Wing-in-Ground-Effect Vehicle (GEV) – an aircraft that sails or, if you like, a boat that flies – was never widely adopted because of various concerns (like, keeping it at an effective altitude of max efficiency, for example). However, now that the technology has advanced way more than when the concept of GEV was first developed …
Can a gondola ever be futuristic? Apparently, it can and the Dream of Winter Gondola for Venice by Philippe Starck is an example how the future of gondola may look like.
While most custom car workshops restore classic cars to their original glory, or perhaps with some modern touches, Italian designer Pierpaolo Lazzarini has a totally different idea of restoration.
Ten years ago, we saw an amphibious motorhome that did not hide the fact that it was a bus that swims. As it turns out, in a time way before the birth of Terra Wind, there was a similar concept called “Boaterhome” coming from an Idaho outfit called Highwave Boaterhome 2000.
For the affluent who have always wanted a matching boat and car, every year, there is a pair to look out for: the Mercedes-AMG x Cigarette Racing car and boat. This is year is no different.
Who would have thought that ship would one day progress from wind-dependent to not wind-dependent to wind-dependent? The latter is exactly what the Oceanbird Cargo Vessel by Wallenius Marine is about.
The concept of floating hotel is not new, but Anthenea takes it to the next level by giving you a floating… hotel suite. It is literally a floating room on its own, far from annoying fellow human beings including, ermm, housekeepers?
So, you don’t trust a houseboat trike to take you across the lake? Well then, you may want to look at the 1964 Amphicar Model 770. Oh, wait. You can’t. Somebody snapped it up on May 8th for US$59,000 when it was put on the block on Bring A Trailer. But anyways… it is good …
The world’s largest navy, the U.S. Navy, has just took delivery of its 10th Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the Littoral Combat Ship 19 USS St. Louis. If you haven’t already heard, LCS is a flexible warship designed with adaptability in mind that would allow it to be outfitted to specific mission.
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 …