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Vertigo 220 Superyacht

Vertigo 220 Superyacht

Alloy Yachts’ Vertigo 220 vessel was designed by a naval architect and combines the best of contemporary living with oceanic luxury, with sweeping teak floors and Christian Liaigre interiors.

OVOYachts OVO720C

OVOYachts OVO720C

Cramming the luxury styling of big yachts into a 24-footer, this award-winning plaything offers 360° views from the cockpit, a sunken living/bedroom, comfy outdoor seating and plentiful storage.

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Das Hausboot

Das Hausboot

Confused Direction’s Der Silberfisch houseboat floats on a platform and comes complete with sleek furnishings, multilevel living, sundecks and a unique sculpture garden on the deck.

Trecol Off-Road Truck

Trecol Off-Road Truck

This Russian off-road vehicle can drive across just about any terrain, and even floats on water. Its soft tires can even run over a person without injury. And yes, it’s polar bear resistant.

Skier-Controlled Tow Boat

Skier-Controlled Tow Boat
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Who says you need a friend with a boat to go water skiing? Hammacher Schlemmer certainly doesn’t think you do – offering up this remote-controlled boat that can pull you along at up to 40MPH.

FlyNano

FlyNano
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This lightweight, single-person electric vehicle will zip along at up to 43mph on water, and takes off at up to 93mph into the air. Flies up to 1.8 miles high. Water landings only, please.

Shotover Jet Boat Rides

Shotover Jet Boat Rides

If you ever find yourself in New Zealand, and are looking for the thrill of a lifetime, take an insane ride in a Shotover Jet boat. You might just wet yourself, but you can just blame the water spray.

Queen Mary 2 Time-Lapse

Queen Mary 2 Time-Lapse

We’ve certainly seen our share of time-lapse videos, but Adonis Pulatus’ footage shot from the deck of the Queen Mary 2 as it sailed across the Atlantic is the first we’ve seen shot at sea.

EGO: Semi-Submarine

EGO: Semi-Submarine

The EGO is a small electric boat that floats on the water, piloted from a see-through cabin that rides just beneath the surface, allowing a clear view of underwater life without getting wet – or the bends.

How Not to Launch a Boat

How Not to Launch a Boat

Um, guys, before you put that boat in the water, you just might want to make sure it doesn’t weigh more than the crane you’re using to lower it into the drink. Or not.

Intermarine 55 Yacht

Intermarine 55 Yacht

Intermarine and BMW DesignworksUSA have developed the $2.2M, 57′ Intermarine 55 yacht, with a cruising range of 350 nautical miles, top speed of 31 knots and luxurious living areas.

Sonar Shipwrecks

Sonar Shipwrecks

These incredible sonar images by ADUS show intricate details of ships and submarines which met their final fate at the bottom of the ocean. A video flyby of the HMS Royal Oak can be seen here.

Perpetually Capsizing Boat

Perpetually Capsizing Boat

Julien Berthier’s Love Love boat was designed to look like a wrecked and capsizing ship; in reality, it’s a functional work of art with built-in motor, able to maneuver around the water like any other boat.

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Hedonist Yacht

Hedonist Yacht

This gorgeous boat by Art of Kinetic has a hull crafted from mahogany and glass, and cruises quietly through the water at up to 40-knots, thanks to its Rolls Royce water jet propulsion.

BMW Formula-Foil 1

BMW Formula-Foil 1

Inspired by F1 cars, ID Dan Baretich created the Formula-Foil 1 concept for the water, with small forced induction engine, ailerons on the front hydrofoil wing and joystick/foot pedal controls.

U-Boat Worx Personal Submarine

U-Boat Worx Personal Submarine

Joining their C-Questers, the new C-Explorer personal submarines from U-Boat Worx hold 1-5 passengers, can dive to 3,280′ and will debut here in October at the Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show.

Cruise Ship Hits Rough Seas

Cruise Ship Hits Rough Seas

This incredible footage was captured on the CCTV cameras on the Pacific Sun cruise liner when it hit choppy waters. After watching it, life on The Deadliest Catch is starting to look calm to us.

Recycled Bottle Boat

Recycled Bottle Boat

The Plastiki, made from 12,500 recycled plastic PET bottles, sailed from San Francisco to Sydney in 130 days to raise awareness about the amount of plastic floating in the world’s oceans.

Atreides Yacht Concept

Atreides Yacht Concept

This design for a futuristic yacht by Yuk Dragovic features a retractable swimming pool that can put you eye-to-eye with the surrounding seas. Keeps sharks out, assuming they’re not the jumping type.

Green Samba Personal Watercraft

Green Samba Personal Watercraft

The agile electric Green Samba from Silveira Customs is designed to feel like an extension of the driver’s body. The lightweight craft features military-based twin direct electric propulsion pods.

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Trinity Euphoria Yacht

Trinity Euphoria Yacht
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This 168-footer comfortably sleeps 10 in its 5 staterooms, decked out with the finest finishes. A pair of 2250-hp engines powers this luxury vessel up to 3000 nautical miles on a (giant) tank of fuel.

U-010 Yacht Submarine

U-010 Yacht Submarine

Rub yacht owners’ noses in your even greater wealth with the U-010 Undersea Yacht, which has a huge deck for sun worship but can also submerge itself by switching from diesel to electric propulsion.

Aquariva by Marc Newson

Aquariva by Marc Newson
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Working with Officinal Italiana, Aussie designer Marc Newson has created this gorgeous luxury boat for Italy’s Riva. Only 22 will be sold, starting this September from Gagosian Gallery.

Strand Craft 122 Yacht

Strand Craft 122 Yacht

All our super-yachts should come with an 880-hp exotic sports car and a drive-out parking bay, right? We think so. The futuristic-looking boat’s 14,000 horses are nothing to sneeze at either.

Benz-Inspired Racing Boat

Benz-Inspired Racing Boat

Mercedes-Benz and Cigarette Racing unveiled a new 46′ racing boat inspired by the SLS AMG supercar, with 552 cubic inch twin-turbocharged Mercury Racing engines that crank out 2700 hp.

The H.M.S. Bouncy Castle

The H.M.S. Bouncy Castle

Three guys find their way into the middle of an international boat race as they sail across Italy’s Lake Garda in a bouncy castle. It’s fun, but next time, they need to do more bouncing.

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