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Meet the Hot Tug, the world's first ever drivable boat and hot tub.

The idea behind this invention basically takes a wood burning jacuzzi and makes it float, before adding an electric motor on the back, to transform it into a drivable private boat. You and your mates can float down a river, without ever going anywhere near the water.

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If you're looking for history's most unnecessary gadget, you can rest easy. We've found it.

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Yep, just incase you didn't want to go swimming or go for a jacuzzi, but you do fancy doing something in the middle, this company has made that possible.

Created by a Dutch inventor a few years ago, the HotTug is now available to rent and for sale in the U.S.

The stainless steel, wood-burning stove can heat 480 gallons of water in less than three hours. Made from chestnut wood and fitted with glass-fibre-reinforced polyester, it prides itself on going against traditional nautical style.

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“It’s much more than a boat, it’s a vessel with different options," says inventor Frank de Bruyn.

"When the tug is filled, there is only a narrow rim between you and the water, making you feel at one with your surroundings."

If you do fancy renting one of these for a party, they're now available both in the Netherlands and in various parts of the States. Or you could just jump in the river like in the good ol' days...

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