Walking On Water

WALKING ON WATER MADE POSSIBLE

Walking on the Charles River, MA – Demo Video of Prototype
Walking on water demo - Charles River, MA
-Click to watch this walking on water demo movie on YouTube

WE CURRENTLY DO NOT OFFER A WALK-ON-WATER PRODUCT

We offer licenses to manufacture and distribute commercial products using our walking-on-water invention.
We are also offering for sale U.S. utility patents US #6,764,363 and #7,121,910 entitled “Upright human floatation apparatus and propulsion mechanism therefor”, which encompass this invention enabling walking on water.
Please contact us for details

Walking on water, on the Charles river, Massachusetts, USAWalking on the Charles River, Massachusetts

From ancient Egypt and Greece to India and China – people have always dreamed of walking on water.
Snowshoes make it possible to walk in deep snow, and now our patented invention (US #6,764,363 and US #7,121,910) enables walking on water.

Another Human Dream Materialized

In Boston, 1858 –H.R. Rowlands had experimented with walking on water long before the Wright brothers tried solving another crazy dream: human flight.
Rowlands and other inventors that followed over the past centuries tried hard and were granted numerous patents but achieved little real progress  -Walking on water is an elusive and complex technical problem involving mainly stability, control and efficient conversion of the legs’ movement into effective propulsion.
We solved this problem in 2002 and our invention is protected by U.S. Patents No. 6,764,363 and 7,121,910.

Man walking on water, on the Charles river, MAWalking on the Charles River, Massachusetts

How It’s Done

Our invention makes it possible for a person to walk on water at a near normal gait without using any additional accessory.
The user gets into the pontoons on dry land, steps into the water and simply keeps going forward after losing contact with solid ground.  Bindings are not necessary.
Slow current, small waves, mild wind and underwater obstacles offer little problem and walking through thin ice is quite easy.  The user is changing direction by shifting his weight and changing the direction of his feet and legs.
When going back to land the water walker just walks towards shore and gradually steps out of the water with his feet still inside the pontoons.
Using this invention enables people to navigate on water in a manner substantially similar to the way they do on dry land, but not as easily and swiftly: Snow shoeing is a good analogy.
The invention also enables jumping on water.
Stepping becomes unnecessary with a strong wind is blowing in a favorable direction.
We see possible applications in outdoor sports and recreation

Walking on water - Cohasset harbor, MassachusettsWalking on the water – Cohasset Harbor, Massachusetts

In The Media:

…-“Yet he was quickly gliding along like a cross-country skier.  Rosen stayed upright and asked if I’d like to give it a shot.”
“The Dreamer”
Article by Stephen Jermanok, The Boston Globe 09/26/2004

“Inventing a Way to Walk on Water”
Article by Teresa Riordan,  The New York Times  08/02/2004

Better Than Walking On Water

Stand up paddle boards are unstable, clumsy and hard to paddle. They lack directional stability, and they offer no  plan B in case you have to paddle against the wind…
Wavewalk created a watercraft that’s truly suitable for stand up paddling (SUP), and it’s called the Wavewalk kayak, and it offers stand up paddling and fishing in full confidence.

2 Comments

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  2. fishingkayakdesign (Post author)

    Here’s the same article featuring in a different section of the NY Times, this time with a copy of the original photo showing a demonstration of a man walking on water, on the Charles River, in Newton, MA: http://movies.nytimes.com/learning/students/pop/20040803snaptuesday.html

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