors E Allows the setting and selection of the information to be displayed E Allows a regatta stopwatch to be run, and displays the bus voltage E Memorizes the calibrations, alarms selection, and displayed parameters After switching off your network your calibrations, selected alarms, and previously displayed data will be available the next time the system is switched back on.
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Regatta functions

Target speed, Close-hauled efficiency, Optimum upwind angle, Trend indicators: speed, rotation or distance Regatta stopwatch setting with 2 values to adapt to the various starting procedures.

Standard functions

Display of bus data and position indicators, GPS data display: position, heading and distance to waypoint, speed and heading over the ground, Man over board function : display of heading and distance to reach the man over board, Display of units: average speed and maximum speed memory; adjustable backlighting.

CLAIRE LEROY MATCH RACING WORLD CHAMPION

M U LT I F U N CT I O N D I S P LAY
Multifunction remote control (wired or wireless) allows the information of all your displays to be changed.

THE TL 25
multifunction

ANALOG
Features Boat speed/Depth/Wind speed/Wind angle 360°/ Close Hauled/Electronic compass/ Rudder angle Advantages Efficient, Easy to read, and elegant / The hands are backlit for ease of night time viewing.

THE SL 50
multifunction

GYROGRAPHIC
multifunction

Features
E Large, clearview E 1 line of display E High

Features
display 3 large screens (25 mm high characters) E Red backlighting, with various levels of intensity E NMEA input for GPS connection
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Quick access to all Gyropilot setting modes E Analog display of the wind angle and compass E Graphic display of Barometer and other specialized data.
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(50 mm high characters) definition LCD screen

Advantages
E Displays

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all the channels available on the Topline Bus E Popular particularly on boats with a length longer than 45’ E Excellent readability (red or green backlighting) E Wide viewing angle of the data displayed, day or night >> All models are available in black and white

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Prevents eyestrain at night Mounted on the mast or on the bulkhead, it comes with a wired or wireless (optional) remote control to change the channels on display, to calibrate, or to start the stopwatch As a single 3-windows display, the TL25 is competitively priced.

system can be configured to display in the following languages : English, French, Italian and Spanish.

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ARMEL LE CLEAC’H

SKIPPER OF THE 60’ MONOHULL “BRIT AIR” SKIPPER OF THE TRIMARAN “FONCIA” WINNER OF THE AG2R TRANSATLANTIC RACE LORIENT - ST BARTHELEMY SKIPPER NICOLAS TROUSSEL WINNER OF THE FRENCH CHAMPIONSHIP, OFFSHORE SOLO RACE & FIGARO 2003 nke SPONSOR AND ADVISOR

THIS SENSOR PROVIDES WIND ANGLE MEASUREMENTS OVER 360°.

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A CORRECTION FACTOR ELIMINATES THE EFFECTS OF WIND SHEAR. THIS CORRECTION IS ESSENTIAL TO CORRECTLY DISPLAY APPARENT WIND ANGLE AND TRUE WIND DIRECTION. THANKS TO A VERTICAL VANE, THE INERTIA IS VERY LOW, HENCE ITS GREAT RESPONSIVENESS.

This sensor provides:
true wind speed and angle in knots or meters/second if paired with the speedometer E air temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit E VMG (Velocity Made Good) calculation
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MASTHEAD UNIT
See HR range page 11 (HR masthead unit and Carbowind)
THE FLUXGATE COMPASS MUST BE INSTALLED AWAY FROM MAGNETIC DISTURBANCES. A SELF-COMPENSATING CURVE IN 5° INCREMENTS PROVIDES YOU WITH A HIGHLY ACCURATE HEADING. THE COMPASS PROVIDES THE ESSENTIAL BASIS FOR CALCULATING TRUE WIND DIRECTION. IT IS WATERPROOF AND CAN BE INSTALLED OUTSIDE.

PERFORMANCE
multifunction

DEPTH SENSOR

SELF-COMPENSATING FLUXGATE COMPASS

THIS SENSOR GIVES DEPTH IN FEET OR METERS (USER SELECTABLE), FROM THE WATER SURFACE OR FROM UNDER THE KEEL, DEPENDING ON ITS CALIBRATION. FOR EASY WINTER STORAGE AND CLEANING, IT CAN BE RETRACTED FROM THE THROUGH-HULL.

