EastBayRI.com: Little transatlantic boat Scout quietly vanished in mid-ocean a couple weeks ago and her young Tiverton [Rhode Island] builders believe now that she’s gone for good.
Launched August 23, the 13’ solar-powered electric motorboat chugged steadily toward Spain until late September when her main tracking system failed. Her backup satellite tracker tracked Scout for a while as she meandered about somewhere east of Titanic’s final resting place—well over a thousand miles in the direction of Spain.
Now that signal, too, has been lost.
Read more about the disappearance of the Transatlantic Scout.
Scout on Facebook
Share this Article On
Follow NEW ENGLAND BOATING:
Like New England Boating on Facebook
. Follow us on Twitter
Receive our Daily News Update: .
Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter!
Each month our emailed newsletter keeps you up to speed on the top news items, videos, destinations, reviews and fishing articles on New England Boating, so you won’t miss a beat. It’s convenient, it’s free, and you can opt out at any time!
About the Author
linked source The information in this post was obtained from an outside source. For author and source information, click on the reference link provided at the end of the post.