74-Foot Boat Moved From Tulsa Man’s Yard To Port Of Catoosa

Thursday, August 12th 2021, 9:41 pm

TULSA, Oklahoma -

After a decade of work in his front yard, a Tulsa man’s new boat is finished and headed to the water.

Osage SkyNews 6 pilot Dustin Stone shows how it was quite the sight trying to move it from north of Tulsa to the Port of Catoosa.

After working on this boat for 10 years, Doug Jackson is finally taking his 74-foot sailing vessel to the Port of Catoosa.

As if in a parade, the 40-ton sailboat slowly made its way through the streets Thursday accompanied by some of Tulsa's most popular art cars.

Jackson calls this project “The boat the internet built,” because it was partly paid for by a YouTube channel where he kept viewers updated on the progress with about 800 videos. Jackson also said hundreds of volunteers from all over the world helped him build the boat.

SV Seeker will be put in the water next week and will eventually make its way to the Gulf of Mexico.