Artist's Seaworthy Boat Appears To Be Sinking

French sailor and artist Julien Berthier often has people rushing to his rescue. That's because his sailboat looks like it's sinking. The bow is fully submerged, while the stern juts straight up to the sky. Berthier told Britain's Daily Mail he wanted to freeze that dramatic moment just before a ship disappears.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

French sailor and artist, Julien Berthier, often has people rushing to his rescue. That's because his sailboat looks like it's sinking. The bow is fully submerged, while the back - the stern - juts straight up to the sky. Berthier designed his floating piece of art, which is seaworthy. He told Britain's�Daily Mail�he wanted to freeze that dramatic moment just before a ship disappears. He succeeded. While sailing in Germany, more than 20 people tried to rescue him.

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