Six boats for one hull: this is the idea of Kormaran, the luxury “transformers”

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At first glance it looks like a Transformers, those science fiction characters who transform from vehicles into robots, and instead it is “only” the idea of a motor boat created for leisure. The Kormaran, that’s its name, seems to be coming straight from the future because the design stipulates that it can change configuration from “navigation mode” to sunbathing platform via “flight mode” and “night mode.” This is a very interesting project that has not been heard from in the past year, but whose potential could have been considerable. Let’s find out the details of this idea together:

When the motor boat switches you from monohull to trimaran in a key

While sailing this motor boat can be a long, tapered monohull reminiscent of a Formula 1 car, a catamaran, a trimaran, and then back to a monohull and take flight with the two foils. So far we already have the characteristics that would need as many as four different boats. None of them, however, seems very comfortable for bathing, and luxury without comfort does not exist.Kormaran at this point is able to become a platform for sunbathing by opening up and substantially enlarging its structure.

The essence of this boat lies precisely in its ability to change shape and transform itself by adapting to needs: the Transformation System allows you to make Kormaran what you want when you want.. The structural parts of the Transformation System are made of carbon fiber and hydraulic cylinders of stainless steel, absorbing all the forces acting on the vessel. Motorization (155 hp, 114 kW each) is in both hulls and can be upgraded with 200 hp (147 kW) or 300 hp (220 kW) Wankel engines, increasing total power from 310 hp to 400 hp or 600 hp.

One meter above the water to feel three meters above the sky

Thanks to the system of two foils and hydrojet, Kormaran rises to a meter above sea level-the idea it conveys and echoed in its name is that of a cormorant flying clear of the water. With this system, friction with water is reduced by 80%, substantially lowering fuel consumption and making it possible to travel great distances in a decidedly sustainable way.

 

Data sheet:

LENGTH OVERALL (LOA):

7.1 m

LENGTH WATER LINE (LWL):

5.5 m

DRAUGHT

normal
Hydrofoil

0.3 m
1.4 m

WIDTH

Monohull
Catamaran
Trimaran

1.6 m
2.7 m
3.5 m

HEIGHT:

depending on configuration

2 m

WEIGHT:

approx. 1.5 t

PROPULSION

basic vessel
with hydrofoil

2 jet beams
3 jet beams

ENGINES

combustion engines
basic vessel
with hydrofoil system
engine upgrade

155 hp (114 kW)
2 engines
3 engines
up to 300 hp (220 kW) per engine

TOTAL POWER

basic vessel
engine upgrade

with hydrofoil system
engine upgrade

310 hp (228 kW)
up to 600 hp (440 kW)

510 hp (448 kW)
up to 900 hp (660 kW)

TANK CAPACITY.

30 l per engine (expandable)

MAXIMUM SPEED

Catamaran

Trimaran

on hydrofoils

depending on engines

10 km/h / 6 mph / 5 kn

70 km/h / 44 mph / 38 kn

OPERATING DISTANCE

200 km / 124 mi / 108 nm

TRANSFORMATION

Hydraulics
Electronics

America’s Cup technology
on-board computer with sensoric safety

HYDROFOILS

Hydraulics
Electronics

America’s Cup technology
on-board computer with sensoric safety

STRUCTURAL PARTS

Monocoque
Chassis
Doors
Bodywork
Hulls
Shafts
Hydraulic Cylinders
Brackets

 

prepreg carbon fiber with formula 1 technology
prepreg carbon fiber with Le Mans racing technology
prepreg carbon fiber with wing doors
prepreg carbon fiber with automotvie standards
carbon fiber infusion technology
towpreg carbon fiber with winding technology
stainless steel or titanium steel
milled high-strength alloys and carbon fiber

DECKS

special developed lightweight
carbon fiber strenghtened teak deck

LEATHER

Boxmark XTREME

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