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Autonomus tests the waters in Horten Bay

posted Jun 6, 2013, 9:41 PM by Geir Gurrik   [ updated Jun 6, 2013, 9:45 PM ]


The prototype of Autonomus has been tested in the waters of Horten bay. 

The thesis of the students this year has been working on the rudder and servomechanism, and the boat has been tested in the waters with success. 


Newspaper article from Hivexpo.

posted Jun 7, 2012, 10:52 AM by Geir Gurrik


Technical exhibition at Vestfold University College

posted Jun 6, 2012, 10:42 AM by Geir Gurrik   [ updated Jun 6, 2012, 11:26 AM ]

Under here you will find some pictures from today's technical exhibition.








Finalizing the Bachelor thesis

posted May 23, 2012, 12:06 PM by Geir Gurrik   [ updated May 23, 2012, 12:09 PM ]

In this days the project groups are finalizing their Bachelor thesis. We are proud of what we have achieved so far and we will show of our work at the technical exhibition at the Vestfold University College on the dates 6. to 7. June.

Rendering of the Sailboat

posted May 14, 2012, 7:50 AM by Geir Gurrik

   

Sailing autonomous in Sail Simulator 5

posted May 8, 2012, 10:32 PM by Geir Gurrik   [ updated May 8, 2012, 10:33 PM ]


Video taken from Sail Simulator 5. In this video the boat is steering autonomous using a sailing algorithm and it reads coordinates from a text-file. Destination of this test route, is the Island preset as position longitude 0, latitude 0.



Pathfinding

posted May 8, 2012, 8:35 AM by Geir Gurrik

A part of the software that makes a route for the sailboat based on weather statistics. The different colors represents different datalayers for the representing position. You can also see the route painted in yellow. 

The Route shown here is from Penzance, England to Jacksonville, USA. Note that this is probably not the destination.


Hull model constructed in Delfship

posted Apr 27, 2012, 2:54 AM by Geir Gurrik


Sponsors for the project

posted Apr 14, 2012, 2:26 AM by Geir Gurrik   [ updated Apr 20, 2012, 2:44 PM ]

The Autonomus project is in need of sponsors to attend the Microtransat Challenge. This project is aiming to be the first fully autonomous sailboat to cross the Atlantic.

The realization of this project is only possible trough generous support.

By sponsoring our project you will be a part of our team, and we aim to produce a great commercial value for your company. Your company logo will be visible on the boat, T-shirts, on the Website, and in media coverage.

You will find our budget on this website. Every donation is more than welcome.  

Please contact marius.aas@student.hive.no (Main Contact person) .

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