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$5,000,000

Submarine for sale

  • Length: 18.00 m
  • Year: 1997
  • Country of inspection and acquisition: Spain
  • Listed: 21/10/2012 11:10 PM
  • Expires: This ad has expired
Submarine for sale
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Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a very successful submarine business in Lanzarote and Tenerife. having both unique infrastructure at the beautiful marinas of Puerto Calero, Lanzarote. and Marina San Miguel, Tenerife.

With more than 30.000 dives and over 1 million happy visitors, these submarines are one of the islands’ top attractions. The main success factors of these businesses are the very efficiently built infrastructures (berths, tourist reception areas, gift shops etc.) and – of course – the near perfect climates of Lanzarote and Tenerife, allowing all year round dives.

Two submarines in Two top locations,
Jointly or individually for sale

The company was first established in Lanzarote in the summer of 1997. It
was the first and only real diving submarine on the island. ‘Submarine
Safaris’ brought a new dimension to this wonderful island, and to the
beautiful marina of Puerto Calero. The submarine ‘Sub Fun Tres’ evolved to one of the most successful tourist attractions on the island, with on average 9 dives a day.

The company continuously improved its approach and operating model
and evolved to one of the most successful examples in its kind. They
managed to build a complete user experience, exceeding many of its
competitors.

This success resulted into the expansion of the company in 2007: a new
submarine (‘Sub Fun Cinco’) was introduced on the island of Tenerife,
enabling Submarine Safaris to reach a larger market (Tenerife is a top
tourist location since many decades).

These successful businesses are being offered for sale due to the owners retirement.

Submarine Safaris – Lanzarote

The business location is situated in the Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Canary
Islands, Spain. This is the only submarine business on the island and is
one of the top tourist attractions. The island has over 345 days of sunshine
a year and has around 340 days of operational dives a year.

Lanzarote submarine business consists of:
Freehold:
1 WSub3 submarine
1 Surface support boat
1 Commercial berth
Premises/Shop of 140, sq mts
Rental items: 1 Shop

Submarine Safaris – Tenerife

The business is located in the Marina San Miguel resort, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. The island has over 330 days of sunshine a year and has around 330 days of operational dives a year.

Tenerife submarine business consists of:
Freehold:
1 WSub3 submarine
2 Surface support boats
Rental items
2 Coaches
Commercial offices
1 Shop
1 Berth

The submarines: proven technology

The submarine WSub 3, is the world’s most sophisticated hi-tech tourist
submarine. It has a price tag of 3 million euros. It has a passenger count of 44 plus 3 crew members and is built to a very high specification and
designed for safety and total comfort.
The cabin is spacious and is maintained at normal atmospheric conditions, so pregnant women, heart patients and persons with hearing problems will not be affected in any way.

Specifications:

The submarines were designed and built in Finland
They are 18.5 m long, 4 m wide and 6.5 m high
Total weight in air is 106 tons
Maximum operating depth is 60 m
Capacity: 48 passengers and crew
22 large viewports (800mm diameter), 11 on each side
2 very large viewports (each end): 1600mm diameter
Propulsion: 6 x 15 k/Watts electrical motors
Safety features: All systems are duplicated for extra safety
Surface control boat

More detailed technical information available upon request.

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