Tag: sailing

Yacht purposefully floating in the water as if it was sinking

Love, Love

Julien Berthier, giving boat owners and marina managers heart attacks since 2007.

Berthier modified fibreglass sailboat, chopping off the front half of the boat and re-arranging the keel to create the impression that the boat was sinking. Curator of the “Drift 08” exhibition on the Thames noted in the Evening Standard that she “thought it was an optimistic piece, because it never sinks.”…

Sailor on the bridge-wing of the USS Fitzgerald, with the cargo ship Crystal looming in the background

Death And Valor On An American Warship Doomed By Its Own Navy

ProPublica have published a well-written series of rich content articles about the fatal collisions between commercial shipping and US Navy Destroyers in the Pacific. They are long articles but are well worth a read, providing an insight into the catastrophic sequence of events leading to deaths.…