SENSORS
WITH THE SPEEDOMETER AND THE MASTHEAD UNIT CONNECTED, IT ALLOWS THE CALCULATION AND DISPLAY OF :

E TRUE WIND DIRECTION (TWD) E COURSE MADE GOOD (CMG) OR VELOCITY MADE GOOD (VMG) E DEAD RECKONING (DR) E HEADING AND DISTANCE TO MAN OVER BOARD.

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2 lines of display (18 mm high characters) / Direct access using the keypad on the display / Alarm activation indicator / Position indicator in relation to wind or course

SPEED/LOG SENSORS
ELECTROMAGNETIC SENSOR
INSENSITIVE TO ALGAE AND FLOATING MATTER IN THE WATER, THIS SENSOR HAS NO MOVING PARTS, IT PROVIDES AC-

PADDLEWHEEL SENSOR
THIS SENSOR IS POSITIONED OUTSIDE THE BOUNDARY LAYER OF THE HULL, AND PROVIDES ACCURATE BOAT SPEED DATA. FOR EASY WINTER STORAGE AND CLEANING IT CAN BE RETRACTED FROM THE THROUGH-HULL EVEN WHILE SAILING.

ULTRASONIC SPEEDO SENSOR
THE ULTRASONIC SPEEDO PROVIDES HIGHLY ACCURATE AND RELIABLE SPEED INFORMATION EASE OF MAINTENANCE : THE ULTRASONIC TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS THE SENSOR TO BE PAINTED WITH A COAT OF ANTIFOULING. ACCURACY: SPEED IS THE BASIS OF ALL BOAT PERFORMANCE CALCULATIONS. FOR THIS APPLICATION, THE SENSOR OFFERS LINEAR AND ACCURATE MEASUREMENTS. DRAG: THE ULTRASONIC SENSOR IS MOUNTED FLUSH WITH THE HULL, WHICH GUARANTEES ZERO DRAG.

Advantages
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CURATE INFORMATION UNDER ANY CONDITION. RUGGED AND RELIABLE, ITS LOW DRAG MAKES IT IDEAL FOR RACING.

indicators provide instantaneous visual reference points which assist you in your decision-making process, 10 pages of pre-programmed data

Both provide:
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2 VERSIONS ARE AVAILABLE:
E 1 COMPATIBLE WITH NKE SYSTEMS E 1 COMPATIBLE WITH PADDLE WHEEL SENSOR WITH A SIGNAL OF 4.5 HZ/KNOT OUTPUT, AND NMEA 0183 OUTPUT (VHW FRAME)”.

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GY R O P I LOT
The first autopilot with an integrated rate gyro, Holding the optimum heading under any condition.
MICHEL DESJOYEAUX

Course held without yaw, reliability, multifunctional... To offer you optimal course quality, nke’s Gyropilots are equipped with an efficient rate gyro that constantly and accurately measures the boat’s behavior. The rate gyro sends the information directly to the pilot computer, which will then instantly and carefully provide the data to make the necessary helm corrections. Effective at any speed, this device is particularly useful when running downwind or in rough seas. This state of the art pilot guarantees that you hold a perfect heading.

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Quick access to the Gyropilot’s setup modes Multiple settings taken into account Display of all the data from the sensors present on the Bus Fully waterproof control box

Advantages
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SKIPPER OF THE 60' MONOHULL “FONCIA” nke INNOVATIONS PARTNER VWINNER OF THE 2007 JACQUES VABRE, 2004 TRANSAT, 2002 ROUTE DU RHUM, 2000 VENDÉE GLOBE, 3-TIME WINNER OF THE FIGARO RACE, AND 2ND INTHE 2003 ORMA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Large format data display Graphic display for easy interpretation of fundamental information User-friendly Drop-down menu clearly displaying , and allowing easy access to the various functions

A reference tool : winners of monohull races: FIGARO, VENDÉE GLOBE, ROUTE DU RHUM and MINI TRANSAT circuit... were equipped with Gyropilots. It is the preferred autopilot for single handed sailors. Approved technology : Developed for racing, the nke Gyropilot was optimized for low power consumption and minimal weight. Optimum comfort and safety : During a VENDÉE GLOBE race, the pilot steers more than 95% of the time and under the most extreme conditions. nke guarantees you this same level of comfort and safety when cruising.

