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Portable Sail Boat

Urban Skiff

— March 5, 2008 — Lifestyle
The Urban Skiff, by designers Thomas Giger, Anita Meyer, Florian Ueker, Femke Morf and Thomas Etter is a portable/foldable sail boat that comes complete and ready to assemble. When you're ready to go sailing all you need to do is grab your boat, load it onto your vehicle and head out to wherever it is you go boating. Once you reach your destination, assembling the boat seems, from the distance print images offer, fairly easy to do. Buyers beware:The assembled boat looks like a body bag but don't let that freak you out just be ready for the authorities if you get pulled over.



Trend Themes
1. Mobile Sailing - The portable sail boat trend offers opportunities for innovative designs that allow for easy transportation and assembly while maintaining functionality on the water.
2. Foldable Watercraft - The Urban Skiff showcases the potential for foldable boats, creating disruptive innovation opportunities in the boating industry by providing convenient storage and transportation options.
3. Ready-to-assemble Boats - The demand for ready-to-assemble sail boats like the Urban Skiff suggests opportunities for businesses to cater to adventurous individuals who value convenience and portability.
Industry Implications
1. Boating - The portable sail boat trend can disrupt the boating industry by introducing innovative designs and solutions for easy transportation and assembly of watercraft.
2. Recreational Equipment - The concept of foldable and portable boats can bring disruptive innovation to the recreational equipment industry, providing convenient options for outdoor enthusiasts.
3. Transportation - The ready-to-assemble boat trend presents opportunities in the transportation industry by offering innovative solutions for transporting watercraft, catering to individuals who want to take their boats to different locations.
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