Today at the Japan International Boat Show, Yanmar showcases for the first time a concept boat incorporating Nauti- Craft’s innovative marine suspension system.
Yanmar is a world-renowned maker of diesel engines with a strong reputation for its products in the marine world. It is also manufactures a range of commercial and recreational GRP boats that are manufactured in Oita Japan.
Nauti-Craft and Yanmar have been working together under two successive cooperation agreements that have culminated in the boat that is being displayed at the Japan International Boat Show from 8th to 11th March 2018.
Th 11m boat on display is set up to demonstrate the movement of separate hulls of the boat simulating the type of movement that will be seen traversing ocean wave.
The main befits of the Nauti-Craft marine suspension system is up to 75% reduction in vertical accelerations (G forces) that passengers experience during travel in rough seas compared to a boat without suspension. The boat also can incorporate a feature that allows the deck to remain stable when passengers and getting on and off the boat in rough water.
Chris Heyring the Chairman of Nauti-Craft and inventor of the technology together with Ken Johnsen the Managing Director are attending the Japanese International Boat Show in support of this public showing by Yanmar.
Ken Johnsen stated “Nauti-Craft are working with a number of boat makers around the world and is pleased that Yanmar is first boat maker in the world to show a boat that incorporates Nauti-Craft technology. This is a demonstration of Yanmar’s desire to advance in the world of boat design and offer its customers safer and more comfortable products” sector.
With beginnings in Osaka, Japan in 1912, Yanmar was the first ever to succeed in making a compact diesel engine of a practical size in 1933. Moving on, with industrial diesel engines as the cornerstone of the enterprise, Yanmar has continued to expand its product range, services, and expertise to deliver total solutions as an industrial equipment manufacturer. As a provider of small and large engines, agricultural machinery and facilities, construction equipment, energy systems, marine, machine tools, and components — Yanmar’s global business operations span seven domains.
On land, at sea, and in the city, Yanmar’s Mission of “providing sustainable solutions focused on the challenges customers face, in food production and harnessing power, thereby enriching people’s lives for all our tomorrows,” stands testament to Yanmar’s determination to providing us with “A Sustainable Future.”
Photo: L to R. Hon. Richard Court – Australian Ambassador to Japan. Chris Heyring – Chairman/Inventor, Nauti-Craft. Ken Johnsen. M.D Nauti-Craft.