The “Splash Craft” is Ready for Home Opener

When Adam Wright got tired of seeing the boring boats in McCovey Cove, he decided to build the "Splash Craft."

The circular looking thing is 16 feet long and it's powered by a stationary bicycle so riders can trade off pedaling. Complete with a big painted Giants logo, it's Wright's floating tribute to his team.

"We saw there was an opportunity to come up with something cool and uniquely show our support for the Giants in a way we know how to do," he told the Mercury News.

Wright is an engineer at a company in Richmond that makes underwater vehicles. He came up with the idea over a few beers with his friends after last year's World Series.

It's unclear how well the vessel can race to a home run ball, but you can expect to see the Splash Craft Friday at the Giants' home opener against the St. Louis Cardinals. It will be hard to miss. Wright already took it for a test ride and he's ready "just to chill out in the cove."

Check out the Splash Craft Facebook page for more info.

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