Tiverton, RI, Unmanned Boat in Trouble
October 24, 2013
EastBayRI.com: Systems apparently shut down, the little transatlantic boat Scout is meandering about the mid-Atlantic, adrift and traveling at the whim of wind and currents.
The 13’ Tiverton-built solar-powered electric motorboat that set out from Sakonnet Point nearly 2 months ago seems to have lost her way not far from the final resting place of the Titanic—well over 1,000 miles out into the Atlantic. In the nearly 3 weeks since then, the boat has wandered first east, then south and then seemed briefly to be trying to head back home.
Read more about the Transatlantic Scout.