The Queen’s Mostly Autonomous Sailboat Team (QMAST) is a student run design team that builds autonomous sailboats to compete at the International Robotic Sailing Regatta (IRSR), which was founded at Queen’s over a decade ago.
Design and Develop Autonomous navigation, image recognition and design of a mobile controller app. Learn about Working with an Arduino and Rasberry Pi, How to work in a team enviroment, and several important sofware development techniques.
Work on the innards of the boat including the power supply, Arduino to Raspberry Pi interface, and control for sensors and actuators. Learn Soldering, crimping, Circuit Design and so much more.
Designs and Builds the Boat including The Hull, Boards, Sails and Rigging. Get Hands-on experience with composites, and leard highly applicable CAD skills.