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SonTek Torrent Board for ADCP measurements

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High speed, low drag ADP surfboard for SonTek S5/M9 RiverSurveyor systems.

Torrent Board


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The Torrent Board was designed by a team of hydrologists and surf board designers using the new SonTek RiverSurveyor M9 and S5 for use in high velocity conditions.

The low drag deep V keel and double concave on the board enables any entrapped air to pass either side of the instrument thus minimising aeration.

The Torrent Board has been sucessfully tested in the field by users in velocities up to 5m/s and yet still performs in low velocities as well using the supplied drag anchor.

The Torrent Board is supplied with all fixings and a handy soft case with ruck sack style straps to easily transport the board and RiverSurveyor systems across rough terrian with ease. An optional GPS tracking system can also be purchased to help location should it become lost. Likewise, a remote camera system with a ruggedised LCD can also be puchased to get a birds eye view of any objects approaching the Torrent Board whilst it is in the river helping to increase safety.

 

 

Construction

Glass Fibre on Basalt laminate foam

 

EVA Deck material on top

 

HD EVA side reinforcements

 

Stainless steel fixings

 

FCS Fin system

 

Drag anchor/sock for slow flows

Dimensions

 

Length

1.050m

Width

0.650m

Nose rocker

0.250m

Weight

~ 7kg

Transportation

Soft carry case with ruck strap

 

Straps and storage pockets included

Options

GPS tracking system

 

Small design board for low velocities

 

Camera system for upstream debris


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