My dream boat “Streamlined beauty”

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The Streamlined beauty boat in its modification – a front motor and a pulling propeller – turned out to be as close in design and spirit as what I tried to express in this product. The enclosed cockpit and the propeller face perfectly complement the sleek lines of the late thirties seaplane. The feeling of driving is just a delight. And the appearance does not allow you to turn your eyes. I was inspired by the seaplanes that raced the Pavia Venezia race in the 1930s in Italy, and also the flying boats that raced the Schneider Trophy. In particular, the Macchi M.33 aircraft. The golden era of air and water racing. Great streamline design. This is exactly the kind of thing I wanted to do, especially without copying anyone, just taking as a basis the location of the engine above the pilot and the general dieselpunk atmosphere. I ended up with a wonderful small boat, balanced in composition, which gives an amazing feeling of uniqueness from owning it. I am very happy to share my joy with people. As a designer and artist, I can say that the boat is finished and does not need any addition or improvement. This body was originally going to be done with a motor in the back and with a beautiful aluminum tail and a motor in the front and a closed cockpit. Having driven on both variants and having estimated their appearance, I can say that the crazier, the better, and the front-engine layout wins 100 percent aesthetically and romantically, but a slightly inferior inconvenience. A slight inconvenience is associated only with a strong wind flow in the face, it is weakly deflected by a small windshield. However, I think this is more of a plus than a minus because this fact practically physically introduces you to those distant times when the pilots of boats and airplanes sat in half-open cockpits open to all winds. All in all, a great boat. Please enjoy the photos of the latest modification and watch the video of the trip.

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Oleg Gladchenko