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6
Nov
Missions

Two Saildrone USVs are sailing from Cabo Verde to Trieste, Italy on a six-month mission to better understand ocean acidification, the global carbon budget, and the socio-economic impacts of a changing ocean ecosystem.

29
Oct
Missions

The first partnership between Japan’s premiere marine-earth science agency and Saildrone included missions to the reference KEO offshore buoy, a study of the Kuroshio Current, and at the site of the Tropical Pacific m-Triton buoy.

23
Oct
Missions

After setting the record for the fastest unmanned Atlantic crossing, SD 1021 has now completed the return journey, not only beating its own record time but also becoming the first autonomous vehicle to transit in both directions across the Atlantic Ocean.

20
Oct
Company

Dr. Eric Lindstrom, Physical Oceanography Program Scientist at NASA, will oversee the new Saildrone Ocean Observing Network.

24
Oct
Technology

Saildrone USVs can not only significantly reduce the cost of ocean mapping at scale, but they can also more easily and efficiently reach the most remote corners of the ocean.

24
Oct
Company

The City of Alameda launched the first-of-its-kind pilot project to bring high-capacity network access to Alameda Point research and development companies.

19
Sep
Science

Join one of four USV working groups to participate in the further development of the Saildrone global surface observing network.

15
Oct
Technology

Saildrone partnered with the University of Southern Mississippi and NOAA to complete our first shallow-water multibeam bathymetry mission in the Gulf of Mexico.

5
Sep
Forecast

Saildrone Forecast offers ultra-high-definition weather data tailored for competitive and recreational sailing. It’s great for other wind and water sports, too!

20
Aug
Data

Data from the 2019 Gulf Stream mission to quantify wintertime air-sea heat exchange is now available on the European Marine Observation and Data Network.

22
Oct
Technology

After suffering damage in a Gulf Stream storm, SD 1021 received a new wing in Bermuda and set out for the Solent on a mission to complete the fastest unmanned Atlantic crossing.

22
Oct
Missions

SD 1020 survived freezing temperatures, 15-meter waves, 130 km/h winds, and collisions with giant icebergs to complete the 22,000-kilometer mission in 196 days.

20
Aug
Data

Data from the First Saildrone Antarctic Circumnavigation has been released to the global scientific community on Saildrone’s new data portal, data.saildrone.com, a repository of high-resolution in-situ observations collected by our global fleet of ocean drones.

3
Aug
Forecast

Competitors at Cowes Week 2019 will have access to Saildrone Forecast, the first weather app powered by data from sailing ocean robots.

16
May

The contests asked participants to reimagine the graphics for a saildrone wing or create a video explaining how changes in the Antarctic affect their local ecosystem.

14
May
Science

Saildrone has partnered with the 1851 Trust to develop a series of data-driven lesson plans on issues related to the 2019 Antarctic Circumnavigation, free for teachers and educators.

30
Apr
Missions

The 2019 Sandeel and Saithe Mission will be the first European test of Saildrone USVs in partnership with Norway’s Institute of Marine Research.

29
Apr
Missions

SD 1020 is more than halfway around Antarctica, well on its way toward completing the first autonomous circumnavigation of the Southern Ocean.

9
Apr
Company

Student entries are now being accepted for the Saildrone Wing Design Contest and “How Antarctica Affects Me” Video Contest.

11
Mar
Technology

Watch Saildrone COO Sebastien de Halleux in an Ocean Discovery Talk about how USVs are collecting valuable data in remote and dangerous parts of the ocean.

22
Oct
Missions

The 2018 West Coast Fisheries Survey combined the efforts of a NOAA research vessel and a fleet of saildrones to observe and collect data on fish and marine mammals from anchovy to humpback whales.

22
Oct
Company

Excited to announce we raised a $14 Million In Series A to expand our fleet of sailing drones and grow our data services.

8
Apr
Company

Today we are announcing an important development: Sending our first fleet of saildrones into the Southern Ocean, in partnership with CSIRO, Australia’s pre-eminent national science organization.

10
Apr
Company

We are thrilled to welcome Horizons Ventures as a new partner to help accelerate Saildrone’s vision of a Quantified Planet.

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