Surrounded by rivers and a tidal stream, Manhattan has always been a hub of maritime commerce. Seafaring has shaped the city in many ways and even the term skyscraper refers to the to the highest sail on a clipper ship. New Yorker connection with the water however has eroded through time. Highways and industrial complex separate the city form the water. For most the ocean is a scary dimension over which we have no or little control. However human body is mostly water, we live in water for 9 moth of our life, to be in water and play with it is an innate desire.