Sea Truck

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The Rotork Sea Truck is a flat-hulled, high-speed watercraft, similar to a small landing craft. Made from fibreglass, they may be used to land vehicles without jetties or harbour facilities. They were designed partially by James Dyson in the 1970s, as part of his final year's project at the Royal College of Art. Jeremy Fry was co-designer. The craft was manufactured by Rotork Marine in Bath, England.[1]

The Sea Truck won a Design Council award,[2] and in 1979 the Series 5 Sea Truck, credited to Tim Fry and Anthony Smallhorn, won the Prince Philip Designers Prize.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rotork Sea Truck". Rotork Marine (archived). Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Alan Ponsford (bio)". Speakers for Schools. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Prince Philip Designers Prize: 1979-1988". Design Council. Retrieved 10 October 2012.