30 Sep '14, 4pm

Triton’s New 1000/3 LP Submarine Will Dive to 1,000 Feet and Fit in a Megayacht Garage

Triton Submarines of Vero Beach, Fla., hopes to make the wonders of the undersea world even more accessible with the introduction of its smallest three-person submersible yet, the Triton 1000/3 LP , at the Monaco Yacht Show last week. The LP in the sub’s designation stands for “low profile” and refers to the craft’s compact design. Measuring just 10.5 feet in length and 8.7 feet in width, and weighing only 7,650 pounds, the new submarine can be housed in most megayacht tender garages without requiring the owner to invest in a major refit. The Triton 1000/3 LP is able to transport its pilot and two passengers to depths of 1,000 feet, well into the inky darkness of the ocean’s dysphotic zone, which is home to many rarely seen species of fish and invertebrates. The craft’s transparent acrylic cockpit allows panoramic views of its surroundings, and the four-thruster propulsion...

Full article: http://robbreport.com/boating-yachting/tritons-new-10003-...

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