Hydrotouring is an evolving new sport which involves swimming long distances in open water. It is also referred to as Sea-Hiking. One of the greatest needs for this recreational activity to engage more people is a backpack to carry food and supplies while swimming.

The major requirements of a hydrotouring backpack includes having a watertight but accessible chamber, a way to adjust the buoyancy, the ability to move in with the users body underwater and several safety requirements. This project is in progress...