Mesa, Arizona, United States

(480) 262-1051

Drones and UAVs Looking Out For You(TM) since 1983

Research Sailing Vessel Argo

Argonaut message:

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We are proud of RSV Argo, an open platform to discover and fast track technologies with people around our world through research and educational outreach.

                       Steven Castro, President

RSV Argo Initiative

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The RSV Argo Initiative invites Researchers and Educators to participate with at sea R&D activities in the Pacific.  Highly interactive, researchers and students can participate in the operation of Argo's drones and ROVs while conducting research activities.

RSV Argo Layout

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Researchers and Students can join the vessel for a period of time for at sea field research or learning experiences.    Up to ten people work in cramped, close quarters on a Spartan-like, purpose built vessel - Argo is NOT a yacht!

Argo arrives...

Steven inspects Argo Delivery

Argo features a conventional, well balanced hull-form well suited for oceanic passages.

Connecting the islands...

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Argo will be in service in the Polynesian Triangle in 2019.

You are invited

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As Argo's Science Director, I am very interested to see how we can complement your research or educational program.  Please email me at dgottesm@yahoo.com

                                David Gottesman

                             Marine Biologist

Sponsor Gifts and Rewards

Argo or Bubbles Half Model

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You can have one of these sailing vessel's half model proudly on display in your home or office.  Simply tell us: Argo or Bubbles.

$500

Display Models

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Tell us which drone or UAV you want and it will be handcrafted just for you and mounted on a wood stand for your mantle or desk.  Note that these are custom made by islanders and may take 3 months

$400

Bolo Ties

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Now you can show off your cutting edge unmanned aircraft pride with a cast metal UAV drone bolo tie.

$150

Jewelry by Jared

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Argonaut Jared's unique jewelry designs are one of a kind and meticulously crafted.  Write Jared for his latest Creations sheet to chose incredible, one of a kind, pieces for as little as

$50 - $250

walswheredo@gmail.com


Fender Locks, Marine Parts

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Can you use our Fender Locks on your boat?  Contact Argo Sponsors Mesa Center via email  to request a marine hardware list by writing to

thorpe.seeop@gmail.com

Lifestyle / Activewear

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Argonaut Tees, Caps, Mugs, shellcraft costume jewelry, sarongs, rashguards, even swimwear can be rewarded to Argo Sponsors.  Contact Argo Sponsors Mesa Center via email to request a Lifestyle List by writing to

thorpe.seeop@gmail.com