This Modular Jet Ski Fits in the Trunk of Your Car

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No trailer? No Truck? No problem. You can stuff the very capable modular BomBoard in the trunk of your car and be out on the water at a moment’s notice.

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In my trunk? Unless you drive a Smart Car, yes. The BomBoard will fit in the back of even a compact sedan.

Once out of the trunk you can carry it down to the water’s edge piece by piece and snap it together in less than 60 seconds.  Try that with a traditional Jet Ski.

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Kymera Electric Jet Board – Who Says Water and Electricity Don’t Mix?

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Kymera, the world’s first electric jet powered body board is a fun environmentally friendly toy and potential life saving device rolled into one.

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The fun part is obvious but, a byproduct of its lightweight design makes Kymera a solid choice for lifeguards and rescue swimmers alike. At 48lbs, it can be carried much like a surfboard, right from the car to the water. No gas, trailers, or boat ramps required.

With its battery powered brushless motor and push-to-go throttle, recreational users get instant gratification while rescue swimmers can be on the scene and saving lives in half the time.

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DiveBot: Underwater ROV on the Cheap

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Just a few short days ago we talked about a cool new professional quality mini remote submarine for, what many considered, a cheap $6300 price tag. Here we are just a few days later and the guys from F5 Robotics have launched a new campaign on indiegogo that will get you that same under the sea HD ROV for under a thousand bucks.

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At 16 inches long and weighing in at 18lbs this remotely operated vehicle is comparable in size but, where it really stands out (other than its cost) is its 500+ foot depth rating.

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Become The Next James Cameron With Your Very Own Remote Submarine

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If you’ve ever had visions of exploring the depths of the oceans but lack the multimillion dollar James Cameron type budget necessary to make those dreams come true, for just $6,300, this mini sub will get you headed in the right direction for just a fraction of the cost.

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You certainly won’t reach the Titanic or the bottom of the Mariana Trench with this hi-tech remote controlled submarine but, you will be able to check out the scenery and freak out some fish as far down as 100 feet.

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Water World: A Jacuzzi For The Sea

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Regular landlocked hot tubs are so last season. Now you can take the delightfully relaxing experience of boating and combine it with the hot tub and you’ve got yourself a fun, romantic evening on the Puget Sound or you can add a few more people and, you’ve got yourself a party.

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Jamming a hot tub into a boat is not an entirely new concept. Storm, a Dutch watersports company, did it earlier this year, but it looks more like a floating hot tub and not a boat. Karpenske’s boat is actually really well designed and comes fully equipped with everything you need. With beautiful African teak decks and swimstep, each boat comes with a built in dry storage, a waterproof radio with flush mount speakers, and two to four coolers.

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Steve Jobs’ Luxury Yacht Called Venus Released in Dutch Backwater

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Venus: goddess of love, beauty, some other things, and Steve Jobs’ new yacht. Wait, Steve Jobs has a new yacht… isn’t he…? Yes, Steve Jobs is very much, sadly, dead, but unveiled yesterday in a shipyard in Aalsmeer, just South of Amsterdam, and released into an “anonymous Dutch backwater,” a luxury motor yacht commissioned by Jobs and designed by mega-famous product designer Philippe Starck was finally released.

The yacht, Venus as it has been named, was built by the 130-year-old Dutch ship builder Feadship and was first conceived by Jobs in 2007. Jobs approved initial sketches by Starck only on his second try. The 256-foot, all aluminum vessel is minimalist, with teak wood floors and large pane windows. Venus, in its behemoth grandiosity could be seen as Jobs’ last testament – a monument to his holy belief in the unity of impeccable design and flawless engineering.

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Quadski: 45 MPH on Land and Water

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Introducing the Gibbs Quadski, possibly the world’s first most versatile amphibious vehicle. For those on secret, covert missions or perhaps those who simply love the sport of jet skis and ATVS, the Quadski offers an incredibly impressive amalgam of the two. At the click of a button, this patented High Speed Amphibian is ready for land and water in a matter of seconds, setting a new standard in “flexibility, freedom and fun.”

Under the hood, the Quadski sports an impressive BMW Motorrad K1300 engine that is capable of attaining speeds of up to 45 miles per hour on land and water. The 175-horsepower 1.3-liter 4-cylinder engine also has a 6-speed transmission offering maximum control. The engine is also coupled with a patented water jet propulsion system giving an excellent performance that combined with a lightweight body and low center of gravity offers unprecedented stability.

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PowerSki JetBoard: 40mph Surfboard no Wave Required

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The PowerSki Jetboard is a fast, lightweight, stand-up motorized surfboard that anyone can ride. Why? Because everyone knows standing on a regular surfboard in calm water is boring and you look stupid.

This steroid packed surfboard runs on a patented, single cylinder, two stroke 330cc electric start engine that pumps out 45 horsepower capable of propelling a rider 40 mph on flat water. And if you’ve ever ridden a typical jet ski, you know 40 mph can easily feel like 80 mph when you’re skimming just inches from the surface.

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Disaster Relief by Water: DARPA Captive Air Amphibious Transporters

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The DARPA Captive Air Amphibious Transporters (CAAT’s) are able to drive on water and tow massive quantities to help those besieged by sea.

Robotics, machinery, and innovation are becoming incredible ideals for DARPA’s inventions of late. They have utilized air-filled pontoons to allow the CAAT to tread on water in the hope that CAAT’s could eventually haul military vehicles into sensitive areas.

When an earthquake cuts off people from any water supply, except the undrinkable sea surrounding them, the CAAT can bring them a huge container of drinkable water and save the day.

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This Glorified Floating Picnic Table could be Yours For the Rock Bottom Price of $50k

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You’re probably thinking the title of this article is a typo, unfortunately, it’s not. I typically like to write about things that are fun and practical but, this barbecue dining boat from Hammacher Schlemmer was just to absurd to ignore.

I’ll admit, the built in barbecue, umbrella, and table that supports dining for 10 is a clever looking idea, the $50k price tag is where the fun goes completely wrong.

For those who don’t see money as an obstacle, you might be interested to know, this giant orange floating donut does come equipped with a 30 watt electric trolling motor, powered by four rechargeable batteries, that allow the captain to carve through calm water at a blistering 2.5 mph.

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