Modular boat is for both work and pleasure

Vehicles are usually designed to serve a particular purpose, with different functions calling for completely new designs. While in the past we’ve seen the hybrid Sealander caravan work on both land and water, the Ethos E30 modular boat can be reconfigured for different purposes, from tour boat, to fishing trawler to a family cruiser. READ MORE…

Wood-fired hot tub doubles as a boat for touring on the open water

If movie buffs can watch their favorite films while soaking in a relaxing hot tub, then why shouldn’t boating enthusiasts be afforded a similar luxury? That’s where HotTug comes in, with a wood-fired hot tub that doubles as a boat for cruising on the open water. READ MORE…

Rowboat can be folded away

We’ve already seen Ikea-style flatpack wooden boats courtesy of The Balmain Boat Company, enabling daytrippers to build a working vessel. Now we’ve come across the Ar Vag by design student Thibault Penven – a DIY canoe that can be packed away after using. READ MORE…

In Australia, flat-packed DIY boats

A revival of traditional crafts and skills has prompted a flurry of recent innovations, from cheese-making kits to tools for designing and building houses. Now in Australia, the Balmain Boat Company creates flat-packed DIY boats, providing all the materials needed to build a wooden row boat quickly and easily. READ MORE…

As Springwise followers will recall, we recently wrote an article about Skybus, the minibus service that claims to have created a mode of transport both greener and more convenient than existing taxi and public transport models.
For anyone who read the article and felt a little disappointed, having hoped to read of a bus built for aviation, we recently discovered Flynano — a personal electric aircraft designed for water landing.