About Us Contact Us Privacy Policy
© GOOD Worldwide Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Bizarre tent-raft looks like a total death trap: 'Why live when you can die?'

?"I don't want to wake up drowning in a big bag of nylon."

Bizarre tent-raft looks like a total death trap: 'Why live when you can die?'

"Seventy percent of the Earth is covered with water, now you camp on it!" proudly declares Smithfly on the website for its new camping boat — the Shoal Tent.

Why have we waited so long for camping equipment that actually lets us sleep on the water? Because it's an awful idea, that's why.

"The world is your waterbed," Smithfly says on its site. But the big difference is that no one has ever had to worry about falling asleep and then drowning on their waterbed.

RELATED: A ridiculous dad transformed Billie Eilish's 'Bad Guy' into a 3-minute long musical dad joke

While it is possible that one could wade into the water, unzip the tent, have a pleasant slumber, and wake up in the morning feeling safe and refreshed, there are countless things that could go terribly wrong.

The tent could float down the river and you wake up in the middle of nowhere.

You could have to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night.

This guy.

It could spring a leak and you could drown while wrapped up in eight feet of heavy nylon.

A strong current could tip the tent-boat over.

There isn't any way to steer the darn thing.

This guy.

Mashable shared a charming video of the tent on Twitter and it was greeted with a chorus of people sharing the many ways one could die while staying the night in the Shoal Tent.

Oh yeah, it's expensive, too.

Even though the general public seems to think the Shoal Tent is a terrible idea, according to the Smithfly's website, it's currently sold out due to "popular demand" and it will be "available in 6-8 weeks." Oh, and did we mention it costs $1,999?

More on

Shoal Tent | Uncrate

Why Camp on Land When You Can Camp on Water with Shoal Tent ...

Floating Shoal Tent by SmithFly — Boarders Magazine

SmithFly Shoal Tent Overview - YouTube

Floating $1,499 SmithFly Shoal tent lets you wake up on the water

This floating tent is glamping at its absolute stupidest

This floating tent offers you a cool new way to die while camping

Inflatable Floating PVC Shoal Family Camping Water Raft Tent AS ...

Shoal Tents of Troy

Shoal Tent – SmithFly

More Stories on Good