Sailing Around Automated Buoys

ITUSA likes this October 29, 2017 Scuttlebutt article.

Three automated buoys from MarkSetBot, two operators and one RIB – that’s all you need to run a regatta with a true course every time. The MarkSetBot buoy is changing the management side of yacht racing.

Despite heavy reliance on volunteers, many yacht races have significant expenses that are making the events cost prohibitive.

Our world is changing fast with new innovations. Just as cars will soon be able to drive without a person steering, buoys for sailboat races can be autonomous too. I’m thrilled about this new technology which will result in better races and eliminate the waste of both money and time.  (Read More. Click Here.)