Hydracraft Unveils Variable Hull Design

By Eric Haun
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Hydracraft, a research and development firm incorporated in 1986 and located in the Port of Los Angeles, announced today that it is launching its fully patented "miracle boat" featuring Hydracraft's variable hull, modular technology and a cost-effective manufacturing process. The variable hull allows the customer to change the hull from a deep-v to a modified v to a flat bottom or into a multihull in less than one minute while at full speed.

Hydracraft said it is now offering exclusive licensing opportunities to recreational and defense boatbuilders worldwide, giving them a competitive advantage and market share.

"Now that we've been granted numerous U.S. and international patents we are able to take off our 'cloak of secrecy,' and unveil our technology that allows the buyer to make a much easier buying decision," said Hydracraft Founder and CEO Hal Syfritt. "Why should buyers have to choose only one boat from so many when they can have so many boats in one?"

The dealers of the selected manufacturer will obtain a much easier sale, receive quicker delivery, while selling more boats and enjoying greater profits. It also appeals to a new, younger group of buyers because of its affordability, versatility and transforming technology.

For the first time in modern boat manufacturing, Hydracraft's new modular manufacturing process allows the utilization of today's low cost, repetitive manufacturing in low volume production, and is environmentally safe, producing zero emissions. It saves 50% of the labor cost and 90% of the shipping cost, and substantially lowers many of the other costs of currently building and selling boats. The technology can adapt to any manufacturer's desired signature styling.

"Hydracraft spent several years conducting both formal market research surveys and informal interviews with CEOs and Presidents of the leading companies in the marine industry to determine what are their needs, wants and challenges," said Syfritt. "Our technology is in answer to those needs and problems, and, in fact, is the very reason for Hydracraft's development and extensive international patents."

hydracraft.com
 

Maritime Reporter November 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Damen Outfitting First of Nine Bahamas Patrol Boats

The first of nine Damen Stan Patrol 3007s ordered by the Royal Bahamas Defense Force has arrived at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem in the Netherlands for outfitting.

Liquefaction Terminals to Dominate LNG Capital Expenditure

Capital expenditure (Capex) on global LNG facilities is expected to total $259 billion (bn) over the period 2015-2019, with investments expected to be 88% larger

New Chinese Shipyard Launches First Ship

The new shipyard facility of Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment Company in Jiangsu, China, has launched its first ship, an IMT982 Platform Supply Vessel. The vessel,

News

Port Workers in Argentine Grain Hub End Strike

Port workers in part of the Argentine grains hub of Rosario lifted a work stoppage on Friday, only a day after they went on strike over demands for higher year-end bonuses, a union official said.

Madsen to Chair Norway’s Research Council Executive Board

Henrik O. Madsen appointed chairman of the executive board of the Research Council of Norway   DNV GL president and CEO Henrik O. Madsen was appointed as chairman

Larger Tankers May Offer Better Return Chances

Investors looking for returns in the tanker markets can invest their capital in a variety of ways. Should an owner invest in a VLCC or an Aframax? How about an

Vessels

Damen Outfitting First of Nine Bahamas Patrol Boats

The first of nine Damen Stan Patrol 3007s ordered by the Royal Bahamas Defense Force has arrived at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem in the Netherlands for outfitting.

MARAD Publishes US ATB, ITB Database

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) released what it is calling a first-of-its-kind public database that chronicles U.S.-flagged, privately owned domestic

New Chinese Shipyard Launches First Ship

The new shipyard facility of Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment Company in Jiangsu, China, has launched its first ship, an IMT982 Platform Supply Vessel. The vessel,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1178 sec (8 req/sec)