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Futuristic Yacht Tender Concept by Kurt Strand

January 20, 2017

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Kurt Strand, the master of “futuristic boat design” created a new yacht tender concept. The concept named the Strand Craft 40′ JLS has a futuristic look and features the Jet Lift System. It is full hovering by 12 vertical and tilt able water turbines, with steerable nozzles, which provides a great advantage to be able to land or take off from any platform or beach.

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Kurt Strand – Strand Craft 40’JLS

Another outstanding characteristic of the tender is superb manoeuvrability. A shock absorbing effect is ensured by 12 water jet streams, while air conditioning throughout makes cruising especially comfortable.

Kurt Strand - Strand Craft 40'JLS

Kurt Strand – Strand Craft 40’JLS

Kurt Strand - Strand Craft 40' JLS

Kurt Strand – Strand Craft 40′ JLS

This tender provides 10 comfortable seats for the guests in the guest area, plus an additional space for 2 crew members in the cockpit. Powered by 2 Mercury 1550Hp + 2 600Hp engines, the tender can reach a top speed of 60kn.

New personal watercraft for mega yachts ‘V8 Wet Rod’ unveiled by Strand Craft

July 03, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Strand Craft has proudly unveiled their latest innovation, the new luxury personal watercraft for superyachts and mega yachts, called ‘V8 Wet Rod’. The vessel has been created by the bespoke designer and visionary, Kurt Strand.

New personal watercraft for superyachts and mega yachts ‘V8 Wet Rod’ unveiled by Strand Craft

New personal watercraft for superyachts and mega yachts ‘V8 Wet Rod’ unveiled by Strand Craft

Virtuality becomes soon reality when dream yacht builder and designer Strand Craft will soon launch their V8 Wet Rod.

The first V8 Wet Rod will hit the water later this year. Strand Craft has teamed up with professional water craft riders to develop this amazing machine.

New personal watercrafts for luxury yachts ‘V8 Wet Rod’ by Strand Craft

New personal watercrafts for luxury yachts ‘V8 Wet Rod’ by Strand Craft

Strand Craft Wet Rods feature a 300 horsepower 5,7 liter V8 engine. Construction is Carbon fibre – epoxy and they come with standard  custom metallic paint.

Options include custom trailer, Engine dress up kit, Wood or Carbon trim kit, GPS navigator, Advanced Sound system, Special custom paint or wrapping.

‘V8 Wet Rod’ unveiled by Strand Craft

‘V8 Wet Rod’ unveiled by Strand Craft

Below is a video presenting the new personal watercraft for mega yachts ‘V8 Wet Rod’, unveiled by Strand Craft:

122m mega yacht THUNDERBIRD design – Strand Craft’s latest superyacht project

February 10, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Strand Craft Yachts USA are proud to introduce their latest 122-metre mega yacht THUNDERBIRD project. Beautifully penned by Kurt Strand, luxury motor yacht Project THUNDERBIRD boasts sleek but also very classy lines, giving her an elegant and exclusive style.

122m mega yacht THUNDERBIRD project by Strand Craft Yachts USA

122m mega yacht THUNDERBIRD project by Strand Craft Yachts USA

Superyacht THUNDERBIRD project features a steel hull and aluminium superstructure.

The 122m THUNDERBIRD yacht design will be able to comfortably accommodate owners and 20 guests as well as 40 crew members.

The Strand Craft 122-metre luxury yacht THUNDERBIRD offers an innovative design, with environmentally smart engineering and the very latest advanced technologies including an diesel electric propulsion system powering 3 pod drives for a maximum speed of 20 knots.

In Strand Craft tradition even the THUNDERBIRD superyacht has a huge tender and toy storage in the aft Beach Club area. Sportcar, SUV & motorcycles for land going activities and Rib boat, a custom build wooden limousine, waterski boat, jet skis, diving equipment for the water activities.

For aviation flexibility the THUNDERBIRD yacht has 2 separate helicopter decks. The primary heli deck are located on the aft part of the flybridge deck. The second helicopter landing area is located at the forward part of the fore deck. It has an air conditioned telescoping helicopter hangar.

Main characteristics of superyacht THUNDERBIRD project

Length: 122m
Beam: 19m
Draught: 5m
Top speed: 20 knots
Cruising speed: 16 knots
Exterior design: Kurt Strand