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Grand Canyon River Outfitters Association: Alternative Motorboat Project

The Grand Canyon River Outfitters Association (GCROA) developed a project to divide among three universities; Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Utah. The three teams were tasked with redesigning the current outboard motor used for down river rafting trips to be more environmentally friendly, less noisy, and more durable.







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Come Join  Us!

The NAU GCROA Senior Design team will be presenting the outcomes of this project April 23,2010 at the NAU DuBois Center for the The 2010 CEFNS UnderGraduate Research and Design Symposium. Signs will be present directing you towards the poster displays and the presentation will be at 11:00 am in the Fremont Room.

Click here for a map to the DuBois Center!

Team Members:

Katie Carroll

Ken Umphrey

Malia Paloian

Edana French


Mark Grisham


Technical Advisors:

Dr. M.R. Mitchell

Dr. Brent Nelson

Special thanks to:

Sam Heffelfinger

NAU Machine Shop Staff

Industrial Metal Supply


Stone Ink

Dean Dunaway

Tom Umphrey


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