Milestones

Keeping track so we can feel we are making progress:

  • Initial configuration & propulsion decisions
    Completed. 9/2/2012 
  • Hull design and calculations
    Completed. 9/14/2012 
  • Hull template frame build
    Completed. 10/14/2012 
  • Hull mold plug conversion
    Completed. 11/5/2012 
  • Hull fiberglass mold
    Completed. 11/28/2012 
  • Deck frame / mounts design
    Completed. 12/14/2012 
  • Hull shells fabrication
    Completed. 3/20/2013 
  • Deck frame fabrication 
    Completed. 3/15/2015 
  • Initial flotation test - hull design projections validation 
    Completed. 4/10/2015 
  • Propulsion system 
    In progress 
  • Directional control system
    In progress
  • Lake trial: propulsion and direction (RC assisted)
    In progress
  • Navionics stage I: propulsion and directional control
  • Navionics stage II: compass / GPS data acquisition
  • Navionics stage III: waypoint navigation
  • Lake trials: navigation tests
  • Navionics stage IV: vertical awareness
  • Navionics stage V: environmental data acquisition
  • Lake trials: vertical awareness / environmental compensation
  • Navionics stage VI: crisis management / resilience / simulated outage / fail-over
  • Supervised close coastal waters sea trials
  • Supervised off-shore sea trials (Catalina Island circumnavigation)
  • Trans-Pacific Passage