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Boat instruments are about as sturdy as an Amercian lightbulb.
I use telltails and a handheld windspeed meter.
So far, I've had good luck with my Furuno Digital Depth & Temperature Sensor mounted in a navpod under the dodger. (I'll be happy to get a few trouble-free years out of it.) It sits next to a Furuno GPS that offers speed over ground and heading.
I also have a B&G knotmeter, but it doesn't work. It replaced the Raymarine knotmeter that didn't work, which was a replacement for the datamarine knotmeter that didn't work, which replaced... of well, I can't remember.