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MUN Sailbot autonomous sailboat

Posted on Sunday, February 26th, 2012 in open source, project logs by the machinegeek


Jordan S (who scored one of our VFD tube sets) is part of a bunch of students from Memorial University, St.John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, trying to build an autonomous sailboat instead of focusing on their studies. Their project is known as Munsailbot. “As a team we are designing, fabricating and programming a fully autonomous vessel which will compete in match racing, station keeping, and long distance races. The ultimate challenge will be to send an autonomous sailboat across the Atlantic ocean.” They are open sourcing all their hardware and code. (Their board and schematic files are available from filehosting.org.)

For project update and more info visit their blog or webpage. A local company also did an article profiling their project.

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