Does the tender become off-road? With AirDrive you can


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Inflatable and collapsible this is AirDrive, a truly distinctive tender. Judging from the first images it might work, would you like it?

It may sound like fake news but it is actually a real invention in the tender industry, AIRDRIVE is an almost “futuristic” invention given its originality. What are we talking about? Of the tender that becomes an SUV, the idea of a Slovenian company.


This is the project of the Slovenians from Hovercraft, who at the METS in Amsterdam (the world’s largest trade show dedicated to the world of nautical accessories) presented AirDrive, an inflatable and foldable amphibious vehicle made of DWF (Double Wall Fabric: that is, two layers of fabric separated by a layer of woven threads), capable of navigating (the four large wheels have an integrated electric motor controlled remotely with a remote control and powered by a system of solar panels) but also of “walking” on all kinds of terrain, from sand to asphalt, mud to snow.

The amphibian can overcome obstacles up to 60 centimeters high, the price still remains unknown. What do you think? Could it be a “tender-like” solution aboard larger boats?




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