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The Art Of Boat Building

I have no idea why someone would want to build a boat like this but it made me laugh. I say good on him, I love the talent of someone who thinks outside the box.

 

French artist Julien Berthier has designed a fully functional boat to look as if it is sinking. The 6.5m (21ft) yacht was cut in half with a new keel and motor added so it remains in the sinking position while being fully functional. He describes it as “the permanent and mobile image of a wrecked ship that has become a functional and safe leisure object.”

 

 

 

Berthier has sailed across the English Channel to London and has toured it around Europe.

Plenty of unwitting good Samaritans offer assistance presuming he’s sinking.


 

 

Source: http://www.gizmag.com/love-love-part-boat-artwork/16928/picture/124340/

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