>> Models available in black and white

Offerring a unique Man-Over-Board detection system

Display of the data in pilot mode MENU MENU
Display of the pilot page on a large screen, with : EThe reference value EThe actual value EThe rudder angle EThe mode EThe value of gain set

Display of the 5 pilot mode choices
Rudder - Compass - Apparent wind angle True wind - GPS EPilot control via backlit keys (AUTO, STOP, +1, -1, +10, –10) EDirect setting of the gain and reference value by 1° increments EDirect Access to the settings and alarms EDisplay of NMEA INPUT data received (standard) EMemorizing of settings in certain sailing conditions

Display of sailing functions MENU
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display of 1 to 4 functions per page EDisplay of the nke BUS or NMEA values in analog or digital mode EStorage of pre-programmed pages EDirect access to sensor calibration and alarm settings EDisplay of the pilot’s power management, and display of the pilot’s average power consumption

> Rudder angle sensor > Compas > Speedometer > Windspeed/Direction

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PERFORMANCE
How did nke achieve such a level of performance?
nke developed a pilot directly intended for sailing boats. Initially, the skippers’ request was to leave the helm to the pilot under spinnaker. The boat can be balanced when sailing close-hauled. Downwind sailing however, due to varying speed on waves and changes in speed and apparent wind angles, is very unstable. nke’s pilot objective : Steering at the right time to surf down a wave. The nke solution : nke was the first to integrate a rate gyro in the pilot’s control loop to detect this moment. Many skippers are surprised to be overtaken by a competitor sailing under spinnaker and Gyropilot.

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A system exclusive to nke, the Gyropilot’s wireless remote control combines the functions of remote control and “Man Over Board” alarm.

Remote control function
Wherever you are on the boat, the wireless remote control allows you to start and stop the pilot, adjust the heading or to initiate a tack. It comprises of an extremely light transmitter that is worn on the wrist or around the neck, and a receiver connected to the bus.

“Man over board” function
The man over board detection system that will stop the boat in a Man Over Board situation, has become an essential feature. It creates peace-of-mind for the skipper and crew using this system. nke is the only one to offer this integrated function.

Technical specifications:
Each sensor has a high-frequency channel read by the Gyropilot computer The wind vane has been designed for maximum responsiveness. Combined, these two technologies require a responsive power unit: the hydraulic drive The system allows the drive to be positioned close to the axis of the rudder, allowing for precise and stable manoeuvring. E This system allows steering in real mode calculated several times per second (7Hz for the traditional system and 25Hz with the HR processor). It is not recommended to connect non-nke sensors through a NMEA input, as the slower rate of data transmission of wind and speed will reduce optimum performance. The True Wind mode, used to guarantee an optimum down wind angle, was first tested during the 2000 “Vendée Globe” by Michel Desjoyeaux. Since then, this system is being used in the “Figaro 2” races, the “MINI” circuit, and on a great variety of racing and cruising sailboats E nke only offers one pilot model : the GyroPilot 2, which include all of modes tested by racers. The basic nke Gyropilot system offers the same benefits and level of performance that Michel Desjoyeaux enjoys.
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nke favors hydraulics for its proven reliability, available power and speed.

Hydraulic drive unit
comprising of a reversible pump and a linear drive Equipped with this system, nke guarantees you a firm grip on the helm under any condition with optimum efficiency. The Gyropilot can also control the valves of constant flow rate hydraulic pump (CRP) which are generally installed on large units.

