All wires and cordes will be connected and everything should be done by next week at the latest.
We are wireing everything together we are wireing the turning system together and the speed system together.
Thank you to all of our sponsors of the 2013 Solar Boat Build. This years sponsors are: Silicon Energy, ArcelorMittal, US Steel, Joy Global, Duanes Marine, Virginia Educational Fund, Carl Perkins-Mini Grant, and Spring Creek Outfitters. This project is a cooperative between the students, school, community, industry, and local businesses. Without you support this project […]
We are now done putting the hull together we have most of the steering and system together. We have decided to go with the trolling motor turning system we have put the solar panel on and the trrolling motore. We still have to add the batteries and connect the trolling motor and the solar panel to […]
Thank You Joy Global for being the lead sponsor for the “Aqua Omega”
Thank You US Steel for being the lead sponsor for the “Blugatti”
Thank You ArcelorMittal for being the lead sponsor for the “Iron Wolf”
The Blugatti team is about ready to start hooking up the panel! Garrett and Seth are currently attaching the solar panel to our outrigging system. Construction of the retractable part of the outrigger pontoons (donated by Spring Creek Outfitters) will be starting soon.
Team Aqua Ω came up with a new idea in making a sturdy nose cone involving bending the aluminum pontoon in a certain area to meet together to a cone shape. However we did not realize how hard and stiff the aluminum was gauged and ended up not working to our advantage. We continue to […]