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Quadrofoil is a thrilling, sustainable electric watercraft that lets you fly over water! Aerodynamic design, precision engineering, and patented steering technology enable it to glide on water and provide an entirely new and thrilling water experience. The lightweight, eco-friendly watercraft is almost silent and has zero emissions, it has a cruising speed up to 20 knots and a range of up to 62 miles on a single charge. via watch the video

Due to ship in March 2015, the Quadrofoil is available now for pre-order in two versions, the limited edition Q2S for $28,000, or the Q2A version costing significantly less at $18,700
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If you´re a keen explorer that enjoys challenging backcountry adventures, you have probably heard of Packrafts by Alpakca Rafts, the ultimate adventure boats. Now, 6 years in the making, Alpacka have presented the world´s first whitewater packraft - the Alpackalypse, a craft with the ability to run big water and store all of your gear internally. This is the most advanced and whitewater capable packraft ever designed and features reinforced floor, heavy duty spray skirt, heavy duty seat, inflatable hip pads, and internal rigging that provide a kayak-like fit for incredible responsiveness, control and rolling ability. The rugged raft is lightweight and rolls down to the size of a small tent, for easy transport. watch the video
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Maxi Dolphin is a well known Italian boatyard that designs and builds beautiful sailing and motor yachts. Their Maxi Dolphin MD51 Power is a super modern motor yacht, yet of retro inspiration, the shape, is inspired by the motorboats style of the 30s, and makes a beautiful contrast with today’s high-tech materials. Equipped with two 435 hp engines, the MD51 Power is truly custom-made, with several layouts, equipment and finishes available to choose from, allowing the owner´s wildest dreams come true. watch the video
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TIWAL is the very first high performance inflatable sailing dinghy, it is convenient to store and easy to use. The versatile Tiwal can be operated alone or in pairs, it measures 10,4ft(3,20m) when fully inflated and comes with a 7.00sqm sail. The hull of the dinghy is made from PVC material used in traditional semi-rigid motor boats, and is reinforced in multiple places. The compact boat stores away in two bags that can easily fit into the trunk of a car or the deck of a boat. watch the video
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Turkish boatyard Alen Yacht have launched their new flagship superyacht, the spectacular Alen 68. Designed by renowned design office Foster + Partners, the 68-foot vessel is able to fit up to 16 passengers outside and features vast entertaining space including a midship dining area, large sunpads aft, and a wheelhouse protected by an oversized curved glass and covered by a stylish retractable bimini top. Inside, the minimalist interior offers a large lounge, a kitchen, a master cabin and two guest cabins, all decorated with beautifully designed curved furniture that sits off the hull. In the garage you´ll find plenty of toys for entertainment out at sea, including a 3.2 metre jet tender, sea bobs, paddleboards and a jet ski.
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The Modular Kayaks by Point 65 feature an innovative snap tap solution, allowing you to snap apart and re-assemble in only a few seconds. You can also add a mid piece and transform the kayak into a expedition tandem - so you can bring a friend! It features two watertight compartments for your gear, foot pedals, cup holders and a comfortable seat & back pad. After exploring, simply take it apart and easily place it in the trunk of your car. watch the video

Also check out the very cool transparent kayak
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Wally 55 is another beauty from our favorite shipyard, Wally Yachts. Wally has an unconventional approach to yacht and powerboat design, and the Wally 55 is no exception. With a distinctive military look, Wally 55 is the ultimate open sports cruiser, equipped with four powerful engines each producing 435-horsepower and able to deliver a top speed in excess of 40 knots. Wally offers a custom service, you can choose from a two-cabin or three-cabin version, and develop a very individual look for the interior.
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Norquay is a recent company founded by a camping enthusiast obsessed with the great outdoors and great design. Their beautiful paddles are all handmade from 100% cherry wood and are varnished finished for greater durability and protection against the elements. All paddles include a handmade leather harness. They are great for cruising along the lake or just as a decorative piece on your cabin´s wall. via
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Do you enjoy sailing? What about building model airplanes? The Balmain Boat Company creates flat-packed, DIY rowboats and sailboats. All you need to do is follow the step-by-step instructions, according to BBCo, the Sailboat Kit usually takes around 30 hours to complete. When fully built the sailboat measures 9.8 x 4.3 x 1.7, and weighs 110 pounds. A great project to build with your son or grandson. via
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Packrafts by Alpacka Raft are the ultimate adventure boats. The expeditionary/multi-purpose boats are very popular with whitewater paddlers, adventure racers, and long-distance trekkers, they are capable of carrying large packs, negotiating difficult rivers, or doing substantial water crossings. They rugged rafts are also lightweight and roll down to the size of a small tent, for easy transport. Alastair Humphreys is an adventurer, author & motivational speaker, he carries one of these around at all times, he was kind enough to share some of his amazing photos with the Packraft in action. If you have a passion for adventure, travel or simply beautiful photography then head over to Alastair´s website for an enriching experience.