> HR Compas > Mashead unit > HR Mashead unit > Electromagnetic log > Ultrasonic Speedo

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T H E C R U I S I N G PA C K AG E
Rely on your Gyropilot in any situation. Cruising pleasure is guaranteed under any weather condition.
The Gyropilot is designed for optimum comfort and safety when cruising. Using cutting edge technology, every nke Gyropilot is equipped with a rate gyro that is extremely efficient and reliable at any speed. The Gyropilot will always hold a highly accurate and yaw free heading regardless of the weather conditions. A nke Gyrographic is a Gyroplilot control and a multifunction display with AIS* - DSC** alarm functions.
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Quick access to the Gyropilot functions, settings and modes Multiple settings are taken into account Display of all data from the sensors present on the Bus Fully waterproof display box Available in black and white Ease of use Drop-down menu clearly displaying, and allowing easy access to the various functions

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* Automatic Identification System, ** Digital Selective Calling

Ease of use with its drop-down menu Large format to graphically display data and fundamental information

MICHEL MIRABEL

WI N N E R OF MI NI -T R ANSAT AN D T R A N SQUA D R A POGO

Display screen can by split in 1 – 2 – 3 and 4 pages

> Masthead unit

> Fluxgate compass

> Paddle wheel log

All the data is conveniently located on one page!
> Electromagnetic log

Accurate display of barometer data necessary to anticipate weather conditions
The high resolution barometric sensor (1/100 millibar), allows you to view the pressure curve, and display variations over 15min and 1hr. INTERVALS. This high resolution allows quick understanding of the pressure variation trend. nke includes a PC software application (which shows the pressure and temperature trends) with each sensor supplied. The barometer is connected to a COM or USB port of a PC through an interface.

> Ultrasonic Speedo

> Rudder angle sensor

A data page is shown by simply pressing on the “Page” key. This page provides access to all the sailing data speed, depth, compass, wind angle (analog) and wind speed, water and air temperature. It replaces traditional displays for depth, speed and wind data.

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SAFETY SYSTEM
nke, Vital equipment !
nke is vital equipment for the safety of your entire crew. nke has developed a Man Over Board detection device which has been tested under the most extreme conditions. This safety system comprises of one or more extremely light portable transmitters, worn around the neck or on the arm, and a universal radio receiver mounted on the boat.

TRANSMITTERS
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transmitter for the Gyropilot transmitter for the TL25 multifunction, popular on racing boats E A crew transmitter, recommended for crew members or children
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transmitter is contineously sending an identification code. > In a mob situation, you are automatically warned. the receiver is monitoring the various transmitters at all times. as soon as the transmitter is out of range of the receiver, it will trigger the mob function. other systems may depend on water immersion.

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can simultaneously manage up to 8 transmitters (Gyropilot, TL25, crew)

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A WORLD‘S FIRST !
The entire Figaro fleet is equipped with this system

receiver is constantly monitoring the identification code of each transmitter. > The receiver automatically detects when a man goes over board > If a person goes over board, the receiver triggers the alarm, when the person is for more than 30mtrs./100ft. away from the boat it starts the mob procedure. > The receiver has three relay outputs, it can be connected to an engine circuit breaker, a beacon or any other safety device.

ACTIVATION OF THE MAN OVER BOARD PROCEDURE
THE CREW MODE
In the event of a Man Over Board, the following procedure takes place : f An audible alarm is activated to warn the crew f The heading and distance to reach the man over board are shown on every nke multifunction display. if you work with Seapro-Navicarte software, the mob mode is automatically launched via the nmea connection. You can outfit any person on board with a crew transmitter (a maximum of 8 per system), which will activate the same procedure. In case of Man Over Board, with the boat running under pilot, it works in the following way : f if there is a masthead unit in the system, it will turn the boat head-to-wind f otherwise, it will fully turn the helm to the opposite tack.

THE SINGLE-HANDED MODE

HYDRAULIC DRIVE UNIT
E nke

favors hydraulics for its proven reliability, available power and speed. The device comprises of a reversible pump and a linear drive unit. equipped with this system, nke guarantees an optimum efficiency and a firm hold on the helm under any condition. The gyropilot can also control constant flow rate hydraulic pump (CRP) distributors which are generally installed on large units.

GPS mode display
The Gyrographic has a nmea interface standard built-in , through which GPS data can be entered into the system. GPS data: Course Over the Ground, Speed Over the Ground, heading and distance to waypoint can be viewed on any of displays. Once a course has been entered, the Gyropilot can run in GPS mode.

