The Pirates of Central Park

Client: Disney
Production Company: Deverge
Role: design / fabrication

For this project I transformed a Central Park rental rowboat into a pirate ship and rigged it with hidden cameras.

In the video pirates approach unsuspecting park visitors in row boats and ask for directions to the treasure. This project was commissioned by Disney Parks and conceived by Improv Everywhere.

Since the boat was a rental, anything that attached to it had to be temporary and quick to assemble. I designed a modular steering wheel, mast, and rear flags. I also designed mounting areas for hidden a cameras.

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