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TerryM

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Re: Ships and boats
« Reply #100 on: September 06, 2017, 08:13:34 PM »
Does anyone know the specific gravity of these battery packs?
Might make a difference on a ship.
Terry

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Re: Ships and boats
« Reply #101 on: September 25, 2017, 03:46:44 PM »
“When commercial boat captains used to spot AMS’s vehicle in the waters, they often notified the Coast Guard, thinking that someone must have fallen off. Its fiberglass sail now says “unmanned vehicle” and includes a phone number for a passersby to call with concerns. Since making that change, Paintal said he’s received two calls. One was from the Boston Fire Department, and the other was from a pleasure boater. In both cases, their question was the same: What is this thing?”

Robo-Boats Are Setting Sail in Boston
A small industry of startups trying to teach boats to drive themselves is emerging along the harbor.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-09-18/robo-boats-are-setting-sail-in-boston
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.