4 models of hydraulic drive units :
Hydraulic or electric linear system are available for boats from 6mtrs/20ft. to 18mtrs/60ft. The power to be applied is calculated according to the pressure experienced on the rudders. The sea state, compensation, heel angle, and maximum boat speed are taken into consideration for the calculations.

The more reliable drive unit
The power is calculated in accordance with the pressure on 1 or 2 rudders. The surface, the compensation and the limit stop angle are to supply for the calculation. For more information : Contact your nke specialist or visit www.nke.fr

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HIGH RESOLUTION
nke indispensible for performance !
Welcome to the nke era of high resolution ! Our experts of the Research and Innovations department develop the very latest technologies to enhance your performance. Discover the equipment exclusive to nke.

PROCESSORS

HR PROCESSOR
Pilot accuracy The HR Processor improves the performance of the autopilot by removing the “noise” from wind data thereby by increasing the values of measurements.

REGATTA PROCESSOR
True Wind Calculator The heart of nke’s architecture is the “REGATTA” Processor which is a very low power consumption, light and extremely rugged onboard computer. It carries out the necessary calculations, as well as the interfacing between sensors, displays and onboard data processing :
E Accurate and responsive measurements at 25Hz for wind, boat speed and speed over the ground. E Fast data flow (high responsiveness of sensor measurements and displays). E Measurement of the hull’s movement (angles, accelerations, gyration speeds, magneto metric vector) E Improvement of true wind calculation by compensating the boat’s measurements using correction tables. ENREGISTREUR E Dynamic corrections of accelerations that influence wind measurements. E Integrated data logger, synchronized for all available channels. E Software upgradeable via the internet, customization of variables and displays, hardware extensions via USB, Ethernet etc.

MORGAN GUILLOU

SA I LS A ND TRAI NS WI T H T H E T E A MS, AND CA LI BRAT E S T H E nke EQUIPME N T ON T H E I R BOATS.

HR DATA LOGGER
As part of its innovation range intended for professionals and racing teams, nke offers the new HR DATA LOGGER and the motion sensor 3DSENSOR This data logger is recommended to read and save onboard data. It has been designed for permanent connection to the onboard network. It consumes very little power, i.e. 200 milliAmps, weighs just under 500 grams and can record an entire Transatlantic race, i.e. 25 data units per second on a 14 Gb USB key. Combined with the 3DSENSOR, Protéus and a nke control unit, it records the following information :
E The boat movements, including accelerations, 3-axial gyration speeds, both on the hull and on the mast (if required). This data is provided by the 3DSENSOR (lightweight : 50 grams and very low power consumption at 20mA). E The mechanical stresses and loads on components fitted with load cells. An interface is present for

Protéus, the acquisition system for signals from wireless strain gauges already used by Mer Agitée (Michel Desjoyeaux), ALINGHI, the CRITT...
E Boat performance data, true wind angle and speed, boat speed and weather conditions with the onboard control unit. E This complete system can be used to analyze a boat’s performance, to determine maximum design stresses, and to understand the influence of some elements on speed.

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HR SENSORS
Carbowind
Instantly measures the variations in wind direction. Carbowind is placed 1.20m above the mast head to avoid the disturbances from the mainsail. This masthead unit is the ideal tool for regatta competitors. The HR sensor guarantees reliable true wind measurements. Wind angle measurement : 1° with a 0.1° resolution ! Wind speed measurement : 2% linearly Repetitive digital technology. Measuring speeds of less than 2 knots Sensor available in a traditional version.

Heel angle sensor
Provides the heel angle of the boat The heel angle sensor is a measuring device that provides the angle of heel of the boat. It can be connected to your nke system or to any other system that processes XDR frames (integrated NMEA 0183 output). The information provided by this sensor is essential for the true wind angle and speed to be calculated correctly. 2 reasons to have it on board : Improved accuracy of true wind by calculating the effect of the wind on the anemometer. Optimum trim control This new electronic sensor measures a +/-70° heel angle with an accuracy of less than half a degree, and allows surface drift calculation. Heel angle recording is essential to measure the boat’s performance and to optimize your polars. Not taking the heel angle into account produces a 2.5° error on the angle of true wind direction !

