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As the boats speed increases the hydrofoils create lift. IFLY15 is the series-produced flying catamaran for sailors who love high-speed sailing while having understood that it is important to stay in control of the boat. As main engines it has two Zvezda M470 or DRA-470MRA 12 cylinder diesels with an output of 1350 HP each engine.
They were nicknamed Raketas Rockets and some models were even fitted with airplane turbine engines on each side.
The streamlined Soviet passenger boats used a hydrofoil technology that lifted the boats hull out of the water decreasing drag and allowing it to travel at incredible speeds of up to 150 kmhr. One unit is in Hungary - 2nd photo 2006. Ad Hall of Fame boat dealer with a full line of Cobalt Boats offering salesservice storage. POA Further details can be seen here.