The submarine is available in U.S. from all Healthways dealers, six-week delivery, $1,500. Deluxe model, $2,500, has built-in scuba units and plexiglass canopy.
Maximum speed, forward and reverse: 6 knots on surface and 3 below.
Length overall: 14 feet 6 inches. Gross weight: 775 pounds. In a special cradle, it is easily towed on boat trailers.
Cockpit space allows both occupants to wear scuba tank blocks supplying enough air at shallow depths to stay down for almost a complete two-hour cruise on one battery charge. Time required to recharge sub batteries using common trickle chargers, six to 24 hours; using quick charger at service station, one hour.