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A 71-Year-Old French Dude Is Going to Try to Cross the Atlantic in a Barrel

BoatlopnikBecause boats are cars too   I’m really not sure why, but something about what 71-year old Jean-Jaques Savin is doing seems really appealing to me, despite all rational judgement. Savin has built himself a big barrel, complete with a bunk and a little kitchen and some portholes, and he’s going to crawl in it at …

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Please Enjoy Tugster, My Favorite Blog That’s Not What You Think It Is

I assure you that tugster is very much not what you think it is about. It is, in actuality, a blog about tugboats in New York City. tugster: a waterblog scenes from the sixth boro and gallivants beyond by any and all the crew Read more Read What I appreciate about tugster: a waterblog (scenes …

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Divers Find a 1927 Chevrolet Coupe in a Lake Huron Shipwreck

Screenshot: CNN Divers in Lake Huron have recently discovered the wreckage of a ship named the Manasoo. While neat in an of itself, the wreckage revealed a perfectly preserved piece of history: a 1927 Chevrolet Coupe. The Manasoo sank in Georgian Bay during September 1928. A storm wracked the ship, which pointed out a pretty …

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You Can Run a Cruise Ship on Dead Fish Just FYI

BoatlopnikBecause boats are cars too   If you’re like most of us, every extra bit of space in your home or apartment is crammed with bags filled with dead fish. In case you’re not sure what to do with all those dead fish, here’s an idea: run a cruise ship on them! Yes, finally, cruise ships …