Try hunting for ducks in a swampy locale on a boat and you will find yourself paddling much of the way for fear of making too much of your presence known. But you really don’t have to – if you slap on the new electric drive range of outboard motors from Yamaha to your watercraft.
This is the Vanqraft 16, or VQ15, from Netherlands-based yacht builder, Vanquish Yachts. It is a perfect marriage between a superyacht and a jet ski, AKA water scooter. So, what’s the big deal with the VQ16? The most obvious is, it is super sleek. Way more sleek than any typical water scooter.
This is a Ferrari. But where are the wheels? Well, it does need any because, this handsome fellow is a speed boat, or to be precise, it is a 1952 Ferrari Arno XI Racing Boat. Or to be even more precise, it is a hydroplane. Pretty futuristic-looking for something born out of the 50s, don’t […]
Uber, the company that liberates us from the frustration of whistling for taxis along the busy roadside, plans to have to the air covered by 2023. In between, it is also working to realized fully autonomous passenger transport and also introduced on-demand boat services. So, the American multinational transportation company pretty much has the land, […]
Kymera, one of the earliest companies to introduce electric-powered bodyboard, has some new and pretty exciting products lined up, including a jet ski-like personal watercraft called K-X2, a kayak and a surf board – all electric-powered, of course. Among the three, I must say the K-X2 is the most interesting contraption. It is not quite […]
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 […]
The exhilaration of gliding over waves is only possible if Mother Nature is willing, but why limit yourself to “if the waves permit”? You don’t have to because, there is a new “surfboard” that you get on with “surfing” even on perfectly calm days. Meet Waydoo Flyer Electric Hydrofoil Board. The Shenzhen-based company recently debuted […]
Attempts to cross the vast expanse of oceans, traveling from one continent to another, using anything other than commercial means are not new, but an attempt on a vessel with zero propulsion? Well, that is new (and crazy, if I might add). Regardless of the lunacy, such is what French gramp, 71-year-old Jean-Jaques Savin, is […]
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 […]
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 […]