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Department of Ocean Technology, Policy, and Environment, Graduate School, The University of Toky
The University of Tokyo


The first place in the 26th Lake Biwa Clueless Solar Boat Competition


Students of Departments of Ocean Technology, Environment, and Policy (Graduate School of Frontier Sciences) and Systems Innovation (School of Engineering) won the race in which they make an autonomous boat powered by solar cells run for the 20 km-course between Makino Sunny Beach and Chikubu Island in Biwa-lake.

 The team designed and built a boat as project courses in both departments, practiced repeatedly in a towing tank and Lake Sagami. At the race in Biwa lake, the boat successfully sailed and won the first place on August 27th and 28th.


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