Man builds boat that is too big to get out

Enthusiast spends years building 30ft dream boat – but it is now too big to take out of garden Posted on the Daily Mail  16th April 2008     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. Read more.—Some engineer, next time measure twice

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