Get Back In The Ocean!: Giant Life-Size Blue Whale Kite

November 19, 2012


This is a 30-meter (~98-foot) blue whale kite constructed by Peterlynn Kites. I guess it's kind of a balloon kite though because it's inflated. Want your own? Well you're in luck, because they sell them for $6,000. Or you can get a 16-meter version for $3,800. Or an 8-meter one for $1,300. Of course if you get the small one you should expect everyone else on the beach to make fun of you. Hey, look at that poor bastard with the little 8-meter whale kite -- I bet he sleeps in his car! "What car?" LOLOL.

Hit the jump for a bunch more shots.









Thanks to Caryn, who asked me how it stays in the air. How the hell am I supposed to know? I'm just a guy who doesn't understand why jumping off the roof with a garbage bag doesn't break your fall.

  • Jadis

    "... Ground! I wonder if it'll be friends with me!!"

  • enigma

    go home whale , you're drunk.

  • Idlethoughts

    someone get Festo to make it able to swim.

  • Lee

    Uh oh, PETAs gonna have a field day.

  • That thing looks like a big gust of wind would take it and you far, far away.

  • That is just epic, this was well crafted. I would like to get my hands on the giant squid model. :D

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