Originally Posted by codprawn
Easy enough to do these days - Just fit an auto pilot and let the chartplotter do the rest!!!
I think the thread title is slightly wrong.
A "robot" controlled rib would infer some sort of intelligence - ie to alter course if sensors indicated something was in the way or to identify a target and plot and steer the most appropriate cause.
I think this is a "remotely" operated rib - ie a human controller is making the decisions and driving it wirelessly. ie a big boys one of these http://www.toymonkey.com/bigpic.asp?...URL=rcRNLI.asp
Guess I'm just a bit pedantic!