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Tick Tack

Moving a sawed off canoe through the water with a motion like click clacking a skateboard
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The Tick Tack is a sawed off canoe that allows the user to stand and use the skateboard-click-clacking motion to propel the vessel across the water. This might be aided by using some weights at the ends of A spring to add to the energy storing capability, and a long and flexible skeg/back rudder.
JesusHChrist, May 14 2016

Illustrative film https://www.youtube...watch?v=wM_evTO_BRc
Paddle? We don't need no stinkin' paddle. [whatrock, May 17 2016]

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       //click clacking motion// is a side to side sway of the legs/board with the upper body relatively stationary, yes ? won't work: between the size of the board required for flotation, and stiction...   

       ... nice picture though, so [+]
FlyingToaster, May 14 2016
  

       This idea came from an old film of someone doing canoe tricks by standing on the tip of one end of a canoe and lifting the other side of the canoe out of the water to get it onto a dock. I figure if you sawed off the canoe at about a third you would have a length that you could reasonably swing back and forth maybe with the help of some weights on a spring and a long flexible rudder of the end of the canoe.
JesusHChrist, May 16 2016
  


 

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