Somewhere at the edge of a sea loch in the West Highlands of Scotland is a 60-foot sperm whale. But all is not what it seems.
Moving closer, one can see the painted foam that forms its skin and the 3/4 inch steel panels that curve round its belly. It's a boat — but not like any other you've seen before.
Its creator, Tom McClean, says his extraordinary boat is just the latest enterprise in a lifetime of turning the excesses of his imagination into brute reality.
"I stayed an adventurer," he says. "Coming up with original ideas. Having a go at this and having a go at that."