Experimental ROV powered stand up paddle board testflight 1
Had this crazy idea. I borrowed my sister @Jenny’s stand up paddle board and I wanted to see if I could leash Minime to it and drive it around. How cool would it be to have an ROV (or even just an ROV’s motors) to push you around while you are paddle boarding!? After taking a cinch-strap and strapping Minime onto the near center of the board I dumped the contraption in the water. With @hans at the controls I got on the board and was able to be pushed around (very slowly). This footage only shows Minime’s perspective which doesn’t cover the awesomeness I experienced. I was very excited and had a lot of fun doing this. This testflight was a success and proved to me that the idea is feasable and certainly worth further research!