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Arduino Robotic Projects by Richard Grimmett

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Chapter 12. Taking Your Robot to Sea

Now that you have the set of tools, let's build some amazing robots. Let's start by exploring robots that can go either in or under water. I won't cover every detail in this chapter, but I will discuss some additional capabilities that you'll need in order to complete these more advanced projects. In this chapter, you'll learn the following:

  • How to build a sailing robot
  • How to build a remote operated vehicle (ROV) using Arduino that can explore underwater

Let's start by sailing!

Building an automated sailing platform

Certainly, one of the most impressive ways to navigate the waters is in a sailing vessel. Let's start with an RC sailboat. These are available at many hobby stores, either retail or online. The following ...

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