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Finnish Hovercraft Company Oy



starting at 77 500 € / EXW Helsinki

Kaiman-10 is an all-purpose Hovercraft having Traficom Safety and Environmental Classification for Marine 1 operations. This classification is  honoured by major classification institutions like Bureau Veritas and Lloyd’s.

Kaiman 10 is manufactured for Finnish Hovercraft Company by a small, super high quality and certified contractual manufacturer, Extreme Motors Ltd. in Nizhniy Novgorod.
Kaiman 10 manufacturing and used materials meet the highest European boat manufacturing standards – we are proud of.

She is designed to travel over various surfaces as water, ice, snow, water area during ice drifts etc. and can be deployed in extremely small ponds and mountain rivers.
Kaiman 10 is capable to travel ashore and In the winter time it can be effectively used on ice and snow.
She is designed to provide all year round cargo/passenger transportation in river basins and coast areas, patrolling and river/sea rescue operations.
She is the best choice for Taxi Boat and Tourist Sight-seen companies to serve and extend your businesses,
SHE IS CLASSIFIED and CERTIFIED and is ready to serve your businesses for passenger transportation !


Length, Width (transportation), Height 7.55 х 3.55 (2.45) х 2.75
Cabin Internal Dimensions (max) 4.2 m х 1.7 m х 1.5 m
Propeller Diameter 1940 mm
Dry Weight 1350 kg (excl. options)
Payload 1000 -1100 kg (incl. fuel)
Passenger Capacity Max.12 passengers. Interior options for 6 ,8, 10 and 12 passengers available.
Hull Fiberglass sandwich. Three sections with leak-tight bulkheads.
Aluminium bottom protection.
Propeller Composite, 4 or 6 blades, diameter 1940 mm.
Speed Max. Speed: water +80 km/h
ice and packed snow +120 km/h
Cruising Speed: water 60 km/h
ice and packed snow 70 km/h.
(Max. speed is dependant on weather and operation platform condition)
Propulsion System Description
The hovercraft is equipped with two gasoline four-stroke engines Toyota and Kawasaki. The main engine is designed to provide traveling; the auxiliary engine creates air cushion under the hovercraft. Each engine speed is controlled independently. Enclosed gear reducer is used as a transmission.
Noice Level
Kaiman 10 is one of the most quiet hovercraft available on commercial markets
External        81 – 88dB
Internal         76 – 79dB
Thrust Engine TOYOTA UZ3-FE 300 HP, V8 gasoline 4-stroke EFI liquid-cooled engine.
Air Cushion Lift Engine Kawasaki 37 HP, V2 gasoline 4-stroke air-cooled engine.
Flexible Skirt Description
The hovercraft has inflatable balloons and a built-in electric pump to inflate them.
The flexible skirt is made of industrial fabrics capable to withstand low temperatures down to -50°С; the density is 1150 g/m and the tensile strength is 7000 N per 5 cm. Sliding surface contact area is secured from abrasion by PU sheets or bolt mounted scaled PE 1000 plates.
Clearance (meter)
Max wave height on water (meter)
0.3-0.55 (depending on a skirt type)
0,5 to 0,7 (short sharp waves)
A fuel system is duplicated: two tanks, two fuel pumps, button selection.
Fuel & Consumption Euro-92, Euro-95 gasoline, 25 to 40 L/h
Fuel Tank Capacity 2 х 100L (standard), 2 х 150L (option)
2 х 250 (option) or customised up to 500L
Air System Bravo Turbomax built-in automatic compressor to control the skirt pressure and in- & deflate the skirt.
Transportation Boat can be transported using a standard EU-street legal trailer and could be shipped on std. truck or in 40 ft sea or rail container.