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Surfango's PowerKayak

 - Aug 2, 2007   Updated: Apr 7 2011
References: surfango & gizmag
The only thing you'll need the paddle for is righting yourself when you wipe out on a sharp turn. Light up the 9.5hp 4-stroke engine's electric-start, open up the hand-held throttle/joystick steering and zip off like a piloted torpedo to the 25mph top speed, which feels much quicker when your ass is gliding inches above the surf.

Implications - When it's difficult to get to where the action is, people will want find ways to recreate the excitement. By creating devices that allow adrenaline junkies to experience a rush in any environment, companies can reach a market that doesn't have the big budget to travel the world to go on crazy experiences.