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JETFOIL – HONG KONG – MACAU SERVICE SMOOTH SAIL { MACAU JETFOIL }

Date: 2019-05-21 08:31:08

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A Jetfoil is one of the fastest water transports available to the public today.
Jetfoil – Hongkong – Macau
High Speed Jetfoil zooms over South China Sea vs Macao to Hong Kong ( HK ), as if on a chase. ( https

These crafts move at astonishing speeds, lifting above water due to water jet propulsion system. Water is pumped and pressed through nozzles (jets) and craft raises above the water, almost skimming the sea. Where once pirates sailed the south china sea, now hi speed jet water crafts ply the waters.

Certainly fishing in these waters has become more risky.

Macau Jetfoil shown in Video :

The 929-115 type jetfoil is same type as the 929-100 (first launch March 29.31974); series 2 of production of jetfoil which accommodates more passengers at a fast speed of 45 knots.

Technical details of Macau Jetfoil

Main specs:

Length ( LOA ) 27.44 m
Draught, strut down 5.40 m
Length (between perpendiculars) 23.98 m Draught,
strut up 2.20 m
Beam 8.53 m
Depth. moulded 2.59 m
Gross weight MT: 267
Net Tweight MT: 100
Total capacity: 240 seats
Super class capacity 32 seats
Economy class capable of seating 204 ,
VIP cabin : 4 seats

Made of: Aluminium alloy
Engines: 2 x Perkins 6.354 marine type 105 bhp

TERCEIRA – jetfoil type 929-115 built by Boeing for Hong-Kong and Macao route 01/ 1979.

Propulsion System: 2 gas turbines, @1 connected to an axial flow pump through a gearbox train. Pumps discharge the water in high pressure nozzles in the hull bottom. Water propels the craft in both foilborne and hullborne modes.

Many hydrofoils and jetfoil s have been removed from service, many continue for short and quick links.

Some are used for services between continental Italy or Greece and few Greek islands.

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