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How to install an impeller to measure rowing boat speed

Positioning an impeller instructions Image via Wikipedia Getting the position of your impeller right is very important because … read more

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Getting the position of your impeller right is very important because otherwise you’ll get inaccurate readings from your speed measurement equipment.

Installing it as close to the bow as possible is best because it overcomes the boundary layer problems of interference from turbulent water. Positioning an impeller instructions

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One thought on “How to install an impeller to measure rowing boat speed

  1. Hello, i am currently doing a school assessment about the technology of rowing and i was wondering how the impeller is able to get the reading of splits/watts. What technology is used to measure/detect the speed?

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