Fastest human-propelled sub [1 crew | no prop]

By | 2018-07-14T18:46:08+00:00 April 19, 2017|Records, Submarines|

Fastest human-propelled submarine [1 crew | no propeller]

Last updated: July 14, 2018 at 18:46 pm

OMER 11 | 4.94 knots (9.15 kph / 5.68 mph) — OMER 11 is a one-person submarine designed and built by the École de technologie supérieure (ETS) of l’Université du Québec à Montréal. It is the first human-powered hybrid submarine with two different propulsion systems that can be changed between races. The record was set on July 13, 2018, during the European International Submarine Races at the QinetiQ Ocean Basin in Gosport, England.

PREVIOUS RECORD: OMER 6 | 4.92 knots (9.11 kph / 5.66 mph) — Pilot: David Barry, June 2009. OMER 6 is a one-person submarine without a propeller designed and built by the École de technologie supérieure (ETS) Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). The record was set during the 2009 International Submarine Races (ISR) at the Naval Surface Warfare Center near Bethesda, Maryland.

SOURCE:
Club Omer de l’ÉTS (École de technologie supérieure) | UQAM
European International Submarine Races

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