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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 Well-Known Member

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    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

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    Coolest video on YouTube!!

    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 Well-Known Member

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    6:01 AM
    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

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    5:01 AM
    Superb video

  5. bobdonny

    bobdonny Fighting Irish

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    4:01 AM
    Pretty cool !
  6. grantl

    grantl Well-Known Member

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    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

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    8:01 PM
    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 Well-Known Member

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    4:01 AM
    I love the fish-tail drive. Is that powered by his legs?
  9. i3east

    i3east New Member

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    11:01 PM
    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!