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June 21, 2007

Sea Phantom

photo of the Sea Phantom

Coming soon to an ocean or lake near you... the most bad-ass boat ever. The Sea Phantom from Maritime Flight Dynamics tears across the water, being held just above the waves by shock-damped hydrofoils.

The designers predict they'll be able to routinely hit speeds of 100 MPH, without the high gas consumption and jarring and pounding of other high-performance boats.

And the thing looks so damn cool. It's the boat that Darth Vader would have. Or Kaizer Soze.

Maritime Flight Dynamics doesn't say what the Sea Phantom will cost. But if you have to ask, you can't afford it.

Tags: boats

Posted by Chris Spurgeon at June 21, 2007 10:00 PM

Comments

If you are on the fence about this boat or it's designer/builder David Borman, put away ANY doubt at all. David's drive,tenacity,devotion, and knowledge of marine physics, will put you in one of the most advanced and innovative forms of waterborne transportation to be publicly available today or in the future! I have watched the Sea Phantom morph into it's present state from a hand laid first mold and forward hull. David has done it all on a thread with not much more than blood, sweat, tears, never-ending faith, and a wife that stood behind his long coming dream of what is before your eyes today. Expect one in the Smithonian someday near an original Edison light bulb, or a Ford Model A. The Sea Phantom is the future in front of our eyes. Lewis Johnson

Posted by: Lewis carl Johnson at May 14, 2008 01:45 PM