The phrase “never judge a book by it’s cover”, well, I’d say this might be a fit for that…it appears to be one bizarre boat! I’m amazed at the creativity but think I’d spend my money in other ways, but then, the owner probably isn’t thinking too much about money if he’s buying a designer yacht.

The Coast Guard probably loves this guy – NOT!


The designer and artist designed and built the floating installation in 2007. He named his creation Love Love. He describes it as “the permanent and mobile image of a wrecked ship that has become a functional and safe leisure object.”

The Love Love was built to look as if it is sinking – 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.

Berthier has taken the boat (or should I say half-a-boat) across the English Channel to London and has toured it around Europe, getting plenty of offers of assistance from unwitting good Samaritans, who would presumably be either very annoyed or rather bemused by the contraption.



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