If you’ve always wanted a powerboat and love adventure, look no further than the XSV 17 “Thunder Child”, a watercraft that can’t be capsized. You read that right, regardless of how far the vessel is tipped, it can right itself, thanks to its incredibly buoyant and low center of gravity design. The XSV 17 is powered by twin-charged (turbocharged + supercharged) Caterpillar C12.9 intercooled diesel engines that generate a combined 2,000 horsepower. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“That means, despite how large this ship is, it can still get up to about 62 mph over the water. This boat is also built for the long haul, with gas tanks that hold enough fuel to travel 750 nautical miles. Whether prepping for a Waterworld-type situation or just seeking out the safest seafaring vessel, you can’t do better than the Thunder Child,” reports Hi Consumption.