The idea is to put the ship on the wing belongs to the outstanding Soviet designer Rostislav Alexeyev, who then embodied it in his famous “Rockets”, “Comets,” “Meteors”, “Sunrise” and “Colhido” — the world’s first hydrofoils, many decades plied the river and sea, the vast expanses of the Soviet Union and dozens of foreign countries.
As it turned out, the need for such courts exists today. The leadership of the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation decided to resume production hydrofoils.
The designers did not invent “Bicycle” on the basis of the projects mentioned above legendary Soviet predecessors.
The updated project was a beautiful and sonorous name “Seagull” and the ship “Comet 120M”. It is designed for 120 passengers, with 22 seats will be located in business class. The length of the “Comet-120M” will be 35 meters and a speed of about 65 km/h.
The production of “Comet-120M” will take the Yaroslavsky shipyard “Vympel”. The court will run along the black sea coast. It is possible that the products will be buy Greece.
Source — Pennant