A Botter Way: The Video

Have you ever been on a race committee boat when the course isn’t quite square? Maybe you’ve thrown our your back hauling an anchor or repeatedly screamed into the radio, hoping that someone will hear you. These are all common problems on Race Committee teams, and while our RC do a spectacular job or running races, there are many obstacles that just can’t always be surmounted.

A Report from Garda!

MarkSetBot has recently made its way to Lake Garda, and has been used extensively by Circolo Surf Torbole and the Windsurfer Class! The fleet of bots on Garda, maintained by Alessandro Giovanelli, is in action: the Italian team at Circolo Surf Torbole (CST) has been...

Tug bot?

Ever seen an autonomous tug boat?  Check out the new tug bot. This weekend we teamed up with Splash City Golf​ in Baltimore, MD to automate their new on-the-water golf target. A cool non-sailing use of the MarkSetBot tech. Moving forward they will be able to set golf...

One became Three

This weekend was the third and final Davis Island J70 winter event. We were able to get two more MarkSetBots down to Tampa this weekend for the final J70 Porch Series event.  We had one down there all winter.  So, we had three for this event. The MarkSetBots acted as...

Too expensive?

We don't want the cost of the MarkSetBot to stop you from buying one. We realize that many clubs can't afford $6995. To address that need, we have created the MarkSetBot Grant Program. If your organization is helping to grow the sport of sailing and is open to...

MarkSetBot in Tampa

This past weekend, the MarkSetBot replaced a traditional mark for the J70 porch series at Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, FL 25 boats participated. The MSB acted as the mid-line starting mark, as a gate, and then replaced the traditional starting mark. There were...