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Old 04-25-2016, 10:15 AM
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It's a great idea for its use. A tender to bring owners ashore on random beaches. They have several rib versions of these around staniel. And our local sheriff has one now too for dealing with the sandbar. The tires on the rib are hydraulic driven. Cool concept and purpose built
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Old 04-25-2016, 10:41 AM
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Definitely sand bar cocktail boat

I like it very much
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Old 04-25-2016, 10:43 AM
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That boat is about to get repowered with a 400r. We do the maintenance on it....
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Old 04-25-2016, 10:45 AM
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Ultimate sand bar boat.
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Old 04-25-2016, 10:52 AM
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Saw one of these make a beach landing in St Barth's. It was pretty cool because I thought I was watching a boat about to get unintentionally grounded in the light surf and then suddenly it starts rising OUT of the water on its stilts! If I had a megayacht I'd think about this as a tender for sure
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Old 04-25-2016, 11:11 AM
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Reminds me of SeaLegs that is about to go belly up in the states. The idea is cool but there is a small inboard gen that pushes those tracks and can only go about 7 mph on land.....
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Old 04-25-2016, 11:18 AM
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What happens when your pulling onto shore and a wave crashes the open transom. Anyone know why an open transom?

Seems like a stupid idea for rich men if you ask me.

The website video shows a guy (prince) driving from his palace to the water somewhere in the Middle East.

For what it's worth, Bahrain is $ backing this venture. Sure their working in a car copter version too.
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Old 04-25-2016, 01:50 PM
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The iguana is a little different take on what Sealegs has done for a years.
http://www.sealegsrecreational.com/77m-cabin-craft.html


I still like the quirky but classic Amphibicar:
http://www.amphicar.com/


And there have certainly been a lot of variations on those. Here are just a few:
http://www.wonderslist.com/top-10-in...phibious-cars/
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Old 04-25-2016, 02:15 PM
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if you had a place on a remote island it wouldn't suck
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Old 04-25-2016, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by TTaxi View Post
The iguana is a little different take on what Sealegs has done for a years.
http://www.sealegsrecreational.com/77m-cabin-craft.html


I still like the quirky but classic Amphibicar:
http://www.amphicar.com/


And there have certainly been a lot of variations on those. Here are just a few:
http://www.wonderslist.com/top-10-in...phibious-cars/
For the boat part I would lean toward the sea leg, but as a concept and traction wise I would probably prefer the iguana....
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Old 04-25-2016, 06:39 PM
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The Sealegs look much more stable to me mounted on the three corners of hull. That Iguana looks very heavy and gaudy . I can see it stuck more so than the Sealegs tires.
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