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 …

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.

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 …

Never Go Back

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.

We are Hosting IRSR 2016!

Hello Everyone, We are excited to announce that we are hosting the 2016 International Robotic Sailboat Regatta.  It will take place June 4 – 11 with most events taking place at the Kingston Yacht Club.  The IRSR is a competition among mostly University teams that challenges them to build and …

We came second at Sailbot!

Hi All! We are happy to announce we came in second at Sailbot 2015 in St.John’s Newfoundland.  We faced a variety of difficulties, but were able to sail Gaelforce^2 successfully at her first competition.  We learned a lot from other teams, and how we can do better next year.  We …

QMAST is Hiring!

QMAST is hiring it’s executive team for next year. The following positions are available: Team Captain Electrical Manager Software Manager Mechanical Manager Treasurer Communications and Marketing Manager Applications can be submitted through EngSoc Apply:http://engsoc.queensu.ca/get-involved/jobs-and-applications/. Email us at sailboat@engsoc.queensu.ca if you have any questions!

2015 Update

Hello everyone, we would like to bring you up to speed on what we are up to.  Work has been progressing since September on a a brand new boat that will also feature some of the most advanced software we have written yet. This new boat will be competing in …