Category Archives: Boats

How to Make a DIY Boat Motor With a DRILL!

For those of you with a row boat to get around the lake behind your backyard, first let’s say you are lucky to live in such a nice place.  Second, you can make yourself a cheap boat motor with a DRILL!  This is the coolest invention ever that could help you get around the lake using the power of your drill.

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The Hornblower New Year’s Cruise in San Francisco!

Believe me, I’ve been there, done that, I’ve “tried” watching fireworks in San Francisco for the last 4-5 years I’ve been living year straight but hands-down, I had the best New Year’s eve experience last night.

The boat is really nice, called “San Francisco Spirit”. If that’s not welcoming enough for you there’s free photographs for your family, then a nice buffet dinner with beef, 3 levels of decks you can watch the fireworks, Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge, and the rest of downtown San Francisco. And no, it ain’t

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Nauticraft Escapade English Channel Pedal Boat Now On Sale!

The Nauticraft Escapade pedal boat that set a world record for the fastest pedal boat to travel across the English Channel is now on sale over at Hammacher for $3,800.

It ain’t cheap but might be a great investment on a little boat you can go fishing on.  I might actually get this in the near future, might be great for the SF Bay Area where I live.

This is the water craft that set a Guinness World Record for the fastest pedal-powered crossing of the English Channel. Possess

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Bike Hack – How to Make a Boat Towing Bike!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsm6HVC1bsI&feature=player_embedded#!

For those of you who live near the water such as lakes and rivers and you like taking your small boat out often, you might be interested to know that you can build yourself one of these boat-towing bikes for easier daily access to the water.

If you live near a lake but not on the lake; a bike boat trailer is the way to tow your small boat to the neighborhood lake. This trailer is made from black iron pipe and wheelbarrow wheels. It uses standard threaded pipe fittings so there is no welding invol

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World’s Larget Yacht Being Built!

For most of us, buying a luxury yacht might be out of reach but for lucky billionaires out there who can, there’s a yacht being built, in fact the world’s largest, that they can buy.  I’ve seen a slew of great yachts in my lifetime but reasonably this yacht is probably the largest. Of course, cruise ships are much larger but let’s not get ahead of ourselves.

In an interview with CNN, Berkeley March, a naval architect, unveiled “Project 1000,” or the plan to build the world’s biggest super yacht ever. At 656 feet in length, it’

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DIY Solar Powered Bottle Boat Kits!

Here’s a really cool set of DIY solar power bottle boat kits.  If you have a lake nearby or even a pool in the backyard, it might be a great idea to get your kids started on eco-science experiments.  $24.95 at SpheralSolar.com

This is a fun kit to build your own solar powered boat. You provide the recycled soda bottle and the kit has everything else you need.Includes complete instructions with 3 boat

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Wally Hermès WHY Yacht [I Want One Of Those]

For those of you lucky enough to be world’s <1% of the population with millions (or billions) or dollars in assets and savings, you can get one of these awesome WHY yachtsWhy not?

The WHY yacht features your own priv

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World’s Largest Ship(or Moving Island) – Oasis of The Seas Now Finished!

And yes, world’s largest cruise is now officially finished according to BornRich:

Owned by Richard D. Fain, the $1.4-billion, world’s largest ship, “Oasis of the Seas” is finally finished. It’s five times larger than the Titanic, has seven neighborhoods, an ice rink, a golf course and a 750-seat outdoor amphitheater. The Oasis, known as NB-1363, is so tall she needs a retractable funnel, or smokestack, to duck under bridges such as the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in

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Boat Made From 90% Recycled Material Traveling from San Francisco to Sydney!

It seems that more and more people are on new journies to discover what recycled plastic bottles can do.  Well, David de Rothschild is another such guy, who is building his boat in San Francisco pier.

He will be traveling from San Francisco to Sydney, an 11,000 mile journey, let’s cross our fingers he stays afloat.  I will try to be there when he takes off to take some footage and farewell.  (maybe I can give him a Zedomax.com sticker…)

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DIY – How to Tie a Bowline Knot!

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Here’s a really cool DIY video on how to tie a bowline knot.  I know how to do this too but I keep forgetting, this video should help next time I need a Bowline knot.

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