Take the challenge!

Be part of our open-source design team to redesign Alberto's Nautical Autopilot project.

You can win great prizes!

As technology is constantly developing, Alberto would like to invite electronics enthusiasts to redesign his project to improve performance and save costs.

Watch this video and find out what Alberto would like to improve, then take a look at the range of products, solutions and online resources available from Farnell that can support you during the challenge.

Comment what you would improve on this design on our element14 community. Our favourite answer will win from our MulticompPRO prize pool.

To Win!

Alberto Riva is a solo sailor and an enthusiastic engineer, developing sailing electronic equipment himself. Watch the video and find out what he would like to improve on his autopilot design.

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