Considering the flood rescuing issue, Rez-Q has been developed to use it in post-flood conditions where the waters became calm, but the roads are still blocked. It can be deployed by boat or helicopter and numbered to track it throughout the rescue effort. Don’t take it as a simple watercraft; the different features of Rez-Q have made it a useful relief as well. This rescuer is opened by an immediate release lever in the boat’s back and the pneumatic cylinders open the kayak. An elastic urethane material stretches out from the main hull which gives the kayak an additional 3 feet of length. This light urethane is extremely UV stable, energy absorbing and abrasion resistant.
How it works :
The Rez-Q kayak is opened by a quick release lever in the back of the boat. Once this lever is pulled, the kayak opens by pneumatic cylinders. An elastic urethane fabric stretches out of the main hull to give the kayak an extra three feet of length. This light-weight urethane is highly UV stable, abrasion resistant and energy absorbing.
Once opened, the Rez-Q has an outrigger float that provides extra stability as well as a stretcher for the injured. It also features a sail that can be tilted forward when not in use or opened up to become an on-water shelter that protects both passengers from rain or sun.
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Designer : Jacob Ballard