The Canadian Press

2015-02-01 | BC Sailbot

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A team of robotics experts from the University of B-C is hoping to set a record by sending a sailboat across the Atlantic Ocean -- without anyone on board. Team co-captain, Karry Ocean, says they're preparing their 5.5-metre "Sailbot" for a voyage between Newfoundland and Ireland. (The team plans to launch the boat in August. Many robotic sailboats have been launched, but none have successfully completed the journey.)

Date: 2015-02-01
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << no have obstacle avoidance on board that's 2,900 kilometers that should hopefully take around three weeks so we hope to be out there as little as possible so that lasts can go wrong >>


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