Category Archives: BOATS

Anything that sails, manned or unmanned, surface or below surface.

China Revealed The World’s First Combat Amphibious Drone

You have seen and read about the military’s seafaring drones, AKA unmanned sea vehicles or USV, and I am sure most of us are aware of land-roaming drones. Now, meet one that is both an unmanned sea vehicle and a land combat drone from China called Marine Lizard. It is a full-fledged drone outfitted with an electro-optical and radar systems, and armed with a pair of machine guns and a vertical launching system for anti-ship and anti-aircraft missiles. Continue reading China Revealed The World’s First Combat Amphibious Drone

Stand Up Floats Inflatable Creatures Make Paddle Board Less Boring

Already finding your paddle board boring? Well, we don’t blame you for feeling that way cos’ unless it is a powered, speed demon on the water, it may feel little bland, or maybe not chill enough, after a few trips to your tranquil local lake. Having said that, if you do feel your paddle board is rather mundane, then you may find Stand Up Floats Inflatable Creatures a gleeful solution. Continue reading Stand Up Floats Inflatable Creatures Make Paddle Board Less Boring

Meet Kokopelli Packraft’s Newest Whitewater Rafting Bad Boy

If whitewater rafting is your thing, you definitely will want to check out the 2019 Kokopelli Recon Packraft. Billed as a river warrior, 2019 Kokopelli Recon Packraft is nimble, stable, incredibly responsive and at the same time tough like a rock. OK. Maybe quite as tough as a rock, but you get the idea. Recon is latest in the Kokopelli Packraft family. Continue reading Meet Kokopelli Packraft’s Newest Whitewater Rafting Bad Boy

This Semi-Submersible Lets You Enjoy Views Above And Below The Water

If diving deep underwater – even in a luxury submarine like the supercar of submarine, the U-Boat Worx HiPer Sub – cannot quell your fear of the deep blue sea, then perhaps, the MSV Explorer Amphibious Semi-Submersible could be the perfect in-between solution. As the name implies, it is a partially submersible watercraft that offers both above- and underwater viewing options. While that alone is a major selling point of this unique vessel, MSV Explorer Amphibious Semi-Submersible does not stop there; it is also an amphibious vehicle too. Continue reading This Semi-Submersible Lets You Enjoy Views Above And Below The Water

Here’s A Real-life BTTF DeLorean That Flies, Well, Kind Of…

What you see here is a hovercraft version of the iconic flying car from the second instalment of Back to the Future. I know right. If the DeLorean from the movie flies, surely it can skim over water too, right? Honestly, I don’t know if it could, but one thing for sure is, this DeLorean Hovercraft surely can. Except that this isn’t an actual DeLorean. It is a custom built hovercraft that has a shell that mimics the look of legendary DeLorean DMC-12 as featured in BTTF trilogy. Continue reading Here’s A Real-life BTTF DeLorean That Flies, Well, Kind Of…

Lexus’ First Luxury Yacht, The LY 650, Is Set To Be Ready In Late 2019

I bet you thought the Lexus Sport Yacht Concept was the last of seafaring vessel from Lexus. Well, the truth is, Lexus is far from over with watercraft. In fact, it is pretty pumped about putting Lexus onto the open waters. Just last month, it has unveiled a 65-foot luxury yacht called LY 650, but unlike the concept seen last year, it will be the first-ever Lexus production yacht and first to use L-finesse, the design language of Lexus, heralding a new era of luxury – Lexus style. Continue reading Lexus’ First Luxury Yacht, The LY 650, Is Set To Be Ready In Late 2019

Lee Rosario Literally Takes ‘Amphibious’ To The Next Level Of High

I am sure you know what an ‘amphibious vehicle’ is. In the automotive world, it means a vehicle capable of traversing the water and land, and vice versa, seamlessly, but Lee Rosario’s Hyperlight Aeros takes the meaning of ‘amphibious’ to the next level of high. To be more precise, the designer’s concept of ‘amphibious’ is taking it from under the water, as a submarine, straight into the air as an aircraft. Seriously, dude, this is 100% science fiction, but I absolutely love it! Continue reading Lee Rosario Literally Takes ‘Amphibious’ To The Next Level Of High

This Is Shannon, A Self-righting, Water Jets-Propelled Lifeboat

What is a lifeboat if it can’t save itself, right? I mean, a lifeboat is still a boat and therefore it is not necessary safe from the risks facing every other boats. The Shannon class lifeboat, however, built by life-saving charity Royal National Lifeboat Institution, is an advanced lifeboat that is absolutely safe, so it could carry out its life-saving duties efficiently and with utmost safety. Continue reading This Is Shannon, A Self-righting, Water Jets-Propelled Lifeboat

Ken Block Has A Custom Wakeboard Boat Called Supra Ford Raptor

We all know Ken Block has an insatiable appetite for speed and what you didn’t know is, the man’s need for speed transcends tarmac, dirt track, and snow; water happens to be his thing too and hence the Supra Ford Raptor Boat you see here. Originally a 2018 Supra SL wakeboard boat, this watercraft is custom for Ken Block by Marine Products. Befitting the road-going speed demon, this Supra Ford Raptor Wakeboard Boat is pushed forth by a 6.2L V8 supercharged motor from the Ford Raptor – specially prepped by marine specialist Indmar to ensure it is ready for water duties and also, making sure it has enough oomph to kick out some serious waves. Continue reading Ken Block Has A Custom Wakeboard Boat Called Supra Ford Raptor

Elon Musk Wants To Save Thai Boys Trapped In Cave With This Mini Sub

As the news of the desperate attempt to rescue a group of Thai boys trapped in a flooded cave reached Elon Musk, he is not going to wait to see what happens. The visionary wants technology to help save the kids from this potentially deadly situation. Already, Boring Company and SpaceX engineers have been dispatched to Thailand to see how they can assist in the rescue of the 12 boys and their soccer coach who are trapped in a cave in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Continue reading Elon Musk Wants To Save Thai Boys Trapped In Cave With This Mini Sub