Posts Tagged: "submarine"

Hyrdoview

Hydroview iPhone Submarine

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You’ll have to hit up Sir Richard Branson if you want to explore the depths of the ocean.  You’ll also need a fair bit of cash, but often is the case that involves any activity that doesn’t take place on land.  The same monetary demands apply to the HydroView, but...

necker-nymph

Necker Nymph Submarine Sea Plane

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The James Bond movies have had their fair share of gadgets.  That goes without saying, clearly.  Unfortunately, most of those gadgets will never come to life, since they’re either completely ludicrous or just don’t have the necessary funding to become a reality.  That is unless of course you’re Sir Richard...

Pedal Powered Submarine

The Scubster Is A Pedal Powered Submarine

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This is a pedal, yes pedal powered submarine, the Scubster.  We’re not sure on how you control the level of buoyancy, or should we say depth, but it’s built using a customized gear mechanism and belt drive from a Strida bike. The French designer, Rousson, says that top speed is...

Scubacraft

Scubacraft: Look, It’s A Boat…No A Submarine

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I don’t know what’s more disconcerting about the Scubacraft: the $164,000 price tag or the fact that this thing can dive to a depth of 100 feet and sports an open cabin.  In any event, if you didn’t completely catch that, the Scubacraft doubles as a boat that can fly...

homemade-submarine

Chinese Man Builds His Very Own Submarine From Scrap

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What does $4,385 get you? Give up?  Your very own under water submersible.  Tao Xiangli, a 34-year old amateur inventor spent the last two years whipping together his very own submarine.  It’s powered by an electric motor and even includes a periscope, depth control tanks and manometer.  The body is...