Interesting, er, Sailboat of The Week – The sinking sailboat

This is not your typical boater in distress!

Love love, the brain child of artist Julien Berthier, is a floating sculpture made from an actual sailboat that has been modified to appear as if it were sinking.  While the boat may not be as efficient as say, an America’s cup sailboat (or even an Optimist for that matter), it is fully functional due to an inboard motor and can often be found motoring around Canary Wharf in London and Normandy, France.

Continue reading after the jump for a video of ‘love love’ in action!

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/4530080[/vimeo]

Via Design Boom

Mike Schuler

Chief Operating Officer at gCaptain
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