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One-man Kayak Submarine

Discussion in 'The Beach Bar' started by landshark sa, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. landshark sa

    landshark sa Active Member

    Anyone ever wanted their own sub? Check out what this guy did!

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uimEMplkf34]Subo Kayak Submarine - YouTube[/ame]
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  2. Apneaddict

    Apneaddict Well-Known Member

    Coolest video on YouTube!!

    Ingenious!
    Would be easier just to learn to Freedive tho. :D

    I wonder what the max depth is, before it implodes and leaks!?
  3. landshark sa

    landshark sa Active Member

    No idea, but what I can tell you the spot where he launched is one of my favourite spearfishing spots - Buffels Bay in Cape Point, SA.

    The average depth of the area in the video where he is operating, the edge of the kelp beds, is round 7 to 10m.
  4. sp9hzx

    sp9hzx Spearfishing

    Superb video

    :)
  5. bobdonny

    bobdonny Fighting Irish

    Pretty cool !
  6. grantl

    grantl Well-Known Member

    A very nice spot indeed. I stayed in a lovely chalet beside the river there a few years back. The fishing was great and we got plenty good size Geelbeck.
    All that yak needs is some externally mounted spear guns :)
  7. REVAN

    REVAN The Right Stuff Supporter

    From the looks of it, this is a normal pressure sub, so there is no crush depth. However, the standard limits for scuba diving will apply.
  8. Ronnie

    Ronnie Member

    I love the fish-tail drive. Is that powered by his legs?
  9. i3east

    i3east New Member

    That looks really awesome though there is so much that could go wrong with it. Would hate to have any failures will stuck in a cage!

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