Posts tagged with ‘boats

Meet the guy who built a sailboat that can go in excess of 60 knots

Sailboats aren’t really known for their speed. These days, we usually think of any boat with a sail as something you take if you want a leisurely drift out on the water. But Paul Larsen thinks otherwise. Building a sailboat he describes as fifty percent boat, fifty percent plane, he took his craft off the coast of Namibia to shatter all the sailboat speed records.

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Steve Jobs’ custom yacht is finished and christened “Venus”

A little a year after his death, the yacht “Venus”, designed by Steve Jobs himself has finally been completed. It does look very Apple-like, all shiny aluminum and minimal and square, with an interior very reminiscent of an Apple store.

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Drones aren’t just for the sky anymore, as the US Navy starts testing missile-firing RC boats

Flying killer robots have fared quite well in combat in Afghanistan, and now the US Navy is testing the use of drone missile-firing boats, which should give Indian Ocean pirates a little something to chew on.

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Boat crash gets all Skrillexed

Nothing makes a really painful looking boat crash better than a little well-placed dubstep.

Mystery billionaire builds the world’s largest yacht. Fuck the poor.

Currently, the world’s largest yacht is being built in Germany for a mysterious Middle Eastern billionaire. The anonymous fat cat is having a yacht built that’s 590 feet long, perfect for lavish drug-fueled orgies on the high seas.

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The hammock boat is a must have for the gentleman of leisure
This appears to be a one-off creation rather than a commercially available product, but you remember the discussion about one thing that would make you happy? This. This is all I need.
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The hammock boat is a must have for the gentleman of leisure

This appears to be a one-off creation rather than a commercially available product, but you remember the discussion about one thing that would make you happy? This. This is all I need.

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In the future, there won’t be any point in being rich if you don’t have your own tropical island on a megayacht
From Yacht Island Design, a company that specializes in a future where the super rich have their own megayacht with a tropical island sitting right on top. I wonder what the poor people are doing right now.
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In the future, there won’t be any point in being rich if you don’t have your own tropical island on a megayacht

From Yacht Island Design, a company that specializes in a future where the super rich have their own megayacht with a tropical island sitting right on top. I wonder what the poor people are doing right now.

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Boiling the surrounding sea could make big ships more efficient

International shipping is serious bizness, so shipping companies are always looking for ways to increase the speed and efficiency of their big fucking boats. One proposal for making freighters faster is to take advantage of the Leidenfrost effect by heating the hull up to 212 degrees Fahrenheit and boiling the surrounding water, reducing friction to almost zero.

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The personal submarine boat. That’s some must have shit right there.

Technically, the EGO Compact Submarine isn’t actually a submarine since it floats on the surface and can’t dive, but also a normal boat doesn’t have an incredible view of life under the waves like this. 

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Fake Capsizing Boat Trolls The High Seas

Created by artist Julian Berthier, this boat, called “Love Love” does actually function as a boat. As you can see below, it’s got a motor and a rudder that allow it to power around the high seas looking slightly capsized, all while you’re sipping champagne and waiting for someone to come and try to rescue you.

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Iran’s got a fleet of flying machine gun-equipped boats

The US and the UK may have some super fancy jets and drones and shit, but Iran… Iran has bright blue flying boats WITH MACHINE GUNS. That’s all sorts of evil COBRA playset sort of awesome, like I want to imagine some Iranian commander standing up in one, shaking his fist saying “OOOH DAMN THOSE JOES!”

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