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Key features

  • Self righting; highly durable construction
  • Equipped with electric starter for auto restart
  • All subsystems are water and corrosion proof
  • 165cm in length, 38cm wide, 34-57kg in weight
  • Motor power 1-3 kilo-watts
  • Cruise: 7 knots
  • Fuel capacity: 42 litres
  • Duration: 5-10 days @ 7knots

A sleek 165cm long all weather ocean going small unmanned surface vehicle, the EMILY Hurricane/Cyclone Tracker was developed under funding by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as a new platform tool for hurricane research. Outfitted with a satellite link, camera, reciprocating internal combustion engine, and a variety of sensors, EMILY will collect sea-level data for NOAA.