The Baroque mindset elsewhere

Some people prefer plain, unadorned, functional, unimaginative, almost Bauhaus in vehicles and craft, others feel that at least a bit of adornment woven in as a motif can lift a craft dramatically, even enhance it functionally.

Take the simple raft idea of two pontoons or hulls. In the charter game, they’re stock production, comfortable inside, they sail like rolling bathtubs. And while white is the preferred reflective colour, too much can depress, become monotonous if living on it, a principle English canal boats understand. White is nice but not too much.

Here’s one of the tubs: