Called the Oru Kayak, this origami-inspired folding kayak was invented by San Francisco-based Anton Willis who crafted the the original prototype out of corrugated plastic. Constructing the Oru is as simple as connecting and locking the parts together when unfolded. Continue reading for two videos, more pictures, and additional information.


The unfolded kayak measures 12 feet and weighs 25 pounds, which should fit an average adult easily while allowing them to carry the kayak with ease. Oru Kayak is slated to hit the market any time now, and is expected to cost $500.


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