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12 great new summer toys to make your cruising life complete

by Peter Janssen 21 Jul 05:22 UTC
Platypus Submersible Watercraft © Peter Janssen

In case you haven't had your fill of summer toys, here's a great list from Forbes to help you out. Forbes calls this a list of billionaire superyacht toys, but the title is misleading.

Sure, some are a bit over the top: at $75,000, the Platypus Submersible Watercraft, pictured above, may put your toy budget under water (even though it sure looks like fun). But there 11 other toys, gadgets, bikes and vehicles on this list that could be just right for the rest of us. Here are a few with a lot of appeal.

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