Photography:
Alastair Humphreys
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The new versatile Mirage Adventure Kayak by Hobie gives you several options, it is good for paddling, sailing and fishing. It features a revolutionary hands-free propulsion system, an adjustable high back padded seat with inflatable lumbar support, two molded-in rod holders, two 8in twist and seal hatches with gear bucket, two mesh-covered stowage pockets and plenty of storage space. You also have the option of getting the separate mirage sail kit, turning it into a mini sailboat. Available now at amazon
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Next time you head out onto the lake for some fishing action you should check out the packable Pontoon Boats by Classic Accessories. The boats are available in several sizes and come equipped with all the essential stuff for a comfortable fishing experience. Notable features are the two Heavy-duty pontoons, a powder-coated steel tube frame, a padded seat, a rod holder, non-slip footrests, wire rear storage and battery platform, transport wheel, several pockets and pouches for gear, and the indispensable drink holders!
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Kayak 1 is a stunning boat craft, it features a minimalist design fused with rich materials. It is the result of a collaboration between New Zealand designers Jamie McLellan and Andy Jacobs. Kayak 1 is a lightweight, single person recreational vessel, built using carbon fibre by America´s Cup boat builders in New Zealand, with timber detailing made by the country´s most highly regarded furniture maker. Kayak 1 can be ordered in different finishes and materials depending on the owner’s needs, making it a truly bespoke product.

Also check out the very cool Transparent kayak
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Remember the "HotTug", a popular post we did on the Jacuzzi Boat? Now a similar version by the name of "Hot Tub Boats" is available in the US. The boats are available for purchase or for rent, and include a joystick at the aft for steering, a built-in waterproof MP3 stereo system, 50-watt speakers that pop-up from the deck, and a 8´ hot tub with room for 6 bathers. Perfect ride to chill out and enjoy some music! via
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We have seen the ancient Japanese art of origami applied to sheets of paper for creating birds, plants and other shapes, but we never thought we´d see it applied to a real size kayak! The Oru Kayak by designer Anton Willis is a compact and lightweight(25 lbs) boat which folds like an origami and fits into a small suitcase. It is quick to assemble(only 5 min) and is fast, stable and handles incredibly well. The ambitious project is on kickstarter, and judging by the amount pledged should be available soon. Watch the video
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Recently we featured the "Stroom" an electric aluminum boat, tailor-made for sailing along canals and inner waters. The HotTug takes this concept and gives it a whole new dimension! HotTug is a wood-fired hot tub in which you can sail and a tugboat in which you can enjoy warm baths. The boat can comfortably sit six to eight people. source
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Giorgetti is a company founded by yacht and powerboat designer Gregorio Giorgetti. The company manufactures race boats but also builds leisure speedboats, like the stunning Giorgetti 535 Black Edition featured here. The beautifully crafted boat was designed for those who are looking for an object of class and high performance. The boat is ideal for lakes and day trips and can easily become a racing thriller if equipped with a good amount of horse power.
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Wally One is the latest creation from our favorite shipyard, Wally Yachts. This is the ultimate day boat, it features a host of modern conveniences and is perfect for water sports, diving expeditions or simple relaxation. The 42 foot boat is a class apart, it is powered by two Yanmar engines delivering more than 630 hp and capable of reaching a top speed of 50 Knots. It offers a small kitchen area, and a sleeping area for 2 guests.

Other Wally yachts we have featured:
- Wally Hermes  
- Wally Ace
- Wally Esence 
- 118 wallypower yacht
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