Fab Freebie: Under The Sea

***This giveaway is no longer accepting entries – see who won below!***

And the randomly selected person who’s starting their new year off with prize is… Jennifer (who answered this week’s question with a Canadian folk lyric – which I had to look up, mind you: “Lukey’s boat is painted green, Ha, me boys!”). Congrats Jennifer!

Raise your hand if you know what a bathymetric chart is. I didn’t before this giveaway, but it’s basically like a topographic map for what lies underwater. But the more important thing to know is that the married duo behind Below the Boat turns these charts into gorgeous, laser-cut, hand-assembled works of art. They’re beautifully intricate and fascinatingly detailed. And they’ve got lots of bodies of water from the east coast, west coast, and even some lakes in between. One of you is gonna win up to $300 worth of bathymetric chart-y goodnesst this week. So… ahoy!

  • PRIZE: Any single framed map up to $300 (or any combination of two maps that add up to $300) from Below The Boat.
  • TO ENTER: Comment on this post with the words “BOAT ME!” and tell us…
  • BONUS QUESTION: …if you had to venture out on a boat, what kind would it be? Would you opt for a luxury cruise? Venture out on a sailboat? Are you more into kayaks or canoes? Maybe you’d like living on a house boat? Or perhaps any kind of boat is your ultimate nightmare?
  • GIVEAWAY CLOSES: Wednesday, January 2nd at 8pm EST or at 10,000 entries (whichever comes first)
  • PRIZE SHIPS: This giveaway is available worldwide!
  • DISCOUNT: 15% off with code YHLNEWYEAR (valid through Father’s Day, which is June 16th, 2013)
  • USUAL STUFF: One entry per e-mail address is permitted. The winner will be selected using random.org and announced on Thursday as an update to this post. That’s right, come right back here on Thursday for the announcement of our winner. Good luck…
  • ***COMMENT ISSUES? If you’re trying to enter but keep getting a “duplicate comment” warning, click here to see how to solve it!

Note: We aren’t paid or perked for hosting these giveaways, we just do ‘em to thank you awesome folks for stopping in. See our Giveaway FAQ page for more info. Pics courtesy of Below The Boat.


    • Madeleine says

      Boat me!

      I’d go in a gondola with my husband and have the honeymoon we didn’t get to have! :)

    • Nadege says

      BOAT ME! I would love to go geocaching with a kayak. Not everyone knows about this game: it is a sort of treasure hunting game; we love it!

  1. Lyndsey Coya says

    Boat me!

    I would love to do a luxury cruise of some kind, but even a day on a sailboat with my hubby around Nantucket would be pretty awesome! I’ve always wanted to go there. Happy New Year YHL!

    • says

      BOAT ME!

      We have kayaks and go out in them all the time, but I’d love to do more sailing! And of course a cruise would be a lot of fun.

    • Kaitlyn says

      Boat me!!!! I think I would like to float down the Mississippi on a raft a la Huck Finn! My nightmare is a sail boat…we almost got caught in the start of Hurricane Emily on a sail boat. Of course it was my first time…Yikes! Maybe I should stick to dry land!

  2. Kristen D. says

    BOAT ME! A raft – in the pool. I am not a fan of the idea of being out on the water. I guess I’ve seen titanic too many times….

  3. Kristin B. says

    BOAT ME!!!

    I would go out on a sailboat. Growing up on the Jersey Shore, I was always around boats and love all types, but a sailboat is so relaxing and a great way to take in the views!

  4. Renie says

    Boat Me!! I love a good old fashioned kayak. Being so close to the water and using your own strength and endurance to push along.

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