Current Season (2016-2017)


QMAST 2016-2017 Season Summary Now Available!

As the 2016-2017 season comes to a close and we prepare for a exciting new season, we are proud to announce out 2016-2017 season summary package! Available below, the package outlines our achievements from this year, things we have learned and our plans for the new year. Included is also
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SHAD Fiberglass Workshop

SHAD comes to QMAST! This week we had SHAD students participate in a fiberglass workshop where they created bowls out of fiberglass and designed and then created model boats out of foam and fiberglass.
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Update from Sailbot 2017

After a long, hot week in Annapolis competing against 10 other schools from as far away as Brazil and the UK, QMAST placed 4th overall. We tied for 1st in the payload competition, carrying 64lbs of weight around a course. Sailing without a winch and with our sails in a
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Are you a sponsor interested in the Queen’s Mostly Autnomous Sailboat Team?

After half a year of hard work our sponsorship team has finally completed our sponsorship package. If you, or a company you work for, are interested in sponsorship opportunities with QMAST read our package here!
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QMAST Get’s Ready for the New Year

This summer we had the fantastic opportunity to host the International Robotic Sailing Competition here in Kingston! As much as we loved having all 8 schools visit us, the United States Naval Academy will be taking the torch for 2017 and we will join them in Annapolis, Maryland this summer. For now, here’s
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The US Naval Academy Hosts IRSR

Each year QMAST participates in the International Robotic Sailing Regatta (IRSR). This year we are excited to be attending the IRSR at the U.S. Naval Academy in Maryland U.S. from June 11th to 16th. The competition will be held at the Robert Crown Sailing Center in Annapolis which has hosted the
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The Boat

Launched in 2017, our current boat is made entirely of carbon fiber for previously unattainable durability. Rudder and keel size has been increased for maneuverability and stability and sail rigging has been greatly improved with a loop that provides continuous tension. This boat has also been equipped with buoy detection and collision avoidance vision capabilities and includes indicator lights.