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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

Alpacka Caribou Packraft Will Take You And Your Bike Across The Water

Staking claim as the lightest and most packable full-size packraft on the market, the Caribou is packraft maker Alpacka Raft’s latest offering. Caribou is more than just a pretty raft; it touts a new, innovative bow design which allows it to, wait for this… carry bikes. Yup. This baby here can take your trusty pedal-powered two-wheeler across the water. Sweet! Don’t have a bike? Well, fret not. You can also choose to load it up with full-sized packs, big game, or just about any heavy loads you may have in your possession when you come across a waterbody. The magical part is, it is able to keep the boat balanced, on or off the water, when you load it up with your cargo. Continue reading Alpacka Caribou Packraft Will Take You And Your Bike Across The Water

This Inflatable Raft Actually Rolls Up To The Size Of Paper Towels

There are rafts that you bring to a lake and then there are rafts that you bring to a lake located off the beaten paths. Obviously, a regular raft or kayak, for that matter, is not going to make it to the latter. In such instance, you will need a raft like the Rogue Packraft. Rogue Packraft is the latest inflatable raft from Denver-based Kokopelli Packraft that packs up into a size a little bigger than a roll of paper towel. This means, it can be brought along even if you trail biking. ATV not required, neither is trailer necessary, and that is awesome in our books. Continue reading This Inflatable Raft Actually Rolls Up To The Size Of Paper Towels

Trees Growing On Abandoned Ship Is A Reminder Of Nature’s Resilience

Now, we don’t where or when this photograph originated and who have taken it, but you know it is a good image when you see one. But being breathtaking is one thing; it also serves as a reminder of how resilience nature is. Apparently, this has happened in the waters of Australia. A boat was, for some reasons, abandoned and subsequently taken a life of its own with floral popping up on wherever they can find a place to stay rooted. It is quite a sight to behold. And I can only imagine corals of some sort are flourishing beneath the surface of the water, supporting even more life. Continue reading Trees Growing On Abandoned Ship Is A Reminder Of Nature’s Resilience

Rapid Whale Mini Boat Is A One-man Boat That Fits Into A Compact Hatch

Who doesn’t like boats? But lets face it: not everyone has a vehicle that is capable of towing a 27-foot boat to the shore, much less afford the maintenance that comes with a full-fledged boat. At this point, you could either make peace with your desire to own a motor boat by going with kayaks, which are more transportation-friendly, or you could look to this super fun, super cute Rapid Whale Mini Boat Kit. Inspired by a number of boats, including Paul Elkin’s 8’ “Little Miss Sally” and American Boathead’s 8’ “Model C,” Rapid Whale Mini Boat Kit is a fully-functional 6 foot long electric-powered boat that looks like something pulled straight out of a fantasy world. Continue reading Rapid Whale Mini Boat Is A One-man Boat That Fits Into A Compact Hatch

Tirrenia Launches DC Superheroes-themed Ships, Starting With Batman

It is unlikely that Batman will announce his presence on a mass transportation system such as a ship and surely, billionaire Bruce Wayne won’t either, but for fans of this fictional crimefighting cape superhero/brilliant detective, it will be perfectly fine to be cruising on a classic Batman themed big-ass ferry like the Italy-based Tirrenia ship’s Sharden. In a partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and obviously, DC Entertainment, Tirrenia has begun decorating the sides of DC superheroes-themed Tirrenia ships. Work started earlier this year when Tirrenia’s ship, Sharden, had its sides painted with the classic Batman graphics. Continue reading Tirrenia Launches DC Superheroes-themed Ships, Starting With Batman

This Powered Kayak Has Retractable Stabilizer So You Can Fish Standing

Standing fishing and kayak don’t mix for obvious reason, but when professional competition kayaks maker Fissot introduced the MFK003 Modular Standing Fishing Kayak last year, the game changes. For the first time, you can fish standing without worrying about unwillingly taking a dive. Balance has always been an issue with kayak if you try standing on it, but with the MFK003 Modular Standing Fishing Kayak’s ingenious design, fish standing is what you want to do – thanks to a pair of retractable stabilizers that can be deployed give the boat extra balance. Continue reading This Powered Kayak Has Retractable Stabilizer So You Can Fish Standing

MSC Cruises Unveiled Concept Image Of World’s Biggest Capacity Cruise Ship

We totally feel we should mention this big-ass cruise ship because, it is huge. Not super huge by shear size, though, but massive by capacity. The planned MSC Cruises’s new vessel will be able to pack 6,850 passengers across 2,760 cabins – 70 over current record-holder, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas. Also, it looks absolutely futuristic too – thanks the “Y” shape superstructure that stretches the entire length of the ship. With this design, it does not have an open deck at the bow and so, sorry, no more iconic “I’m flying” Jack and Rose pose, folks. Continue reading MSC Cruises Unveiled Concept Image Of World’s Biggest Capacity Cruise Ship

This Full-size Kayak Is Foldable And Weighs Less Than A Chihuahua

Imagine this: you are out exploring the great outdoor and you stumble upon a beautiful body that stands between you and the unexplored area. At this point, you probably wish you have a kayak with you. Then again, that’s just wishful thinking because if you had a kayak, you probably won’t make it this far. Life’s just so. It was never fair. It is either you have this or that, never both. Well, the good news is, that won’t be the case if you have the Justin Case Lightweight Foldable Kayak. Measuring no more than 30 x 4 x 4 inches (76.2 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm) and weighing no more than a Chihuahua at under 6 lbs (2.7 kg), it is probably the most portable kayak money can buy to date. Continue reading This Full-size Kayak Is Foldable And Weighs Less Than A Chihuahua

Foldable Canoe Turns Into A Rolling Suitcase For Traveling The World

With 70 percent of the Earth’s surface covered in water, it is safe to say that most places you travel to, there will be some sort of waterbody and that’s good news if you love canoeing. Well, actually it is not entirely good news because you can’t possibly lug along 16 feet of fiberglass or thermoformed or whatever it is made of, wherever you go – not unless you have the ONAK Origami Foldable Canoe. ONAK Origami Foldable Canoe is exactly what it sounds like – a canoe that folds down to a manageable size suited for traveling so that it can go wherever you go. Continue reading Foldable Canoe Turns Into A Rolling Suitcase For Traveling The World