Drone Boats

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Noisy Ghost

Goal: Turn this boat into a fully autonomous ocean robot.

(Cape Dory 25)

Rudder Control System

Input

  • Bluetooth Keyboard - change modes, set rudder angle
  • Wind Direction Sensor
  • Linear actuator position sensor

Computers

GPS

Raspberry PI 3

Actuator Relay Board

Sensor Board

Display

RPI3 hosts a webserver over an access point.

Scalable for eventual satellite web connection

Beer Boat

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