|Standard Hov Pod Dimensions, Operation, Construction & Performance
||Length 3.63m, Width 1.86m, Height 1.49m
Length 11.9 feet, Width 6.1 feet, Height 4.89 feet
||Large enough for three adults, or one adult and three small children. Easy to control and
maneuver. Small enough to tow easily.
||Fully galvanized construction with 4-coated rollers, winch and front and rear location stops.
||Fast 1-minute unload/reload. Operated by one person with no need for lifting.
||0.25m 9 inches
||Able to clear many obstacles.
|Speed (On Water)
||40 to 45 mph 64 km/h, (Cruise speed 20mph - 35 km/h)
||Inshore water – recommended up to Force 4 Beaufort Wind Scale. Tested in up to Force 7 conditions.
||Very stable craft with low centre of gravity, with full floatation for safety.
||Portable 25 Liter, 6.6 US Gallons(Optional spare tanks to extend range)
||Quick and easy lift out and replace. Fully ventilated for safety.
||15 - 20 Liter/Hour, (Cruise 10 - 15
||Excellent fuel economy
||Easy to transport. Very rigid and durable construction.
||On water starts 250Kg (52hp) or 310Kg (65hp) 400kg+ or 880 pounds on land (65HP for commercial applications)
||Can take three adults, or one adult and three children up to max payload.
||Rotax® 52 HP 503 Engine or Rotax® 65 HP 582 Two Cylinder 2-Stroke Micro-lite Engine with dual electronic ignition system and twin carbs. Proven in 1000’s of hour’s use and testing in harsh saltwater conditions in Africa, Caribbean and Middle east.
||Simple design giving high reliability & great ease of servicing
Proven microlite aero engine technology
Enclosed rear mounted single engine system
Air cooled (503) or water cooled (582)
Minimal electrics and electronics.
Simple twin carburetor design
||AMNR System (Air Management Noise Reduction)
||Combination of large duct with unrestricted airflow and fan blade adjustment ensures maximum airflow to reduce excessive engine revs and fan blade speed. Low Noise levels
||Aluminized exhaust with after muffler, Rotax noise reduction package supplied.
||Low noise levels. Maximum corrosion protection at high heat levels.
|Air Filter and Intake Silencer
||Rotax supplied air intake system, part of the Rotax noise reduction package supplied.
||Low noise levels.
||Engine Position: Floor mounted Rotax engine
Drive: High strength Gates® Powergrip belt
Propulsion: 1m duct with Multi-Wing® 5Z blades
||Low center of gravity. Great stability and ease of control. High efficiency, low RPM drive system. Low noise levels.
|Dimensions, Operation, Construction & Performance
||Manual pull start
Optional (extra) Console operated electric start
|Dual electronic ignition system makes starting easy
||Fully sealed 45 amp-hour battery, isolated from fuel storage.
||High power for repeated starting. No dangerous acid or inflammable gas leakage.
||Marine grade ETA® circuit breakers
||Quick and easy circuit re-set. No need to carry spare fuses.
||No Load 12V Rectified
||Additional 12V electrical items can be fitted
||IP 67 sealed snap connectors.
IP 67 sealed termination boxes.
||IP 67 Rating gives protection against water ingress. Quick service access & Inspection
||Reinforced GRP quadraxial mat and isolthalic resin with enclosed sandwich-reinforcing core.
||Developed for aerospace use. A material of choice for high-performance boats. Load points fully reinforced. Rigid construction. Quality built for long-term marine use. Lightweight high strength quadraxial mat means the craft has much enhanced strength and impact resistance than lighter or similar weight craft.
||65 separate reinforced Hypalon / nylon segments, 200 gsm.
Optional upgrade to thicker 375 gsm available for commercial applications.
||Impact absorbing air cushion. Accidental damage limited to separate segments. Continued operation with damaged segments. Quick replacement independent segments. Hypalon/Nylon is the best available material as used in all RIB’s. UV and salt water resistant
||Large under seat drop-in tray.
Sealed front storage pocket.
Forward under seat storage compartment.
||Handy storage for food drinks and ice.
Storage for equipment.
Quick & easy access for essential items such as mobile phone or portable GPS meter.
Storage for bulky items and safety gear.
|Side Impact Protection
||Rubber protection bumper strip
Hidden aluminium impact plate.
||Protection from minor scratches and knocks.No exposed GRP.
Aluminium plate absorbs impact. Damage impact transferred by
aluminum strip to thickest hull section.
||Enclosed double skin with reinforced foam sandwich buoyancy core.
||Thick impact protection, far safer than single skin construction. Rigid, solid hull construction.
||Twin longitudinal aluminum skids, Kevlar® wear patches,
aluminum impact and wear plates.
||Absorbs and transmits impacts. Prolongs life of hull. Easy replacement of wear edges.
||Deep padded upholstered inline seating (optional)
||Very comfortable ride.
||Two stage cover with 90° latch system
||Fast removal for inspection and easy access for service work. Excellent water ingress protection to engine bay. Noise containing design.
||Positive enclosed polystyrene chambers with reinforced foam sandwich buoyancy core floor.
||Side & floor buoyancy for maximum stability when stopped. Fully approved & independently tested by government agencies.
||Handlebar steering with Progrip® twist grip throttle.
||Uniquely simple instinctive operation and ease of use. Can be trained to operate in minutes
||Stainless Steel Teleflex® marine cable
316 high chromium marine grade linkages
35° full flow balanced twin rudders
||Non-corroding for reliability & ease of service.
Stylish marine standard polished finish. Fingertip lightweight control. No need for excessive body movement to steer craft (unlike competitor craft)
||Engine kill safety lanyard
||Safety engine stop.
||Hydro-Turf™ Non slip footwell mats
||For driver and passenger safety.
|Fit for purpose
||Stainless steel towing hook
||For strength and non-corrosion in salt-water environments.
Tachometer, CHT & EGT gauges (Optional)
|For safety on take-off.
Full engine information & monitoring.
||Latch operated drain plugs
||Fast operation for easy drainage.
||For ease of mooring and handling.
||Passenger grab handles
||For comfort and safety.
||Rear and front guard
||For protection of craft and passengers.
||IAPSS air feed system
||Confidence and ease of use. Craft designed to prevent plough in. No need for additional craft controls to prevent digging in.
||Comprehensive & detailed manual.
||All specifications are subject to change without notice. Hov Pod is a trademark of Reaction International Ltd.