WeatherFlow-Tempest Announces Partnership with Sailing Robotics Venture MarkSetBot

The collaboration will deliver a new level of weather intelligence for WeatherFlow-Tempest customers and will facilitate the expansion of both companies.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., April 6, 2022 / PRNewswire / – WeatherFlow-Tempest today announced a collaboration with MarkSetBot to integrate data from their fleet of robotic sailing buoys into the company’s popular SailFlow App, beloved by sailors around the world. MarkSetBot’s sustainable smart buoys, fixed with wind measurement instruments, will provide WeatherFlow-Tempest’s SailFlow App with even more real-time wind data to better inform users.

“Many of our members are racers,” he explained George Haye, SailFlow Product Manager. “MarkSetBot is revolutionizing the process of running a sailing race of any size or scope. We are delighted to partner with them to enhance the SailFlow app and the value of their service.”

WeatherFlow-Tempest helps individual, business, and government customers mitigate the enormous impact of weather through point-specific weather information, automated alerts, and intelligent forecasting. The partnership with MarkSetBot will further build out their fast-growing weather network and enhance the forecasts provided by the SailFlow App.

“We’re thrilled to connect with another startup, particularly one as respected as WeatherFlow-Tempest,” he said Kevin Morin, MarkSetBot CEO. “I’ve been a long-time user of the SailFlow App for its real-time weather data and accurate forecasting, and I think this is another great example of how MarkSetBot can be a game-changer on the racecourse.”

About WeatherFlow-Tempest

WeatherFlow-Tempest, Inc. is a technology company reshaping the private sector weather industry. Their mission is to help mitigate and control the enormous cost of weather on business and daily life. Formed in 2019, the company has experienced explosive growth with an array of technology and services designed to scale globally.

The company is led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs, engineers, and scientists. With patented Nearcast Technology ™ and proprietary observing data from the Tempest Network at the heart of the company, WeatherFlow-Tempest provides multiple innovative value-added products and services.

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About MarkSetBot

MarkSetBot pioneered the world’s first fully robotic sailing buoy, featuring self-propelled battery-powered motor and GPS technology to make placing and repositioning marks a breeze — no anchors or mark boats required.

The company’s innovative new technology reduces the fossil fuel-burning power boats needed to set a racecourse, eliminates seabed-destructive anchors, and drastically decreases the number of people involved with regatta management.

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