Dumbo the Autonomous Boat

Dumbo is an autonomous research vessel constructed by students at Cal Maritime.  Dumbo carries temperature, salinity, and dissolved oxygen sensors and makes oceanographic observations in the waters off of the Cal Maritime Campus.  This work has been supported by the CSU Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology (COAST).

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n3m0 the autonomous boat

autonomous boat

I have been documenting the build of n3m0, my latest autonomous boat over at hackaday.io.  It has been pretty successful so far, here are some links:

The project page.

I won $1000 in the hackaday prize! Actually $2000!

Feature on hackaday.com

Feature on hackster.io

Someone else is already building another one

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