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COVID Assistance Programs

Thank you to the US Chamber and to all the MarkSetBot supporters that contributed to this.  The US Chamber has extensive information about COVID response programs worldwide and is updating the data daily. Here is info that has been reported so far: Australia Canada EU...

A Botter Way: The History of MarkSetBot

Where did MarkSetBot come from? Our founder and creator Kevin Morin conceptualized MarkSetBot™ while racing on Lightnings at the Pontiac Yacht Club. Every racer at the club is required to do Race Committee duties twice a year, and Cass Lake is a challenging place for...
Modernizing the sport of sailing – BCIR 2020

Modernizing the sport of sailing – BCIR 2020

Even though everything is shut down right now, we’re still reminiscing about this year’s Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta. Thank you to everyone who made it happen! Sailboat racing is often forgotten in a sea of sports that are constantly progressing,...
Featured in Yachts & Yachting!

Featured in Yachts & Yachting!

For the March 2020 issue of Yachts & Yachting, MarkSetBot was featured in an article on “Technical Race Management” by Rupert Holmes: “Autonomous buoys are a great idea to minimise the time that’s usually needed to relay marks”,...

The SuperBot is alive!

MarkSetBot, through three different generations, has maintained a very similar form-factor throughout. Up to this point, the biggest change was from V2 to V3, where the aluminum frame connecting the two side pontoons was ditched in favor of a one-piece inflatable...