The Platypus

First ever worldwide semi-submersible

THE PLATYPUS Coast Explorer represents the DNA of the original Platypus concept, with a complete equipment allowing a resort or a touristic operator to offer to their customers the whole capacity of Platypus: navigate with 10 passengers on the surface and 6 under the surface.

The Platypus Coast Explorer answers to all requirements with:
  • A power of 2*150 HP providing a surface speed of 25 knots max.
  • A digital periscope to watch what happens on the surface… 4 cameras on the roof provide a 360° permanent vision to the pilot on the dashboard.
  • The breathing system is fully integrated and virtually « no-limit » thanks to 2 hookah systems (Nardi compressori system).
  • Light for night navigation underwater (2 led projectors).
And all the equipment & comfort you can expect from such a craft (shower, radio, GPS, etc…)
You prefer Electric power ? Yes we can! An e-Platypus is available starting with 2*10Kw power up to 2*50Kw (equipment is roughly the same).


Aluminium and Fiber

Lenght: 7 Meters

Width: 2, 55 Meters


Battery life up to 60 movements up and down + 4 hours of autonomy Hookah system.

2*300 amp batteries parks, can be extended on demand.

6 Passengers

1 pilot + 5 passengers within the limit of 400 kg on the submersible pod


Value for a displacement of 4 people depending propulsion

Navigation Area

25 Knots (2*150 HP – gas engine)

10 Knots (2*10Kw – electric engines)

Underwater Navigation

Limited 3 Knots (approx. 5.5 Km/h)


Light Displacement: 1850 Kgs (2250 Kgs with electric power)

Draught in surface mode:  0, 40 Meters

Draught max water. Submarine mode: 1,70 Meters



  • Lack painting (specific painting on demand)
  • Double Air compressor (hookah system) with 6 air hoses on the pod
  • Mobile central hull designed for 6 people Surface / Diving
  • Full detailing & equipment (cleat, anchor, strake, seats, foot straps and belts for driver and passengers…) including a beautiful “craft finishing”: aluminum dashboard, vinyl upholstery…
  • Propeller cages
  • Digital periscope (necessary for having certification of the ship as a boat)
  • Plexiglas windshield
  • Speedometer, sonar, tachometer, board computer, 12V battery gauge
  • Submarine lights: 2 spots with 10 leds
  • Soft awning
  • Shower kit
  • Radio with 4 speakers



  • Powerful Submarines projectors
  • Underwater Cameras
  • Underwater communication system (for Ocean Reef masks only)
  • Waterproof case with GPS
  • Additional ballasts (in lateral hull) for max. stability underwater 300L*2
  • Power:
      • E-platypus: full electric propulsion system (2*10kw power,20kw lithium ion batteries)
      • gas power: 2*75 HP outboard gas  engines

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Discover the Platypus SPEED EDITION

You want a sport boat with a unique design ? You like fun on and under the water ?

The SPEED EDITION is definitely made for you!

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Discover the Platypus YACHTING EDITION

If you are looking for a tender for your yacht with a disruptive design, high class standards and a unique capacity being both a tender and a toy, allowing you to invite your passengers to discover shallow waters from down under, don’t search anymore.

The YACHTING EDITION is made for you !

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