Nathan

Hull Update

Hull Update

Hello! It’s been a long time since a gave an update, sorry about that! Things having been moving along, just at the speed of a snail. Theres a whole host of reasons for this but i won’t bother boring you […]

Power Generation

Power Generation

I thought I’d do a quick post on an idea I’m working on to generate some power to charge the batteries. Our main one will be solar panels, of course these will only be generating power during the day and even then […]

Help choose the colour of Autons hull!

I posted this question on twitter and got a few answers but thought it would be best to post a poll on here. If you select other, let me know in the comments section and I’ll add it to the […]

Long overdue update

Long overdue update

Hello! First and foremost, sorry for going quite. Things have been really hectic recently and I haven’t had much chance to work on the Autonboat. There isn’t much news available so I’d thought I’d post some pictures of the progress […]

New Sponsorship from Textreme®

I’m happy to announce that Textreme® will be providing us with Carbon Fibre fabric for the Autonboat, We should have enough to cover the Hull, Deck and Rudders. Combining this with regular Fibreglass with result in a ultra light and strong Autonboat. […]

Update!

As I’m now back from holiday I’ll post a few updates. The Hull Build I’ve now continued the strip planking with the Balsa Wood for the hull, I’ve added some new pics on the forum thread. I’ll continue getting this […]

Update 4

First up, sorry for the lack of activity or updates. Things have been pretty busy at work and I’ve also been getting things organised for my holiday (25th – 4th). There have been a few little advancements with the hull […]

The Hull Part 1 – The Balsa Wood

I’ve started the first thread in the build log forum. I’ll continue to post updates and pictures there. Feel free to join us in the forum!   You’ll find the build thread here.

The build has started!

The build has started!

Some exciting news, I’ve decided to start building the hull using  the Racing Sparrow design (hull only, not the Rig) with a few modifications as I feel we wasn’t getting anywhere with a custom hull design. We’ll test and test this […]

Satellite Communications sponsored by Rock 7

Satellite Communications sponsored by Rock 7

Some great news! We now have a solution for two-way communication with the Auton boat (Will only be one way on the Microtransat challenge). Essex based Rock 7 have kindly sponsored us by supplying  one of there new RockBlock modules.