Oru Kayak The Origami Folding Boat Hits Kickstarter (video)
Anyone looking for a boat which fold up into a flat pack, might be interested in the new Oru Kayak
fold up canoe which is now starting its journey over on the Kickstarter
website, and has already blasted it way past the $80,000 need to get
the project up and running.
The Oru Kayak folds flat in to a pack that can be carried, and then
unfolded to create the 12 foot canoe when required. Watch the video
after the jump to learn more about the Oru Kayak project and see it in
Each Oru Kayak is engineered of a single sheet of double-layered
plastic, the single seam is sealed with a watertight rubber gasket, and
Solid ribs are used to provide strength and rigidity.
"The Oru Kayak is an incredible, high-performance boat that folds
out of a compact case. Inspired by origami, this innovative kayak
transform quickly, easily— and almost magically. Stash it in a trunk,
check it on a plane, stow it aboard a sailboat, or hike it in to remote
waters. It’s full size (12′ long), super light (25 lbs), and quick to
assemble (5 min). On the water it’s fast, stable, and handles incredibly
The Oru Kayak project is currently over on the Kickstarter website
looking to raise enough pledges to make the jump from concept to
production. So if you think Oru Kayak is something you could benefit
from, visit the Kickstarter website now to make a pledge and help Oru
Kayak become a reality.