The Boat Project is a living archive of people's stories and lives, a 30ft vessel made from donated wooden items. From February to July 2011 the public donated their wood to the project but not just any old wood. Pencil or piano – exotic as Zebrawood or as familiar as pine every piece had a story behind it. Donations arrived in their thousands, from the highly personal to pieces of national importance. All of these donations are now being used to build a state-of-the-art seafaring yacht.
The Boat Project
Over 1200 people donated wooden objects of significance which have all been used in the build of the yacht designed by Simon Rogers Yacht Design.
Lovely daysailer and an work of art: