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Onboard the Seabreacher, an amazing watercraft

July 02, 2014 09:16 IST


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There is no end to the excitement onboard the Seabreacher, a two-seat submersible watercraft, elegantly shaped liked dolphins, whales and sharks.

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Image: Rob Innes and Dan Piazza
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Designed by Rob Innes and Dan Piazza, who are co-founders of Innespace Productions, the vessels can imitate the movement of dolphins or whales.

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This price of this innovative watercraft starts from $80,000.

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This unique vessel, which resembles a whale has some stunning design features, including a more rounded off nose, large whale tail, new pectoral fins, and a taller dorsal fin.

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The new large rear tail was added to help the boat achieve a 180 degree back flip.

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The Seabreacher Y comes standard with the 255hp supercharged engine found in the X model and offers the same high performance capabilities.

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The Y model has an upgraded 300hp engine kit, allowing it to reach speeds of up to 55 mph on the surface of the water.

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The J model is capable of 40 mph on the surface, and up to 20mph under water.

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Innespace designed the new Seabreacher Y for performing aquatic shows and displays.

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The vessel comes with riding pegs and grab handles to allow a trained stunt person to ride on the back and perform tricks similar to real whale-riding shows, says the company statement.

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The X model sports a more aggressive Shark style body and revamped interiors.

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The X model also steps up the performance envelope with a 260hp supercharged engine, propelling the vessel to a top speed of 50mph on the surface and 25mph below.

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The boat can easily take high speed dives and propel itself straight upwards like a dolphin.

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The watercraft has some high tech features like a  snorkel mounted video camera transmits live video to LCD screens for the pilot and passenger during dives.

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It also has a GPS navigation, and on board stereo with iPod docking.

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The unique dolphin-inspired submersible watercraft can jump, dive and roll like real dolphins.

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The dolphin-shaped ones have a cruising speed of 40 mph and underwater speeds of 20mph - all within the safety and security of a dry, sealed cockpit. 

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Seabreacher watercraft is directly sold to customers on a build-to-order basis.

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The company hails the Seabreacher watercraft as the 'ultimate diving machine'.

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Onboard the Seabreacher, an amazing watercraft


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Innespace Productions is a watercraft design and fabrication company in Northern California.