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'I've got that sinking feeling...'

'The Love Love. You’ll never lose this one in a marina!'    gizmag.com

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.'

Of course, it reminds us of that advertisement a couple of years ago, with the punchline 'what are you sinking about..?' And as someone pointed out - 'bet the Coastguard loves this feller!'

More pics at: http://www.gizmag.com/love-love-part-boat-artwork/16928/picture/124341/




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