The ASV Roboat that will attempt to set a world record while conducting a study of the endangered harbor porpoise in the Baltic Sea
The ASV Roboat is a fully autonomous sailboat
The ASV Roboat has claimed the World Robotic Sailing Championship (WRSC) title every year since 2008
The ASV Roboat was adapted from a 3.75 m (12 ft) Laerling keelboat
The ASV Roboat packs an array of sensors, communications hardware and solar panels
While sailing can be an activity that is easy to learn, it is difficult to master. Sailing boats need to be constantly tended to quickly respond to changing conditions and for both the novice and the expert, this continual need for adjustments makes sailing a demanding task. That's why the ASV Roboat is an impressive piece of engineering. Packing an array of sensors, communications hardware and solar panels, the ASV Roboat is a fully autonomous, unmanned sailing boat that has its sights set on the current robotic world sailing record.
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