Sailboat uses sensors, satellites to track red tide in Charlotte County

A sailboat launched Wednesday off of Algiers Beach to track red tide in Charlotte County.

WINK News reporter Tayor Bisckay explains how the boat uses sensors and satellites to provide real-time data of the algae bloom.

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Reporter:Taylor Bisacky