Spring is around the corner!

If you have an older machine that could use a bit of TLC.

Battery Replacement - This is a frequent question.  The battery is readily available it is found in UPS system and alarm system backups.  Also there are instructions on how to do it the support tab.  And of course if you have any questions give me a call.

If you would like me to refurbish your iStart.  As long as the circuit board is in good condition (working) and the case is intact.  I will fully replace and renew all the rest: battery, air pump, horns, membrane panel (face plate), LRT (Little Rubber Thing) and charger.  The cost is $250


Lead time is 10 to 15 days.
Tony Weiner (RRO, RJ, UiT)


tony@balboaracing.com

iStart Pro iStart Whistle iStart Controller
iStart Pro iStart Whistle iStart Controller

 LOUD for Large Starts

$449.00
Avaliable NOW

 Features Volume Control

$449.00
Avaliable NOW

 Controls your Ship's Horn

$349.00
Avaliable NOW

Buy an iStart PRO
Buy an iStart Whistle
Buy an iStart Controller
  • Professional model for large fleet starts
  • Built-in Air Horn Pump
  • Dual Chrome Air Horns are attached
  • Easy to use
  • Internal Flag Change Beeper
  • Large Daylight Viewable LCD Display
  • Pre-programmed with over 35 Starts
  • Internal Battery
  • Charger
  • Durable container
  • Rain and Splash Proof
 The iStart Pro controls a pair of loud chrome plated air horns (attached) that can be heard along the longest starting lines, even in very windy conditions (loud).  It's perfect for large fleets and harbor or ocean starts.  The horns can optionally be located 10-20 feet away from race committee personnel with a bit of inexpensive air hose.  Every yacht club needs to own one of these. Extra horns available here.
  • Best model for smaller fleets, noise sensitive areas and coaching
  • Powerful Audio Amplifier Adjustable from Loud to Quiet
  • 4 Dual Tones to Choose From
  • Weatherproof Loud Hailer
  • Easy to use
  • Internal Flag Change Beeper
  • Large Daylight Viewable LCD Display
  • Pre-programmed with over 35 Starts
  • Internal Battery
  • Charger
  • Durable container
  • Rain and Splash Proof
 The iStart Whistle uses a powerful audio amplifier to drive a weatherproof loud hailer and is adjustable from loud to quiet.  It's perfect for medium to small fleets, harbor, lake, or noise sensitive racing, when air horns are bit too loud. Coaches and yacht clubs really like this model. 

Demonstration video here 
  • Connects to your ship's horn
  • Includes 5' wiring harness and horn relay
  • Easy to use 
  • Internal Flag Change Beeper
  • Large Daylight Viewable LCD Display
  • Pre-programmed with over 35 Starts
  • Durable container
  • Rain and Splash Proof
 


The iStart Controller is designed to easily connect to your ship's horn or any other electrically operated sounding device for perfect starts.  It's small and light weight so can be mounted to your committee boat or can be handheld.  It can switch up to 30 amps with the included relay or 20 amps directly.  Our support team will be happy to assist with installation advice. (NHYC installation)

 Simply select your desired starting sequence from our list of over 35 then press START.  The iStart will do the rest – sound horns at the right time, display time remaining until each start, and will even advise Race Committee when to raise or lower each flag with internal beeps and on the screen.  Buy one today and enjoy perfect starts.