HR100 Barometer
High precision strategic tool This high resolution sensor (1/100 millibar), makes it possible to view the barometric pressure curve and display variations over 15min and 1hr. Its precision allows you to make your own local weather forecast with great accuracy. The high resolution allows for instantaneous viewing of the trend in pressure variation. For each sensor supplied, nke provides a PC software application that shows the pressure and temperature trends. The barometer can be connected to a COM or USB port with a pc interface. Information available on : nke Topline Multifunction displays, TACTIQUE (Adréna), MAXSEA...

Ultrasonic speedo
Speed, as the basis of all calculations, is available 100% of the time. The ultrasonic technology allows the flush-mounted sensor to be coated with an antifouling paint, thus guaranteeing minimal drag. The accuracy and linear output from 0 to 50 knots, improves the accuracy of true wind data.

HR COMPASS
Guaranteed accurate heading measurements The new HR COMPASS sensor precisely measures the magnetic field of the earth. this sensor guarantees you an unrivalled measurement of your magnetic heading even under the most difficult sailing conditions. the HR COMPASS shows its measurements of heading, roll and pitch on your nke displays or any other system equipped with a NMEA interface.

Battery voltage sensor
Assessment and optimization of power consumption Capable of managing two banks of batteries, this sensor allows you to permanently monitor the state of your batteries and to optimize your power consumption and charge times.

3D Sensor
The ideal tool to measure the orientation of moving parts. The 3D Sensor is an inertial device that provides 3D orientation. Performance : Accuracy over 360 degrees. Very good dynamic response and longterm stability (no drift). For each inertial device, 12 pieces of calibrated data in standardized units : E 3 accelerations E 3 gyration speeds E 3 magnetic fields E 3 Euler angles (roll, pitch, yaw)

Mast angle sensor
Calculates the influence of the rotation of the mast on the wind vane angle The wind angle displayed is corrected for the rotation of the mast.

LOAD SENSOR
Finding your reference points under any condition This sensor measures the force along the axis of the stay, it can be installed without having to remove the stay. The stay tension can be viewed on any multifunction display.

Keel angle sensor
Essential information for the boat’s performance This sensor shows the keel angle on multifunction displays or on a dedicated analog repeater.

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P R E ST I G E
our expertise serves your requirements!
You demand quality, the highest level of accuracy, and are looking for optimum performance, in short ; you want the best equipment for your boat. nke invites you to discover a world of innovations, developments and expertise. nke’s engineering and design department is there to be a partner in your project, custom products, specific studies... our know-how is based on more than 20 years of experience, in maritime and other fields which we put at your disposal to satisfy your most innovative expectations.

BRUNO TROUBLÉ

OR GANIZ E R OF T H E LOU I S VUITTON CUP

Essential to its growth, nke invests in research and development to ensure its technological lead. From the high resolution sensors to the gyropilot, unmatched by its competitors, nke offers you state-of-the-art instruments that will satisfy your requirements. these instruments are designed and developed for your peace-of-mind, with a accurate information that combines simple and intuitive use. nke’s expertise and know-how in various fields, from instrumentation to data processing, allow us to offer you instruments that can be adapted to your applications. When outfitting your boat, we would like to introduce you to the worldwide family of nke users, through boat owners, competitors and the nke team, so that together, we can share our common passion. Paul Fraisse Director nke Marine Electronics Division

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Based on our experience with the most prestigeous competitors, be it inventing for America's Cup boats, or equipping Maxi Yachts, nke can easily satisfy your requirements.

SL50 multifunction display
This large, high quality display shows all the channels available on the Topline Bus using 50mm high characters. Its high definition LCD screen provides excellent viewing and a wide angle for the data displayed, at day or at night. With the wired or wireless remote control, the user selects the channels to be displayed, with red or green backlighting. You can configure the SL50 in one of the four languages available: French, English, Italian and Spanish.

