Ship Photo of the Day – Haunting Image of Sunken Boat in the Antarctic

twistedsifter.com: In this haunting image by Ruslan Eliseev, we see the sunken remains of the 76-ft Mar Sem Fin, a Brazilian boat that was used for scientific and educational expeditions. The boat, which sunk on April 7, 2012, lies at a depth of about 9 meters (30 ft) in Ardley Bay, Antarctica. Thankfully the crew was completely evacuated and nobody was hurt. For a blog post … [Read more...]

VIDEO: New World Speed Sailing Record = 59.38 knots

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZVIj5TUSKE This unbelievable video shows the VESTAS Sailrocket 2 smashing the sailboat speed record with an 'outright speed' record of 59.38 knots.   VESTAS Sailrocket 2. "The magic mile" world record*... Two days after finally smashing the Outright world speed sailing record, the Vestas Sailrocket 2 team decide to tackle the 'Nautical Mile' … [Read more...]

The Deep – Based on a True Story of One Man’s Survival

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2cXyRli7R4 Based on an astonishing true incident that took place on the frigid seas off Iceland in 1984, The Deep fashions a modern-day everyman myth about the sole survivor of a shipwreck, whose superhuman will to survive made him both an inexplicable scientific phenomenon and a genuine national hero. One of the most anticipated Nordic films … [Read more...]