The BBQ-Donut is a floating party table. This invention is actually a boat with a very quiet, electric motor on board. It seats 10 people around a BBQ pit/table and includes a stereo system, coolers under the seats, and a sunshade above the rider's heads.
Implications - Barbecues and group get-togethers are an essential aspect of summer fun, and designers are increasingly pushing the envelope with creations that cater to this niche in new and innovative ways. Simultaneously, luxury consumers often use the summer BBQ as a way to showcase their luxurious lifestyle. By fusing barbecues, sunbathing and watercrafts, this particular designer created a floating party table that serves a fervent -- albeit quite focused -- target consumer.
1. Floating Food and Beverage Concepts - The BBQ-Donut is an example of a floating food and beverage concept that can be further developed to cater to luxury consumers.
2. Water-based Leisure and Entertainment - Designers are exploring the potential of water-based leisure and entertainment concepts, such as the BBQ-Donut, which can provide unique experiences for consumers.
3. Sustainable and Electric-powered Boats - The electric motor on the BBQ-Donut highlights the potential of sustainable and electric-powered boats, creating opportunities for innovation in the marine industry.
1. Hospitality and Tourism - The BBQ-Donut can be a potential offering for hotels and resorts that want to provide a unique and luxurious experience for guests.
2. Marine and Boat Industry - The BBQ-Donut is an example of a unique and innovative boat design that may inspire further development of watercrafts for leisure and entertainment purposes.
3. Outdoor and Recreational Industry - The floating restaurant table concept can be adapted for other outdoor recreational activities, such as camping or beach parties, providing new opportunities for the industry.