Deep Diver

U-Boat Worx’s new flagship Nexus solves the dilemma of seeking unparalleled adventure, but not wanting to mess up your hair.
Words by Bill Lindsey | September 28, 2022 | Luxury

The marvellous new U-Boat Worx Nexus is the exact opposite of a fish bowl; rather than peering in to see the antics of goldfish, you peer out, enjoying the splendor that lies below the surface. It’s engineered to take up to 9 passengers in comfortable bucket seats to depths of 650 feet, scooting along at 3 knots powered by a battery that delivers up to 18 hours of operation. A total of 10 electric thrusters provide the maneuverability of a ballerina, allowing it to silently flit along a reef, without disturbing the sealife. Due to its size, the NEXUS is designed to be launched from — and recovered — by a ship. It’s ideal for those who want to explore the depths without the time or physical restrictions of scuba gear, or the need to actually get wet;