U-Boat Worx’s latest $2.4 million C-Explorer 5 submarine is dubbed as world’s first subsea limousine
Dedicated to creating the safest, most reliable, highest quality and technologically advanced and versatile submersibles using 21st century innovations and materials, the Dutch submarine manufacturer U-Boat Worx has now unveiled its vessel, the C-Explorer 5. Described by its manufacturer as ‘the world’s first subsea limousine’, this fully air-conditioned submersible featuring a full 360-degree acrylic pressure hull has been exclusively designed for superyacht owners to explore the depth of the oceans and for luxury resorts that want to offer their discerning clientele a semi-private undersea experience. Notably, U-Boat Worx has been developing this $2.4 million submersible for over the past two years.
Actually forging a new window of ocean exploring opportunity; this submersible with its practical configuration and full 360-degree acrylic pressure hull cruises at 3 knots below the surface offering unparalleled performance.
Developed to accommodate 4 passengers along with a pilot, it can descend to a maximum ocean depth of 300 meters, and features touch screen interface and alarm handling system, single sideband underwater communication set and echosounder.
Further, its high-capacity lithium-ion batteries enable it to operate for 8 hours at a time, with an additional option of upgrading it to 16, along with extra purchasable features including an external manipulator arm, high-tech imaging sonar, special LED lights, and full HD video camera, and a tethered remote-operated vehicle.
The other most advanced U-Boat Worx’s submersibles that we have seen in the past includes C-Explorer submersible, and the C-Quester submersibles, besides the world’s most technologically advanced submersibles.