A few neat new concepts from GizMag

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Squidly-Diddly, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. Squidly-Diddly
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    Squidly-Diddly Senior Member

    http://www.gizmag.com/mokai-three-piece-nesting-jet-drive-kayak/31417/pictures#3 Really more of a stubby "freighter" canoe IMO, or maybe the Grumman "Sportboat", but nice it fits in back of an SUV, or maybe inside an closet with its 6.5ft max hull size.


    http://www.gizmag.com/3d-printed-kayak/31343/ OK, they did it, but I can't see any improvement with all those bolts and structural webbing for that application. A solution looking for a problem.

    Seen this before, but now it is for sale fairly cheap and works with just a jetski.
    http://www.gizmag.com/zapata-flyboard-jet-pack-watersport-boots/20772/
     
  2. Rurudyne
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    Rurudyne Senior Member

    That's probably one expensive kayak....
     
  3. Rastapop
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    Rastapop Naval Architect

    I don't think improving the product is the point: shifting the production to the end user is.
     
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