Welcome Aboard New Recruits!

With the Fall 2012 semester fast approaching, MAST is excited to have the whole team back together and is looking forward to welcoming our new members. As always, everyone is welcome to join. First years, come check us out outside Grant Hall at EngDay on Sunday, September 9th at 4 …

4m Launched

  Time to break out the bubbly! Our 4m boat was out on her maiden voyage August 18, 2012. Currently unnamed, she is our first candidate for the MicroTransat Challenge, and will be our main focus for the upcoming 2012/2013 school year. Thank you to everyone for your hard work …

Gaelforce XL 

First launched in June 2012 Gaelforce XL is a 4m on going project which will attempt to cross the Atlantic ocean as part of MicroTransat challenge. The hull has been built for stability and strength, and the single sailed swing rig is very stable. The Atlantic Ocean crossing will require solar panels and …

Summer 2012 Outlook

The current semester is now coming to a close and just about all of the team members are currently working hard studying for exams. We have made some significant progress over  this last year! We have focused on planning for the future, and have decided to focus on finishing our …

New Website

We have updated the website! We are still in the process of transferring all of the information from the old site, so a few important pages are still missing. New pictures have been added to the photo gallery so you can check out what what it was like at Sailbot …

Preparing for the New Year

It has been a long and busy year preparing for sailBot. GaelForce 2 competed in SailBot 2011 in early June 2011, in Anapolis Maryland. Facing stiff competition the team placed 6th overall. With the school year quickly approaching, focus is on tweaking and testing GealForce 2, as well as preparing …

Gaelforce II

Built during the 2010/2011 school year to compete in the Sailbot compeition. The Gaelforce II is a 2 meter long monohull design made from carbon and kevlar fibre reenforced plastic. It competed in the 2011 Sailbot competition and came in 6th place. We will be planning to use it in …

Sailbot 2010, Recruiting

MAST competed with GaelForce in early June in SailBot 2010, in Kingston Ontario. Despite many setbacks throughout the week, we finished 3rd overall, and tied for 2nd place in the long distance race. With the start of the school year, MAST is doing heavy recruitment. Last week we spoke to …

Winsome Too.2

Originally a donation to the team from the Kingston Remote Controlled Sailing Club, the boat was modified for Autonomous control. It is currently used as a platform for newer members to learn the same software/hardware skills used on our other boats.

About Us

QMAST is a student design team that designs and builds autonomous sailboats to enter in competitions testing navigation, tactics and design.