CAPSIZE MODEL DEMONSTRATION AT ITS 2002 BILBAO

Try as hard as you can to capsize the carrousel tug and win a Magnum Champagne !

Scale model 1 : 19 of new carrousel combi tug L = 2.00 m B = 0.55 m Weight = 120 kg !

Large steerable nozzle aft and shaft driven CPP propeller, small bowthruster

Many tried to capsize the model but no one succeeded !!

(even two strong men together did not succeed ...)

Detail view of full human force dragging:

Some pictures below of scale model:

Free sailing top view

Free sailing full ahead

Escorting high steering force at 14 kn (well above 250 tonnes)

Escorting combination high steering / braking force at 14 kn (well above 300 tonnes)