MiamiHerald / People have all sorts of ideas as to how a 32-foot sailboat got marooned on the beach in Hollywood.

A couple in town from Olive Branch, Mississippi, heard it’s been wedged in the sand for months, a leftover from Hurricane Irma. Employees at a nearby sports bar describe it as a “shipwreck,” some somber vestige of an accident nobody knows about.

The truth isn’t quite so dramatic.

Chad Lisi, a 42-year-old scuba instructor, was relocating from Boca Raton after landing a gig at Rainbow Reef Dive Center in Key Largo. Worried about paying rent in the pricey Keys, Lisi decided to purchase a boat that could moonlight as a bedroom.


View all posts