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Topic Review (Newest First)
09-13-2010 05:58 PM
steel It floats too high out of the water to be sinking at that angle ...
09-13-2010 05:13 PM
Delaminated Its been done before, Berthier is just a copy cat. I've seen dozens done by Hugo in Charleston 1989.

My favorite was at a floating dock marina on Lake Norman. It was not named by the artist but soon was called the stack pack w/sprinkles on top. Each time a blown away 22-27 footer hit the gas dock Hugo would remove the deck at the joint. Within a short period of time four were stacked up within each other very uniformly. The sprinkles were the icing on the cake. Those floating docks were fitted w/ 12' long styrafoam blocks. Hugo used all of the blocks in the marina. I started seeing the sprinkles about four miles before I got to the marina. But I couldn't even give it away...no London bankers in SC.
09-13-2010 04:34 PM
casioqv This boat is imitating an emergency situation, not unlike calling mayday over VHF or shooting flares as a prank. Other mariners are likely to put themselves in a difficult or dangerous situation trying to help when nothing is wrong.

It's a pretty silly/interesting art project, but I think it would be irresponsible to use it in public waterways and make people think your boat is really sinking.
09-13-2010 04:24 PM
SEMIJim
The Fantastic Sinking Boat by Julien Berthier

I found this at the same time a bit amusing and kind of... disturbing: The Fantastic Sinking Boat by Julien Berthier

Jim

 
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