__SPACER__ Like the Seamagine Triumph, the Triton 650 floats high above the water, when not submerged, and doesn’t require expensive deployment equipment. It is designed to fit on and be launched from luxury private mega-yachts.
__SPACER__ $38,000 will buy you this cartoon like recreational, 3 person, used sub from 2002. It features an Auto Depth Control System including Auto Hover and Auto Target. It comes with a trailer and a bunch of diving equipment.
__SPACER__ Former Boeing Engineer Jack Wafford created the JetSub 2000. <p /><p />"The vehicle has a dry dive capability of 60+ft., speeds up to 8 knots surface (6 knots submerged ) and can stay submerged up to 8 hours. The yellow sub you see pictured has been in service for 20 years."
__SPACER__ Jacques Cousteau, the inventor of the aqualung, founded a museum of Oceanography in Monte Carlo. Outside it is his yellow submarine, which is said to be the inspiration for the Beatles song.
__SPACER__ Owned by Ifremer, the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea. Commissioned in 1984, the submersible can be operated at depths of up to 3 3/4 miles. It is made of titanium alloy and houses three people.