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Our extensive available range of XS MARINE Boats with HUSUCAT Technolgy, Hydrofoil Supportive Catamarans, are at home in a sport

and leisure environment as well as Freight, Passenger, Enforcement or Military roles

Gaining in acceptance and now being utilised worldwide

From manufacture in

GRP ,Alloy or specialised

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"HY-SU-CAT" stands for Hydrofoil Supported Catamaran and describes a novel hullform developed by Prof. K.G. Hoppe at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.

​The design consists of a novel catamaran hull with a hydrofoil system located in the tunnel between the hulls of the vessel. 

           The hydrofoils support 40-60% of the craft’s weight at speed and lifts the hull partially out of the water. 

          

           As the hydrofoils have a much better lift to drag ratio (L/D=20) than a planing hull (L/D=5) the result is a craft with much lower resistance than a conventional planing hull. 

This lower resistance can be applied effectively to: 

 

· Increase the speed of the vessel without having to increase installed power

· Reduce the fuel consumption and increase the range of the boat

· Increase the payload of the vessel

Click here for all that you need to know

but were afraid to ask ! or get a real answer

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