3D SENSOR AND PROCESSOR
The nke motion control unit provides you with all the information on the boat movements (roll, pitch, heave) as well as the compass heading and heel angle. This sensor uses the new MEMS (Micro-Electric-Mechanical-Systems) technology which provides enhanced accuracy and reliability. This technology allows us to offer very small, very light and low power consumption sensors.

> This display is particularly suitable for boats longer than 45’ Especially designed for larger sail boats, the SL50 displays all the data calculated and transmitted by the sensors to the nearest degree. Its large size digits guarantee you excellent clarity even from a distance, a remote control allows you to scroll though the information displayed, while the exclusive automatic Man Over Board detection system ensures your safety. > Wireless comfort The wireless remote control for the gyropilot allows you to change heading wherever you are on the boat. The wireless remote control for the multifunction displays allows you to scroll through all the information available, and adjust your settings without limitations. > Safety onboard The exclusive Man Over Board detection system is integrated in all nke wireless remote controls. In the event of a MOB, the Man Over Board procedure is activated : the crew is alerted by a loud audible alarm, the heading and distance to the Man Over Board are displayed, and the boat is turned head to wind.

PROTEUS

> Measures rig tension & sail shape To enable you to achieve maximum performance, nke can equip your boat with our wireless strain measurement system : PROTEUS. You can view the shape of your sail on a screen using the Batten Vision software from both inside the cabin and outside in the cockpit, allowing you to optimize your sail trim.

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THE
General characteristics
E Power E Waterproof

SOLUTIONS
supply : 10 à 16VDC to : IP67 E Operating temperature : -10°C à +50°C E Storage temperature : -20°C à +60°C

Air
Temperature measurement : from -10°C to +50°C

Masthead unit
E Power

HR Masthead unit
E Power

Carbowind
resolution : 0,1° of the carbo pole : 130cm E Carbon tube : external Ø 22mm - internal Ø 18mm E Weight : Masthead unit : 600g Carbowind cable 17g/m
E Angular E Height

consumption : 25mA resolution : 1° E Weight masthead unit : 180g Mounting plate and support : 160g E Bus cable : Ø 5.0 ± 0.3 weight : 34g/m
E Angular

consumption : 25mA resolution : 0,1° E Weight: Masthead unit : 180g Mounting plate and support : 160g E Bus cable : Ø 5.0 ± 0.3 weight : 34g/m
E Angular

Multifunction displays

SL 50
E Power

TL 25
E Power

Gyrographic
E Power

consumption: 20mA without lighting, 50mA with lighting E Weight : 1.150kg, cable included E Bus cable : Ø 5.8 ± 0.3 ; weight = 50g/m E Dimensions : height = 150mm , width = 235mm, thickness = 35mm E Horizontal viewing angle : > 120° E Vertical viewing angle : > 90° Height of the characters displayed : 50mm for the channel and 20mm for the title E Cable length : 6m

consumption : 20mA without lighting, 50mA with lighting E Weight : 1.150kg, cable included E Bus cable : Ø 5.8 ± 0.3 ; weight = 50g/m E Dimensions : height = 260mm , width = 155mm, thickness = 40mm E Horizontal viewing angle : > 120° E Vertical viewing angle : > 90° Height of the characters displayed : 50mm for the channel and 20mm for the title E Cable length : 6m

consumption: 30mA without lighting, 50mA with lighting et 50mA avec éclairage E Weight : 740g, cable included E Bus cable : Ø 5.8 ± 0.3 ; weight = 50 g/m. E Dimensions : height = 118mm, width = 181mm, thickness = 32.5mm E Horizontal viewing angle : > 120° E Vertical viewing angle: > 90° E Cable length : 5m

Performance
E Power

Analog displays
E Power

consumption : 22mA without lighting, 90mA with lighting E Weight : 400g, cable included E Bus cable : Ø 5.0 ± 0.3 ; weight : 34g/m. E Dimensions : height = 97mm, width = 147mm, thickness = 25mm E Horizontal viewing angle : > 120° E Vertical viewing angle : > 90° Height of the characters : 18 mm for the channel and 6mm for the title E Cable length : 3m

consumption : 22mA without lighting, 60mA with lighting E Weight : 500g, cable included E Bus cable : Ø 5.0 ± 0.3 ; weight : 34g/m. E Dimensions : height = 110mm, width = 110mm, thickness = 25mm E Cable length : 3m

