Hull re-faired, upperworks redesigned.
Name based in this being based on Sonny Levi's hullforms. Hence (Levi)Tazione - Levitation.
Simple rope steering works always. Two drives can be steered via a cross bar. No hydraulics in the water. If you need hydraulics, mount them on...
Levi Surface propulsion unit LD 170-150 at work. Half of the propeller is out of the water.
Speed 27.7 knots
Levi Surface Drive with 55hp marinised Isuzu truck engine 4JB1 and Koysan gearbox on Malay fishing boat. Speed obtained 27.7. knots.
Surface propulsion Levi Drive LD 170-150 at rest. The unit is submerged.
Surface Piercing Drive LD 280-300. Drive is good up to 500hp and can take propeller up to 28 inches.
Levi Drive 280-300 with Rudi. Drive is produced from stainless steel 316L
Back view of Levi Drive 280-300 showing propeller and hydraulic steering cylinder
Commercial Levi Drive 280-300 . This drive can use propeller up to 28 inches and has a drive shaft of 3 inches.
Commercial Levi Drive 240-250 complete with haudraulic cylinder.
Commercial Levi Drive 240-250 designed by Sonny Renato Levi produced in Stainless Steel 316L by Levi Drives. Drive can take propeller up to 24...
"Step Drive" to "Side Winder"
These drive is a galvanized version of the Levi Drive 170-150. It carries a 1,5 " shaft and can be used up with diesel motors up to 80 hp....
My wife Mon working on a Levi Drive 170 - 150 propeller.
The surface propulsion unit Levi Drive 170 - 150 at planing speed, about 22 knots. Only half of the propeller is now in the water.