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A boat made out of 1,200 pieces of wood, including a plank from the London 2012 velodrome, hockey sticks, a toy helicopter, and a piece of Jimi Hendrix's guitar, is touring the South Coast to mark the 2012 Olympics
The boat, christened 'Collective Spirit,' was built with a grant from the Arts Council England's Artists' Taking the Lead project and donations of wood artifacts from the public. Each piece had to have a story behind it.
Using a framework of stripped cedar planks, the team created a waterproof hull and cut each of the donations carefully until they fitted together like a jigsaw. They were then glued on the hull, sanded down, and sealed with laminating resin,
The donations include a piece of the 'Mary Rose,' part of Brighton's West Pier, a section of a guitar played by Jimi Hendrix, plus hockey sticks and a Policeman's truncheon.
Also taking their place in history are large crates used to transport British securities, aka gold, to Canada during World War II, a salad server in the shape of a spanner and a hairbrush used by a make-up artist at Pinewood Studios in the 1960's.
The boat took Gary Winters, Gregg Whelan, and their team a year to build at a harbour near Chichester, and is capable of reaching speeds in excess of 20 knots.
The boat arrived in Brighton at the weekend and is moored at Pontoon 6 of Brighton Marina until May 27th. It will also spend time in Hastings
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