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.
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.
This fleet of ocean drones will monitor the planet in real time.
Learn how wind and solar-powered saildrones are collecting data at sea in unprecedented detail.
In January 2019, two saildrones departed New Zealand on an epic journey.
Saildrone designs, manufactures and operates a global fleet of wind and solar powered ocean drones, providing in-situ data collection services, global ocean data sets and enhanced weather forecast applications.