Teams

Åland Sailing Robots  Flag of Åland.svg

“The Velvet is a smaller version of the SeaQuester from US Naval Academy. Hull, mast and keel built for Åland Sailing Robots by Kuressaare Small Craft Competence Center in Estonia, will hopefully sail by WRSC.”

Vessel Velvet
LOA 1.5 m
Main Computer Raspberry Pi
Software C++, arduino, python, javascript, php, css
Website www.sailingrobots.ax

Åland Sailing Robots started as a student project at Åland UAS in 2013. During 2016-2018 we have had more resources for development of the ASPire, a wind propelled autonomous surface vessel for marine research.

 

AberSailbot (Aberystwyth)  A flag featuring both cross and saltire in red, white and blue

“Dewi’r Ddraig is our original robot, a 1.3 metre long MaxiMOOP hull with a 2 metre sail, weighing in at 27KG.”

Vessel Dewi’r Ddraig
LOA 1.3 m
Main Computer Raspberry Pi
Software Python, boatd
Website www.abersailbot.co.uk

The team of Aberystwyth University students was originally started by a small group of first year undergraduates in 2012.

 

ENSTA Bretagne (Brest)  Flag of France

“The vessel is entirely home made. Its construction started two years ago by a group of student as their second year project. For a few months, the current team has continued to build it in order to participate to the 2018 WRSC.”

Vessel BRAVE
LOA 2.6 m
Main Computer Intel Compute Stick
Software C++, OpenCV, OpenCPN
Website
This year, the team of ENSTA Bretagne is composed of 4 people, half students and half researchers.

 

SJTU (Shanghai)   Flag of China

“We designed this boat for teaching and researching usage.The sailboat has two rigid sail wings with NACA0012 airfoil profile. It has a sister boat with the same mail hull but has a single soft sail.”

Vessel SJTU-Seastel
LOA 1.5 m
Main Computer Advantech
Software C++, ROS, Matlab
Website https://github.com/hywel1994/Sailboat-Ros

The team assembled by Professor Xu has 7 members from his lab in SJTU and 3 members from his company Seastel.

 

Southampton Sailing Robot Team    A flag featuring both cross and saltire in red, white and blue

“Everything breaks. And then we will fix it!”

Vessel Black Python
LOA 1 m
Main Computer Raspberry Pi
Software Python, ROS
Website www.sotonsailrobot.org

The Southampton Sailing Robot team was started in 2015, it is open to everyone in the area of Southampton. Most of the team members are students of the University of Southampton.

 

University of Plymouth    A flag featuring both cross and saltire in red, white and blue

Vessel UPSail 101
LOA 1 m
Main Computer Raspberry Pi
Software Python, C
Website plymouth-sailboat.github.io

 

ZMART Sailing (Zhejiang)   Flag of China

“We aim to build autonomous vessels and cross the ocean in the future. ”

Vessel ZMART
LOA 0.88 m
Main Computer Raspberry Pi
Software Python, ROS
Website  –