New Seakeeper Gyro on the Market

(Press Release)
Friday, July 20, 2012

Building on the technology and success of its popular M21000 gyro, Seakeeper introduces the M26000 gyro.  It boasts 25% more righting force within the same installation footprint, and is rated for use in vessels up to 110 tons displacement.

Especially suited for megayachts, commercial craft and high-end sportfishers, the new Seakeeper M26000 gyro spins at 5,000 rpm inside a vacuum.  It delivers superior stabilization while requiring only a low 3 kW of electrical power.  This new model maintains compact dimensions of 50" L x 55" W x 37" H and a 2,950 lb. weight.  Other advancements include updated gyro precession control software and an upgraded hydraulic damping system.

"Pre-orders for the new M26000 already exceed 2011 orders for the previous model," said John Kermet, Seakeeper VP of sales and marketing.  "Builders and owners are right in step with our technology advancements.  Everyone wants to deliver a safer, more comfortable experience on the water."

The Seakeeper M26000 is designed to achieve up to 80% roll reduction and is typically suited for vessels up to 100' in length.  Multiple units can be fitted for larger craft.   The Seakeeper gyro virtually eliminates boat roll while underway or at anchor, without drag-producing, damage-prone appendages.  It doesn't require through-hull cutting for installation, and can be mounted off-centerline if necessary.

Maritime Reporter November 2013 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

New Products

ClassNK Registered Al Kout Delivered to KOTC

Leading classification society ClassNK announced that it has completed work on the 165,178GT VLCC Al Kout, built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co.

New Functionality in WatchMate Vision

Vesper Marine has announced updates to its WatchMate Vision and XB-8000 product lines.   Now, in addition to transmitting and receiving position, course, speed

Fukushima Offshore Floating Wind Farm Update

A consortium has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry since March 2012.

Marine Equipment

Tugboat Crew Missing After Collision

Five members of a tugboat crew are missing after a collision with a merchant ship about 9NM off Tanjung Gelang yesterday (30 October). One crew member was rescued by fishermen.

ClassNK Registered Al Kout Delivered to KOTC

Leading classification society ClassNK announced that it has completed work on the 165,178GT VLCC Al Kout, built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co.

Royal IHC Bags Dredging Package Order

Royal IHC (IHC) has secured a new contract with the Chinese shipyard, Jin Hai Heavy Industrial Group, for the delivery of a dredging installation package for a trailing suction hopper dredger.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Offshore Oil Pipelines Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction 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: 0.0980 sec (10 req/sec)