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Helicopter speed... Powerboat price.

Unique wing-in-ground effect technology

Travel above the ocean’s waves at speeds up to 100mph


Unique technology

Oceanair revolutionizes travel by water.


Having no competition, these flying boats are based on one of the world’s most advanced maritime concepts whose exclusive US Patent holder is David L. Borman.

Many years and over several million US dollars were expended to design, build, and vet the original Oceanair prototype. And prepare for manufacture of operational fleet vessels.

Speed of up to 100mph

Unique patented wing-in-ground effect technology allows travel above the ocean’s waves at cruise speed up to 100mph.

With substantial fuel and operational costs savings.

New approach

Ocean Aeronautics brings a new approach to the table.

Rather than build an aircraft, that stays down over the water, our design makes a boat fly.



Thirty year experienced boat builder and 25 years US Coast Guard Yacht Captain, Borman's work and expertise has been sub-contracted to many top national boatbuilders.


His work has been featured in over one hundred magazines around the world including Moscow and London Sunday Times, American Society of Naval Engineers paper (Oceanair design), Ship Management International, Extreme Boats, HotBoat, Poker Runs, Popular Mechanics, Popular Science (as well as articles in science magazines in Norway, London, Hong Kong, and South Korea), Powerboat (front cover and feature article), seen on all three major national television networks, had his work on display at The Thomas Edison Laboratory Museum, and has appeared on ESPN2, the Travel Channel, Discovery Channel (multiple features), Science Channel, Japanese, French, and Italian television,

and the US SpeedVision.

Borman has developed multiple concept boats, personally financed and singlehandedly spearheaded many ground-breaking projects, led software and hardware model building and testing.



Discovery Channel's Futureship


ESPN: Oceanair @ Miami International Boat Show


Front cover/ten pages London, Hong Kong, and Dubai, Intersection magazine.

Cover model pulling the Oceanair portrayed prominent creature of the movie X-Men III.


Featured in Science magizines in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Covered in architectural and design publications worldwide.



Ron Poli, Editor, Extreme Boats Magazine

Sometimes the line between genius and insanity is razor thin... sometimes we see right through it. This is one of those cases.

Jay Ingrahm, Daily Planet/Discovery Channel

Peering into the future? Even a helicopter has a hard time keeping up with it... a boat that can really fly!

Distinguished Scientists, International Academy of Science

Declared nominee as "world's most outstanding scientific achievement of the year (2007, All Sciences)"

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