SeaPerch is a water-based robotics competition that the RoboHornets began to participate in during the winter of 2013. The program was designed in order to recruit more girls onto the team. This aquatics program successfully inspired students to think outside of the box and overcome specific and interesting challenges.
Sebastian, the 2013 SeaPerch robot was designed with a PVC base and foam to keep it afloat. It was controlled using, SeaPerch’s own SeaSwitch Operating Box. Sebastian moved through the water with propellers powered by a 12 VDC Motor. The robot employed a 12 V. Sealed Lead Acid Battery