Sensors
Through-hull drilling Ø 50mm

Electromagnetic
E 2m

Ultrasonic Speedo
E 10m

Paddle wheel
E 6m

Depth
E 6m

cable, the sensor is fitted with a waterproof connector E Tightness of the sensor interface: : IP54 E 4m cable, the interface box is fitted with a moulded connector. E Weight : 700 gr E Speed measurement range : 0 to 35 knots E Temp. measurement range : 0°C to +50°C E Ø 31mm / 1.8'’

shielded cable data : 0.3 to 50 knots E Accuracy : 1% < 20kts E Resolution: 1/100th of a knot E Typical consumption : 35mA E Power supply : 12 VDC E Weight : 160g E Ø 31mm / 1.8'’ E Ø 40mm / 2'’ with adapter
E Speed

cable fitted with a moulded connector E Weight : 700gr E Speed measurement range : 0 to 50 knots E Temp. measurement range : 0°C to +50°C E Ø 31mm / 1.8'’

cable fitted with a moulded connector E Weight : 700 gr E Depth- range : controlled up to 50m E Ø 40mm / 2'’

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One configuration for each type of sailing CRUISING
Gyrographic pilot control/multifunction display with integrated gyrometer 40 hydraulic package E 12V DC/DC converter E Masthead unit with cable/bracket E Paddle wheel speedo, depth sounder, compass E Speed/depth interface E Rudder angle sensor E 2 bus terminal boxes, power supply filter E 15m of Bus cable
E Calculator E Type

Masthead unit

gyrographic Compass

Gyropilot2 computer depth sounder speedometer rudder angle sensor hydraulic drive

REGATTA
TL25 multifunction display and aluminum mast bracket
E Wired

Masthead unit Remote control Pilot TL 25 Compass

remote control interface, 15m of bus cable speed sensor E Depth sensor E Compass sensor E Masthead unit with cable/bracket E 2 Bus terminal boxes
E Speed/depth E Paddlewheel

depth sounder

speedometer

MINI TRANSAT 6.50
Gyropilot graphic multifunction
E Gyropilot E 12V

Masthead unit

computer with integrated gyrometer linear drive package DC/DC converter E Compass sensor E Rudder angle sensor E Bus terminal box E Power supply filter E 15m of bus cable E Masthead unit with cable
E Hydraulic

gyrographic Compass

Gyropilot2 computer rudder angle sensor hydraulic drive

wireless control for multifunction 2 TL25 multifunction displays, 1 performance displays multifunction display, 2 gyrographic displays performance multifunction E Wireless remote control for multifunction displays, display speed-depth interface, 15m bus cable, Depth sensor,
E Electromagnetic E GPS

FIGARO

2x gyrographic display 2x TL25 displays

HR Masthead unit

speed sensor, Compass sensor, wireless sensor, masthead unit with carbon vane, E Masthead unit cable/bracket, 200A battery control sensor remote control for gyropilot E 6 bus terminal boxes, NMEA output interface, E Type 40 hydraulic Gyropilot package, E Gyropilot computer with gyrometer, rudder angle sensor, E Power supply filter, 12V DC/DC converter E 1 wireless remote control for the Gyropilot depth sounder E 1 mast bracket for two TL25 displays, fiberglass

Compass

gyropilot computer electromagnetic speedometer rudder angle sensor hydraulic drive

PRESTIGE
3 SL50 multifunction displays
E1 E1 E1 E1 E1 E1 E1 E3 E1

Carbowind masthead unit Wireless control for multifunction displays SL 50 x3

remote control CARBOWIND sensor, 1.20m height avionic cable (25m) speed/depth interface (+15m of bus cable) ultrasonic speed sensor depth sensor compass sensor Bus terminal boxes mast bracket for three SL50 units

Compass

depth sounder

Ultrasonic speedo

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WORLDWIDE

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SERVICE

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