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SWOT: Intrepid II / Personal Water Craft

SWOT: Intrepid II
SWOT: Intrepid II

OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD students 2008

OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD students 2008

This kayak is composed of two roto-molded halves that are connected by a Urethane seal and a series of compression latches, very similar to ski boot buckles. When separated the front half nests directly over the rear portion creating a backpack similar in size to expedition packs. The design offers a lightweight and easily storable, transportable, and portageable personal watercraft that carries all of your gear for you. The need for a 30 piece and 30 minute plus assembly, an instruction manual (as with traditional collapsible kayaks), and the tedious transferring of your goods to and from your pack and boat, has been eliminated.

University

Syracuse University

Syracuse University
Syracuse, United States

Professor Donald Carr
Professor Denise Heckman
Professor Micheal McAllister

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Design

SWOT Design

SWOT Design
Syracuse, United States

Matthew Malone & Graham Tuttle in collaboration with Some Where Out There LLC. (SWOT)