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Spring Rebirth

On February 17, 2014 By

It’s been a while since our last blog post … but we’re back! The team worked last semester to plan and develop our strategy for Microtransat and Sailbot 2014. Over the last couple of months we became an officially recognized club at Tufts, celebrated Tufts Community Day, and made a retractable wing sail. Now we [...]

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Sailbot

On May 19, 2013 By

Welcome to the TRST blog for Sailbot. Sailbot 2013 is an international robotic competition that challenges Universities, High Schools, and hobbyists to race robotic sailboats. This year, Olin College of Engineering is hosting the competition in Gloucester, MA. With a timeline of 6 weeks, we are hacking a CR-914 one [...]

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The Microtransat Challenge is an international competition dedicated to the development of autonomous sailboats. The first competition started in 2006 and in 2010, Aberystwyth University and team ENSIETA competed in the first transatlantic race. Ever since, only a handful of teams have actually attempted the challenge.

Sailing across the Atlantic has never been a trivial matter, [...]

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