A video of the first test sailing with the ASPire from last week can be found here: There are some adjustments that need to be made, but it looks promising!
Category: Marine Research Platform
The marine research platform is soon ready for sea trials! Meet us at the Maritime Day on Thursday June 1st and see the free rotating wingsail construction.
Last week the Finnish research ship Aranda made a short stop in Mariehamn on its way to the Gulf of Bothnia. Researchers from FMI (the Finnish Meteorological Intitute), SMHI (the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological...
Yesterday the team decided that the Marine Research Plaform will be named the ASPire, standing for Autonomous Sailing Platform.
Our paper “A Marine Research ASV Utilizing Wind and Solar Power” describing the Marine Research Platform is accepted to the OCEANS’17 MTS/IEEE ABERDEEN conference. Meet us there June 19-22!
The work on construction of the Marine Research Platform and integration of components is now up to speed and the team is growing. More information about the boat is now available here.
We are looking for an Electronics and Mechanics Engineer for the project Marine Research Platform – Åland Sailing Robots. Information in Swedish here.
At the 10th Symposium on High-Performance Marine Vehicles – “Technologies for the Ship of the Future” in October, the summer’s work on cable towing with an autonomous sailboat was presented by Matias Waller. You can...
We are looking for a Software Developer for the project Marine Research Platform – Åland Sailing Robots! Information in Swedish here.
A lot of progress has been done this summer thanks to our excellent team of interns. We have tested sailing while towing a cable, we have moved to a more appropriate message passing design,...