Meet Boaty, an autonomous catamaran that can navigate for several hours. It replaces Burnadette and will compete in RoboBoat 2017.
- Lidar: Velodyne VLP-16
- Hydrophone: Teledyne hydrophones TC4013
- IMU and GPS: Microstrain 3DM-GX3
- Motors: Blue Robotics T200
- Battery: Torqeedo
- Main computer: Intel NUC
- I/O boards: Arduino Mega
- Pontoons: foam core covered with fiber glass
Boaty is larger than Burnadette, which allows for a landing platform for its flying companion. It also has a better Lidar, a larger battery and brand new pontoons.