Arrival of the Robo-Mark

Arrival of the Robo-Mark

One of the last vestiges of sailing’s past — the ubiquitous anchored race mark — might be going the way of aluminum spars. One day not long ago, Detroit’s Kevin Morin — a J/70 and Lightning sailor by weekends and IT specialist by day — had an idea. “I used to sail...
Robotic Marks Provide Logistics Solution

Robotic Marks Provide Logistics Solution

Perfection can be time consuming, and when time is precious, setting the perfect race course can lengthen time on the water. To combat this issue is MarkSetBot which has created what is believed to be the world’s first robotic race mark. The MarkSetBot unit is...
Premiere Sailing League Introduces Robotic Marks

Premiere Sailing League Introduces Robotic Marks

This summer, the Premiere Sailing League will debut and test a new, fully robotic course mark for its stadium racing. Premiere Sailing League USA (PSL) has found a partner to help elevate stadium style sailing to the next level of technological sophistication....