“Idabel” Submersible Rental in West End, Bay Islands Department
Experience the rare opportunity to travel in a one-of-a-kind machine to another world! Book the “Idabel” submersible for up to 2 person. Rate as low as $300 per hour. What You Can Expect: The vehicle is a one-of-a-kind deep-diving submersible designed and custom-built for her exact location on Roatan, Honduras. The sub, which is the first in history constructed of three different sized spheres, is designed to safely transport three people to 3,000 feet (915 meters) below sea level. The submersible is named “Idabel” in honor of the town in Oklahoma where it was born, and whose inhabitants were more than helpful in the process. Idabel’s features include: • 30-inch diameter viewport for her passengers • 11 powerful lights, including one positional • Nine viewports for the pilot so he can see in every direction • Comfortable bench seating for extended dives • Built-in sound system with I-Pod docking Safety features include: • Twin ballast compartments • Twin high-pressure air systems • 350-pound droppable lead weight • Fully redundant propulsion systems with no rudder, dive planes or other moving parts to jam • Three days of emergency life support Design specs: • Dimensions: 13 feet long, 6 1/2 feet wide, 7 feet tall • Displacement: 4 tons • Capacity: 1 pilot, 2 passengers • Conning Tower Windows: 9 windows, 2.5 inches thick, 11 inches across the trunicated cone • Passenger Windows: 30 inch diameter dome and 15 inch flat window • Design Depth: 3000 feet • Max Depth to Date: 2660 feet (1/2 mile + 40 feet) • Batteries: 14 glass matt gel cells arranged in 4 different banks— two 36 volt and two 12 volt • Range: up to 10 miles, but 2-3 miles under normal operations • Propulsion: 6 motors, 1.1 HP each, 4 rear and 2 vertical thrusters • Dives Made: over 800 If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 2 guests
- Tours, Lessons, and Diving
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Full refund up to 5 days prior.