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Scubajet Aims to Propel Divers, Kayaks and Canoes Through the Water

The Scubajet may be an engine designed for scuba divers — as the name implies — but that doesn’t mean it’s a one-trick pony. Capable of propelling divers, kayakers and canoers, the Austrian company behind Scubajet wants to turn any water sports craft into “high-performance gear” with its eco-friendly propulsion system. Powered by an electric …

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Guy Puts Freakishly Powered Motorcycle Engine In Jet Ski, Turn It Into A Rocket

If anyone ever wondered what a jet ski would be like if it had a rocket engine in it, this is a pretty good idea. The Hayabusa is a beast on the street, but it looks to be even more impressive in the water – if impressiveness is decided by a jet ski’s ability to break …

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The ‘Corvette’ Of Lawn Mowers Has A V8 And May Be Too Powerful For Its Own Good

There are lawn mowers out there (pretty much every lawn mower) that have no business on the drag strip. This isn’t one of those lawn mowers. Fitted with a V8, it’s more car than lawn mower. Though there’s no way to know how fast it can actually go, I’m betting this bad boy would’ve let …

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100-MPH Broken for First Time by Outboard Engine-Powered Center Console

Nor-Tech’s Trond Schou (right) and Double-R’s Raymond Roberts ran the Nor-Tech Sport 390 CC (photo below) to more than 100 mph — making it the first ever outboard engine-powered center console to break the 100-mph barrier. The boat-builder’s hail from Ontario, Canada, and created a 390 Sport CC powered by quad Mercury Racing Verado 400R outboards on jack plates. They …

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350-pound Tiger Shark Chewed Up By Boat Engine

Dave Kampo returned home following an unsuccessful fishing trip and found a huge surprise. “When I lifted the boat out of the water, there was a tiger shark hanging there,” Kampo told keynote.com, “It was impaled on the engine and quite dead.” He estimated the shark to be 350-pounds, after it was wrapped and chewed around the …

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