Transporting your yak locally!!

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Transporting your yak locally!!

#1 Post by ua5qb » Fri May 19, 2017 1:48 pm

Found this on a website, an innovative method of dragging the kayak to the water with what appears to be minimal effort..

Good point - Here it is: https://www.hoverseat.us/#howitworks

The audio is catchy, very nicely done...
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#2 Post by labrat » Fri May 19, 2017 2:03 pm

I can't see any link, photo or description - is it there for anyone else?

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#3 Post by Ke00 » Fri May 19, 2017 3:20 pm

Just follow the link in ua5qb's post, then click on the link to the 'Hover Chair' video. During the video it talks about using the Hover Chair to move kayaks around.

Probably doable if you moved your Hover Chair and kayaks over very solid ground .... I don't believe it would be reliable for transporting over grass (although they demonstrate the Hover Chair on grass) ... certainly would be a whole new ball game on a sandy beach :lol:

But from car park, to footpath to boat ramp .... might just work. But once the kayak is on the water, do you take the Hover Chair back to your car or strap it on the kayak :idiot:

I think the best thing is to get to your favourite spot a little earlier and beat the competition to the best car parks :lek:

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#4 Post by ua5qb » Fri May 19, 2017 3:29 pm

Taking a lateral approach, imagine hover board with flexible paddle wheel over tyres. Strap in the kayak and it could become a paddle board :lol:

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#5 Post by T.J » Fri May 19, 2017 3:32 pm

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#6 Post by laneends » Sat May 20, 2017 10:42 am

Then what do you do with the chair buggy once you get to launch

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#7 Post by ThomasMaloney » Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:49 pm

Haha! This is so awesome! I would totally get one for myself, and not just as a solution to drag around my yak. I would certainly want to have one of these just to buzz around the neighbourhood and maybe even to pop on down to the local supermarket for. It would be great to use this to make all my groceries portable without having to worry about driving out my car for the smallest thing...

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#8 Post by arpie » Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:23 pm

With an ageing population (ahem) I could see me running around in the one the girl has (lower to the ground & a comfy seat) instead of these other 'Oldie's Wheels' currently on offer ....... of a bona fide Quad Bike (so I can still get to my favourite land based fishing spots! :gu: )

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#9 Post by zarbs » Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:50 pm

This still doesn't stop them blowing up and catching fire BUT NOW you can add your kayak for extra fuel :grin: :grin:

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#10 Post by arpie » Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:06 pm

hahaha - just realised it was using the hover thingies! On 2nd thoughts - I'll stick with the Quad Bike, when needed! :wink:

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