You have heard of supercar and superbike, or maybe even superyacht. Now, meet their underwater equivalent, the Super Sub. Super Sub is the Dutch submersible manufacturer, U-Boat Worx’s latest and fastest private submarine yet.

U-Boat Worx Super Sub High-speed Submersible

The Super Sub may not have the supercar look like the U-Boat Worx HiPer but it is, in fact, the most hydrodynamic sub on the market yet – thanks to the unique droplet-shaped, long-tail form with advanced wing design and the best-in-class propulsion system, comprising of four powerful thrusters that deliver a total of 60 kW.

The 60 kW system affords the sub to make steep 30-degree climbs and dives and propels through the water at up to 8 knots (15 km/h or 9.2 mph). To put the speed in perspective, a bottleneck dolphin’s typical cruising speed is between 3-7 miles an hour or about 3-6 knots.

This also means that the Super Sub is indeed a Super Sub because, at 8 knots, it is roughly 5 knots faster than your average commercial submersible.

U-Boat Worx Super Sub High-speed Submersible

With the Super Sub, a pilot and 2 passengers, can dive down to a depth of 300 meters (984 feet) and take in the underwater world scenery in a 360-degree panoramic view thanks to the brand’s signature ultra-clear acrylic hull. A five-point belt buckles system ensures guests are securely strapped in for the unique excursion.

Before you, the (very rich) submersible enthusiasts, get ga-ga over this super personal submarine, you have to know that the U-Boat Worx Super Sub is a custom submarine program conceived in collaboration with a client. In fact, the first Super Sub has been sold and will be delivered in 2023.

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However, the Dutch submarine maker has planned to induct the Super Sub into the core part of the company’s general range of submersibles. This means the Super Sub will eventually become a fully developed range of models. Meanwhile, you may learn more HERE.

U-Boat Worx Super Sub High-speed Submersible

All images courtesy of U-Boat Worx.

Published by Mike

Avid tech enthusiast, gadget lover, marketing critic and most importantly, love to reason and talk.

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