Sunday, April 20, 2008

Guy spends five years building yacht in backyard, knowing that there's no way to get it out. All hail the failboat.

A man who built a home-made boat in his back garden over five years was left scratching his head after discovering he'd made it too big for him to get it out.

Trained engineer, John Melling, started building the 30-feet Trimaran yacht at the bottom of his back garden five years ago - but it has now outgrown its home and is proving a problem to move.
Mr Melling, who works as a financial adviser, has completed the sleek vessel, which is 26 feet wide, and has grown so big that it has become wedged behind the fence at his home in Tywardreath in Cornwall. » Full article here

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At 4/21/2008 1:37 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This guy has the same problem... his neighbors won't let a helicopter come to get the boat out of his yard.

1267 S Jackson Ave Tacoma WA 98465

 
At 4/21/2008 2:15 PM, Blogger Ramsey said...

Thanks anonymous. I found it on google maps:

http://tinyurl.com/4h7z4e

 
At 4/22/2008 6:19 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you check out zillow.com the birds eye views are a better representation of his situation :)

 

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