It's not easy to track the progress of a racing sailboat -- you don't always have the free time (or free hands) to check a compass or run across the deck. Keeping tabs on a watercraft should be much less of a chore in the future, though, as Afterguard has released a heads-up display system for hig
8 months ago
Most of the boats achieving technical wonders these days have motors at their heart, even if they're completely fuel-free. Not so Vestas' Sailrocket 2, which just recently broke the 500-meter sailing speed record. A run across Namibia's Walvis Bay, just longer than the nautical mile the team wante
2 years ago
Music lovin' pirates rejoice, and fill your sails with sound. This 2.1 channel speaker design from FILS features sails made from a next generation thin film, transparent speaker which can be printed or painted with any image. Next up, a Psycho playing shower curtain? Sure, why not.
7 years ago
Having already proven their worth on the land in various Grand Challenges, robots are now setting out to conquer the open seas, with the first Microtransat Challenge now getting underway in the Irish Sea off Aberystwyth. From the sound of it, however, this year's competition is just setting the st
7 years ago