Until recently, exploring sunken treasures and marine life meant that you would either have to strap on a tank or slip on your snorkel. But what if you prefer paddles to flippers and a view from above rather below the water?
Introducing the ‘Molokini’ an invisible boat by Clear Blue Hawaii.
This all-transparent two-passenger kayak is made out of the same durable polycarbonate material used in the production of bulletproof glass and fighter jet canopies. The interior is constructed with Aluminum for a durable yet sleek design.
Whilst the Molokini doesn’t come cheap (US $1,800) it certainly offers a different view for those who enjoy exploring as they exercise.
The company also make a single seater Kayak ranked the top outdoor product for 2003 by Fortune Magazine. The Napali (Hawaiian word for ‘cliffs’) cuts through the water like a blade allowing greater precision of movement and quicker response for those who like a wild ride.
The Napali is supported by a high-tech, durable and corrosion-resistant internal Carbon Kevlar frame system that comes equipped with a transparent military-grade Urethane skin, keeping the weight at a minimum.
The leading-edge innovation allows the kayak to fold up small enough to fit into a hiking backpack, yet still offer the endless possibilities for discovery that transparent kayaks give. This makes the Napali the ideal kayak for long-distance touring, backcountry kayaking and adventure travels that require easy transport.
The only draw back is the whack to your wallet at US $6,320.00 unless you are a wealthy water wader you might want to opt for the snorkel!