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This is some of the initial concept sketching. I knew I wanted to do a flood rescue kayak, but wasn't sure about the specific functions. You can see a combination of different shelters, expanding possibilities,and sail options with these sketches.
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Rez-Q - Final product shot of Rez-Q.

IDEA finalist 2009
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This series shows how Rez-Q can be deployed (either by heli or boat) and the user interaction thereafter. Notice the stretcher that can be used to help an injured friend.
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This series shows how the sail can be transformed into an on-water shelter. There are shelter instructions on the back of the sail for the user.
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Orthographics with basic dimensions as well as part call outs and materials.
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This is a scale model of Rez-Q sitting on top of some of my preliminary sketches.
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These are some of the physical model process pictures that were taken during the construction of the scale model.
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1:8 scale model sitting on plexi "water."
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Rez-Q published! - Rez-Q was recently published in a book called "1000 Product Designs," by Eric Chan (CEO, ECCO Designs).

http://www.qbookshop.com/products/192550/9781592536382/1-000-Product-Designs.html

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