|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||440/012.5 ; 114/344 ; 280/414.1|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 4|
A retractive suspension for a boat is provided whereby retractable wheels and associated struts and suspension may be retractably mounted within compartments which are open, or may be opened, outwardly of a hull of a boat. A front wheel assembly is housed retractably within the bow of the boat. An opposed pair of rear wheels are mounted within corresponding compartments on either side of the aft end of the hull. The wheels struts and suspension, both fore and aft, are selectively pivotable from a stowed position within the compartments or wheel wells to ...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A retractable suspension and wheel apparatus for a watercraft, comprising:a selectively retractable nose wheel mounted within a nose wheel cavity of a hull, towards a forward end of said hull,a laterally spaced apart pair of rear wheels mounted, within aft wheels wells in side walls of said hull, on first ends of elongate members, said elongate members pivotally mounted at second ends thereof to said hull within said aft wheel wells, said elongate members selectively pivotable by actuation of selective actuators so as to rotat...